Educational

Introducing Princess Leia (or) How Easy it is to Adopt a Little Friend -- Part 2

 Look at that face.  That's the "I'm a goof" face.  In Part 1 of this tale I wrote of the death of my little buddy/brother, Buster.  Now its time to meet the newest member of my family: Princess Leia.

This Crow is the Avian James Bond! The Animal Video of the Day!!!

This is one smart bird!  Watch as he solves a series of puzzles to reach his goal.

Buying and Keeping Exotic Pets: Should You or Shouldn't You?

Being the only person on your block to own a certain animal may have its place in the keeping-up-with-the-Jones' mindset, but bringing exotic animals into your home comes with hidden and perilous costs both to health and safety. Read on for more information.

Saber-Toothed Cat Unleashed in Park! The Animal Video of the Day!!!

I really admire some of the detailed prehistoric animal costumes that have been made in the past few years.  Aside from a few issues, they hold up to close scrutiny and provide excellent educational value for the kiddies.  This saber toothed cat is a good example.

True Facts About the Octopus -- The Animal Video of the Day!!!

This is one of those absolutely great videos that juggles humor with education.  I have an odd fascination with the octopus.  And just remember: Basically, everything they do is hardcore.

Orcas Hunting a Fin Whale -- The Animal Video of the Day!!!

This video shows a very rare sight: a pod of orcas hunting a fin whale.  This is an unusual event in that fin whales are not generally on the diet of the "wolves of the sea."

Tongue-Eating Parasite -- The "Ewwwwww!" Animal Video of the Day!!!

I never thought I would feel sorry for a fish.  This oddly light-hearted look at this bizarre parasite is quite informative.  I'd never heard of these things before.  Check it out...