Category Archives: Animal news

Did I mention the orphaned ducklings?

I think I did not. Well, you’ll find the whole story here (mom was killed by Central Park snapping turtle), as well as a sweet little video of the ducklings paddling around the bathtub of the woman who is giving … Continue reading

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There is hope for our democracy

From Harper’s Weekly Review: The Aldabra rail, a flightless bird native to an island in the Indian Ocean, was found to have re-evolved itself back into existence.

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More animal news: meet the tegu. Uh-oh

They’ve invaded Georgia. That’s our southern state, not the Russian state. They’re quite attractive, I think. I’ve never heard of them before this. They are….the Argentine black and white tegus! (That’s plural of “tegu,” which is singular.) They are lizards. … Continue reading

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