Leap Monday

Eastern Ethiopia:J. Bland-Sutton p. 190
Illustration from Man and Beast in Eastern Ethiopia, J. Bland-Sutton, 1911- via Internet Archive

What wondrous leaping beast to post for Leap Day? (29 February, 2016) Both the widow-bird and the leopard have featured, but one ubiquitous leaper is surely Africa’s “fast food” animal with the Mcdonalds M emblazoned on its hindquarters: the jumper of renown, the impala or Rooibok.


Another amazing jumper: the Masai man:Jumping

(Video clip.)


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