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  • Puffins hanging out on a cliff
    What are Puffins and are they endangered?
    A puffin is a seabird of northern and Arctic waters with a large head and large colorful beak.They nest in community's on rocky islands off the northern coasts of North American and Europe. Puffins may look likepenguins, but they are not....
  • Porpoise starves to death from 'over-mating'?
    'Over-mating' porpoise starves to death, washes up on beach
    A dead adult porpoise that was found in a residential area in London early this month, likely washed up on Worthing beach earlier. And what struck marine mammals specialists as odd was the nature in which the dolphin-like orca died. Based on an...
  • Florida Panther
    Florida Panthers are celebrated this weekend in Collier County
    The fourth annual Florida Panther Festival is set for this Saturday, Nov. 15, at North Collier Regional Park in Naples, and offers interesting and fun opportunities to learn about Florida’s State Animal and one of the most endangered mammals...
  • Many things to do at Brooker Creek Preserve
    A scenic hike at Brooker Creek Preserve
    Those looking for a quiet place to take a walk willenjoy the hiking trails andEnvironmental Education Center at Brooker Creek Preservein Tarpon Springs, Florida.The award-winningBrooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Centerlies within...
  • Tiger shark carcass contained human head and leg
    650 pound tiger shark caught by fishermen contained human leg, head
    An enormous tiger shark caught by fishermen in the Philippines last month weighed some 650 pounds. That was impressive alone, but the weight of the ocean predator was overshadowed by what was inside the shark's belly: ahuman leg and head,...
  • Zoboomafoo dies at 20
    Zoboomafoo dies at 20, lemur's death shocks fans
    Sadly, Jovian akaZoboomafoo has died. TheCoquerel’s sifaka lemur, which starred as Zoboo alongside a talking puppet in his likeness on the PBS show, passed away at 20 after a brief illness.Zoboomafoo's cause of deathis related to...
  • Eared grebes
    Fall migration and an ancient murrelet in the latest birding news in San Diego
    As of mid-November 2015, migration is still going strong in the San Diego area. Now is a great time to see the most birds in the area. Area reservoirs and ponds are teaming with birds, especially coots and ruddy ducks and shorebirds have reached...
  • Red maple
    Bursts of colors on the Custis Trail
    Everywhere you look this time of year, there are beautiful fall colors. They won’t last much longer because a cold front with a little breeze will knock down the remaining leaves. Overnight temperatures will reach the 30’s by Wednesday...
  • Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve in motion
    Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve in motion
    Lace up your walking shoes because tomorrow, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve is teaming up with Healthy Adams County to host guided 1.5 Winter Fitness Hikes on the grounds of the Preserve. Everyone is welcome to this first of...
  • Arctic fox
    What is a Arctic fox?
    The arctic fox, also known as the white fox, polar fox, or snow fox, is a small fox native to the Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere and common throughout the Arctic tundra. Arctic foxes have adapted to the harsh cold whether. They have...
  • Migratory shorebirds
    This weekend in San Diego nature has salt works tour and habitat restoration
    This weekend, November 7-9, 2014, is expected to be cool, weather-wise. This means that it will be great for bird watching and other nature-related activities. Many organizations have events scheduled this weekend that may be of interest. Here are...
  • Spinosaurus was larger than Tyrannosaurus Rex by 4,000 pounds
    This colossal dinosaur was larger, deadlier than T-rex
    Over 100 years ago, a group of scientists made a startling discovery in Egypt's Sahara desert. What the paleontologists found was believed to be the fossilized remains of an enormous dinosaur calledSpinosaurus, a carnivorous creature...
  • Watercress
    What is Watercress and what is it used for?
    Its botanical name is:Nasturtium officianale. Watercress is a water plant that lives near or in water such as springs,rivers etc.The fresh tender leaves of watercress have to be harvested right before flowering, because after flowering they become...
  • Ravens mostly live in pairs
    4 facts about ravens you might not know
    San Diego has long been a home for common ravens. At one time, fairly recently, there were no crows, just ravens. In the 80s, the crows began to arrive in force in San Diego. Still ravens can be seen and heard in many areas. They’ve even...
  •  Kashmir musk deer with fangs spotted
    'Vampire' deer with fangs thought extinct spotted first time since 1948
    After six decades of not being seen and thought to be extinct, a rare deer with vampire-like fangs has been spotted roaming around in the northeastern region of Afghanistan. According to a report out on Friday, theKashmir musk deer, one of seven...