Does Your Dog Possess the Sixth Sense?
For thousands of years, the canine companion has been an essential part of the human experience in almost every civilization on the planet. Even in the midst of our daily routine, they continue to wow...
Backyard Chickens: Useful, Easy and Amusing Pets
After pork, poultry is the most widely eaten flesh food in the world. With the bonus product of eggs, it is no wonder hens are a common choice for farmers. Yet these birds can be...
Jellyfish Immortality: A Cycle of Life After Life
Delicate, graceful, otherworldly; jellyfish are known for their breathtaking beauty, and, of course, their painful sting. These gelatinous invertebrates have been floating in our oceans since the beginning of life itself, surviving apocalypses that wiped...
Skeleton Coast of Namibia: an African Treasure
Many people associate the Skeleton Coast with golden orange desert dunes tumbling into the sea. While this is true of some parts of Namibia-Skeleton Coast National Park, in other areas the landscape is harsh, barren,...
Gander Undergoes Surgery While Worried Wife Watches on
In the wild, many animals thrive by living in groups, using their numbers as a survival strategy to protect one another. Other animals, including wolves, beavers, gibbons, and about 90 percent of bird species, like...
The Gerenuk: an Antelope That Survives Without Water
Imagine living without water, one of the most basic necessities of life. In the wild, many animals do have ways to cope with a lack of hydration, but even a camel cannot survive without needing...
Giant Goldfish Destabilize the Ecosystem, Requiring Them to Be Removed by the Thousands
Pet goldfish released into natural bodies of water are causing problems around the world. Their growing population has generated concern in Minnesota, Virginia and Washington states, Australia, Canada, and other areas, according to USA Today. ...
Duckling Calls for Help at Stanwood Library Door
There are times when you're unsure of what to do, the best course of action is to visit your local library. In an effort to save its brothers and sisters, a courageous duckling waddled right...
Stray Dog Sets Sights on Stuffed Unicorn, Animal Control Officers Buy it for him
It was love at first sight and simply a “must-have'' for a young golden Labrador mix stray who had his heart set on a large stuffed purple unicorn showcased in the Dollar General Store of...