Saving Manatees in Puerto Rico

The island of Puerto Rico was struck by Hurricane Maria on September 20th, 2017. So devastating was the storm that virtually all of the islands 3.4 million inhabitants had their lives dramatically altered and [...]

Oh Granny, what big teeth you’ve got.

The fangs of the Goliath Bird-eating Tarantula (Theraphosa blondi) can exceed ½” in length. Belying its name this tarantula generally feeds on invertebrates and small vertebrates such as frogs, lizards and rodents. This remarkable [...]