Chipmunk Invasion Drives New England Gardeners Nuts

New England gardeners and farmers are buckling under a not-quite-biblical but still irritating plague. A chittering horde is taking over the northeastern states, digging up plants and destroying flower beds. It’s chipmunks! The critters’ population has exploded this summer due to favorable food conditions and they’re unleashing their wrath upon New England gardens. The region …

Scientists Discover Four New Sharks That Walk On Land

Sharks are often considered ferocious man-eating apex predators of the sea. While their infamy is actually mostly unwarranted, stories and movies of shark attacks have cemented their reputation in our collective subconscious. At least we can all breathe a sigh of relief with the fact that sharks are confined to the seas. On hard, dry …

There and Back Again: A Chicken’s Unexpected Journey to Costco and Beyond

In a story twist that could’ve popped straight out of a Pixar writers’ brainstorming session, a curious chicken recently went on a journey of a lifetime. And just like the studio’s best animated features, this animal story has a happy ending. Reba is a Rhode Island Red hen living in Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, as …