wild animals

Animals the way nature intended it; explore the world of wild animals and the controversies surrounding domestication and hunting of feral beasts.

Jenna Deedy5 months ago
The Hypocrisy of Thomas Cook Travel Agency When It Comes to Zoos and Aquariums
Recently, Thomas Cook, a travel agency that is based in the United Kingdom, recently announced that it would no longer include marine mammal facilities that house orcas. The decision was likely influe...
Jenna Deedy5 months ago
Dear Parents, Don’t Let Your Kids Play With the Sea Lions on the Beach!
A California woman was recently visiting Point La Jolla Beach just right outside of San Diego, California when she saw a disturbing site: A group of families visiting the state harassing a colony of C...
Rebecca Slaney6 months ago
Morgan's Story
The above picture is that of an Orca Named Morgan. She was Captured about six years ago when she was spotted swimming alone in the waters off the Netherlands. She was not stranded or in distress but w...
Beth Titchmarsh6 months ago
Silent No More
Loro Parque. Situated in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, it is apparently considered "the best zoo in the world" according to the park's website and numerous posters plastered across the island. It's har...
Jenna Deedy6 months ago
Five Things to Know About Great White Sharks
One of the most celebrated species of shark in the world, the great white shark (Carchardon carcharias) is regarded as the largest species of predatory shark on Earth. A healthy adult shark can grow u...
Lillie Maria6 months ago
Behind the Scenes
The first elephant to be born in captivity in the western hemisphere went by the name "Packy", he was an Asian elephant who lived until the age of 44, which is premature for this breed of elephant as ...
Nicole Wenger6 months ago
An Unforgettable Moment
This is my personal experience of the first time I truly realized the vast beauty and authenticity of Mother Nature... It was a hot and bright day in the Abacos Islands, a good one for boating to the ...
Jenna Deedy6 months ago
Freeing Lolita the Killer Whale Is Not an Option
Lolita is a Southern Resident killer whale who was believed to have been born in 1966 to the Southern Resident orca population. She was collected on August 8, 1970 off the coast of Penn Cove, Washingt...
Katy Preen7 months ago
Top Ten LGBT+ Animals
Have you ever heard someone say that being gay isn’t “natural?” Well, I have some bad news for them: nature is gay AF. Our world has numerous examples of animals that change gender, engage in same-sex...
Isabella S7 months ago
Zoos: Good or Bad?
Animals all over the world are being abused and mistreated. It is unfortunate that there are people that don’t care about said animals. Luckily, there are zoos to help. After reviewing the three sourc...
Grace Mitchell7 months ago
The Box Jellyfish
Box Jellyfish are very old, surviving for more than 500 million years. One woman named Diana Nyad, known for swimming from Cuba to Florida, was not as successful as she appears. Three of her five atte...
Jenna Deedy7 months 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...
HB Rich7 months ago
12 of the Cutest, Most Unique Animals
Hedgehogs aren't super unique, but they sure are cute. Here are some animals that are super cute, but also very interesting. Think of these animals when you want to litter!
Andrew White7 months 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...
Tarin Crowell7 months ago
The Otter and the Stag
There once was an otter and a stag, the stag saw how quickly the otter could walk on land, but he was proud and he was much faster when running. Stag poked fun at the otter for playing in the water al...
Maura Dudas7 months 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...
Carol Wilson8 months ago
Top 10 Strangest Flying Animals That Are Not Birds
The world is full of amazing animals that have never failed to stun the mankind. Amongst them, the ones that have always managed to catch the attention of the observers/researchers are the flying anim...
Natalie Kate8 months ago
What Swimming With Sharks for the First Time Was Like
Like any Jaws-era child, I grew up frightened of sharks. Don't get me wrong, I never believed they were mindless monsters who purposefully seek out humans to attack, but I definitely didn't trust them...