It was a picture that went around the world. It made Australia look good. It made people happy.
So there are a lot of sad people today. And Australia is in mourning.
Sam had become a symbol of hope for Australians after the deadliest bushfires in the the country's history.
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said the 4-year-old koala's death was "tragic".
But Crudd banned gay marriage the other day.
So what does he know about mourning?
"The prime minister has made it clear that a Labour government will not support any form of recognition of relationships that undermine marriage," Attorney-General Robert McClelland told delegates to the Labour Party conference.
And they're the PROGRESSIVE party.
Then there's this picture that also made a lot of people sad.
Gana the gorilla refusing to believe that her baby was dead...
But at least this one has a happy ending.
With fierce pride Gana the gorilla gently cradles her tiny baby. Her powerful forearm presses the wrinkly, virtually hairless child to her chest.
But as of last month Gana, aged 12, is a mother again and has been happily cradling her newborn, whose sex is unknown, and giving it rides on her back.
Meanwhile in Canada....an election looms...and so does the jungle.
And all I can think is where's
And how is the
Libs/NDP/Greens 56.5 Cons 34.9.
Answer: Enjoying the summer while it's still here !!!
Gimme another Margarita !!!
You know I hate to run animal stories because they're so EASY.
But sometimes I can't help it....