Some magpies in Australia have taught researchers some lessons.
Why your pet doesn’t need a COVID-19 vaccine
Pets don’t need the COVID-19 vaccine–here’s why.
Sniffer Dogs Could Help Stop The Spread Of COVID-19
Sniffer dogs are being trained to detect COVID-19. They’re fast and accurate.
Toronto Cafe Offers More Than Coffee (UPDATED)
Coco, Latte and Leo are hanging out at a cafe in Toronto. But they’re not humans–they’re cats. Meow Cat Cafe is one of four locations in the Canadian city where cat lovers can indulge in two of their favourite things: drinking coffee and playing with cats.
“Petting the cats is very healing. It calms people,” said Erica Yun, the owner of the cafe.
While Yun and her daughter, Helen, serve up coffee, customers get their feline fix.
Canada’s New National Bird?
Will the gray jay be Canada’s new national bird?
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) thinks the gray jay should be named the national bird of Canada. It is hoping the federal government will make it official in time for the country’s 150th birthday in 2017.
Newly Discovered Frog Looks Like Kermit
Recently, a scientist discovered a type of frog that looks a lot like Kermit. Kermit the Frog is a muppet—a well-known puppet frog who has bulgy eyes and is a special shade of green.
Orphaned Spirit Bear Gets New Home
When a young spirit bear named Clover wakes up from his winter hibernation, he will have a new home waiting for him. Clover, who is almost three years old, lives at the B.C. Wildlife Park near Kamloops, British Columbia.
North American Lobsters Invading British Waters
Some unwelcome visitors from North America have been turning up in the waters off the coast of Great Britain.
North American lobsters have been found in lobster traps in the North Sea, far from their native habitat.
Climate Change, Not Hunting, Killed Off Mastodons
Mastodons in Canada’s north were probably wiped out by the start of a new Ice Age, and not by human hunters, according to a new scientific study.
Early humans have commonly been blamed for hunting mastodons to extinction in North America.
And A Partridge In A Pear Tree… Check!
The 115th Christmas Bird Count is officially underway.
The count is an annual census of local and migratory birds and it’s organized by the National Audubon Society. From December 14 to January 5, volunteers will gather in more than 2,000 locations in North, Central and South America to count the birds in their area.