An intriguing photograph of a dog sporting two distinct colors of markings has set off speculation that it might be an extremely rare genetic mutation known as a chimera. A chimera is an animal made from two different species and in Bull the dog’s case that is suspected to be a black Labrador and a yellow Labrador.Currently a patient at Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, Bull is going through a series of tests to determine whether his split genetic makeup will be recognized.
It’s (almost) a calico doggie!!!
"I don’t care what I am! Jus’ gimme some luvvins!! HUGMEPETMERUBMYBELLYSAYGOODBOY!!"
Pavlof Volcano From Station
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) photographed this striking view of Pavlof Volcano on May 18, 2013. The oblique perspective from the ISS reveals the three dimensional structure of the ash plume, which is often obscured by the top-down view of most remote sensing satellites.
Situated in the Aleutian Arc about 625 miles (1,000 kilometers) southwest of Anchorage, Pavlof began erupting on May 13, 2013. The volcano jetted lava into the air and spewed an ash cloud 20,000 feet (6,000 meters) high. When photograph ISS036-E-2105 (top) was taken, the space station was about 475 miles south-southeast of the volcano (49.1° North latitude, 157.4° West longitude). The volcanic plume extended southeastward over the North Pacific Ocean.
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Image Credit: NASA
I don’t know why this rings a bell…
In New Hampshire, politics is up close and personal. (at Obama Campaign Rally)
I would want to shake the Secret Service guys’ hands and thank them for protecting the president, but I think they’re like seeing eye dogs. You’re not allowed to interact with them unless you get permission first.
"If he’s sitting on the ground you can pet him."