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Fun With Nature: Terns

Terns, seabirds of the same family as gulls, are extremely selective in their pairings, prompting Charles Darwin to coin the phrase, “One good tern deserves another.” Known for their distinctive sound, “kee-WAH,” terns are particularly fond of eating sand eels, … Continue reading

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Animal Group Names

Most official names for things are dull. But group names for animals are a hoot. Here are some of my favorites (Source: The Oxford Dictionary): Appropriate  (What else could they be called?) Cats – Pounce or Glaring (often both at … Continue reading

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Clever Animals

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Animals are cleverer than we give them credit for. They can… Operate their own café: “How would you like your eggs, sir?” Keep the fire going while we’re away. Overcome ridiculous odds. Do impressions of…

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Difference Between Dogs and Cats – Illustrated

Child: “Daddy, how are dogs different from cats?” Dad: “Watch this video, my child, and then you’ll understand.” Suggestion: Leave sound off (music is a bit cutesy).

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Happy Tuesday, Humans!

How wonderful is it that animals tolerate us, and sometimes even deign to love us? “An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.” ~Martin Buber             “Until one has loved an animal, … Continue reading

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Animalia

“’Free rides for fish!’” the brochure said.” “Goo-goo-ga-choo, kid!” “I’m the queen of the–what the…!” “Add one cup of powdered pigeon…” “I feel prickly, oh, so prickly, I feel prickly and tickly and..”  “Road trips–sheesh! We can’t be stopping for … Continue reading

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Fake it till You Make It

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