It makes me happy watching their little fishy mouths make a little "O" as they gulp down the Koi pellets. They're adorably cute and I so totally want to pet their little heads, lol. I refrain myself though. I thought I'd memorialize their beauty in my moleskine, now that winter is coming and I think I won't see them as much (they seem to be hiding more and more). Do Koi hibernate in the winter?? I know nothing about them except their cute and lovable.
I hear that there used to be a bunch of Koi babies, little gold fish-like cuties swimming around in the pond with mommy and daddy. Unfortunately, we not only have Koi but we also have a hungry heron who knows there's a Koi pond. Appearantly, last year around springtime, when the big maple tree was still leafless, the heron could easily fly in, land on the side of the pond and have a four course meal on baby Koi. Grrrr. Sometimes I hate nature. The good thing is once the leaves bloom on the tree, the Koi pond and the resident Koi are protected. When the tree's in leaf, to get to the pond the heron has to land in the parking lot and walk into the round outdoor atrium that holds the Koi pond. That just isn't gonna happen, the heron isn't that dumb. Let's hope this upcoming spring will bring early leaves and late Koi babies. :o)
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Hope you all have a lovely weekend.
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