When my family and I were hiking in the Paint Mines, I saw a peregrine falcon for the first time in the wild, and two sets of deer tracks. One of the sets is shown in the photo below. I wonder what the deer were doing at the time?
This is unbelievable but...hot pink slugs have been discovered in Australia! Yes, very hard to believe, but it's true. And as an added fact, they can grow to be eight inches (20 cm) long. Definitely not average slug, right?
Did you think that we'll never know what color the dinosaurs were? Think again! Scientists have found preserved pigment in fossilized skin from an ancient leatherback turtle,a mosasaur, and an ichthyosaur.[Okay, THOSE ancient animals are not dinosaurs but the time is close!] We now think that they were black and the leatherback had white bellies.
My parakeets are celebrating Christmas with us. I made them paper stockings and a paper Chrstmas tree to go on one of their perches.
Interestingly enough, some birds like to chew on the paper, but my parakeets are staying away from the paper Christmas tree so far. I put the stockings outside their cage.