A definite must see in this post – a koala in a commercial and an old cartoon. I can’t imagine what kids would think of that cartoon nowadays! Thanks for your contribution!
Two cute animals for us to deal with this week. On the right, a Dachshund, better known as a “wiener dog.” They were originally bred to get badgers and other burrowing animals out of their burrows and to hunt mice and rabbits (their name literally means “badger dog”). A pretty tall order for a very short dog. I mean, badgers are tough bastards, so they have to be pretty scrappy little guys to put up that kind of a fight. They were brought here in part to deal with prairie dogs.
I worked with a guy who had a couple of long-haired Dachshunds. He really loved them. They come in short-haired, wire-haired, and long-haired varieties, and in three sizes, standard, miniature, and kaninchen, or “rabbit sized.”
There was a bizarre cartoon developed in the ’50’s called Clutch Cargo. Clutch was a freelance writer and tough guy, who traveled…
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