Metallic and shimmering, nothing is more striking than an Iridescent Plated Catfish! Looking for a regal beauty, and a bottom cleaner to boot? Go for the Emerald Catfish. Depending on the light, this fish can appear an iridescent blue or an emerald green. The Emerald Green Cory looks like a hefty catfish. Typical of its genus, Corydoras, it has a full... [Read more of this article]Julii Cory is the cutest little fish, with spots like a Leopard
“Fish with a mission!” Now that most aptly describes these adorable little catfish busily scouring around and vacuuming up the aquarium! What a delight it is to keep a bunch of Julii Cory. These are very beautiful little catfish, but they have no time to pose for a picture. They are very active and much too busy looking for tidbits of food... [Read more of this article]Silver-tipped Shark, a thrilling fascination for the aquarium
Dreamed of keeping a small shark? Well then, the Columbian “Silver Tip” Sharks are just the ticket! If it looks like a shark and swims likes a shark, then it must be a shark… right? Well actually, those long barbels and the underslung mouth give away its true identity. The Silver-tipped Shark is actually a Shark Catfish, though a... [Read more of this article]Light Up Your Holidays with a Celebration at the Zoo!
Colorful, twinkling holiday delights are found at zoos and aquariums all across the land! Looking for a special event to celebrate this winter’s holiday season? If your family loves wild animals and Christmas lights, check out your local zoo or aquarium. Zoos and Aquariums are lighting up in holiday celebrations all across America. A surefire... [Read more of this article]Awesome Animal Rescues, Best Stuff in the News
Animals help people all the time, but sometimes they can get in pickles of their own! The absolutely best stories this week are about people helping animals! Heart-warming animal rescues touch us all. There is no greater joy than when people are able to offer a helping hand to our fellow creatures when they find themselves in a pickle. This is the... [Read more of this article]Falconry, Part 2: Becoming a Falconer Apprentice to Master
Red-tailed Hawk, Photo courtesy John Wilkes Falconry begins with a fascination of the majestic birds of prey and their hunting skills… but becomes the passion of a lifetime! Falcons and other raptors are magnificent birds of prey. They display elegant form and beauty while in flight and are able to swiftly pinpoint and take down their prey. These... [Read more of this article]