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Animal crackers run free

new box art
© The Associated Press

The Barnum’s Animal box just got new art. The animals are now out of their cages and roaming the veld with acacia trees in the background and a bright sun overhead!

In case you don’t remember, here is the old box. When I was a kid, it had a string rather than a handle and prominent bars.

Image result for old animal crackers box

The article elaborates:

PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman says she’s celebrating the box redesign for the cultural change it represents.

“The new box for Barnum’s Animals crackers perfectly reflects that our society no longer tolerates the caging and chaining of wild animals for circus shows,” she said.

Click the link to read the complete article from MSN Money: https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/animal-crackers-break-out-of-their-cages/ar-BBMci4D?ocid=spartandhp

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Inspiration time!

Here is a round-up of some amazing websites I have stumbled onto recently…

Interested in art, architecture, Michelangelo or Italy?

Check out the Sistine Chapel in 360 degree graphical display

High resolution shots of the artwork in the Mediterranean collection at SAM

How about animals?

Some great wildlife pix from the NYTimes.com 

Baby animals  born this Spring at zoos around the world

The preciousest baby tapir

Maybe astronomy is more your thing?

NASA: ultra-high definition view of 2012 Venus transit.

Or History?

Researchers discover that Stonehenge was monument marking the unification of Britain