Posted October 10, 2017 by Ron Callari

She’s been in the public eye for over a half of century. She is loved by humans the world-over, and most likely as many chimpanzees [if not more.] She’s our real-life Dr. Doolittle, as she was the first to teach us that our closest cousins on the evolutionary ladder are more like us than previously believed.

Posted July 12, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

A-yup! When I was your age we really were what we ate. When we ate bananas we went bananas!

Posted July 9, 2017 by Ron Callari

Celebrities like George Clooney, Richard Gere, Anderson Cooper and even Barack Obama are aging well. Not too long ago, the gray hair of a high-profile, A-Lister was often covered up by dye to retain one’s youthful appearance. However today, this is not so much the case anymore as grey locks appear to have made a comeback. In some circles, it's actually become a status symbol. In fact, for many, it’s ironically, a right of passage for a man approaching his golden years — to go hi-ho-silver.

 

Posted May 29, 2017 by Ron Callari

With animal tragedies such as the killing of Harambe, the silverback gorilla last year at the Cincinnati Zoo, debates continue as to whether animals should be caught and sequestered for . . .

Posted April 23, 2017 by Ron Callari

Humans are the only species on the planet who are not only able to invent but are also able to pass on that knowledge for others to build upon. It’s easy to illustrate this point, say in the area of communication.

Posted April 19, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Barney just won the lottery. Or he thinks he did. He just discovered a massive pile of bananas.

Posted April 18, 2017 by Ron Callari

Of recent date, I've been fascinated to learn of an island occupied solely by monkeys. I was particularly intrigued since this unique isle is located just a short distance offshore of Beaufort, South Carolina where I reside. Then when my research uncovered that 'Monkey Island’ — as it known by the locals — was an animal laboratory of sorts, images of  H. G.

Posted April 11, 2017 by Ron Callari

While over 400,000 lives have been lost in Syria, and international turmoil is escalating after the use of chemical weapons and a U.S. strike, there has been little reported about the fate of the country’s animals. Overshadowed by these human death tolls and humanitarian abuse of children and women, it’s an afterthought what can done for animals and pets in this war-torn country? Yet their crisis is dire and heart-breaking as well.