BEAUTIFUL BELUGAS

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Sumatran Tigers

If you have never seen these extraordinary felines go to the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma ASAP!

Sumatran Tiger at Point Defiance Zoo

Last chance to see tiger “brothers” together

They have distinctly different, more vivid coloration than Bengal tigers. And by the way, the Point Defiance Zoo is easily one of the best […]

SEALS AND SEA LIONS

What is the difference between a sea lion and a seal? And if there is a difference, why are the seals divided into three groups and not the sea lions? And why are some seals grouped into the same family with sea lions?

See the difference? Check out those external ears on the sea […]

To Touch a Rhinoceros

The recent death of a white rhinoceros at the San Diego Zoo got me thinking about my own memorable experience with these magnificent animals.

TO TOUCH A RHINOCEROS

John M. Regan

I was stationed in Korea from 1997 to 2000. Had I stayed one more year I doubt […]

The Wonder of Whiskers

Sometimes the solution to a problem is so obvious it escapes attention. Take the case of animal whiskers. Do you realize how many animals have them? In the mammal world, in fact, the with whiskered far outweigh the whiskerless. Consider for a moment how many mammals are whiskerless: Primates, elephants, whales, dolphins… Not too many […]

The Mountain Beaver

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