Posted December 21, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Strange but true -- a newly discovered amphibian in Panama has been named for Donald Trump. And, for those of you who are wondering, it is not an act of admiration or appreciation. It is quite the opposite actually. The snake-like creature is blind and when it is scared it sticks its head into the sand. It is not scientists making a statement about the 45th president of the United States either. There is more to this story.

Posted August 19, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

To paraphrase Kermit, "it isn't easy being blue." But nothing worth being ever is easy.

Posted August 9, 2018 by Creature Features

Goliath, an invasive bullfrog tadpole plucked from an Arizona pond, could be the largest larval leaper-to-be ever recorded.

Posted June 10, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Guess what! Um, no, that's not it. Guess why! Nope, not it either. Ah, guess who!?!

Posted May 30, 2018 by Kitty Devine

Father's Day is just around the corner and you know you want to get dad something better than just another tie. This cool Solar Leaping Frog Bug Zapper is just the sort of thing for a gardening or gadget-driven father.

Posted March 28, 2018 by Creature Features

Bananas are yellow, tree frogs are green but how many of the latter have grocery shoppers seen at a British supermarket's produce department?

Posted March 20, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

I am so hungry and I can't find a single insect snack around here anywhere.

Posted March 4, 2018 by Ron Callari

Over the years, several animal advocate organizations have used “The Pawscar” mantle to recognize canine thespians for their moving roles in film and TV. The American Humane Association gave it a go back in 2015 when they presented a long-overdue acting award to Lassie and a ‘lifetime achievement’ honor to the beloved capuchin monkey Crystal, whose lengthy resume included ’Night at the Museum,’ “The Hangover,” “American Pie,” and the “Dr. Doolittle” films.