Fluffy Sheltie Dog Looking Wistful
Double-coated Shetland Sheepdog with such beguiling eyes. The Shetland Sheepdog, also known as the Sheltie, is a breed of herding dog. The original name of this breed was Shetland Collie, but this caused controversy among the Rough Collie breeders at the time, so the breed's name was formally changed to Shetland Sheepdog
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Two proud British locomotives
Locos 44767 “George Stephenson” and 92214 “Cock o' The North” running on North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR).
44767 was built in 1947 for the London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS), a Stanier , 4-6-0 Black Five Class numbered 4767, renumbered by British Rail 44767, withdrawn in 1967. Named “George Stephenson”, preserved and run by NYMR.
92214 was built in1959, Class 9F, 2-10-0, withdrawn 1965. Preserved by Peak Railway Society in 1980, later moved to NYMR in 2010. Named “Cock o The North” in 2011. Taken over by the Great Central Railway in 2014 and renamed “Central Star”.
Australian's Iconic Brolga Crane
A brolga showing how it lives in its environment. There are a number of traditional Aboriginal legends and dances are associated with the bird, and use movements that mimick their graceful performances. The name Brolga is taken from the Aboriginal language Gamilaraay, in which they are called, burralga.
Brolgas are one of Australia's largest flying birds – they stand a metre tall and have a wing span up to 2.4 metres.