What’s the Difference Between?

Just in case you have ever gotten confused trying to distinguish mice, voles, shrews, and moles – here’s a quick guide:

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Big Gray Whale News

Gray Whales Return to Puget Sound

Just one more example of why the great Northwest has the greatest wildlife in the world!

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Baboons in Saudi Arabia

Spend a lot of time looking for and studying wildlife in the natural environment nature will eventually bless you with a sacred, unexpected moment. That is certainly the way I felt when I discovered this troop of Hamadryas Baboons (Papio hamadryas) outside of Riyadh. These guys live in the canyons and crevices […]

Cougars Like Our Pets

And coyotes have been getting away with this for years:

Cougars Eating Our Pets

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 […]

Bad Orca News

The only good thing about this is that the calf might be part of a transient pod and not one of our residents:

Orca Calf Found Dead

And some not so good whale news

Cetacean death from above?

More Good Orca News

From NWCN:

7th Calf born in last 12 months

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 […]