Six Baby Squirrels Got Stuck Together by Their Tails, Demonstrating How Things Could Be Worse for You 

Are you having a bad day? A bad week? I can empathize, but please quit complaining. Last week, the executive director of Nebraska Wildlife Rehab spent an hour untangling the tails of six baby squirrels who got trapped in what the Omaha World-Herald described vividly as a “six-headed animal cluster.” Life is hard, but…

Sweden Is Putting Stressed Out People in Glass Chillout Cabins and Why Didn't I Get an Invite?  

The country of Sweden is promoting a new case study that will place a handful of people with stressful jobs in remote glass cabins surrounded by “Swedish nature.” I don’t want to be dramatic or point fingers or whatever, but I’m a little bit upset that I wasn’t included here. Maybe I don’t have the most stressful job…

Planet Earth II Producer Dr. Elizabeth White: 'The Longer You Spend With Animals, the More You Relate'

Like most people who spend their lives sitting in chairs and occasionally walking to different chairs, I’m a big fan of nature documentaries, and harbor acute feelings of jealousy for those involved in making them. Planet Earth II, the long-anticipated sequel to the groundbreaking David Attenborough-narrated series, …

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