Posted December 14, 2019 by Ron Callari

A new research study sequenced the Carolina Parakeet [aka Conuropsis Carolinensis), the only U.S. parrot native to the eastern part of the country.

Posted December 9, 2019 by Ron Callari

Like something biblical, like locusts out of Exodus 10:3–6, a plague of grasshoppers swarmed Sin City [aka Las Vegas] this past July. This migration was triggered by a harsh winter, one the city hadn't seen in a long time.

Posted December 2, 2019 by Ron Callari

Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird" was a prescient novel. Rooted in the civil rights era of the 1950s, it could also be set in modern day America, where bullies versus innocents and democracy versus autocracy are inherent.

Posted November 25, 2019 by Ron Callari

After People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) accused circuses of cruelty repeatedly over the years, they finally ceased using elephants altogether, and actually retired the older ones to sanctuaries they created.

Posted November 23, 2019 by Ron Callari

Queen Elizabeth is not letting a minor issue like age prevent her from galloping into her ninth decade.

Posted November 21, 2019 by Ron Callari

As mountain gorillas are usually hunted for bushmeat, they are frequently injured or killed by traps.

Posted November 19, 2019 by Creature Features

'Tis the season to be jolly, furry, scaly, feathery and fluffy so lift your mugs, pet your pugs and toast the holidays with these 10 classic cocktails named after animals.

Posted November 18, 2019 by Ron Callari

Novelist Emily Giffin once quoted: "A son is a son 'til he takes a wife, but a daughter is a daughter all her life." While this dynamic normally holds true for most mammal species, that are exceptions.