Monkey Steals Camera and takes Self Portrait

From The Telegraph:

The primate went to investigate the equipment before becoming fascinated with his own reflection in the lens.

And it wasn’t long before the crested black macaque hijacked the camera and started snapping away sending award-winning photographer David Slater bananas.

David, 46, said: “One of them must have accidentally knocked the camera and set it off because the sound caused a bit of a frenzy.

“At first there was a lot of grimacing with their teeth showing because it was probably the first time they had ever seen a reflection.

“They were quite mischievous jumping all over my equipment, and it looked like they were already posing for the camera when one hit the button.

Garden Update

June 16th my garden was looking like this:
(click to enlargify)

for July 4th it’s looking like this:

The tomatoes are starting to come in nicely:

The beans have found the corn and have commenced climbing:

And the squash bugs have decided to start a nursery underneath my squash leaves. (Sorry, I was too busy aborting squash eggs to take a pic.)