National Review Online
Jillian Kay Melchior: Ukraine's Animal Victims
Though this little-reported fact has been lost as the international media rightly focus on the struggles of Ukraine's human population, thousands of animals face starvation as the country recovers from revolution and prepares for the possibility of war.
Wrong-Footing A One-Legged Mystery Snake From China
Some zoological photographs are so bizarre that long after they first hit the news headlines, they still continue to circulate online, like restless ghosts doomed to wander forever down the highways and byways of the worldwide web, resisting all attempts to expose them as hoaxes or explain them as grotesque yet nonetheless natural phenomena.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Lab Provides Tick Testing Service
It's tick season again, and this year residents of 32 Massachusetts towns have a golden opportunity to receive free, expert identification of ticks and the disease-causing pathogens they carry, with testing provided by the Laboratory of Medical Zoology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Did I See an Undescribed Species of Giant Praying Mantis in South Africa?
The longest species of praying mantis currently known to science is the giant stick mantis Ischnomantis gigas .
Steinbeck Country: James Franco and Chris O'Dowd Share the Story...
John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is a classic so ingrained in the American psyche that it is perhaps no surprise that both the director and star of the new Broadway production of the 1937 play version of the novel have a longstanding personal relationship with the text.