Archives for the ‘Animals’ Category

Getting Wild With the Komodo Dragon

Dec 2nd, 2016 • Category: Animals

The komodo dragon, Varanus komodoensis, is the biggest lizard in the world.

Have Some Respect… for Chickens

Jun 3rd, 2016 • Category: Animals

May is International Respect for Chickens Month. Unlike other livestock, chickens are not protected by the government from unnecessary suffering.

Getting Wild With the Golden Eagle

Mar 12th, 2016 • Category: Animals

The golden eagle is a highly protected wild bird and a cousin of the U.S. national animal, the bald eagle.

Original Drawing by Emilia Hemingway

Jan 17th, 2016 • Category: Animals

Vegan life, as seen by Emilia Hemingway, age 9.

Getting Wild With the Markhor

Jan 17th, 2016 • Category: Animals

The markhor has beautiful, twirled horns that can reach up to 60 inches in length. Learn more about this unique creature.

Getting Wild with the Sea Anemone

Nov 8th, 2015 • Category: Animals

There are more than 1,000 different kinds of sea anemones.

Getting Wild with the Olive Baboon

Sep 5th, 2015 • Category: Animals

Olive baboons have yellow-brown fur with bare face, hands, feet and bums.

Getting Wild with the Anaconda

Jul 15th, 2015 • Category: Animals

Known as the king of all snakes, the anaconda is one of the largest snakes in the world with a terrifying reputation.

Getting Wild with the Sun Bear

May 16th, 2015 • Category: Animals

The sun bear is the smallest of all the bear species. They live in several Southeast Asian countries, including Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Burma.

Irrawaddy Dolphin Population Declining

May 16th, 2015 • Category: Animals

The population of the Irrawaddy dolphin in Laos is down to five. The World Wildlife Fund is calling for an end to illegal fishing and strict regulation of boat traffic in the area.