Animal Kingdom

The Typical Lives of Animals Told in Pie Charts

A typical day in my life is hardly the stuff of legends, in fact I spend most of my time trying to look for things I had just a moment ago. Judging from our lives of our pets, I do think animals have a far more pleasurable time of it. The cats teeter between ignoring our existence and demanding food. The dogs are spend the majority of the time barking at absolutely nothing and trying to eat petrified cat faeces. It’d be disgusting if they didn’t look so sweet. But I digress.

Jeff Wysaski over at Pleated-Jeans likes pie charts, not only are they great visual aids they also makes one feel like they’re being productive. He has created pie-charts to illustrate how five wild animals spend their time on a typical day. They’re quite cute, have a look at them after the jump.

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10 replies on “The Typical Lives of Animals Told in Pie Charts”

Loins eating gazelles?????
Lions are NOT in america!

These questions about South Africa were posted on a South African Tourism Website and were answered by the website owner. (not sure if this is really true, got it off another blog, I thought it was flipping hilarious)

Q: Does it ever get rainy in South Africa ? I have never seen it rain on TV, so how do the plants grow? ( UK )
A: We import all plants fully grown and then just sit around watching them die.

Q: Will I be able to see elephants in the street? ( USA )
A: Depends how much you’ve been drinking.

Q: I want to walk from Durban to Cape Town – can I follow the railroad tracks? (Sweden) A: Sure, it’s only two thousand kilometres. Take lots of water…

Q: Is it safe to run around in the bushes in South Africa ? ( Sweden )
A: So it’s true what they say about Swedes.

Q: Are there any ATMs (cash machines) in South Africa ? Can you send me a List of them in JHB, Cape Town , Knysna and Jeffrey’s Bay? ( UK )
A: What did your last slave die of?

Q: Can you give me some information about Koala Bear racing in South Africa ? ( USA )
A: Aus-tra-lia is that big island in the middle of the pacific. A-Fri-ca is the big triangle shaped continent south of Europe which does not…. Oh forget it. Sure, the Koala Bear racing is every Tuesday night in Hillbrow. Come naked.

Q: Which direction is north in South Africa ? ( USA )
A: Face south and then turn 90 degrees. Contact us when you get here and we’ll send the rest of the directions.

Q: Can I bring cutlery into South Africa ? ( UK )
A: Why? Just use your fingers like we do.

Q: Do you have perfume in South Africa ? ( France )
A: No, WE don’t stink.

Q: Can you tell me the regions in South Africa where the female population is smaller than the male population? ( Italy )
A: Yes, gay nightclubs.

Q: Do you celebrate Christmas in South Africa ? ( France )
A: Only at Christmas.

Q: Are there killer bees in South Africa ? ( Germany )
A: Not yet, but for you, we’ll import them.

Q: Are there supermarkets in Cape Town and is milk available all year round? ( Germany )
A: No, we are a peaceful civilisation of vegetarian hunter- gatherers.. Milk Is illegal.

Q: Please send a list of all doctors in South Africa who can dispense rattlesnake serum. ( USA )
A: Rattlesnakes live in A-meri-ca, which is where YOU come from. All South African snakes are perfectly harmless, can be safely handled and make good pets.

Q: I was in South Africa in 1969, and I want to contact the girl I dated while I was staying in Hillbrow. Can you help? ( USA )
A: Yes, and you will still have to pay her by the hour.

The typical day of a blog reader: 80% reading junk 10% working 5 % eating mcdonalds 5% sleeping

you forgot the most famous gazelle of them all (apart from helen zille), the springbok! while it’s debatable where or not it’s a true gazelle (bok being an antelope), it’s still very closely related to the gazelle genus.

i hope this tit bit of information brings about world peace and free ice scream to all suffers of uncontrollable flatulence. :peace:

lol @ helen zille…..
I always thought there was a distinction between gazelle and antelope, bok etc. like there is between alegator and crocodiles.
anyhoo…. i am glad to say i do not suffer from a flatulence problem.
as for the Thomson’s Gazelle, i didn’t know it was native to East Africa, my mistake.

i’m so glad you asked about the distinction between the two. there is in fact such a distinction, albeit a geographical evolution (or convergent evolution). ‘true’ gazelles have solid horn bases, and the springbok horn bases are hollow.

you’ll have to admit, that is real food for thought. i’ve learnt something today myself :D

easy, it’s a pity your tid bit can’t bring an end to halitosis. One of our cats has a breath most foul, like it came straight from Satan’s bottom. :sick:

lol… as soon as i read that, i had a vivid recall of that kitty breath smell. i think the older cats & dogs get, nature somehow manages to reverse the functions of the “in’s” and the “out’s”. truly horiffic

remids me of a south park epp when they started eating through their rears, and then cr*pping out their mouths…. (tried to word it politically for the site.)