Posted October 6, 2012 by John P. Barker

Seriously.  Why would anyone ever jump into an enclosed space filled with polar bears--notoriously known as one of the most dangerous carnivores on the planet?  Why???

Posted September 25, 2012 by John P. Barker

This little guy's got some guts.  You can just hear the thought: "There's something weird and it's near my Mom.  I'm gonna charge it."

Posted September 24, 2012 by Carmen

Saturday marked the third annual celebration of World Rhino Day, which began in an effort to raise awareness of the species. The event turned into success across the world. This year World Rhino Day aims to spread more information via online and offline establishments.

Posted September 21, 2012 by Laurie Kay Olson

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. They also say "a
face only a mother could love." Then there is just plain FUGLY! Click on
the piglet to see this week's Fugly Friday pick. You've got to see a Pink Fairy Armadillo!

Posted September 11, 2012 by Laurie Kay Olson

Last week, after more than 30 years without being seen, the Japanese
Ministry of the environment announced the sad news that the Japanese river otter and
several other species extinct. The otter once numbered in the millions
in the island nation and was over-hunted for their fur and lost miles of
habitat due to urban growth and pollution.

Posted September 4, 2012 by John P. Barker

This is just cool.  Imagine if you toss your camera (encased in a waterproof housing) into the ocean in an effort to get footage of tuna--and then a pod of dolphins decides to follow the boat.  This is some really pretty stuff; well worth checking out.

Posted August 30, 2012 by John P. Barker

Captain Ahab might have some sort of seizure if he saw this video of the day.  Though not a sperm whale, this large aquatic carnivore is definitely an impressive specimen.  Check it out...

Posted August 29, 2012 by Amanda Dickens

Nearly ten thousand people in Muensing, Germany attended the fifth annual ox-racing championship over this past weekend.  Was it a weekend of bull or harmless fun??