Sunday, 26 January 2014
Road Signs - Australia Day
No, it's not a porcupine, it's an Echidna or spiny ant eater, and yes we do see them quite often trundling across the road.
This sign has a lovely graffiti touch to it, with the wobbly eye stuck on, and it has the merest hint of what was once a common sight - the impact of some sort of missile perhaps from a slingshot on the image itself.
Once, when guns were more easily available, many if not most road signs such as this were used as targets, often with the image of the animal so littered with the dents of bullets that it was obscured entirely. It wasn't just the animal images though, if there was an "O" in a sign, it would be targeted as well.
Happy Australia Day! (If that is an appropriate greeting, and I'm sure it isn't!)
© Sunshine Coast Daily Photo - Australia
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