Magpies are birds of the Corvidae (crow) family, including the black and white Eurasian magpie, which is one of the few animal species known to be able to recognize itself in a mirror test. In addition to other members of the genus Pica, corvids considered as magpies are in the genera Cissa, Cyanopica and Urocissa. I am sharing this globe with these birds!
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Here is one for my compatriot Fabian, an award-winning person of many things!
What he could not achieve here he did it so well in Canada! Well done buddy!
Let us help Fabian in his quest to stop that perpetual beastly tradition of "honour killing":-
AWARD-WINNING VANCOUVER JOURNALIST RELEASES NEW BOOK
Vancouver, BC - A new book by award-winning Vancouver newspaper editor Fabian Dawson, Justice for Jassi, documents the brief but inspiring life of Jassi Sidhu - a beautiful young girl from Maple Ridge, BC who was killed by her family for falling in love and marrying a man they did not approve of.
Jassi Sidhu was only 25 when she sacrificed her life for love. Her family did not approve of the man she married. They hired killers and delivered her an ultimatum: stay with him and die. For Jassi, a life without love was not worth living. Eleven years after her murder, her message still resounds today. Her family, meanwhile, still walks free...