Posted November 17, 2017 by M Dee Dubroff

Meet Binti Jua, a female gorilla living at the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago, Illinois, whose name in Swahili means Daughter of Sunshine. She saved the life of a little boy who toppled into the gorilla habitat one summer day a number of years go.

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 November 15, 2017 by Kitty Devine

If you want to go really retro with your look you can't go back much further than the Jurassic look. To this end designer Betsey Johnson has created the Betseysaurusrex Purse.

Posted November 8, 2017 by Myra Per-Lee

If you don't like to laugh, don't read this blog.... This year's finalists for the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards do not disappoint.

Posted November 8, 2017 by M Dee Dubroff

Meet sweet Abigail, a pit bull terrier that was savagely injured and lost an ear as a bait dog. She wears a bonnet to cover the spot. On October 26th, she won The American Hero Dog Title  at the 2017 American Humane Her Dog Awards for both her extraordinary bravery and good works.

Posted November 6, 2017 by Lady Bee

Make sure your wintering birds get to their feeders before the squirrels, raccoons, and rats get their foods.

Posted October 27, 2017 by Rebecca West

For the benefit of animals kept in displays, science is now directing us to adopt a manner of less invasive (aka obnoxious) behavior the next time we're at the zoo. 

Posted October 26, 2017 by Rebecca West

It's been suggested that people that have an affinity for pets also have a greater concern for the environment than non-pet lovers. Why? Evolution and genetic makeup. Thank your ancestors.