Found at Rude Pundit.
Many more amazing images at : henryschreiber.com
From the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley –
Legendary Humboldt County trapper Seth Kinman captured grizzlies and fashioned them into articulated chairs. …
“This was intended to surpass all his previous efforts, and was made from two grizzly bears captured by Seth. The four legs and claws were those of a huge grizzly and the back and sides ornamented with immense claws. The seat was soft and exceedingly comfortable, but the great feature of the chair was that, by touching a cord, the head of the monster grizzly bear with jaws extended , would dart out in front from under the seat, snapping and gnashing its teeth as natural as life. This chair Seth presented to [President] Johnson, September 8, 1865.”
The Daily Mail doesn’t like it, but… ZOMG! LIONS ON FREAKING HORSEBACK!1!!1!
The country which gave you bears riding bikes now proudly presents … lions and tigers on horseback.
In one of the nation’s … zoos, applauding spectators are treated to a bizarre display as a 30-stone lion leaps on to the horse’s back. …After that, a 35-stone tiger climbs up on the same … steed for its turn in the limelight.
It seems like the “Occupy Wall Street” folks have taken on all of the negative characteristics that were falsely attributed to the TEA party folks. Heck, they even lack racial diversity. Heck, they seem so embarrassed by it that they’ve declared “LGBT” to be a color :
Even the “unofficial” organizers of the protest events admit this is — or at least appears to be — problematic.
“That’s an interesting question, and it comes up often,” OccupyWallSt.org’s Patrick Bruner said in an email to TheDC. “Unfortunately, we have a very high turnover rate, and nobody as of yet has come up with official diversity related statistics for us. From observation, I can tell you that we’re not all white, and that we also have a huge LGBT [Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender] population.”