“The outstanding characteristic of perception is that it entails no consumption and no dilution of any resources. The swoop of a hawk, for example, is perceived by one as the drama of evolution. To another it is only a threat to the full frying-pan. The drama may thrill a hundred successive witnesses; the threat only one – for he responds with a shotgun.”
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Reblogged this on Life and Wildlife along the Little Buffalo River and commented:
Beautiful shot from Bill Duncan’s Blog:
Nice pants! (This is what we always say upon seeing a hawk in such a pose.)
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Best image and quotation combination yet. Superb, Bill. Thank you.