Adorable Sea Lion Pups Wander on Shore, Kind of Hate It

Like Little Mermaid trying to make it on land (flipping' your fins, you don't get too far), a bunch of sea lion pups have been wandering onto shore in beachside California neighborhoods. Disoriented in the the world of land lubbers, they usually need rescue teams to be brought back to the ocean. In one instance, a… » 5/03/13 7:20pm 5/03/13 7:20pm

Sea Lion Returns to the Ocean Like a (Giant, Awesome) Fish to Water

I know, I know, sea lions aren't big fish. OR ARE THEY? No, they're not. But, then again, they they can swim, so I'm gonna go with, yes they are fish. Now that that's settled, let's check out our friend from San Francisco. This little guy was rescued, rehabilitated, and returned to the sea to go limbo with Nemo and… » 10/24/12 9:40am 10/24/12 9:40am

Is It Winter Yet? Check The Panda Poo


Winter is almost here (two days, folks!) and your toes are cold. What about the critters? An article in today's Washington Post explains about how zoo animals deal with cold temperatures. Most beasts adopt the same measures in captivity that they do in the wild: Some grow thicker and longer coats — or like deer,… » 12/20/07 6:00pm 12/20/07 6:00pm