The latest in the news from the animal kingdom
Raw food diets might be the oldest form of pet food; after all, they are very close to what ancient dogs used to eat. As more people become aware of the benefits of raw food diets for humans, more pet owners are switching their dogs to raw diets, as well, for a variety of reasons. (more…)
Critter Science will be at the 9th Annual Phoenix Pet Expo Saturday, May 26, 2018 10AM to 5PM & Sunday, May 27, 2018 11AM to 4PM at the WestWorld of Scottsdale! Just look for the Critter Science banner and come by to meet, greet, and hold some cool critters. (more…)
Did Saint Patrick banish all the snakes from Ireland? It turns out the story is a bit more complicated than that.
Legend tells it that in addition to introducing Christianity to Ireland, St. Patrick banished all the snakes from the Emerald Isle, chasing them into the sea from atop a cliff where he (more…)
What a wonderful time at the Phoenix Pet Expo last weekend. Can’t wait for the Tucson show and the future shows in Phoenix. My good buddy Kerry showed up with his family and we got to catch up and had a lot of laughs. (more…)
Microscopic parasites only a few cells large are essentially greatly degenerated jellyfish, a finding that could expand the definition of the animal kingdom, researchers say. (more…)
Don’t miss your chance to see Critter Science’s Scott Robinson at the Tucson Pet Expo!
I’ll be attending a booth with some groovy animals and doing a 30 minute stage presentation as well. There are lots of neat things to see at the expo and loads to do. This will be the final appearance at this expo.
Got to visit my friend Jimmy, from NBC Ch12. We met last year in Scottsdale at the Phoenix Pet Expo and my sugar gliders molested him. lol. (more…)
TWO populations of translocated boodies (Bettongia lesueur) which were set up to re-establish locally extinct species at Lorna Glen in the Murchison have created a thriving population made up of fertile hybrid (more…)
Snakes, blue-ringed octopus, spiders, scorpions and platypus among species to be included in Australia’s first dedicated venom storage facility. (more…)
Lungfish and salamanders can hear, despite not having an outer ear or tympanic middle ear. These early terrestrial vertebrates were probably also able to hear 300 million years ago, as shown in a new (more…)