Animals

Proud as a…

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When visiting the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary, you’ll soon discover that pea fowl — mostly the males — are in charge of running the place and spend all their time proudly walking inspection throughout the park. One may escort you patiently along the path… or help keep you from inadvertently dropping off to sleep with its raucous and penetrating calls. Be sure to yield to the blue uniforms, and always remember to say thank you to these colorful docents when concluding your visit!

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An example I often use to illustrate the reality of vanity, is this: look at the peacock; it’s beautiful if you look at it from the front. But if you look at it from behind, you discover the truth… Whoever gives in to such self-absorbed vanity has huge misery hiding inside them — Pope Francis

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