[ by Charles Cameron — ouroboroi — i’ll take the elephant first, since the cats are frankly vulgar ]
More vicious circles — serpents biting their tails. As I’ve suggested elsewhere, the serpent biting its tail or ouroboros, is one of humankind’s oldest and most profound patterns.
It appears that cats, and elephants too, can enact it.
The circle here is a triple one — same transformer which killed child elephant is avenged by child’s mother:
Mother elephant uproots transformer that electrocuted her baby in Andhra – a sad but also a fascinating read. Thankfully the villagers understood the mom’s emotions – for most part the human ego assumes these to be ‘human’ emotions https://t.co/zn2FdxdmFb
— Anurag Vohra (@anuragv1) July 23, 2019
I can’t do better for a follow-up than to embed for you this tweet by my friend Bill Banzon;
— Bill Benzon (@bbenzon) July 23, 2019
Click through to the full thread he links to, if you want to see a dozen or so more examples of cat-lick.
I mean, this was clearly a medieval meme..