Posted November 16, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Humans have been fascinated by the stars since the dawn of man -- so much so that they connected those celestial points of light with earthly qualities. From there they connected everyone of us to the stars through the zodiac. Many different cultures created their own astrology. One that seems to intrigue us the most is the Chinese. One collection of sculptures now on display in Denver explores these animal symbols with an added historical perspective.

Posted October 28, 2017 by Creature Features

Snake breeders are turning pythons into pumpkins just in time for Halloween and unlike Cinderella's coach, there's no time limit on this not-so-magical transformation.

Posted October 26, 2017 by Creature Features

The desert sand is hot and you've got neither arms nor legs to help you rise above it. What to do? Hitch a ride on a passing tortoise and take a load off your, er, belly.

Posted August 27, 2017 by Ron Callari

Turn-about is fair play. There’s a correctional facility in Sydney, Australia that’s put a fresh new twist on rehabilitation. Switching the focus from prisoner to animals is a scheme developed by the John Morony Correctional Complex where inmates are responsible for the care of abandoned and/or injured creatures, both large and small.

Posted August 12, 2017 by Rebecca West

Snakes are one of the most misunderstood of all creatures, due in large part to their high creep factor. Find out which three myths concerning snakes aren't necessarily true.

Posted July 16, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Believe it or not, even snakes are getting in on today's computer culture. I don't know if they are on Twitter, but this one managed to grown its own emoji.

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 June 22, 2017 by Ron Callari

Today, it’s not uncommon for pet owners to fill up their households with lots of pets. Whether it’s cats, dogs, birds, snakes, rabbits and/or guinea pigs, today’s 21st Century lifestyle is literally a fertile breeding ground for pets of all shapes, sizes and species — particularly if these menageries can all get along with each other.