Category Archives: Animals at Large

A Researcher Chokes On Her Popcorn: Wolf Myths Live On in 2012

Digging up the real biology and behavior of wolves and then getting the true story out there for the general public is pretty tough. There is so much misinformation about these animals in popular media, ranging from the ridiculous: Wolves … Continue reading

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Paying the Price for Captivity Stress

People aren’t the only ones to pay a high price for their animals’ captivity stress… By frustrating an animal’s urges–inhibiting its natural drives to disperse, hunt, and mate–physical confinement in the form of a pen or even a leash can … Continue reading

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Bleet: Osprey in the air

It’s that time of year!  Nest-building time!  When driving near rivers, keep at least one eye on the road, but also look for gorgeous osprey flying above you as they carry large twigs for nest construction.  They like to build … Continue reading

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Green Bullets Flying

  Pet owners are at it again.  Letting loose unwanted exotic animals.  In Britain, rose-ringed parakeets released by their owners have reproduced rapidly, their numbers increasing from an estimated 1,500 back in 1995 to 30,000 just a few years ago.  … Continue reading

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