Category Archives: Animal news

Weird animal news: Lizard Popsicles

I’ve been spending time lately with animals, preferably babies. That is, animal videos. I don’t have a lot of animals myself. Indeed, I have none. Animal news is ever so soothing. Or not. Here, from the New York Times, is … Continue reading

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V-e-r-r-r-y s-l-o-o-w animal news

For the last ten minutes, I’ve been watching a wallaby give birth to a joey the size of a jelly bean, in a jellybean sort of color — bright pink. OK, there’s the joey, pink and fur-less. Wow. Teeny. Not … Continue reading

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Some animal news — as long as you include homo sapiens as animals

From Harper’s Weekly Report: Scientists in Hungary accidentally mated sturgeons and paddlefish, creating a new hybrid dubbed the “sturddlefish.” “It was unintentional,” acknowledged a member of the team. But what do they call the roe? Venetian gondoliers reduced the maximum … Continue reading

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