Category Archives: Animals

Things That Make Me Smile No. 210: An Opera with an Unusual Cast

I’ve been having a rough week or two as you might have guessed from the posts I missed over the past week. I’m not the only one, though, as the quarantine wears on. It seems the perfect time to share … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-27-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Animals (Conservancy) An early attempt at IVF in cheetahs, allowing genetic material from older or unlikely donors to be preserved, shows stunning results. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/first-cheetah-cubs-born-through-surrogacy-columbus-zoo-180974258/ Technology (Military) A laser technique developed … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 201: Animal Friendships

It’s amazing what can happen when circumstances are a little unusual. This is never truer than with the odd friendships that spring up between animals that would otherwise never have a chance to bond. This story made me smile and … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.194: Sugar Gliders

I was talking with my family about flying foxes (a disagreement on the name referring to a bat or squirrel ended handily in the answer of both) when sugar gliders came up as another flying marsupial. A quick search brought … Continue reading

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