Cartoon Brew has posted a sample of “Mike Carlo’s Cartoon Madness” to illustrate the Titmouse, Inc. animator’s personal short films. The 3’52” “Science Fare” was pitched to Nickelodeon a year ago. I guess that it did not sell.
The CB’s Jerry Beck says of Carlo's animation,
These are very polished, professional cartoons that look as good – and are just as funny – as anything on Adult Swim or Comedy Central. I predict he’ll be running his own show very soon.
I don’t care for the Adult Swim or Comedy Central style of animation, but “Science Fare” certainly is anthropomorphic.
According to this article from the BBC, ostriches raised by humans find it easy to try and court them.
My favorite line in this article:
"You would not want to go into a pen with an amorous ostrich," he said.
Words to live by...