Posted February 23, 2013 by Arnold Carreiro

Raccoons are cute, sweet and charming animals- If you’ve never had to
deal with the smart, aggressive and vile scavengers up close and
personal. While many Americans might think that baboons are delightfully
silly monkeys, our South African friends would gladly trade me for my
raccoon problems!

Posted February 22, 2013 by Arnold Carreiro

I know that I give my puppy a bath regularly, and every dog owner is
familiar with the stages of how your pal smells between baths: Adorable
and cuddle-worthy baby shampoo smell, clean dog smell, dog-dog smell,
ripe dog smell, and the process repeats itself. I’m not saying that you
should shirk bathing your canine companion, but what if you could
supplement “dog-dog” through “ripe” smells with a scent of ocean breeze,
wild berry or fresh linen?

Posted February 21, 2013 by John P. Barker

This elephant loves the beach!  Watch this playful pachyderm prance in the waves!

Posted February 18, 2013 by Arnold Carreiro

I know what you’re thinking, and I’m totally onboard: “Petchup” and
“Meowstard” are both ridiculous names… Ridiculously awesome! There are
plenty of good reasons to buy condiments to compliment your dog or cat’s
kibble, but bragging to your friends that you slather kitty’s breakfast
with Meowstard comes close to topping the list.

Posted February 17, 2013 by Arnold Carreiro

If you’re looking for an exotic companion that will take away some of
the thunder from dog and cat owners and their adorably fuzzy friends,
there are plenty of viable options to choose from depending on where you
live. For example, throughout most of the United States, you could
adopt an iguana, hedgehog or macaw and you’d turn heads as the most
unique pet owner on the block. However, there are some nature fans who
try to raise the bar by bringing home a creature that they probably
shouldn’t, like today’s featured fauna: The Howler Monkey.

Posted February 17, 2013 by Arnold Carreiro

Here’s a bit of happy news to brighten up your day: Leanne, a 9-year old
Sumatran tiger, gave birth to a healthy cub on February 16th at the San
Francisco Zoo. Watch the cub's momma celebrate the Lunar New Year, too!

Posted February 14, 2013 by Arnold Carreiro

Gizmo the ring-tailed lemur was stolen from his Mobile County, Mississippi home in January by a crook who had hoped to cash in on the potential reward money for “finding and returning” the poor creature. James Edward Welborn Jr. has been accused of breaking into a family’s house to steal both Gizmo and a flat screen television.

Posted February 12, 2013 by Arnold Carreiro

 A pair of French videographers, Xavier Hubert-Brierre and Michel Guiss
Djomou, have placed camera traps along the jungle roadside close to
Nyonié, Gabon to see rare glimpses of the region’s tropical wildlife.
While their videos of troops of mandrills and gorillas on the move are
impressive, it was their innovative idea to place a large mirror by the
roadside to capture the reactions of the native fauna that made for
particularly entertaining cinematography.