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6.17.17 | Pumaman

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Come by and see the 2016-2017 Artists in Residence show featuring work by Leonardo Benzant, Fidencio Fifield-Perez, and Pat Palermo. It’s full of mysteries!

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A big thank you to Emperor X for coming to Galveston and playing an amazing show for our opening.

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We headed West with the residents for our annual after-show road trip. Here are Pat, Dan and Lucy in a Judd concrete box.

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The Judd’s were infested with adorable baby bunny rabbits. Donald would have loved it.

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The whole gang on a morning hike in the Davis Mountains.

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Rainbow over Mountain GAR.

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A quick bee update: This photo is from several weeks ago now, but our bees have settled in and are busy building comb, hatching brood, gathering pollen, and building up their honey stores.

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And introducing the newest, unexpected member of the GARgang: Pumaman! (Pronounced Puma Man). Named in honor of GAR cofounder, Bert Geary, and his dedicated work with the mountain lions of West Texas.

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We had been hearing the sound of a kitty in distress but couldn’t find the source for a few days. Finally we located this little one hiding in the engine of a resident’s car.

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We put out food and water for him, but he wouldn’t come out. ¬†Finally we ended up spraying water into the hood of the car, and he came running out!

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He was exhausted from lack of food and water, in the heat of the Galveston summer.

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But after a few days of rest, and regular nourishment he was up and about, finding and causing all sorts of mischief!

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Now he’s a friendly and playful little guy, attacking everything that moves, then crashing hard for a nap on a lap. We haven’t introduced him to The Ghost and The Darkness yet, but I’m sure he’ll be a welcome addition to the GARdians!

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