Sunday, October 07, 2007

Facing the serpent

I just found out that Flower, the alpha female on the TV show Meerkat Manor died! I've only watched the show a couple of times, and not recently, but this news certainly moved me.

Flower bravely entered the burrow to protect her pups from a cobra (she kept them safe) but she lost her life in the process. My father always said that animals are a gift from God and could teach us more than we could ever teach them -- a little rodent from the Kalahari Desert proved him right. Click here to check out Meerkat Manor.

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