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.

Posted May 24, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Welcome to the start of the International Reed Climbing Championships, baby snail division. And . . . they're off!

Posted February 28, 2017 by Ron Callari

The goal is 12,000 species. The ’Photo Ark’ navigator and animal photographer is Joel Sartore. The mission is to document every captive animal species in the world using studio lighting and black-and-white backgrounds. So far, he’s traveled to 40 countries and has accomplished more than half of his target.

Posted December 12, 2016 by Creature Features

An extremely rare “left-handed” garden snail dubbed Jeremy has managed to find his soul- er, shell-mate... with a little help from his human friends.