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How Fake Birds Helped Restore Maine’s Puffin Colonies

How Fake Birds Helped Restore Maine’s Puffin Colonies
November 7, 2020

In the late 1800’s many puffins in the state of Maine were hunted, and the population of puffins decreased. Maine’s islands were the homes of many puffins, and this let hunters kill freely. Hunters...

Should Zoos Be Banned?

An animal kept in a zoo cage for people's entertainment.
November 5, 2019

Zoos are facilities that confine wild animals to be shown to the public, studied, or for conservation. As many see zoos as a way to protect animals, others view it as a prison. Keeping animals in an enclosed...

Woman Takes Selfie with Zoo Jaguar

Jaguar
April 8, 2019

There are certain rules that have to be followed at a zoo. One lady took no notice of one of the most obvious rules: do not climb over the railing guarding the animal exhibits. Well, that’s exactly what...

Top 5 Largest Living Animals

l o n g b o y e
April 10, 2018

There are many different animals all around the world that are unique in their own way. From the smallest bugs to the giants that live in the wild, the animal kingdom is full of surprises. Out of all the...

A new species of marsupial lion discovered in Queensland Australia

A pride of lions.
January 16, 2018

   Australian scientists have recently discovered a new species of marsupial lions in northwestern Queensland, Australia.  Marsupial lions are extinct carnivorous mammals that only inhabit Australia....

5 Most Deadly Venomous Snakes in the World

Deadly snake
January 16, 2018

5 Most Deadly Venomous Snakes in the World   To many, snakes are known to kill with their deadly venom, but which snakes are more fear-raising than the others? There are also many snakes that...

Top 5 Cutest Animals

Munchkin cat
December 12, 2017

Sometimes everyone needs a small furry friend to curl up on the couch with, snuggling into the crevices made by dad’s bulging belly. They’re cute, fuzzy, warm, and all around adorable, so who wouldn’t...

Top 5 Endangered Animals

The endangered saola
November 7, 2017

Animals are living creatures that should be protected. However, due largely to destruction of habitat, pollution, hunting, fishing, and exotic species, many species of animals have become endangered. The...

Should Animal Testing be Considered Animal Cruelty?

Scientist holding a laboratory  rat
November 6, 2017

An estimated 26 million animals are tested every year in the United States for scientific and commercial uses. The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) does not protect 95% of the testings that are done and doesn’t...

Why Selective Breeding Should Be Banned

selectively breed teacup puppy
October 24, 2017

Selective breeding is a cruel way of ‘creating’ the perfect pet.   This is the way humans choose specific traits or characteristics to be passed from parent(s) to offspring in animals. Most...

Five Animals that are Going Extinct in 2017

via International Rhino Foundation
January 31, 2017

Lots of animal species are on the edge of being extinct, and this year, might be their last. Sadly enough, humans may be the main reason for some of these endangered animals. Agricultural expansion, pollution,...

Why Small Dogs are Better Than Big Dogs

A small dog.
January 17, 2017

Almost everyone loves dogs. They make a great house pet and there are over 100 different dog breeds to choose from! Personally, I think that smaller dog breeds, such as the chihuahua, are better than bigger...

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