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Of Falcons and Friends…

Maybe you heard this already, but last weekend, we had a bit of a missing falcon issue.  If you live in the Lansing area, the media coverage was intense so I doubt you missed this bit of news.

Oil Spill Efforts

Many of us have watched, heart broken over the images from the Gulf oil spill.  The numbers of affected animals and the spoiled beaches and wetlands have been catastrophic.  Then tragedy

Saving the Biggest of the Big Cats

As a child in the 1980s I was very much enamored with tigers. For many years I was a lucky member of the National Geographic Society’s video club.

Happy Campers

I went to one summer camp as a kid: Sam Vincent’s Basketball Camp.  I don’t currently play in the NBA, so apparently it didn’t take.  It probably didn’t help that I was the shortest perso

Meerkat Exams at the Zoo

What is involved in the animal’s yearly or every other year physical examinations?  Quite a bit actually!  For example, today two meerkats came to the veterinary clinic in their carrie