Insects evolve in ways that protect them against predators and other forms of immediate danger. From the stink bomb of an assassin bug, the stingers of bumble bees to poisonous spiders, many species on this planet have developed in ways to help their species survive and thrive in the wild.
Most of the time when you receive a heart-shaped box it means a cardiac-stopping load of candy. Change that up this Valentine's Day with this massively weird and adorable Giant Microbes Heart Warming Box.
Ceasar, the five-year-old camel, and Dolly, the ten-year-old blind mare, may be an unlikely duo, but they are bonded for life and have been ever since they "met" at the Pony X-Press petting Zoo in Winslow, Maine.
My blogs over the years have covered the perils and forecasts of the many endangered species on this planet. In my post, “Why We Should Be Concerned About The Sixth Mass Extinction?” I reported on the current ‘extinction event’ that is happening in our lifetimes. Think about that! There have only been five periods of heightened animal extinction since the dawn of time, and the most current one is happening right under our noses.
For those of us who grew up reading Richard Adams’ classic novel Watership Down, your worldview may have been significantly altered as to how you thought about the treatment of animals. The novel, told in a fable-rich format was the tale of a rabbit family’s struggles to survive in the face of adversity and threats from the cruelty of humans.