Posted December 1, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

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.

Posted December 1, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Oooo, look a penguin noogie! Wait! Do penguins even have knuckles?

Posted November 29, 2016 by John P. Barker

We've all had those days at school or work where keeping your eyes open is just too much to deal with.  Such is the case with this little duck.

Posted November 28, 2016 by John P. Barker

I'm not sure about you, but when I think of eagles, I think of them as soaring majestically through the skies--not doing a crazy breast stroke across a lake.

Posted November 25, 2016 by Kitty Devine

There may not be any penguins at the North Pole, but you can bet that all the ones at the South Pole are all waiting for Santa this Christmas -- just like this Playful Penguin Blown Glass Ornament.

Posted November 23, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

When it comes to Turkey Day for many people the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is nearly as important as the bird, friends and family, and football. Well, maybe not football. At any rate, this year marks the 90th anniversary of the iconic parade and there is a huge history with animals and the parade right from the start. Chances are that this event will be a part of your holiday.

Posted November 21, 2016 by Creature Features

Heritage turkeys are long-lived, slow-growing and endangered to various degrees but these historic turkey breeds are increasingly being recognized as welcome alternatives to industrially-bred turkeys.

Posted November 16, 2016 by Ron Callari

Comfort animals are a sub-category of service animals that assist their masters with disabilities. According to the American with Disabilities Act , service animals are individually trained animals that specialize in certain forms of assistance. This form of aid includes guide dogs for the blind, hearing dogs for deaf, mobility animals that can pull wheelchairs and alert animals that protect pet owners should a bodily seizure occur.