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Kangaroo and dingo saved for the nation...

Mikey23Mikey23 Posts: 5,306
edited November 2013 in The bottom bracket
I'm sure we will all sleep easier in our beds tonight...
Is it me or does the kangaroo look like a meerkat?


  • dave02dave02 Posts: 325
    its you. x
  • Mikey23Mikey23 Posts: 5,306
    Aah, thought so.
    If you drew a couple of antlers on it you would have 'kangaroo of the glen,
    Or with a moustache it would be 'the laughing kangaroo'
  • dave02dave02 Posts: 325
    you have some interesting thoughts, i like it, if you painted it white and put feathers on it and a black beak with long black legs and web feet you could call it an ugly duckling :idea:
  • PituophisPituophis Posts: 1,025
    I think the dingo looks a bit foxish and the kangaroo has a bloody mouse' head for god's sake :shock:
    Did he go more off descriptions of the animals rather than actual sightings? If my lad had painted them they'd be in a cupboard, at best.
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 15,598
    But is it art? :roll:
  • capt_slogcapt_slog Posts: 3,566
    Ballysmate wrote:
    But is it art? :roll:

    No, this is Art...

    The painting is of a kangaroo.

    The older I get, the better I was.

  • dave02dave02 Posts: 325
    in those days (last tues) they didnt all travel the world, so he would have painted it from a discription by sum other jonny, (mabey) they also spelp things dif bak then, it was nown as a cangerroo for many years, i think i just made that up :?:. 2 sugars in mine ta
  • Mikey23Mikey23 Posts: 5,306
    I think the story is that Stubbs didn't go on the trip and the artist died. As he had never seen these beasts they were painted from a sketch and a skin which was inflated. Probably did a fair job in the circumstances..
  • PituophisPituophis Posts: 1,025
    See, I told you, I knew it, bloody mouse' head :( .
    And if it wasn't for Paul Simon he'd have been nothing!
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