Chapter 1497: Zoo Plan
Bai Qingqing looked at him in surprise. “You caught all of them from the mountains?”
“En,” Curtis said, “The meat quality of livestock reared by humans is strange. I did a deeper study into them and discovered that the food those animals eat is horrible and the strange taste from the meat comes from their feed. In the future, I’ll bring back food from the mountains. You aren’t allowed to eat food bought from outside anymore.”
Bai Qingqing’s eyes widened. In the past, she had complained to Curtis about food safety in the modern world. She didn’t expect that after he came to the modern world, he resolved her complaint.
Curtis saw that his mate was in a daze and thought that she was unwilling. After all, humans’ sense of taste and smell was extremely dull and they seemed to be unable to detect those strange tastes.
“You don’t like them? What do you want to eat? I’ll go catch them right away.” Curtis was afraid of starving Bai Qingqing and immediately tried to coax her in a gentle voice.
Bai Qingqing quickly shook her head. “I like them. I like to eat wild boar meat. But… Is it alright for us to be catching them from outside?”
As long as Bai Qingqing liked to eat them, Curtis was a.s.sured. He immediately gave Parker a gaze. Parker understood and said, smiling, “I’ll go cook first.”
After saying that, he went out.
Curtis said, “It’s true that animals are very scarce here. I’ll take note. After the zoo is set up, I’ll cultivate some animals.”
Bai Qingqing developed a sense of yearning upon hearing that and couldn’t help but say, “That’s really nice…”
“I want to see what it looks like. How’s the development of the barren land?” she asked with antic.i.p.ation.
Curtis helped her to sit up, letting her lean in his arms. Winston was also very curious about Curtis’s project. He had the feeling that this would be the food source for their family in the future.
Muir was also listening at the side.
“I’ve hired a landscape designer and an architect. They’re rus.h.i.+ng it right now. As long as we’re generous with the pay, it will be completed by early next year.” Curtis wore a faint smile as he said. “You always said that fruits taste bad. I’ve also made a request to them about this. They’ll develop a stretch of land to plant fruit trees, as well as fruits and vegetables.”
Bai Qingqing listened with great interest, finding this more interesting than listening to a story. She looked at Curtis with a gaze filled with admiration.
She had never thought that it’d be possible to live life like this. Was she still in the modern world? She felt that her life would be much more comfortable than in the beastmen world.
As Curtis said this, his expression turned regretful, but also seemed like a sneer. “You humans should be very good at planting, but too much water drowns the miller. They use a tremendous amount of chemicals to spurt growth and beautify the plants. The fruits should taste a lot better without that stuff. I hope that they’ll be to your liking.”
“They’ll definitely taste good,” Bai Qingqing said agitatedly. “My hometown is a farming village. The peaches in front of my house are really delicious. They taste different from store-bought ones. No matter how expensive the peaches in the fruit stalls are, they don’t taste as good as the ones grown at home!”
“That’s good, then,” Curtis said.
Bai Qingqing suddenly thought of something and laughed. When her mates looked toward her, she hugged the bird egg and said, “After the children are all born, they can live in the zoo before they turn of age. There’s no need to fear that they’d be caught by those animal protection organizations. Hahahahahaha…”
“En, that place will be our territory,” Curtis said.
Muir and Winston felt great antic.i.p.ation.
Time pa.s.sed by quickly amidst Bai Qingqing’s laughter. Very soon, Parker brought in fragrant and hot food.
Bai Qingqing had her fill of game meat. It was only with this comparison that she realized that food that grew naturally really tasted better.