why not walruses? I like collective nouns. also cabinets of wonder. here is one.
For our look at summer poetry, we turn to Charlotte Boulay, a Philadelphia-based poet, with “The End of Summer.” She offers a poem that, on its surface, is about an idyllic activity: taking a nap.
Thousands Of Blue Sea Creatures Called Velella Wash Ashore In California
by Sara Gates
Ever heard of Velella velella, the marine life so nice they named it twice?
The jellyfish-like invertebrate may be a common sighting for sailors in the Pacific Ocean, but the Velella velella (the species shares the same name as the genus) rarely washes ashore before the end of its lifespan. So when thousands of the tiny blue sea creatures recently turned up, en masse, on beaches in central California, many were surprised to see such a large amount of the beached marine life…
(read more: Huffington Post)