Slow News: Turtles Take Over Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby, America’s longest continuously running sports event, got postponed because of the pandemic. Like all other sporting events this year. Because of COVID-19 and social distancing, packing racing fans into Churchill Downs is just too dangerous. It’s an exceptional disruption to the lengthy history of the Triple Crown kickoff; the very first Derby …

6 Animals with Unique Color Mutations

Thanks to Darwin and the Galapagos Islands, we know that environment and likelihood of reproduction determine most everything about an animal’s appearance. But sometimes,  a genetic anomaly doesn’t condemn an animal to death who strays too far from the species’ norm. And sometimes, these genetic variations manifest as unique coloration that stands out from the …