Bobcats and Mountain Lions are an American treasure just as Lions and Tigers are in Africa and Asia. If Lion or Tiger hunting were allowed there would be an outcry here. Yet, in Illinois, some consider and advocate for hunting Bobcat. As one of his last acts as Governor, Pat Quinn vetoed legislation that would... Read more »
From a shoplifting pigeon thief to a cat taking on an alligator – here are animals acting tough in surprising circumstances. Except the skydiving cat and skydiving dog – though safe, I’m sure – I’m not certain they had a choice in the matter. Still, all in all – I think, a fun video. ... Read more »
A snake-like amphibian dubbed the floppy snake has been discovered in a drained river in Brazil. News reports quickly began to compare the ancient amphibian species (not really a snake) to a human penis, just in case you haven’t heard. The eyeless amphibian, Atretochoana eiselti was discovered at the bottom of the Madeira River in Rondonia state... Read more »
What’s going on here? Is this gibbon taunting the tigers or wanting to play with the tigers. It’s odd because gibbons are normally wary of being on the ground since that is where they are most susceptible. These tigers are young, but can still do damage to a gibbon. I’m guessing this gibbon is still... Read more »
Bears now….previously have answered about porcupines pets and coyotes and pets – here’s a question (from my newspaper column) about how to “train” a dog to defend against bears, and a unique way to determine how a dog might respond. Q: We live in the woods, and the bear population has been increasing here. A... Read more »
Porcupines are becoming an increasing problem for dogs and cats throughout parts of the country. The thorny rodents are attracted to garbage, and like raccoons, coyotes, skunks and opossum have become more bold at raiding our trash. Porcupines spend a lot of time in trees, away from even tree-climbing cats and certainly nowhere near dogs,... Read more »
Maybe it’s proof that you are born gay….or maybe not. For example, new research demonstrates that zebra finch raised by their fathers aren’t as likely to pair for life with female birds as they are with a dude finch. It seems, the gay blades just ‘hang’ together and don’t usually truly have a gay sexual... Read more »
African wildlife is disappearing. That’s not my opinion, it’s a fact. In some places there are no rhino’s left -none; hyenas in some places too numerous as a result of so few lion; African wild dogs are gone from much of their previous range and the same is true for a myriad of other animals;... Read more »
Moral of this story – never fool around with a mother ostrich.
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