Beasts of the Wild

Beasts of the Wild

Lions and tigers and bears - oh my! Exploring majestic beasts in their natural habitats.

Jenna Deedy5 days ago
Sanctuaries and Cetacean "Bans"
Recently, an animal rights group known as the "Whale Sanctuary Project" revealed its desire to develop a marine mammal "sanctuary" that would house cetaceans that have spent most of their lives in hum...
Andrew White16 days ago
From the Diary of a Conservationist—August 2015
As the sun rises and the light starts to diffuse across the water of the Zambezi, an elephant drinks and a warm feeling enters your heart. Water rolls over the smoke that thunders, hippos huff and puf...
Maura Dudas23 days ago
Humans Don't Need an Apocalypse – They're It
The appalling news just hit the internet about how despite humans making up only 1% of the Earth's overall population we managed to kill over 80% of its living organisms in a century. We can pat ourse...
Destiny Harrisa month ago
My Battle for the Bathroom
Do you ever accidentally create a new dance when you’re standing behind someone by crossing and uncrossing your legs or swaying side to side? Then by some odd force of nature these movements cause you...
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Lorraine Woiak2 months ago
The Eastern Timber Wolf
I volunteered at the Timber Wolf Preservation Society (TWPS) from 2012 to its closing in 2014. As a tour guide, I learned things I never thought I would. My first-hand experience showed me that much o...
Roland Barnes3 months ago
Is a Fox a Cat or a Dog?
I was visiting a friend in Gold Hill, Colorado. It's right outside Boulder, but several thousand feet above it, up an unpaved road. The foxes there are so unafraid of people that they come right up to...
Ben Kharakh3 months ago
Biggest Cats in the World
Most of the biggest cats in the world are also among the world's most endangered animals. As these beautiful creatures decline in numbers it begs the question: is all the progress made by humanity sup...
Rachel Anderson3 months ago
Cute But Dangerous
I'm a constant hiker and love to camp. Recently I've noticed an increase in wild animals approaching humans, especially amongst the raccoons and coyotes. It is a big concern. The most recent experienc...
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hope vandersluis4 months ago
Why We Need Sharks
Believe it or not, sharks are one of the things stopping global warming from getting too bad and deadly. Phytoplankton are little organisms that thrive in the ocean. They convert most of the carbon di...