Posted June 23, 2020 by Laurie Kay Olson

Sometimes it is the footnotes in history that are the most curious and interesting. This is true with the case of the parachuting live sheep. This tidbit of history occurred during the Second Italo-Abyssinian War which took place between 1932 and 1936 in northeast Ethiopia. The area was the Danakil Desert, which was dubbed "the cruelest place on Earth" by National Geographic. It was also most likely one of the largest grocery deliveries ever.

Posted May 30, 2020 by Creature Features

Brother Cream, Hong Kong's famous celebrity and charity cat, has crossed the Rainbow Bridge at a time his hometown needs him the most.

Posted May 29, 2020 by Ron Callari

This is a tale of bird tales. The theme of 'bird visitations' is common in literature. Jasper Doest's and Edgar Allan Poe have that in common.

Posted May 27, 2020 by Ron Callari

Crowds vanished, opening cities, resorts, villages, and area attractions, allowing animals to take over our vacant space. Overnight, the world turned into the 1995 film Jumanji, when wild beasts descended upon the streets of everyday life.

Posted May 23, 2020 by Ron Callari

Fripp Island — a barrier island at the southern border of South Carolina — sustains an ongoing deer population issue that some view as contrary to the island's position as a 'wildlife sanctuary.'

Posted May 19, 2020 by Ron Callari

Animals react to the Earth's magnetic field. Researchers commenced a new study to unravel the magnetic sensitivity that affects some of animals we share this planet with.

Posted May 12, 2020 by Ron Callari

Jeffrey Condon, camp manager of the Greystroke Mahale safari camp in Tanzania is good at what he does. So good . . . one of the animals under his charge could not get enough of him.

Posted May 11, 2020 by Ron Callari

As you celebrate your Mother on Mother's Day, there are a few other mothers you might want to make a toast to as well. They are considered the best 'Mother Animals" on the planet, according to One Green Planet.