Posted July 20, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

If there is one thing I truly love to do it is garden. If only it weren't for all of those pesky weeds! I could really use some help. Then I found out that black swans love to pull weeds. Sadly they are not indigenous to my part of the world  White swans can't be bothered with such tedious and menial tasks. I can still dream, can't I?

Posted July 18, 2017 by Creature Features

A Golden Retriever puppy with green fur was born recently in Scotland, only the fourth time such a thing has occurred. Naturally, the pup's owner named him “Forest”.

Posted July 17, 2017 by Kitty Devine

Shark Week is almost here and next week will be all about this terrifying denizen of the deep. You (or your child) can play along with this cool Shark Attack Play Set.

Posted July 11, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

It is July and that it means that it is time for The Running of the Bulls in Spain. This tradition has been going on in a number of small communities, most notably Pamplona, since early in the 14th century. A group of over-excited and agitated bulls are lets loose on a specified course through the city and young men try to stay ahead of the dangerous beasts. Here in the U.S. we have a different take on the whole event.

Posted July 11, 2017 by Creature Features

Shake, rattler and roll: what a witness described as “The World's Fattest Rattlesnake” wasn't exactly the world's fastest serpent, barely managing to make it safely across a Polk County, Florida road.

Posted July 10, 2017 by Ron Callari

An invasive animal species is one that invades a non-native territory. In the wild, it’s characterized as being ‘non-indigenous,’ where it becomes a catalyst in transforming environmental conditions. In essence, invasives overtake or dominate a territory previously occupied by others.

Posted June 30, 2017 by Creature Features

Raccoon, fox, chupacabra or what? A Memphis homeowner who managed to trap a four-legged, white-furred critter that was tearing up his yard still doesn't know what kind of animal it was.

Posted June 26, 2017 by Lady Bee

I know this is a popular toy because so many companies are selling it and imprinting their company names on it.  This one is made by Playay which calls its ball Tooth Cleaning - Play & IQ Ball - not exactly the sexiest name, but it's descriptive.  If you have a small to medium-size dog, you will know just by looking at the ball that it does what it says it does.