animals

  1. Family Fun

    Tilden Park's Little Farm & Environmental Education Center

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    At the Tilden Nature Area, a 740-acre preserve located just North of Tilden Park, you will find the renowned Environmental Education...
  2. Outdoor Living

    SOL-R Action Owl

    The battle against garden pests is never-ending. Wild critters, like rabbits, mice and birds, love chomping on greens, and domestic...
  3. Pets & Animals

    Shark attack survivors

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    Shark Week is here, and that means we're talking about all things shark. Shark attacks fascinate many of us, but not in a good way....
  4. Outdoor Living

    Pet-Safe Houseplants

    When you introduce a new plant to your house, you're also introducing it to your pets. If your furry friends are curious like mine,...
  5. Home

    Teach your kids the value of nature

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    Kids who are constantly engaged in gaming, texting and television often have little connection or appreciation for nature because...
  6. Pets & Animals

    GoDaddy CEO criticized for shooting elephant

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    PETA is calling for a boycott of GoDaddy after the company's CEO posted a video of an African-elephant hunt. He says hunting...
  7. Family Fun

    Best zoos and aquariums in Virginia

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    If your family is wild about animals and marine life, head to Virginia! The state is home to some of the country's most unique and...
  8. Travel

    Go wild! Volunteer vacations to help wildlife

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    Stumped for something fun and original to do on your next family vacation? If your clan is a pack of animal-lovers with a taste for...
  9. Pets & Animals

    Video captures a rat's gross ride on a NYC subway

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    Our worst nightmare happened on a NYC subway last week: a rat crawled on a man's face. Ick! Read on to learn more about this really...
  10. Pets & Animals

    Heidi the cross-eyed Opossum is a star in Germany

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    Heidi the cross-eyed Opossum is taking Germany by storm. Read on to learn about Germany's Next Top Zoo Animal.
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    Volunteer vacations for families in the U.S.

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     If you're looking to strengthen your family bonds and teach your kids the importance of helping others, consider taking a family...
  12. Living

    Global charities: How to plan a volunteer vacation

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    The holiday season is high time for baking, shopping, gift-giving, and get togethers, but the holidays are also prime time for two...
  13. Pets & Animals

    New puppy: Including the kids in puppy training

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    The day has finally come when you will add a new member to your family -- not a little brother or sister, but a dog. But before that...
  14. Pets & Animals

    Why do snakes use their tongues?

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    The snake -- and its tongue -- have gotten a bad rap. A snake's tongue is one of the great marvels of nature, a cleverly designed...
  15. Pets & Animals

    A guide to raising and breeding crickets for food

    Crickets are a common source of food for lizards and other reptiles. However, constant trips to your local cricket supplier can be...
  16. Pets & Animals

    The terrarium: A basic guide

    If you're interested in owning a reptile (or even a tarantula), you're going to need a terrarium to keep it in. A terrarium is...