Friday Fauna: 3 Tall Giraffes and 1 Short Warthog

"One of these does not belong."
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Some friends of ours have been volunteering at the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in Otjiwarongo, Namibia, and they've been keeping a blog about this work

Today, I was looking through and spotted this fantastic picture, which fits (roughly) into my favorite animal pic category: animal friends, or as it should be pronounced animal fwends. They labeled the photograph, "One of these does not belong."

It's Friday. Enjoy.

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Alexis C. Madrigal

Alexis Madrigal is the deputy editor of TheAtlantic.com. He's the author of Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology. More

The New York Observer has called Madrigal "for all intents and purposes, the perfect modern reporter." He co-founded Longshot magazine, a high-speed media experiment that garnered attention from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the BBC. While at Wired.com, he built Wired Science into one of the most popular blogs in the world. The site was nominated for best magazine blog by the MPA and best science website in the 2009 Webby Awards. He also co-founded Haiti ReWired, a groundbreaking community dedicated to the discussion of technology, infrastructure, and the future of Haiti.

He's spoken at Stanford, CalTech, Berkeley, SXSW, E3, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and his writing was anthologized in Best Technology Writing 2010 (Yale University Press).

Madrigal is a visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley's Office for the History of Science and Technology. Born in Mexico City, he grew up in the exurbs north of Portland, Oregon, and now lives in Oakland.

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