Saturday, May 15, 2010
Well, Life Isn't Like Disney Kids
Some creature came in and ate the baby rabbits in the back yard yesterday. (See a couple of post below for the earlier part of the story) The suspects include A cat, but the nest seems like a lot of food for one, and they don't travel in packs. Crows seem the most likely diner. Vultures are another possibility; we see them flying high over head quite often.
I intended to use the nest to teach the kids about how creatures grow. Instead the kids learned that, with the exception of a few bacteria, all living things kill other living things to live.
I'm proud of their ability to understand that bunnies don't just hop around and sing with orphaned deer.
Posted by Heath at 5/15/2010 09:31:00 AM