Posted November 20, 2015 by Rebecca West

Happy days are here at last for chimpanzees and animal lovers! The U.S. government has announced that it will finally end decades of research conducted on the primates that so closely resemble humans in their genetic makeup and behavior.

Posted November 3, 2015 by Rebecca West

Like almost all expressions, there's an origin for the sleeping-with-one-eye-open saying. That's because certain animals and reptiles are known for doing it. Can you guess which ones?

Posted October 29, 2015 by Laurie Kay Olson

Me ands my friend are heres for Halloween. Gives us all your candies ands nobody gets hurts.

Posted October 15, 2015 by Creature Features

Pumpkin the Raccoon's prospects were dim after falling out of her nest, breaking a leg and being abandoned by her mother. Things changed fast, however, when a caring family with two rescue dogs took Pumpkin in and made her a welcome part of their interspecies family.

Posted October 11, 2015 by John P. Barker

A meerkat is a strange little animal.  I don't recall ever seeing on in person--only on television.  And I've never seen one do this...

Posted October 2, 2015 by John P. Barker

It turns out that all you need is a hose to make a raccoon very, very happy.

Posted September 26, 2015 by Kitty Devine

While everyone wants their laundry to come out soft and static free, fabric softeners, dryer sheets, and dryer balls made of PVC all carry health risks because of the toxic chemicals they carry. These absolutely adorable Wool Lamb Dryer Balls are as environmentally safe as they are fun!

Posted September 9, 2015 by Laurie Kay Olson

A video recently uploaded to YouTube shows an unidentified young man showing a silverback gorilla his cell phone. The pair met at the Louisville Zoo recently and seemed to strike up a friendship. It all started when the gorilla, named Jelani, used some excellent non-verbal skills to ask to see the face of the phone. The man indulged the ape and they started to bond.