So, you're thinking about getting a reptile as a pet, either for yourself or a family member. Before you take the plunge, take a moment to consider their diet before committing to the idea. You may not be up to it.
In bucolic Beaufort, South Carolina where I now reside, the locals are keen to set Northerners straight about alligators. They’re omnipresent — they’re everywhere. They’re like squirrels in the Lowcountry [and believe me, my backyard is full of squirrels.] And while intimidating, recorded alligator attacks are few and far between.
Those who follow Google Doodles have come to expect the unexpected from the world’s largest search engine. From birthdays of sometimes little-known historic figures to the celebration of esoteric holidays, Google invests time, money and labor into entertaining us regularly with their innovative and creative Doodles.
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.
Over the years, I’ve blogged a lot about the animal abuses and outright cruelty incurred by sea animals at SeaWorld. Most recently, I penned a testimonial piece in memoriam for the passing of the killer whale, Tilikum. This case caused global protests by animal activists worldwide when it became a center piece for CNN’s award-winning documentary, Blackfish, that shined a glaring light on the maltreatment of Orca whales in captivity.