Displaying the very latest in "Fractal Camouflage and New Digitized Tiger Stripe Camo Patterns," Baby (left), facing south, sniffs the breeze coming off the Chelsea Creek, while Tiny checks out the latest scent messages left by members of the faunal community on the Multiflower Rose that volunteered years ago along the edge of the brick terrace.
Neighborhood cats, squirrels gray and black, raccoon mothers with their kits, skunks and -- of course -- mice among the mammals, the occasional opossum among the marsupials, plus the usual complement of our feathered fellow Americans -- mockingbirds, cardinals, bluebirds, crows, starlings, sparrows and the occasional red-tailed hawk -- have been spotted -- and occasionally attacked or been attacked -- by the Chelsea Grays in carrying out their territorial imperative through the years.
Digitized camo is impressive, but nobody does it better than the animals. (Peppered moth -- Biston betularia -- above, "mascot" of evolutionary theory)
"What do Creationists and Islamists have in common besides a willful misunderstanding of the scientific method?" was the teaser in our post "Like moths to defame" of a couple of years back.