ANIMALS

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...
One of the 33 lions enjoys his new enclosure at the Emoya 'Big Cat Sanctuary' on May 1, 2016 in Vaalwater, South Africa.The animals have been released into small open areas with natural vegetation, something that many of the animals have never experienced before.
Neglected Lion Looks Like a King 3 Years After Rescue
While everyone wishes for life to be fair, countless people are born into poverty and miserable circumstances. Charles Dickens’ timeless classics often feature pitiable waifs. In each instance, however, the hapless hero had a good...
Dogs’ Emotions Can Be Read in Their Eyes
“Puppy eyes” is a common expression referring to the look dogs give when they beg for one more dog treat or one more round of catch. Similar to humans, facial expressions in dogs (especially eye...
White storks make an annual trip from Europe to Africa and back again to Europe, where they make their durable nest high above ground. This bird served to unravel the mystery of migration.
The Piercing Tale Uncovering the Mystery of Bird Migration
While bird migration is widely studied and fairly well understood today, it wasn’t always so. In fact, the phenomenon was such an enigma that wild and magical theories were taken seriously and even accepted as...
Shallots in a self-tie bundle. This is exactly how the shallots were sold. No plastic wrap, no plastic container - no nothing - just the shallots self-tied. Exactly as it should be! Defend your garden to obtain these hard earned results
This Spring, Make Plans Early to Defend Your Garden: Shallots
If you don’t defend your garden, it’s easy to grow an abundance of food in your own backyard — for wildlife… As spring approaches, many thoughts turn to the garden. Whether it is to secure...
China Could Lose Up to 200 Million Pigs to Swine Fever
Over half of China’s massive pig herd is threatened due to the rapid and unabated spread of African swine fever throughout virtually every province in the world’s most populous country. According to Rabobank, between 150...