By R. Malamud
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The ubiquitous rainbow and olive branch signify the story’s peace and the promise, sublimating the less savory aspects of ruin and destruction. Noah’s Ark has remained an enduring trope, frequently invoked by zoos to depict people’s benevolent care for other animals in circumstances of hardship. In zoo stories, too, the ruination of animals’ natural habitats is elided from the representations because zoos want to tell a pleasant rainbow story that sidesteps the question of why animals need to be saved by an ark-man in the first place.
Animal stories are just the warm-up act. Alongside these cartoon animals, there are a gaggle of famous showbiz animals, in the mold of Rin-Tin-Tin, who have a slightly higher degree of reality than their animated counterparts. Animals like Flipper, Lassie, Mister Ed the talking horse, Francis the talking mule, and Babe the talking pig are media stars whose perverse existence, like that of cartoon animals, is shaped by the expectations and fantasies of the people who surround them. The subject of animals and language (their own language, and the possibility of a common language that would facilitate interspecies communication) could generate an extensive, fascinating anthrozoological deliberation.
But this was not to be. Visible becomes invisible. ” You decide you do not want to chase it any more, do not want to grab it, touch it. Perhaps because it scares you, perhaps because you realize you cannot grab it. It is, after all, jellied and squirmy. Moore is correct that it is hard, and dangerous, to try to grab a jellyfish. She suggests that we can see it just a bit – or, she can see it, and transmits this to us for a few lines, a few words ... fluctuating, amethyst – but not permanently, and not possessively.
An Introduction to Animals and Visual Culture by R. Malamud