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“Ivory, Old and New”

Description from Chicky Red-haired Grammy: I read the other day that the last wild Javanese rhinoceros had been killed by poachers for its horn. I fear the elephant may suffer the same fate.

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  1. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    What a beautiful pick! Awful about those poor rhinoceroses.

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    When I first saw this I was going to tease you about Jack the R visiting another of your picks. Then I read your note and an evil word came to mind to describe the people who profited from the extinction of a species. Thank you for the wonderful tribute. Shame on the greed.

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    I agree with Becky, and this is a wonderful pick.

  4. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Nicely done, Merilee! A great tribute!

  5. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Merilee, I also read about this tragedy and am just heartbroken. Such a beautiful pick to raise awareness of what happened to this now extinct species. I also fear that one day many animals will only be able to be seen in zoos. :(

  6. Px3 aka Peggy
    Px3 aka Peggy says:

    Congrats on your POD! Doubly so that it is in tribute to the extinction of a magnificent creature of the wild!

  7. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Congrats on POD! :D

  8. Gina P - Delta Chick
    Gina P - Delta Chick says:

    Cograts on POD! I must say, I was unaware that this event had occurred. Lovely tribute!

  9. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Congrats on POD!

  10. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Congrats on POD :D

  11. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Important subject aswell!! Hope hope hope!

  12. Chicky Red-haired Grammy
    Chicky Red-haired Grammy says:

    To quote dear Martha: “You are too good to me, my dear Chickies.”By-the bye, I am currently in Connecticut helping to celebrate my granddaughter’s 10th birthday. A big event, leaving the single digits!
    Karen – the candy corn has disappeared here. Maybe I can find red and green “Christmas Corn”.

  13. No Photo
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Congrats on POD!

  14. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Congrats on POD!

  15. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Merilee, congrats on this lovely, informative pick being chosen as the POD! I hope you’ve enjoyed your special day! :D

    Sending Happy Birthday wishes to your special granddaughter!!! :D :D :D

  16. Chicky Red-haired Grammy
    Chicky Red-haired Grammy says:

    Thank you, LE! It will indeed be a special day for her. Unfortunately, it is also the day of my mother’s death one year ago, but there is symmetry combining the old with the young. As it has always been and always will be.

  17. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Merilee, my heart goes out to you — my mother passed away on October 30, 2009, and sometimes it is still so hard to believe she’s not here with us (except in spirit). You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time, my friend.

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