The Avian Flu

The Avian Flu, also known as the bird flu, has wiped out over 50.5 million birds of all types. The Avian Flu mostly affects birds but can also be passed to humans. Chickens, turkeys, and other birds have been affected by the worst U.S. animal-health disaster in history. The number of 50.54 million birds topped the previous record of 50.5 million birds killed in an … Continue reading The Avian Flu

Poisonous Toads

Bufo Alvarius, also known as the Sonoran desert toad or the Colorado river toad. These species are one of the largest toad species found in North America, measuring about 7 inches. This toad has a unique low-pitch weak toot sound that they make as well as psychedelic toxins. The toxins excreted through the toad’s skin can make humans deathly sick. The National Park Service urged … Continue reading Poisonous Toads

Deer Accidents

About 1.5 million deer-related accidents happen annually, resulting in more than $1 billion in annual insured losses. These accidents also cause about 175-200 fatalities and 10,000 injuries annually. It is predicted that drivers would hit and kill around 40,000 fewer deer each year if the United States (U.S.) decided to make daylight saving time permanent or year-round. Daylight savings time is when parts of the … Continue reading Deer Accidents

Lion Escape

At an Australian Zoo in Sydney five lions found a way to escape their enclosure. This event struck immediate attention due to its urgency, officials rushed to contain the animals before any harm was done. The Zoo was put on lockdown with a “Code one alert”. Which is an alert that involves a dangerous animal, all the staff knew to act quickly due to this … Continue reading Lion Escape

Jonbenét Ramsey

In 1996, in Boulder, Colorado, six-year-old Jonbenét Ramsey was reported missing. This case ended up being one of the biggest cases in history and is still talked about today. The Ramsey family consisted of John Ramsey, Patsy Ramsey, their daughter Jonbenét, and their son Burke. At the time of the case, Jonbenét was a pageant girl aged six, while Burke was nine. The family of … Continue reading Jonbenét Ramsey

Bear Attack

Brady Lowry and Kendell Cummings were enjoying hunting just west of the Bobcat Houlihan trail on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. The sophomores at Northwest College in Powell, Washington, were innocently antler hunting when their hunting trip turned into a nightmare. In a matter of seconds, the two college students were face-to-face with a Grizzly Bear. These two boys were with a group of four wrestlers, … Continue reading Bear Attack

Gray Wolves

Investigations have recently been launched involving the deaths of six gray wolves in Washington State due to poisoning. Two of the six carcasses were found recently; the other four were found back in February. The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering a cash reward of $51,400 for any information to crack the case.  The wolves were tested and their toxicology results showed … Continue reading Gray Wolves

Beached Whales

Australia is home to a large number of whales, with about 30 different species of whale living in its waters. In Hobart, Australia, about 230 pilot whales have washed up and become beached. The pod was stranded on Ocean beach, and at least half of them were presumed alive.  The Marine Conservation Program immediately began to gather whale rescue gear and reported to the area … Continue reading Beached Whales

The Amazing Axolotl

Axolotls, also known as the Mexican walking fish, have cylindrical bodies, relatively long tails, short legs, and feathery textured external gills. The axolotl has five toes on its back feet, four on its front feet, as well as moveable eyelids. The body of an Axolotl is super unique because it can be all sorts of different colors. Each axolotl has bright colors and super cool patterns, … Continue reading The Amazing Axolotl