Around Zachary forOct. 5, 2022 | Zachary

Halloween, fall activities are here St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church: 1332 Church St., Zachary. The patch will open Sunday. Hours are 1 pm to 6 pm Monday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm Saturday, and 1 pm to 5 pm Sunday, through Oct. 31. stpatsla.org or (225) 654-4091. Corn Maze at Burden: The fun returns … Read more

Be on the lookout for 200 lbs. tortoise | Local News

LAKE PARK — Attention: Be on the lookout for escape. Subject is 2.5 feet tall, 200 lbs., answers to the name of “Diego.” No distinguishing scars. Subject is a tortoise. Subject was last seen three weeks ago at the home of his owner, Kristen Jenkins in Lake Park. “I came home, and he had broken … Read more

Be on the lookout for 200 lbs. tortoise | Local News

LAKE PARK — Attention: Be on the lookout for escape. Subject is 2.5 feet tall, 200 lbs., answers to the name of “Diego.” No distinguishing scars. Subject is a tortoise. Subject was last seen three weeks ago at the home of his owner, Kristen Jenkins in Lake Park. “I came home, and he had broken … Read more

A History Of The World In 100 Animals By Simon Barnes

Cover, A History of the World in 100 Animals Photo credit: Pegasus This is not your grandmother’s “A is for Aardvark” catalog of the world’s animals. Simon Barnes’ A History of the World in 100 Animals is a look at 100 animal species and taxa that have helped shaped human pre-history and history. What’s more, … Read more

Dogs can smell when humans are stressed, study suggests | zoology

There’s now scientific evidence shedding more light on one of Barkley’s impressive skills in a long list of endearing traits: the ability to smell when you’re stressed. Dogs can smell the difference between odors from humans when they’re stressed and when they’re calm, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE. Earlier … Read more

Dogs can smell when humans are stressed, study suggests | Health

There’s now scientific evidence shedding more light on one of Barkley’s impressive skills in a long list of endearing traits: the ability to smell when you’re stressed. Dogs can smell the difference between odors from humans when they’re stressed and when they’re calm, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE. Earlier … Read more

‘Miracle baby’ giraffe born at Columbus Zoo | National

The Columbus Zoo has welcomed a long-legged, endangered new addition: a baby Masai giraffe. The unnamed newborn was born to 12-year-old mother Zuri on August 31, according to a news release from the zoo. “Not only is the calf fiercely cute, but his birth is especially significant as it marks an important achievement for the … Read more

Gem Summer Classic grows in second year at Gem County Fairgrounds | zoology

The Second Annual Gem Summer Classic stock show saw a large increase in participation over the inaugural event last June and served as an indicator of increased number of participants expected for the Gem/Boise County Fair in July. The Gem Summer Classic was held at the Gem County Fairgrounds, June 9-12. Despite some rainy weather … Read more

‘Be bear aware’: DNR gives ‘bear precaution’ tips for the summer | zoology

MADISON (WKOW) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wants you to bear some tips in mind to avoid conflicts with our ursine friends this summer. The DNR says that there have been several black bear sightings across the state recently, and even though they traditionally reside up north, populations have slowly been expanding south … Read more