Posted October 4, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

The legend of the White Buffalo has been a part of Native American folklore for more than two thousand years. It is the tale of the mystical White Buffalo Calf Woman and how she brought to them the prophecy of peace and balance for all people. The legend may vary from one tribe to another across the North American continent, but the basic message is always the same.

Posted July 24, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

It is estimated that 3 billion people in the world wear flip flops. Since they don't last forever they end up in landfills, and worse, in the oceans. The Indian Ocean alone washes many millions of discarded flip flops onto the beaches around Kenya. Artists there have been taking the old footwear and re-purposing them into usable objects -- most fantastically into beautiful animal sculptures.

Posted February 21, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

It is said that there were once so many bison, or buffalo, in North America that their herds covered open grasslands like great dark shadows.

Posted January 29, 2018 by Creature Features

A domestic cow who escaped from a Polish farm last autumn survived the winter by horning in, so to speak, with a herd of wild European Bison.

Posted September 26, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

The kids are back in school and that means that it is time for college football. And what would college football be without mascots? For the University of Colorado Buffaloes that means the personal appearance of Ralphie, the live mascot for the team, on campus and at games. Ralphie was recently named the #2 live college football mascot in the country. If you haven't heard of her (yes, she's a girl) then it's time you did.

Posted September 4, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Why did the buffalo cross the road? Because he was taking his loss of habitat in his stride. Wait! What?

Posted August 2, 2016 by Kitty Devine

Today is National Coloring Book Day! And that means it is a great time to consider getting some animal coloring books. If you haven't taken up this hobby yet then this might be the time to consider it. Animal lovers can get started with a Zoo Animals Coloring Book, a WIld Animals Coloring Book, or a Baby Animals Coloring Book.

Posted June 22, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Yay! It's Stupid Guy Thing Day! Okay, that's another one of those made up holidays by Wellcat, but certainly a worthy one. Approaching a buffalo, or American bison, is not the smartest thing to do either.