Posted April 20, 2016 by Rebecca West

Looking for a low maintenance pet for a little one that's hardy and won't break the bank in upkeep and care? A semi-aquatic pet might be just the answer. Not only are they fun and interesting, but they provide kids with opportunities to learn. Where are they from? What do they eat? Are they strong swimmers? How many colors do they come in and why are their bellies bright orange?

Posted April 19, 2016 by Rebecca West

Do you know what it means when a dog lowers its head and upper body and starts wagging its tail slowly? How about when its tail becomes erect and starts to quiver? Would you assume they were happy, sad or frightened? Learn more about animal body language in association with subtle behavioral changes to understand your dog better.

Posted April 19, 2016 by John P. Barker

The small size and light weight of a GoPro camera, along with an extensive variety of mounting equipment, lead to some interesting videos.  In this case, a pelican is taught how to fish.  I can happily say that in all of the years I have been writing for this site, this is my favorite video to date.

Posted April 17, 2016 by John P. Barker

Elephants love playing in mud and water, but sometimes things get a bit out of control.  In this case, this poor pachyderm got in a little over his... trunk.

 

Posted April 16, 2016 by Rebecca West

Did you know that the combination of a bird's body language and the noises it makes can speak volumes as to how it's feeling? Would you know the difference between a low screech and a loud squawk and what they mean? Birds are like all other living creatures in that their behavior is indicative of their overall health and mood. If you keep parakeets, find out more about what your budgie could be telling you.

Posted April 16, 2016 by John P. Barker

Imagine going out for a peaceful day of fishing, feeling a tug on your line, and pulling this monster out of the water!  How would you even release it back into the wild?!

Posted April 14, 2016 by John P. Barker

Guard your cheese and sausages when travelling through Manchester England's airport.  Apparently the sniffer dogs there prefer those delicious scents over that of marijuana and cocaine...

Posted April 14, 2016 by Rebecca West

A new family movie is shining a spotlight on the important subject of animal rescues. Find out who the stars are and how you can get involved with promoting awareness and raising money for unwanted pets in your area now. (TRAILER included)