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The Busy World of Richard Scarry has been invaded by Silicon Valley

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The world of Busytown has become BusinessTown. In a nod to Richard Scarry's classic children's books, artist Tony Ruth has taken the distinctive style and reimagined the world of anthropomorphic animals with more startup-focused jobs. The lowly worm in Businesstown is a brogrammer. The lion is a Digital Prophet. The elephant is a cryptocurrency expert, because elephants never forget their Bitcoin wallet keys.

According to Ruth's Tumblr page, BusinessTown — "What Value-Creating Winners Do All Day" — is an ongoing project. So far, only 12 animals have been employed over the course of 10 entries, so we've got a ways to go to fill in the whole population. Here are some of our favorites:

A photo posted by Tony Ruth (@businesstown) on

A photo posted by Tony Ruth (@businesstown) on

A photo posted by Tony Ruth (@businesstown) on

A photo posted by Tony Ruth (@businesstown) on