( education / news / rss ) Until recently, Twycross Zoo was a thriving and award-winning enterprise, with money in the bank and a long-term loan secured for a new 5 million, five-acre extension due to open next ... read more
( life / animals / politics ) via man-survives-tiger-attack-india
"Netizens the world over have been stunned by one Maharashtra man's unlikeliest of escapes when he came face to face with an adult male tiger..." ... read more
( life / animals / pets / travel ) The regulation is set to put an end to airlines discriminating against service dogs based on their appearance or breed—particularly pit bulls. via goodnewsnetwork ... read more
( life / environment / animals ) via https://www.collective-evolution.com/2020/01/20/bees-absolutely-love-cannabis-it-could-help-restore-their-populations/New research out of Cornell University that's beenpublished in Environmen ... read more
( life / animals ) via https://www.upi.com/Odd-News/2020/01/13/Elephant-climbs-5-foot-wall-to-steal-mangoes-from-lodge/3411578953055/ An elephant in a Zambian national park was caught in camera climbing over a wall to steal so ... read more
( life / animals / pets ) via https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/girl-volunteered-at-pet-shelter-for-two-days-until-reunited-with-lost-cat/Hannah Rountree had not seen her cat Spunky in three years—at least until he reappeared at the ... read more
( life / animals ) Some good news for a change: elephant-poaching-falls-dramatically-africa
"Elephant poaching in Africa has dropped significantly from a peak in 2011, according to a new analysis of annual surveillance data. The progress ... read more
( culture / writing / blog / animals ) I just went down the road to the quickie-mart and got coffee. It's something I do most every weekend morning since throwing away my home coffee maker to keep me from drinking too much of it. On the way there, I saw what I thought was a dead turtle in the road. I hate that. Poor things just can't move fast enough.
Half way there, up ... read more
( culture / writing / blog / animals ) - In case you're in the market for a barn cat, this is for you: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/08/31/5696395/feral-cats-get-a-second-life-as.html.
Maybe other cities near you have a simil ... read more
( culture / sports / hunting / animals ) Hooray for the fox!
via Fox shoots hunter in Belarus
"A wounded fox shot its would-be killer in Belarus by pulling the trigger on the hunter's gun as the pair scuffled after the man tried to fin ... read more
( life / animals ) I almost stepped on a snake as Elizabeth and I came out of the creek. Yes, we were in the creek. Anyway, I yelled, Aaaah when he slithered past me toward Elizabeth and into the water.
Elizabeth wanted to get a better look at him as he lay there half in the water, half out. It was only three feet long, but I didn't know if it was ... read more
( culture / writing / blog / animals ) Woke up this morning to a bird in the kitchen. I had a hunch the cat Sunny had brought something inside because, while still half asleep, I heard her banging around outside of the bedroom somewhere.Anyway, I walked into the kitchen, and there was a bird perched on the curtain rod ... read more