SnakeBite

snakebite

  Snakebite season is here. In North America, there are over 7,000 snakebites a year, many of them non-fatal and non- venomous. In fact ,of the 20 species of venomous snakes (which include 16 species of rattlesnakes, 2 species of coral snakes, one species of cottonmouth (or water moccasin), and one species of copperhead ) most of the bites are …

Baby Animals In The Womb

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Do you remember the image of the elephant fetus in the womb pictured above? I  do.  I love baby animals and I though it was pretty cool. The picture comes from a documentary by National Geographic called ‘Extraordinary Animals in the Womb’ from 2006. I am unable to find the original footage but you can certainly watch other footage of “In the Womb” at http://natgeotv.com/uk/in-the-womb-animals/videos/animals I really remember…

Happy Animals

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When us humans are happy we smile, we laugh, we clap our hands, sometimes we jump for joy. We as a species can be very expressive in our happiness. Can other species express happiness? Some scientists say yes, where many others say that we are anthropomorphising the animals, that is giving them human qualities they do not have. I believe, however, that…

Dam Letters

Dam Beaver

  This letter was sent Mr Ryan Devries, seems there was environmental concerns about some dams that were built on his property. STATE OF MICHIGAN Reply to: GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT OFFICE STATE OFFICE BUILDING 6TH FLOOR 350 OTTAWA NW GRAND RAPIDS MI 49503-2341 JOHN ENGLER, Governor DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HOLLISTER BUILDING, PO BOX 30473, LANSING MI 48909-7973 INTERNET: http://www.deq.state.mi…

Cat

Cat

  There is an Interloper in my backyard. Someone who was not invited yet comes everyday. The Taz Cat (my kitty) is an indoor cat and although has warned and spit and ran from window to window to door, the Interloper is secure in the knowledge that the threats are empty. This Interloper is so rash and bold as to…