Thursday, June 24, 2010
Regarded by most as the most important ensemble of contemporary folk art in Finland, the sculpture park of Veijo Rönkkönen is a lot to take in, the first time you visit. Finding yourself surrounded by hundreds of creepy statues, grinning at you with their real human teeth, is enough to spook you into turning back as soon as you set foot in the park.
Veijo Rönkkönen, a former paper mill worker, completed his first sculpture in 1961
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
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Thursday, June 17, 2010
The 22ft python who needs SEVEN zoo keepers to carry her to her health check
While we all tend to dread visits to the doctor – not many of us require seven people to get us there.
But Bali the python is no ordinary patient, and as she measures 22ft in length, the great snake required a team of zoo keepers to carry her in for her health check.
The reticulated python, who lives in Chester Zoo, had her eyes covered to keep her calm as she was checked over.