horse show

The Alternative Horse Show – Say What?

The Tennessee Walking Horse is a beauty to behold. It’s known for its 4-beat running walk and high-stepping gait, so much so, that there...

Do Fish Feel Pain?

As a vegetarian, I’m often confronted with this: “Ah, but you eat fish, right?” The answer is no (at least currently), but my questioner’s...
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Toledo Zoo to Publicly Debut Their Polar Bear Cubs

The Toledo Zoo has announced that it’s as yet un-named, twin polar bear cubs will make their public debut this spring, likely in May....

Increased Palm Fruit Oil Demand Killing Orangutans

He was burned alive for doing what any living species does every day: fight to survive. The image of a burned orangutan has become the...

A Look Into Apes at US Zoos

The world is going ape! Though many of the great apes are endangered in the wild, they have been having a bit of a...

How to Help Wildlife Orphans This Spring

Spring is the season during which wild animals have plenty of babies. But if you come across an orphaned baby animal, is it okay...
horseback riding

5 Tips for a Safe Horseback Riding Experience

Superman’s (Christopher Reeve) fall from grace - and a horse - helped bring to light the dangers of horseback riding, even for an experienced...
glow in the dark

The Strange and Amazing World of Glow in the Dark Sea Life

We love our glow in the dark stuff don’t we? Whether it be glow in the dark markers, clothing, ceiling stars, or - in college...

Do Animals Get Drunk? Beware Of Your Pumpkins

While fall time in the US usually equates to Halloween and leaf peeping, in Darwin, Australia, it’s the start of Drunk Lorikeet Season. This...

Why Are There Still Birds Up North In The Winter?

You hear that chirp in the brisk morning of January and you say “what?” And for good reason. You wouldn’t be caught dead outside...