Posted October 24, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

When it comes to paper art from Japan the first thing that comes to mind is the amazing works of origami and kirigami. These days the amazing paper sculptures created by Chie Hitotsuyama is taking the world by storm. She takes old newspapers and cuts them into strips that she rolls into thin tubes that she uses to upcycle the papers into a wide variety of animals both wild and domestic.

Posted October 16, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Humans do the weirdest things with their food! They sliced up this pumpkin to look scary instead of eating it. Wooooo! Look at me! I'm the scary human!

Posted October 14, 2016 by Creature Features

Make bath time more fun than a rain-barrel of monkeys with reusable stickers featuring Japan's famous hot spring snow monkeys.

Posted September 30, 2016 by John P. Barker

To this day I live, breathe, and dream movies.  I can blame this fascination on two films: Star Wars and King Kong.

Posted September 25, 2016 by Ron Callari

Giving human characteristics to animals is a perception referred to as “anthropomorphism.” This is the process of giving attribution of human traits, emotions, and intentions to non-human entities and is considered to be an innate tendency of man’s human psychology.

Posted September 24, 2016 by John P. Barker

In today's video, a chimpanzee effectively demonstrates the correct way to carry a lot of food... Either that or my neighbor has been shooting videos of me again.

Posted September 15, 2016 by John P. Barker

There are many unlikely friendships formed by animals.  This is a fine example of a case where size, color, race, and even species have no bearing on the ability to play together.

Posted September 9, 2016 by Ron Callari

There’s been a lot written about zoos and other captivity-oriented facilities in the U.S. over recent years. This past June, shockwaves were heard far and wide when Harambe, the Cincinnati Zoo’s 450-pound gorilla was shot and killed after a 3-year old boy fell into his habitat enclosure. Elsewhere, Sea World will no longer breed orca whales due to human deaths resulting at their water parks, while the National Aquarium decided to retire its dolphins to a seaside sanctuary.