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Sustainable urban mobility with Austin BikeZoo


Back in Austin for SxSW Eco this week, I was reminded of a photo I took during the same event in 2013. The Austin Bike Zoo evolved from the imagination of a collection of bike-builders, puppet-makers, and performers. Their work includes birds, snakes and many insects.

This image shows Treasure riding a very large Monarch butterfly, a migratory species that breeds in Canada and over winters in Mexico and which has seen a population crash in recent years (latest news this year suggests there may be something of a recovery happening).

Creative efforts in support of conservation and sustainable urban mobility.

Thanks to coming to take a look.

For more environmental images please see:

J. Ashley Nixon Photography

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