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Ugly Animals Need Protection Too

Ugly Animals Need Protection Too

Ugly Animals Need Protection Too September 26th, 2013 | Filed under I never was much of a fan of creepy crawlies until I started working with composting worms . They didn’t particularly repel me, but I just didn’t find them to be attractive, even bearing their importance in mind. That’s all changed – I now think worms are beautiful creatures and I can even see beauty in blowflies – something we have plenty of here. It may not be a fuzzy koala bear sort of cuteness (btw, koalas can be cranky and smelly critters), more a beauty grounded in awe of nature’s intricate designs. One of the challenges of preserving biodiversity is the cuteness factor. The plight of the panda gets a lot of attention and dollars, but what about something like this: Image credit: Greenpeace That lovely looking fellow is the blobfish – recently voted as the world’s ugliest animal by the Ugly Animal Pr...

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