This is a sequel to my earlier post My Top 20 Wildlife Photos (So Far). In this post, I am including my best and most popular YouTube videos so far. … Continue reading My Top 10 Wildlife Videos (So Far)
In the coastal plains of the Carolinas in the eastern United States, a Lost World lies hidden away from the eyes of the average naturalist. Here, you will find several … Continue reading The Carnivorous Plants of the Carolinas
Beneath the turquoise sea, you ply through the murky depths. As you exhale, you watch the bubbles spew out of your regulator and shimmy up towards the surface. Then, you … Continue reading There are Spiders Living in the Ocean but Not the Kind You Think
Dear readers, If you have not heard yet, an American dentist named Walter Palmer shot and killed a beloved male lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe. Not only did he kill … Continue reading I Shoot Animals for Fun, but I Don’t Use a Gun…
Once again, the “most wonderful time of year” is upon us. Shark Week. Our favorite toothy elasmobranchs are back prowling our TVs. But, as a shark enthusiast, I am not … Continue reading Shark Week Sucks, but Will SharkFest Take Its Place?
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
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
I haven’t published anything on here in a couple weeks, but I am currently working on a rather long and detailed article for your viewing pleasure. In the meantime, I … Continue reading Genesis: A Sestina Poem About the Creation of the Earth and the Evolution of Life
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
2021 Edit: Narceus americanus is not the largest millipede in North America, but it is among the largest on the continent. I love bugs, but I am afraid I haven’t … Continue reading What is the Difference Between a Centipede and a Millipede?
Since the Bronze Age, humans have hunted a legendary, horse-like beast. Feared by men and adored by women, it prances around the world’s forests and has no concept of personal … Continue reading How (and Where) to Find Unicorns
2021 Edit: The print Oiseaux of the two ibises below is not by Alexander Wilson. The glossy ibis on the left is by Pierre-Joseph Redoute. The white one on the … Continue reading The Magnificent Artwork of John James Audubon