MMXII 29:: EDITING A PHOTO-A-DAY IN 2012

MMXII::29::AFTER
The reason I like this photograph, is not the photograph itself but the memory it conjures. This lone bat was in a tray sandwiched between bird wings and bird beaks in the otherwise bird specific section of the Natural History Museum. Why then a solo bat? There was a note next to the bat, which in retrospect I should have photographed as well that read something along the lines of, 'although a bat can fly it is not a bird.'. Just in case anyone may have thought a bat was a bird. Even as a small child I never once thought a bat was a bird, but maybe there are other kids out there (or sheltered adults?) that may have been confused until they came upon the lone bat?  Anything is possible I suppose, anything.

I will be editing a photo a day for the remainder of 2012::Project MMXII, this is my 'after', you can view the 'before' here.

Toi –  (January 30, 2012 at 9:35 AM)  

I have a strange fascination with bats. I really want to believe they are cute and cuddly. Never mind they could give me rabies and probably claw my eyes out. This little bat looks very vulnerable. Poor fella.

Miss B. (January 30, 2012 at 11:45 AM)  

Your comments are priceless. They can be cute sometimes, faraway not rabies proximity.

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