I'd play Name That Mammal, but you already know this one: The wolf. Hey, it wouldn't be Halloween without this classic creature of the moon. Wolves are one of the most wide-spread mammals on the planet, they can be found on every land mass but Antarctica. The rarest wolf is the Ethiopian wolf, check them… Continue reading Wild Wednesday – Happy Halloween!
You're out hiking in the woods on a late summer evening. The full moon is rising above the distant hills. You can't see it, but its brilliant silver light spills between the boles of the trees and the world around you is moving light and shadow. The only sound is the rustle of your feet… Continue reading Weird Weekend – Werewolves? For Real?
I had dreams of writing, even when I worked at the Zoo. Then, I used to think I’d write my memoirs. I figured by the time I’d put in 20 or 30 years I’d have enough memories cached away to make some interesting stories. I even had a title for my autobiography: Dead Mice In… Continue reading Wild Wednesday – Is That A Mouse In Your Pocket?
At first glance, why would anyone want to be a werewolf? Does anyone really want to be able to change their shape, to have to hunt and kill? Common legends do not paint them as very congenial creatures, and how comfortable can it be to grow hair and have to run around on all fours? … Continue reading Werewolves? What’s Not to Love?