Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Wildlife Encounter

He saw it before I did. It was only 10 feet away, but sitting very still. I would have walked right by it.

First thing I knew, the leash was yanking my shoulder. Instinctively, I held on and yanked back. The dog weighs 80 pounds, and has 4 feet on the ground, but I do weigh more.

And the big fat possum was able to escape the jaws of Labrador doom.

He ambled away, fluffy and white,
into the night.

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