Posted April 16, 2017 by Ron Callari

In a recent Google Trend Survey request, a curious submission questioned the following: “What animal is the fastest on Earth: Cheetah or Peregrine Falcon?” The response was the cheetah by a wide margin. However when one digs a bit further or flies slightly higher, you begin to realize we are not comparing apples to apples. In fact, we are not even dealing with the same species, since one is a mammal and the other is a bird [aka ‘Aves] — and one has the land record, while the other, the sky's the limit!

Posted April 15, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Finally! I have found the perfect place to hide! It's a good thing it is Easter time or I would still be hiding from the Mob with my tail feathers hanging out.

Posted April 12, 2017 by Lady Bee

There's a pair of bald eagles who have just had their third “convocation” in the National Arboretum, hatching two eaglets, “DC4” and “DC5,” this past February. These chicks really need better names, and you are invited to submit them! Even if you're not up to renaming DC4 and DC5, you MUST see them!

Posted March 21, 2017 by Rebecca West

Spring is here for much of the country. With declining honeybee populations, learn which plants you can get a head start on in your garden for providing nectar-bearing sustenance for Earth's pollinators throughout the growing season.

Posted February 26, 2017 by Creature Features

Pigeon fanciers in Mosul are free to let their pet pigeons take flight now that ISIS militants are being driven out of the Iraqi city.

Posted February 24, 2017 by Kitty Devine

You don't have to be a student at Hogwarts to be interested in studying divination. Many ancient cultures have believed that animals were guides, guardians, and protectors of humans. With the Druid Animal Oracle Deck you can dip into the Celtic tradition of animal beliefs.

Posted February 20, 2017 by Creature Features

It's Slinky, it's Slinky, it's fun for a girl and a boy... but not for a squirrel, as a passel of furry Kentucky seed-stealers found out the hard way.

Posted February 14, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Birds of a feather may flock together, but when a bird contracts a virus called Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease it loses all of its feathers and has to be kept away from other birds. For a little lovebird named Rhea it could have been a disaster but she has parlayed this dreadful fate into a life of love, laughter, fame, and a closet full of sweaters.