Just over a week ago Greg Beldham went out for a relaxing afternoon of salmon fishing on Nanoose Bay in British Columbia. It was hardly the quiet trip he had planned when a transient group of killer whales cornered a harbor seal and began hitting it against the hull of his boat before enjoying their snack.
The owner of a Honda Element was awakened to the honking of his car horn at 3 a.m. Friday morning. He thought that a raccoon had gotten into the car and would soon tire of the novelty. By 4:30 things were getting ridiculous. So Taylus went out to check on the car only to find himself face-to-face with a bear.
Rumors have been flooding the internet that a herd of cattle in Texas was killed by genetically modified grass. The truth is that the grass, Tifton 85, is a hybrid, not GMO. However, it is true that the grass was tested and was found to be producing cyanide.
The Guinness Book of Records has a category listing the world's most fearless animal. The ferocious carnivore that holds the title has no problem with running up to a lion or leopard on a kill and driving it away. It also has a taste for snakes and routinely enjoys a cobra or other deadly serpent for lunch. Can you guess what it is?
A new study, the first published on the paternity of southern right whales - no, not southern white males - gives hope to the species that was rendered nearly extinct by whaling off the Australia and New Zealand shores.
The residents of Rigolet,
a small coastal town in Labrador, Canada, have a new, gleaming white
neighbor. It is a beluga whale that they have named Bella. He arrived
last weekend and has been delighting the locals ever since, even letting
some of them pet him.