Sometimes the Law of Unintended Consequences has teeth. In this case, people forgot that cats and canines tend to disagree. The bigger each species is, the more likely their arguments are to end in death. That is what is happening in the American west as wolves spread into the mountains once more. The canines are … Continue reading Big Cats vs. Big Dogs
Remember that post about the sounds made by the nine planets in the Solar System? Well, it turns out that these were not the only noises NASA recorded and put in a playlist. They picked up a number of other cosmic melodies, most of which are rather creepy. You can listen to these sounds by … Continue reading A True Space Opera
With thanks to Foxfier for the tip. 😉 I would have missed this bit of news entirely if she hadn’t tossed it my way! Reading this article, one has to wonder what else is hiding under the ice. As long as it is not a Lovecraftian horror, a killer zombie disease, or something equally terrible, … Continue reading History Emerges from the Ice!
Find out more through the article linked below, readers! Dinosaur Unearthed in Argentina Could Be Largest Land Animal Ever The skeleton is still far from complete but paleontologists say what they’ve found suggests the dinosaur may be more than 120 feet long By Alex Fox SMITHSONIANMAG.COM JANUARY 22, 2021 The fossilized bones of what may have … Continue reading A Real Thunder Lizard!
Someone needs to invent a spaceship that will take us back to the moon. Then someone needs to put a base on the moon, so we can move on to Mars. At this point, it is just infuriating that we have not continued to explore the stars. There is too much that we have left … Continue reading New Discoveries for a New Generation
Take a look at this fascinating article, readers! Kīlauea’s Lava Lake Is Back, and Volcanologists Are Bubbling With Excitement There’s uncertainty, but the eruption is confined to the summit caldera. BY ROBIN GEORGE ANDREWS DECEMBER 23, 2020 LIKE IN MANY PARTS OF the world, 2020 has been an atrocious year for America: pandemic, wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and more. “But then … Continue reading A Hot Take on a Steamy Subject
No, that is not the title of the latest Franklin* book, readers. The story below is about a new turtle species discovered in April of last year. The one in the photograph has a surprisingly friendly expression on its face, for a creature which swallows its prey in one gulp. Click the link to learn … Continue reading A New Turtle in Town
No, that isn’t a joke, readers. There is a species of squirrel in India that has multi-colored fur. While the pictures that made it into the article below may have come from a camera with the “vibrancy” setting on his camera, the fact is that these tree-loving rodents have fur “of another color!”* So if … Continue reading Rainbow….Squirrels?!
Click the link to discover five things you may not know about bats, readers: Five Reasons to Love Bats October 27th, 2020 BY Erin Malsbury Bats have had a rough year. Brought into the limelight by the coronavirus pandemic, their already spooky public image took wing for the worse. But they have more to worry … Continue reading Information Which Will Make You Go Batty
Learn more about this fascinating cat through the link below, readers: COMMON NAME: Caracal SCIENTIFIC NAME: Caracal caracal DIET: Carnivore SIZE: Two feet to 3.5 feet long WEIGHT: 25 to 40 pounds IUCN RED LIST STATUS: ? Least Concern CURRENT POPULATION TREND: Unknown What is a caracal? This medium-size wildcat roams the savannas, deserts, and forests of much of Africa and … Continue reading Stalking the Wild