Category Archives: Animal News

Animals Are Their Own Pharmacists

When we watch animals foraging for food in nature, we now have to ask, are they visiting the grocery store or are they visiting the pharmacy? — Ecologist Mark Hunter Animals “vaccinate” themselves and their offspring as well. House Sparrows … Continue reading

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In Memory Of Sirius, Only Police Dog Killed In 9/11 Attacks September 11, 2013

Leanne Hall (SEPTEMBER 11TH) NEW YORK — Today is the anniversary of that fateful day of terror. Not all first responder victims were of the two-legged kind. Read how the only police dog killed in the attacks did his job … Continue reading

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The Black Cat Auditions — Wanted: Black Cat to Act

Tales of Terror is a 1962 horror film starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, and Basil Rathbone. Billed as a “Trilogy of Shock and Horror,” it consists of three short sequences based on Edgar Allan Poe stories: “Morella”, “The Facts in … Continue reading

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A Message from Honey Bee Consciousness

INTRODUCTION Since the late 1980s Honeybees have been dying off in alarming numbers due to infestation by a tracheal mite which lodges in the thorax of the bee. These are the tracheae that feed oxygen to the flight muscles of … Continue reading

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Cow Consciousness

Cow Consciousness An Interview through Sharon Callahan by Sun Mi Kim Our relationship with cows is complex. After years of exploiting this species for its milk and meat, most of our society has allowed the droning echoes of such long-held … Continue reading

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A Message from Honey Bee Consciousness

INTRODUCTION Since the late 1980s Honeybees have been dying off in alarming numbers due to infestation by a tracheal mite which lodges in the thorax of the bee. These are the tracheae that feed oxygen to the flight muscles of … Continue reading

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Do Crustaceans Experience Pain? Probably.

According to work published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, there is further evidence that crustaceans — crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp and krill – experience pain. A study has revealed that the shore crab, a close relative of the species … Continue reading

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