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4 08, 2017

International Owl Awareness Day

By | 2017-08-07T20:38:11+00:00 August 4, 2017|Categories: , , |0 Comments

Owls are intriguing birds that easily capture the attention and curiosity of birders. The owl is one of the species of birds that you do don’t see very often though, but only hear. This is due to the fact that the owl isn’t a bird that is out during the day. They are known to [...]

3 08, 2017

Octopus: The Most Intelligent Sea Animal

By | 2017-08-07T20:09:28+00:00 August 3, 2017|Categories: , , |0 Comments

The octopus has advanced intelligence despite 500 million years of separate evolution from mammals, birds, insects and reptiles. Octopus ancestors are, perhaps, the first intelligent beings on Earth. Recent research is beginning to describe their very unusual talents, behavior and brain, as well as their unique genetic makeup. The fact that such an intelligent creature [...]

31 07, 2017

World Tiger Day

By | 2017-08-06T00:32:56+00:00 July 31, 2017|Categories: , , , , |0 Comments

On 29th July, we are going to take part in an international event to support tiger conservation across the world. You may be shocked to realize that we have lost 97% of all wild tigers. Worldwide, tigers are on the brink of extinction with many species listed as Endangered or Critically Endangered. The goal of [...]

17 07, 2017

Famous Monkey Selfie Resulting in a Court Case

By | 2017-07-26T19:05:32+00:00 July 17, 2017|Categories: , , , , |0 Comments

In 2011, British photographer David Slater, while visiting Sulawesi, Indonesia put his camera into the hands of a crested black macaque and at the time probably had no idea he would be sued by this monkey later on. Slater is a wildlife photographer and saw this opportunity to teach the macaque to be interested in [...]

14 07, 2017

Shark Awareness Day is Upon Us

By | 2017-07-20T18:10:44+00:00 July 14, 2017|Categories: , , |0 Comments

Contrary to expectations, the purpose of Shark Awareness Day is not to stand on the beach and shout out warnings to terrified swimmers and surfers, despite the hours of innocent fun that can provide. It’s true that sharks are impressive hunters and predators, yet the sad fact remains that these magnificent creatures are more threatened by [...]

30 06, 2017

Animals that Thrive in Death Valley

By | 2017-06-29T23:48:51+00:00 June 30, 2017|Categories: , |0 Comments

It contains the lowest place in North America, reaching 282 feet below sea level. The temperature once reached 134 degrees F., and in the summer the ground can be hot enough to fry an egg. It averages less than two inches of rain each year. It's called Death Valley – but this national park near [...]

22 06, 2017

Everyday Care for Chinchillas

By | 2017-06-18T12:47:23+00:00 June 22, 2017|Categories: , , , |Tags: , |0 Comments

Basic pet care is basic life training. Having a pet is like having a baby; it requires planning and anticipation which sets a long term responsibility, an addition to your family, and something that can share a bunch of memories as you go along with life. A pet is a part of something personal that [...]

9 03, 2017

5 unusual pets to keep you quirky and fun.

By | 2017-03-17T18:48:19+00:00 March 9, 2017|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

            Fennec Fox. Most foxes do not make good pets, but the Fennec fox is the exception. This desert fox is smaller than a cat, is very smart, and can be taught to use a litter box.  The Fennec fox requires a lot of exercise, is very playful and poses no [...]

23 06, 2016

Animal Cruelty in New York

By | 2016-11-30T00:34:39+00:00 June 23, 2016|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

  BELLMORE, New York- Around 400 animals, mostly turtles and birds, were rescued on Tuesday from a home in Nassau County. This rescue mission is considered the largest animal seizure seen in the county. The animals were removed because of unsanitary conditions. According to ABC 7 NY, the home sounded like a rainforest because of [...]

13 06, 2016

Combat Zika with a Bat House

By | 2016-11-30T02:25:04+00:00 June 13, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |1 Comment

As we've seen already (here), bats are amazing creatures, and many of the 1000 species are facing extinction. Although many people are afraid of bats, another fear is looming at night: mosquitoes and the diseases they carry. With the threat of Zika virus spreading, some people in the southern United States have stepped up to combat [...]