The Life and Legacy of the Crocodile Hunter

(Courtesy of telegraph.co.uk) Steve Irwin, born February 22nd, 1962 was a pioneer in expanding people’s view about all sorts of misconstrued animals that garnered bad reputations. Steve showed us the beauty in dangerous animals. He made them approachable and not as the monsters they were made out to be. For what would have been his 56th … More The Life and Legacy of the Crocodile Hunter

Lets Get Batty!

There are many reasons people seem to fear bats. The fear of having your blood sucked, or turning into a vampire, rabies, the list can go on forever. But are they really that dangerous? What exactly are they, a bird or mammal? Well, I’ll be answering these questions and more, get ready to get batty! … More Lets Get Batty!

Spider Savers!

If your anything like me, when you see a large spider in your home you will run, or scream. But for some residents in the U.K. when they see a large spider they will have to second guess what they do. A species of spider known as the raft spider (Dolomedes Plantaruis) is the largest … More Spider Savers!

Rats

Have you ever heard of a rat sniffing out landmines? The Gambian pouched rat can grow up to 15 pounds and is similar in appearance to the Norway rat. In Africa the Gambian pouched rat is used to detect landmines due to its flexible and very intelligent nature. It can move gracefully over landmines without … More Rats