Category Archive: Animals

Honeybee falls short in quest for Fields Medal

A honeybee mathematician has fallen short in his quest for the Fields medal, prompting some to propose amending the rules for the prize to allow for more diverse representation. The Fields medal, considered… Continue reading

Scientists Cure Alcoholic Worms

University of Texas scientists have developed mutant worms incapable of becoming intoxicated by alcohol; impressing their colleagues and upsetting their lab specimens. The researchers tested the effects of alcohol on C. elegans worms… Continue reading

Dog and Goat are Friends

  A California researcher has uncovered a secret love felt by a goat for a mixed-breed terrier, a revelation that has changed the lives of both creatures and caused a stir in their local… Continue reading

Dinosaur Toy Found After 70 Million Years

Paleontologists working in Alaska have uncovered the skeleton of a miniature Tyrannosaurus Rex, one of the earliest examples of a toy used to train and comfort young members of a species. The scientists,… Continue reading

Grand Canyon Fog Conceals Wild Horse Convention

A rare weather event that has thrilled tourists visiting Arizona’s Grand Canyon provided the necessary privacy coverage for the decennial meeting of North American wild horses held in the National Park earlier this… Continue reading

The Abominable Snowman – He’s real and he’s fantastic

After decades of being relegated to the realms of B-movie horror flicks, and suffering the indignity of becoming code name for crack pot theories, the elusive Yeti of the Himalayas has been pinned… Continue reading

Government Shutdown Impacts Park Creatures

As the government shutdown comes closer to reality members of the National Park Critter Alliance (NPCA) grow ever more excited. A midnight deadline has just passed for Congress to pass a law funding the government.  Republicans in… Continue reading

Jellyfish Appoint New Chief, Ocean Shivers

The Worldwide Jellyfish Council (WJC) has appointed a Chief Marshall, and other Oceanic species have raised a note of alarm. The WCJ released a press note earlier in the day that at the conclusion… Continue reading

Spy Stork Eaten by Nubians

Menes, the Hungarian stork detained by Egyptian officials for suspicion of espionage has been killed and eaten by villagers on an island in the Nile River. The stork had been arrested in August… Continue reading