You release the breath you didn’t know you were holding. You pick up the jaw you didn’t know you’d dropped. The camera rests in your hand, forgotten.
What if your dog offered you a behaviour you didn’t ask for? What if it was a good idea? Being smart enough to catch your dog doing something right is good for both of you. You get what you want and your dog gets to flex his creative muscles!
Donning my mask and snorkel – a sight that draws guffaws from my family who are too intimidated to join me – I jump in and swim with small fish at the opening of the aquifer. But I dare not get too close – looking down the throat of a black, underwater cave undoes my courage.
The world is running out of elephants, both in the wild and in captivity. In Thailand it’s estimated that overall the population is decreasing by 3.5% per year – which means that in 30 years there will be no elephants left in the land of elephants. But, there are some people who are trying to do something about it, before it’s too late.
It’s that time of the year again – lambs gambolling in the fields but this year between my cataracts and wonky wrist I am just not prepared. In addition, they are a week earlier than usual. This is how it came about. Last year when I put the cat among the pigeons (i.e. the rams […]
It’s not easy to be an elephant these days. African elephants are threatened by the relentless poaching frenzy that is slaughtering over 100 elephants per day throughout Africa. Asian elephants, are critically endangered by rapid habitat loss, causing them to raid croplands in search of food, leading to deadly conflicts with humans, poaching, or capture, and a life of captivity in zoos, tourist shows or logging camps. For us, life as a human is challenging enough. But for elephants, is there any hope?
Cougars roaming the streets of Saanich and Victoria are giving Guest Author Mary Meldrum the heebie-jeebies!
Watch the amazingly creative video that inspired Julia McLean to think of new and creative ways to herd her sheep. You won’t believe it!
George Burden discovers that Father Goose is alive and well and living in Canada. His real name is Bill Lishman and you’ll read his story and say, “Oh, I know about him.”
Born violent? A troop of baboons chooses an enduring culture of peace. Can humans do the same?