Posts Tagged ‘animals’



Turning up the Heat!

As the temperature drops, the coats and scarves come out and you probably barely think about heat -unless you leave your coat behind!  Have you ever wondered about how we keep the heat or why we need it? Or how animals and humans differ? What would you need to survive in the extreme cold? All […]

Leucism vs. Albinism

Leucism VS. Albinism The above peacock has all white feathers, a pale pink beak and pink feet , however it is not considered an ‘albino”. Why might you ask? The give-away is in the eyes!  Albinism is a condition in which there is an absence of melanin. Melanin is what is present in the skin […]

Think About It Thursday: How Fast Are Those Wings?

For today’s Think about it Thursday article, we are going to briefly look at different winged species and see how fast they are in comparison! Fruit Fly: 200 times per second Mosquito: 400 times per second Honey Bee: 230 times per second Dragonfly: 30 beats per second BUT can fly up to about 35mph! Butterfly: 5-12 times per […]

The Newest Webcam Sensation: Bald Eagles!

  There have been a lot of interesting webcam videos over the years, and live webcams have become increasingly popular as internet connections have gotten faster in the average home, office, and coffee shop chain. Still, live webcams with people can be a dicey proposition, but animals?  Forget about it, animal webcams are the future. […]