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Video: Wild Turkey Takes on a Mail Truck

Video: Wild Turkey Takes on a Mail Truck

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 3, 2011 4

Typically, a dog is the animal a mail carrier has to worry about most while doing his or her job. Not so in Centerville, Massachusetts. It’s a wild turkey this intrepid driver has to

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Rescuing Timmy, Feline-Style

Rescuing Timmy, Feline-Style

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 17, 2011 7

When it comes to our closest animal friends—our pets—it seems like dogs have all the luck. We take them out for walks and on car rides, we let them jump into our canoes for

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It’s Raining Birds

It’s Raining Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 8, 2011 6

Instead of waking to falling snow as many of us did on New Year’s Day 2011, people in Beebe, Arkansas, rose to find thousands of birds—grackles, starlings and red-winged blackbirds—falling from the sky, dead.

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The Canine Connection

The Canine Connection

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 3, 2011 4

About 12,000 years ago in what today is the country of Israel, hunter-gatherers buried a body with its hand holding a pup. It’s not known whether the animal was a dog or a wolf.

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Video: Your Backyard or Mine?

Video: Your Backyard or Mine?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 20, 2011 2

A guy in a bad bear suit may not be the best spokesperson for an audience of serious nature enthusiasts, but this video that uses one does, in the end, ask an important question

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A Look Back at Biodiversity; Forecast for 2011

A Look Back at Biodiversity; Forecast for 2011

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 6, 2011 2

The arrival of a new year always prompts us to take a look back at the one just passed; to summarize it, to put closure on it. It was about a year ago that

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