The Black Bears of Alligator River, North Carolina

Last month, I drove down to Alligator River, North Carolina to search for wild American black bears. In the process, I made this short documentary about my search for these … Continue reading The Black Bears of Alligator River, North Carolina

Photos of North Carolina Underwater

Hey, folks! Sorry for the lack of updates. Here is my first post of 2016…at the very tail end of January 31st, 2016. As you can tell, I very hastily … Continue reading Photos of North Carolina Underwater

Yes, It’s Happening; Study Confirms the Sixth Mass Extinction is Underway

In my previous article, I discussed the sixth mass extinction (also known as the Holocene Extinction) and its major causes. The concept of a sixth mass extinction is nothing new, but … Continue reading Yes, It’s Happening; Study Confirms the Sixth Mass Extinction is Underway

The Sixth Mass Extinction: Why Species are Disappearing 1000x Faster

Right now, life on our beautiful planet seems normal and calm. The trees are green and blossoming. The birds are flocking on branches and power lines. The fish are jumping … Continue reading The Sixth Mass Extinction: Why Species are Disappearing 1000x Faster

Amazing Pictures of Camouflaged Animals

Many animals use camouflage to hide from predators or ambush prey. This is basic, elementary life science. But there is more to camouflage than the revelations of a grade-school textbook. … Continue reading Amazing Pictures of Camouflaged Animals

8 Cool Clownfish Facts

Thanks to the popular Disney/Pixar film Finding Nemo, clownfish are among the world’s most popular fish. Scuba divers hope to encounter them, and aquarists hope to own them. But what’s … Continue reading 8 Cool Clownfish Facts

Walking with Dinosaurs: The Cassowaries of Etty Bay

In my travels, I’ve encountered many strange critters. But, in September 2013, about a month after my Mudskipper blog post (my last blog post for well over a year), I encountered a … Continue reading Walking with Dinosaurs: The Cassowaries of Etty Bay

Do Fish Sleep?

Have you ever watched fish swimming around in an aquarium and wondered if they needed sleep? Surely, they have to rest sometimes, right? Well, yes, they do, but it’s not … Continue reading Do Fish Sleep?