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  • Llamas have become fixtures at many children's zoos.
    Facts about llamas
    Farming is an integral part of society across many cultures. Animals like chickens, cows, goats, pigs, sheep and horses have been used by man for so long that they are now regarded as being “domestic animals,” especially those that can...
  • Donkeys are very docile animals and they make good farm pets.
    Facts about donkeys
    Farming is an integral part of society across many cultures. Animals like donkeys, chickens, cows, goats, pigs and sheep have been used by people for so long that they are now regarded as being “domestic animals,” especially those that...
  • Sheep travel in herds called "flocks" or "mods."
    Facts about sheep
    Farming is an integral part of society across many cultures. Animals like sheep, chickens, cows, goats and pigs have been used by people for so long that they are now regarded as being “domestic animals,” specifically those that can be...
  • Pigs are highly intelligent creatures that are sometimes kept as pets.
    Facts about pigs
    Farming is an integral part of society across many cultures. Animals like pigs, chickens, cows, goats, and sheep have been used by humans for so long that they are now regarded as being “domestic animals,” especially those that can be...
  • Goats are very social creatures that can learn their names and come when called.
    Facts about goats
    Farming is an integral part of society across many cultures. Animals like goats, chickens, cows, pigs and sheep have been used by man for so long that they are now regarded as being “domestic animals,” specifically those that can be...
  • Baby chickens are called "chicks."
    Facts about chickens
    Farming is an integral part of society across many cultures. Animals like chickens, cows, goats, pigs and sheep have been used by humans for so long that they are now regarded as being “domestic animals,” especially those that can be...
  • Cows have been essential to humans for centuries.
    Facts about cows
    Farming is an integral part of society across many cultures. Animals like cows, chickens, goats, pigs and sheep have been used by man for so long that they are now regarded as being “domestic animals,” specifically those that can be...
  • Friendly elk photo-bombs chimpanzee sanctuary
    Friendly elk photo-bombs chimpanzee sanctuary
    How often do you see an elk photo-bombing your selfie? For J.B. Mulcahy, Co-director at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest (CSNW), timing was everything as he captured a friendly elk smiling for her close-up.CSNW sits atop 26 acres nestled in the...
  • More than 140 animals seized from Washington property
    More than 140 animals seized from Washington property
    KREM 2 News reported today that more than 140 animals were seized from a Deer Park, Washington property this afternoon after a concerned citizen reported possible animal cruelty. Animal protection officers with Spokane County Regional Animal...
  • "Heifers at Sunset" by Oystein Johnsen
    Norwegian photographer's captivating images featured at Midtown East gallery
    The Trygve Lie Gallery, located on the lower level of the Norwegian Seaman Church in Midtown East, is currently presenting a collection of photographs by Oystein Johnsen. The exhibit, titled A View From My Heart, includes pictures that Johnsen has...
  • 'Daisy to the Rescue: True Stories of Daring Dogs...' by Jeff Campbell
    'Daisy to the Rescue: True Stories of Daring Dogs...' by Jeff Campbell
    "Daisy to the Rescue: True Stories of Daring Dogs, Paramedic Parrots, and Other Animal Heroes" by Jeff Campbell is a wonderful compilation of stories ranging from those which are fairly well known to surprising little-known stories about...
  • Assistance Dog at food court at shopping mall.
    Researcher shows that dogs can be optimists or pessimists
    Guard dogs, assistance dogs, companion dogs, and probably all dogs can be optimists or pessimists according to Dr. Melissa Starling from the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney in Australia. The dog’s attitude depends...
  • 'This ORQ. (he cave boy)' by David Elliott and Lori Nichols: The ultimate pet
    'This ORQ. (he cave boy)' by David Elliott and Lori Nichols: The ultimate pet
    "This ORQ. (he cave boy)" by David Elliott and illustrated by Lori Nichols is a picture book about the ultimate caveboy pet, a wooly mammoth. It's by turns touching, funny and a clever play on words.Caveboy ORQ has a pet, Woma (wooly...
  • All the toys being reviewed were inspired by the "Wild Kratts" TV show.
    Toy review: Wild Kratts
    “Wild Kratts” is a PBS children’s television show that promotes an eco-friendly and humane message. Each half-hour episode revolves around the animated adventures of brothers Chris and Martin Kratt as they travel to animal...
  • Fish at the NY Aquarium
    New York Aquarium
    New York Aquarium is not just rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy. It is actually renovating. In 2016, there will be new shark, seahorses, and jellyfish exhibits. In the meantime, there is still a few exhibits there, and the admission fee is cheap at...