Posted February 21, 2020 by Creature Features

Scientific researchers in Indonesia have honored Greta Thunberg by naming a newly discovered species of snail after the Swedish teen climate activist.

Posted February 8, 2020 by Creature Features

Giant hot-pink slugs living atop a dormant volcano can breathe a bit easier now that Australia's terrible bush fires appear to have swept past their isolated habitat.

Posted August 29, 2019 by Myra Per-Lee

We commonly picture bears, bees, and groundhogs hibernating during the winter, but did you know that some creatures retreat from the world in the summer? These heat-adverse animals estivate.

Posted August 30, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

With Labor Day comes the unofficial end of another summer. Therefore one good long look back at the sultry season on the beach is in order with these awesome animal sand sculptures. You could call them sons of beaches.

Posted August 28, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Snails are a big problem for garden throughout the spring and summer. Most of them are a dull brown. Snails in the ocean can be spectacular like this red-lined bubble snail.

Posted July 17, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

This is one interesting mushroom! It doesn't have that delicious fungal smell.

Posted April 9, 2018 by Kitty Devine

Snails are usually seen as garden pests, aquarium inhabitants, or, at best, escargot. However, snails can also be cute and cuddly when they are a plush Beanie Boo "Scooter."

Posted March 28, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

I'm such a pushover. Some days I let the kids crawl all over me.