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 November 15, 2016 by John P. Barker

These bizarre looking beetles are extremely rare--so rare that scientists have only viewed them mating twice...

Posted October 3, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

There are few people out there who don't like butterflies and hummingbirds. They fascinate us with their beauty and flight. While bees get all the press for pollinating, these two also help pollinate the plant world for us.

Posted September 30, 2016 by Creature Features

Nature trumps humanity once again as the oft-mocked shaggy hairdo sported by Republican presidential candidate Donald J Trump looks amusingly similar to a poisonous yellow-furred caterpillar.

Posted August 28, 2016 by Ron Callari

With this political season surmounting an all-time high on the absurdity meter, might there be something afoot that’s causing this black comedy of irrationality to be played out right before our non-believing eyes? It certainly would help us understand why both candidates on the right and the left are in many instances not always acting like they have their wits about them. While we’ve learned we can’t believe everything that comes out of a politician's mouth these days, this year’s crop of contenders seem a bit more brain-dead than usual in their persistent attempts to brainwash us.

Posted August 15, 2016 by Creature Features

Japanese hobbyist Masayoshi Matsumoto makes balloon animals so intricate they take hours to complete – and they sure do look it!

Posted July 27, 2016 by John P. Barker

Insects weren't always small.  Check out the variety of bugs that would freak people out if they still lived today...

Posted July 6, 2016 by Rebecca West

What if you could shape shift or become a Game of Throne's warg at will? Imagine the animals you could be and the experiences you'd come to know. We want you to tell us who your favorite warg or skinchanger on the HBO hit is and what animal you'd be, if any, if you had the gift of warging.