Category: animals

King of Kong

A local, erm, enthusiast is campaigning for the King King statue late of the Bull Ring Markets (and some car place, and Dudley Zoo apparently) to be returned to tower over Brum. That’s despite him saying: “apparently poor old King…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

 Who wouldn’t want to meet this handsome fella? Pop along to Birmingham Nature Centre and you can meet all his friends too! It’s a great family day out and there are lots of wonderful photo opportunities there, but good luck…

Animals!

The planning a application for the Chamberlain Square beach is now up on the Council Site (can’t do direct links, you have to go here and search for “C/01989/09/BCC” — its number): Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! Read that through again:…

Kong lives

Kong (2), originally uploaded by allybeag. The old statue of King Kong that people in Birmingham periodically decide they miss is still towering over markets the length and breadth of the country. allybeag on Flickr has found him in Penrith.…

Firefox off

Brummie of the Year 2005 Babu the red panda is off to Scotland. He’s had his head turned by a woman, Tensing is to be joined at the Nature Centre by a panda called Raka. Sniff.

Badger Medical Centre?

Badger Medical Centre?, originally uploaded by judyboo. If its ever worried you, BADGER stands for Birmingham and District General Practitioner Emergency Rooms, unfortunately.