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 May 23, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Leonardo, the African spurred turtle, may be a bit slow, but he makes a fabulous headrest for his best friend, Simon the cow.

 

Posted March 2, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Winter travel in Colorado can often be difficult, especially when you are trying to drive one of the mountain passes. Last Saturday morning a family was involved in a terrible crash on Vail Pass. Emergency responders came to the rescue and took the family to the hospital. It was only then that they learned that they had left one family member behind at the scene -- Turtle, the family's pet turtle.

Posted February 28, 2017 by Ron Callari

The goal is 12,500 species. The ’Photo Ark’ navigator and animal photographer is Joel Sartore. The mission is to document every captive animal species in the world using studio lighting and black-and-white backgrounds. So far, he’s traveled to 40 countries and has accomplished more than half of his target.

Posted October 2, 2016 by Creature Features

The computer mouse may have gotten off to a fast start but this snappy-looking computer turtle from Shanghai Donya may just end up winning the race.

Posted August 29, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Some people will do just about anything to take their pets on the plane with them. While cats and dogs are welcomed by most airlines, other pets are not so welcome. In the past there have been numerous stories of people trying to get their snakes through in their carry-on luggage. One man in China took a different approach last month when he tried to sneak his turtle on board disguised as a hamburger from KFC.

Posted July 29, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

"Catch a wave and you're sittin' on top of the world." Who knew that the sound track to my life would be made up of Beach Boys songs?

Posted May 23, 2016 by Kitty Devine

It is that time of year when you get to enjoy the outdoor oasis you have created on your deck or in your garden. Add an additional element of peace and serenity with this humorous Zen Turtle Garden Sculpture.