When it comes to global warming animal dung is high on the list of offenders for creating methane. When it comes to commerce animal dung is really big business -- and we're not just talking fertilizer here. From fine coffee that comes from being processed through the digestive system of civet cats and elephants to the use of llama dung in the purification of toxic water running off of old mines.
Ceasar, the five-year-old camel, and Dolly, the ten-year-old blind mare, may be an unlikely duo, but they are bonded for life and have been ever since they "met" at the Pony X-Press petting Zoo in Winslow, Maine.
At this dark time of year people don't usually think of braving the cold to go to the zoo -- especially at night. During the month of December zoos all over North America change this up by creating month-long events called Zoo Lights or Wild Lights. They decorate their grounds with millions of twinkle lights and displays of animals made of lights right alongside the live animals that live there.
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.
These days a lot of us would like to have more spices on the table than just the standard salt and pepper that we and our forefathers have known for many years. So a set of these Animal Parade Spice Shakers can let you add more flavor to dinner -- from red pepper flakes to dried basil.