Miley seemed to fall in love with all the sights and creatures we saw, and we all had great fun learning and singing -- loudly -- some Native songs. Several times during our trip, Miley told us it was the best day of her life. For a gal who's been around the world, that's saying something.
Two animal videos caught my attention this week, with very different outcomes for the humans involved.
The movie adaptation of A Walk in the Woods is on solid footing with Bill Bryson's chronicle of the struggles, discomforts, and deprivations he endured -- and gratifications he derived -- as he explored the Appalachian Trail in the spring and summer of 1996. The book conveys the trepidations he experienced -- the perils encountered, and imagined.
Blaze, a mother bear who was killed -- not euthanized -- by park employees in Yellowstone National Park after she killed and partially ate an intruding human, has become the "poster bear" for all that is wrong with killing a mother with young cubs at her side.
Black bears fall into food comas just like the rest of us. On Saturday, a Florida resident found a large black bear snoring out on her lawn. Turns out the animal discovered a 20-pound bag of dog food in a neighbor's garage, dragged it out to the front yard and devoured it in one sitting reports WFTV.
It might be hard to accept that someone's pet earns more money than you do -- but unless you're really rich, it's true. From internet sensations, to movie stars, to commercial actors, to print models, cats, dogs and animals of all stripes have raked in millions -- or even tens of millions -- for their owners.
I think that what destroys me when I look at this image is the depth of despair of the bear who cannot understand his circumstances and will never escape them, and remembering that I saw bears just like this one during my childhood.
Vaginal Mesh, Vaginal Sling, Bladder Mesh, Bladder Sling. I have heard these 8 words over the last three months more than I have heard my own name spoken over my 60 years on earth. I don't know what they are.
Dad Bods aren't a new trend, at least not with the always-ahead-of-the-curve Gays. Gay men have been celebrating their stout brethren for decades, declaring definitively that Fat + Hairy ≠ Undateable. They're called Bears, and I want to officially welcome you to the party!
Three orphaned brown bear cubs -- which were rescued ea...
Coverage in the Vietnamese media makes one thing abundantly clear -- the general public in Vietnam is more engaged in animal welfare than ever before.
I've given this a lot of thought, and I've come to the sober, rational, unbiased conclusion that my son is the most adorable baby on Earth and could end all war if we printed his face on a blimp and flew it around the globe.
Since 1993, the images of suffering brown eyes have haunted those of us in Animals Asia who have made investigations of over one hundred bear bile farms across Asia.
I adore otters. Otters just seem so cute with their furry bodies and impish grins. Their slender frames move effortlesstly in whatever environment they are in. Every time I see an otter, I smile and hope they see me back.