More About Bird Brains

Posted by Nancy on 6/22/2016 to Learn More About Birds
What is the most energy demanding system of a bird's brain?  Need another clue?  This system does not require blood to function properly.  One more clue, the cones and rods, which number in the millions....

How to Pick a Healthy Turtle

Posted by Nancy on 6/15/2016 to Turtles, Box Turtles and Tortoises
So, you've decided you want a pet turtle. Now you are looking at a selection of turtles and trying to decide which one is yours.  Choosing a healthy turtle will save you heartache and possibly money on a veterinarian bill.

Roadrunners - More Than a Cartoon Character

Posted by Nancy on 6/9/2016 to Fun Facts About Bird Species
What's faster than most humans, can kill a rattlesnake, can survive in a desert and hold a special place in Native American and Mexican beliefs and legends?  Did you guess Greater Roadrunner?