Orangutans are Skeptical

July 22, 2017 →

Three enormous black birds with bald heads and long beaks relax on grass.
A zebra walks by some water.
A meercat looks out from a small earthen mound.

If you’re going to guess the name of an animal in German, the best strategy is to think “What kind of pig is this?” and guess the most naïve adjective-pig compound word that fits. If it doesn’t look like a pig, try again for a horse, bear, chicken, toad, fish, or mouse. You’ll probably get it.

Kölner Zoo

July 22, 2017 →

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