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Seahorses trot around the block…

Do Seahorses make you scratch your head and go “Hmmm…”? Seahorses are fascinating creatures that have captured human imagination for thousands of years. Maybe because of their distinctive shape, slow moving style, the fact that the male carries the eggs and “gives birth”, or… Continue Reading “Seahorses trot around the block…”

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Draft Horses!

I think I fell in love with horses the first time I saw one, because I can’t remember not loving them. I adored everything about them, the flowing mane and tail, those lovely expressive eyes, those muscles! And Drafts seemed to me to be… Continue Reading “5 Things You Didn’t Know About Draft Horses!”

Owls…

Owls are fascinating if only because they are so quiet in flight. I have been “overflown” only once, but I distinctly remember the feeling of my hair lifting and the breath of air that brushed my cheek as I realized an enormous Great Horned… Continue Reading “Owls…”

Betta Fish are great pets!

I have to say that I never realized how fun a “simple fish” can be as a pet until I met my Aunt Lorraine’s Betta, “Mr. Fish”. I started feeding Mr Fish in the evening after work for her, and he quickly figured out… Continue Reading “Betta Fish are great pets!”

Your Siamese cat is a little different?

You know cats are kind of different anyway, right? But you also realize that your Siamese is truly unique, even in the cat world? Here are some fun Siamese-only facts that you may not have known: Siamese are named after the country they came… Continue Reading “Your Siamese cat is a little different?”

Hermit crabs are really interesting!

Have you wondered about those interesting looking hermit crabs that you see at the pet store?  Maybe your kids want one?  Here are some fun facts that you might not know! 1). Hermits have to have a variety of shells in their habitat.  They… Continue Reading “Hermit crabs are really interesting!”

Llamas are really funny?

You probably know that Llamas are basically a camel without a hump. But did you know that Llamas are actually a purely domestic species? Apparently the native people of Chile and Peru not only domesticated Llamas four to five thousand years ago, they also… Continue Reading “Llamas are really funny?”

Cardinals…

Here in Kentucky, our Cardinals don’t migrate, but stay all winter long. (In fact, Cardinals don’t migrate at all!) They’re a regular visitor to the bird feeder that I keep on the porch, and some have gotten enough used to me that they’ll barely… Continue Reading “Cardinals…”

Parakeets or Budgies?

Whatever you call them, these are the cutest little parrots around! Yes, they are parrots, one of the smaller species, but not the smallest! The smallest parrot is officially the Pygmy Parrot, a little green bird with a buff-colored face and a short tail… Continue Reading “Parakeets or Budgies?”

Chickens?

Ever wonder what the attraction to chickens is all about? Compared to thirty years ago, there are lots of urban chicken flocks, and I’ve had people ask me “Why?” Well, the obvious answer is, of course, eggs! Eggs are a great protein source, many… Continue Reading “Chickens?”

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