Posted September 13, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

The new Farmers' Almanac says that a good share of us will be facing a cold and snowy winter this year. To be precise, it says that where I live there will be "teeth-chattering cold, plentiful snow." While these days we have loads of weather forecasters with their electronics, radar, and satellites to keep us up-to-date on what is going to happen, we once relied on nature to fill us in on what the future inter held in store for us.

Posted February 28, 2017 by Ron Callari

The goal is 12,000 species. The ’Photo Ark’ navigator and animal photographer is Joel Sartore. The mission is to document every captive animal species in the world using studio lighting and black-and-white backgrounds. So far, he’s traveled to 40 countries and has accomplished more than half of his target.

Posted January 23, 2017 by Creature Features

A fearless Florida man with no tolerance for wasps (but plenty of tolerance for pain) shows the world how to crush pesky wasp nests without being stung.

Posted December 31, 2016 by Creature Features

Build an educational playground where kids can learn about honeybees, they said. It'll be fun, they said.

Posted June 5, 2013 by Arnold Carreiro

Like Nancy Pelosi once said about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as “Obamacare,” “… we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it.” Looks like the massive bill has US citizens covered for a wide range of animal associated injuries…

Posted March 28, 2012 by Lady Bee

A two-and-a-half inch wasp was recently
identified as a new species of wasp by a professor of entomology at the
University of California, Davis. Professor Lynn Kimsey, who found the scary looking wasp on the Indonesian island Sulawesi, noted that she didn't know how the males of the species could walk, as their jaws are longer than their legs!