Beautiful “Yellow Cat” petrified wood from Eastern Utah. It comes out of the 150 million year old Morrison Formation and is known for it’s brilliant red, yellow and pink colorations. It’s nearly always found in small fragments to even small limb sections of this gem quality wood is highly collectable. A limb section even sold at auction for over $50k.
What Causes Brazil’s ‘Meeting of the Waters’?
by Bec Crew
This is what it looks like when the Solimões River meets the Rio Negro in Brazil.
Almost 10 kilometres from the inland city of Manaus in northern Brazil, ‘the Meeting of the Waters’ is the point where two of Amazon River’s largest tributaries - a smaller river that flows into a bigger ‘parent’ river - converge but never mix.
The Solimões River forms the lighter half, its ‘cafe au lait’ colouring owed to the rich sediment that runs down from the Andes Mountains, including sand, mud and silt. Known as a ‘white water river’, the Solimões River stretches over a 1600 km distance.
The darker side is the Rio Negro, and it gets its ‘black tea’ hue from leaf and plant matter that has decayed and dissolved in the water. It might look dark and murky, but the Rio Negro carries little or no sediment, and according to the European Space Agency website, is considered one of the cleanest natural waters in the world. On really clear days, water visibility in this black water river can exceed nine metres. ..
(read more: Science Alert - Australia)
One of my favorite cats has pneumonia and has been having a lot of trouble breathing and I spent all morning patting his back trying to get him to cough up some phlegm & it is Breaking My Heart(TM)
Aggressively southern gay
So I think my computer is hella cute but I didn’t realize when I stuck a buncha these on I’d be using it to make craft schedules & plans in a room full of 5-7 yr olds
i’ll kick anyone’s ass. i’ll kick your ass. i’ll kick your dog’s ass. i’ll kick my own ass
Kittens play in a jack-o-lantern in Madison, WI, 1965