May 15th is a wonderful day to recognize our nation’s success in helping endangered animals, and to join in the good fight! The successful prevention of extinction for imperiled animal life is beginning to unfold! The Endangered Species Day, started by the U.S. Senate, is celebrated on the third Friday in May each year. This is a wonderful day... [Read more of this article]Exotic Pet Laws
Exotic Cats Exotic Pet Laws Today more and more people are choosing exotic animals as their house pets. You never know what might be living next door to you. If an exotic pet is on your list of wants, check the local laws to see if they are permitted where you live. What is an Exotic Pet? The word “exotic” conjures up visions of brightly colored... [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]
Harris’ Hawk taking off Photo courtesy John Wilkes Falconry is not just a hobby and is more than a sport; it is most aptly described as an art! Falconry is an ancient art where a trained raptor will hunt wild prey in its natural state. This is a working relationship established between man and a bird of prey. This craft has been practiced for... [Read more of this article]Baby Sea Otter, Brink of Death to a Rising Star
Sea Otter Baby, Photo courtesy: Shedd Aquarium/Brenna Hernandez Just before the dark of night, the little cry of a baby sea otter drew the attention of a passerby out for an evening stroll! This tiny newborn Sea Otter, currently called “Pup 681,” was found on the Coastways Beach of California, on September 30th. She was alone, separated... [Read more of this article]Halloween Mysteries, 7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Bats
Scary bloodsucking bats may alarm you on Halloween, but there’s much more to these mysterious creatures than fright! Bats are mysterious creatures to most people. So many people have never even seen one up close, yet they are widespread throughout much of the world. This is most likely because bats are very shy, and they are nocturnal. They sleep... [Read more of this article]