Posted August 29, 2019 by Myra Per-Lee

We commonly picture bears, bees, and groundhogs hibernating during the winter, but did you know that some creatures retreat from the world in the summer? These heat-adverse animals estivate.

Posted August 27, 2019 by Ron Callari

What does the the Amazon fires mean for wildlife? According to National Geographic's Natasha Daly, "In the Amazon, nothing is adapted to fire. 10 percent of Earth’s animal species live there."

Posted August 20, 2019 by Myra Per-Lee

Some high-end grain-free dry dog foods have been found by the FDA to be related to heart disease and death! Choose your dog's food and treats wisely, and read the labels!

Posted August 14, 2019 by Creature Features

Cats graze grass to soothe tummy aches, according to popular wisdom, but scientists now think their herbivorous cravings are more of an evolved habit.

Posted August 9, 2019 by Ron Callari

Like the TV Honeymooner Ralph Kramden's catchphrase, for those who remember, I could hear scientists saying, "To the Moon, you tardigrade, to the moon!"

Posted August 8, 2019 by Creature Features

We forgive anyone doing a double-double-take at Saniwa ensidens, a fossil monitor lizard excavated over a century ago that now appears to have had four peepers. Jeepers!

Posted August 7, 2019 by Myra Per-Lee

These are the ingredients in Orijen Original Freeze-Dried Dog Treats. There are no vegetable or potato "proteins" in these treats. Nor should there be!

Posted July 31, 2019 by Myra Per-Lee

Fewer 'experts' are touting grain-free food for dogs these days; last month the FDA found that some of the proteins found in grain-free dry dog foods are actually harmful.