Last month Jim Toomey , author of the syndicated daily cartoon “Sherman’s Lagoon”, published a strip urging readers to write in to the NOAA to help save the sharks. Thanks to the craze for shark’s fin soup in the Far East, sharks really are close to hitting the endangers species list. The item here is that the strip encouraged kids to draw a picture of our favorite shark and mail it in to the NOAA. Thinking the NOAA might get a kick out of it, I drew a stick figure shark with a toothy grin and mailed it in, signing it “Alex F. – age 64”. I forgot all about it until the postcard arrived today (below, after the original 04-20-08 strip). Apologies to Jim Toomey for using his strip.
Mercifully, I did not scan the drawing I sent in to the NOAA.
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