Posted October 7, 2016 by Creature Features

They once rocked generations of city kids for a quarter a pop but thanks to artist Lisa Brawn, a small herd of retired, rescued and refurbished mechanical horses now gently rocks the wind-swept Alberta prairie.

Posted September 26, 2016 by Rebecca West

Always wanted to make your place more inviting to wildlife? Check out our tips for transforming your place into a naturific spot no matter where you live.

Posted September 25, 2016 by Creature Features

The secretary of Norway's Socialist Left Party is calling for a twice-yearly national “Slug Hour” during which patriotic Norwegians will slug it out, so to speak, with invasive Spanish Slugs. No word on whether a wall will be built afterwards to keep the menacing molluscs out for good.

Posted September 20, 2016 by Ron Callari

The growing population of homeless existing in the United States is an issue of grave concern. In urban areas likes New York City, there are temporary emergency centers and soup kitchens that can provide these disenfranchised folks with food and a roof over their head.

But humans aren’t the only ones suffering from homelessness?

Posted September 9, 2016 by Ron Callari

There’s been a lot written about zoos and other captivity-oriented facilities in the U.S. over recent years. This past June, shockwaves were heard far and wide when Harambe, the Cincinnati Zoo’s 450-pound gorilla was shot and killed after a 3-year old boy fell into his habitat enclosure. Elsewhere, Sea World will no longer breed orca whales due to human deaths resulting at their water parks, while the National Aquarium decided to retire its dolphins to a seaside sanctuary.

Posted September 4, 2016 by Ron Callari

From wars to poverty, there is an exponential amount of strife circumnavigating the globe. Socially, economically and politically when we go mano-a-mano with each other, we can’t seem to get it right, no matter how many centuries have come to past. But environmentally, this should not be the case, particularly when it pertains to other lifeforms that share the planet with us. Extinction is serious business. The wiping out of an entire species is an unbalance that has consequences — and it’s unthinkable we are not doing more to thwart conditions that lead to that type of travesty.

Posted September 4, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Why did the buffalo cross the road? Because he was taking his loss of habitat in his stride. Wait! What?

Posted August 17, 2016 by Ron Callari

Recovering from potential extinction involves a lot of effort, money and a strong species unwilling to go the way of the dinosaur. Such species do exist. The one highlighted today is the miniature island foxes who are indigenous to California’s Channel Islands.