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Articles: wild animals

June 8 2013

Frog Rediscovered: Animal News

Israeli park ranger Yoram Malka caught only a fleeting glimpse of the frog as it leapt across the road, but this was no ordinary frog. When he first saw the frog in northern Israel’s Hula Valley, Malka jerked his utility vehicle to a stop, bounded out of his seat, and jumped to catch the creature…

May 24 2013

Tornado Animal Rescue, Chicago Party Animals & Concierge, Steve Dale's Pet World, WGN Radio

Red Star Emergency Services of the American Humane Association is on the ground in tornado ravaged Oklahoma, and Steve Dale’s Pet World will kick off with an on-the-scene report with Josh Cary of the American Humane Association, at 1:07 p.m (CDT) on WGN  Radio on May 25.  Josh will talk about the ups (like real-life pet…

November 25 2012

Zoo Gorillas vs. Wild Gorillas: A Gorilla Baby Festival

Gorilla babies….Talk about culture shock, less than two months ago we were in the Virunga Mountains in Rwanda with Terra Incognita Ecotours, coming face to face with wild mountain gorillas of all ages, from the largest silverback on the planet to tiny ones. The experience was a thrill of a lifetime. We twice hiked to…

November 24 2012

Pet Blogger Mary Haight, from the Amazon to Boycotting Chicken Jerky Treats

Mary Haight, my friend and colleague in this WGN Radio Petcast. LISTEN HERE. Mary is an important pet blogger….a queen of pet social media. She’s not afraid to stand to bark the truth for the Dancing Dog Blog. Her blogs may be on serious topics, ranging from the tainted chicken jerky treats (we we discuss…

September 30 2012

SeaWorld San Diego Animal Rescue Tour

While at the ACES Animal Shelter Conference in San Diego, San Diego SeaWorld offered tours to speakers and participants. My tour focused on the SeaWorld Stranded Animal Program.

September 17 2012

Battle at Kruger, African Cape Buffalo, Crocodile and Lion

Ask people who live near them, and they will tell you the African Cape Buffalo is the most dangerous animal in Africa. Yes, lions and crocodiles will kill people, and the hippopotamus or black rhinoceros can be equally cantankerous, and no one wants to fend off a mad cobra….but Cape Buffaol top the list. Unless…

September 6 2012

Into Africa: Follow My Blog as I Meet Gorillas in Rwanda and View Kenyan Wildlife

Follow MY BLOG as I head into Africa. First we come face to face with mountain gorillas – no bars, no glass between us. These are the ancestors of the exact same gorilla families in Rwanda which Dian Fossey herself habituated. If you don’t know Dian by name, you likely know the biopic movie “Gorillas…

August 17 2012

Animal News: Missed the Moose by That Much

A Norwegian driver who swerved his car on a rural road to avoid running into a moose. That is the good news. The bad news: He hit a bear instead. The driver spotted the moose on a country road near Hanestad, 225 kilometers north of Oslo in Norway. The accident occured around midnight. “The driver…

June 29 2012

Wild WGN Radio Petcast: A Gorilla Update with Ecotours

I make a slight detour in this WGN Radio PETCAST, going from dogs to gorillas (may take a moment to load). Those are mountain gorillas to be exact, Dr. Mike Cranfield veterinary director of the Gorilla Project University of California Davis Wildlife Health Center and Jed Chaddick, president of beat their chests for gorillas…

June 26 2012

Dolphin Kisses Dog, Jumps For Joy!

Keep in mind dolphins are wild animals – so why would an wild adult dolphin reach out of the water to kiss a dog? And how does that dolphin know this what dogs do? So many questions.

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