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Men and Women: Their Changing Roles

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 12.21.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Recent years show the line between male and female roles is becoming blurred. Men are taking a more active part in homemaking and child rearing, and women are thriving in the business world.

Florida Preserve Lets Visitors Hang Out With Wolves

AP | MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL | Posted 10.01.2014 | Green


WATCH: Cute Wild Animals Run Amok On HuffPost Live

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green

From baby bears to jaguars to birds, the HuffPost Live studio has welcomed a menagerie of wild animals. Check out the video above to see critters of a...

Pet Bobcat Gets To Stay In Jersey Despite Escaping Last Time

AP | Posted 05.17.2014 | Weird News

STAFFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rocky's mother was 98 percent bobcat. But because a DNA test couldn't determine the 38-pound feline's father's lineage, a jud...

Man Brought His Tiger Into A Bar, Wants Everyone To Chill About It

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.04.2014 | Weird News

A suburban Chicago man busted for bringing his tiger cub into a bar just doesn't see what all the fuss is about. John Basile, of Lockport, Ill., sa...

A Transformational Tanzanian Safari (Photos)

Adam Pervez | Posted 04.28.2014 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Though I had no one close to share the memories with, I was able to focus more clearly on what makes the experience so memorable. There is something about connecting with nature in such a profound way that forces you see things from a new perspective.

WildCare Heals a Gunshot Red-tailed Hawk

Alison Hermance | Posted 02.20.2014 | Green
Alison Hermance

This Red-tailed Hawk arrived as a patient with a shattered left leg from a gunshot.

LOOK: Crocodile Bit Off More Than It Could Chew

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.09.2013 | Green

We've all been there: You try to rehydrate after a rough night, but your head is pounding so hard there might as well be a crocodile latched onto your...

Pet Snakes Are Constricting Our Public Safety

Will Travers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Will Travers

In the summer of 2013 alone, deadly pet snakes were on the loose in Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, Oregon, and Wisconsin after escaping from their owners. The statistics speak for themselves. When will the public listen?

Every Jewish Question About Animals Answered

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 12.04.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

I realized that I had an animal expert in my midst and all of a sudden I started to think of the most intricate questions about animals.

The Animals of Alaska, First of a Few Journal Entries: Day 3

Ken White | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

Two long days, over three thousand miles traveled in three flights followed by five hours on a train followed by seven hours on a bus to what is literally the end of the road (there's a rather official looking sign saying as much).

Inspired Freedom Vanishing Art Photography Exhibit Helps to Save America's Precious Wild Horses

Zoe Helene | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Zoe Helene

If you're traveling through or live near Tulsa, Okla., in early October, you won't want to miss Kimerlee Curyl's Freedom Vanishing, a special photography exhibition in support of America's legendary wild horses.

WATCH: Be Very, Very Quiet Around A Bison

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green

Should you encounter a large bison while strolling the paths of Yellowstone National Park, do keep in mind Elmer Fudd's timeless advice and "be vewy, ...

Struck by a Bat: My Son's Rabies Scare

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 11.03.2013 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

What can you do to prevent this deadly disease in your pet? Be proactive. Have your veterinarian vaccinate your dog, cat or ferret against rabies. Be safe.

10 Islands Teeming With Wild Animals

Scott Keyes | Posted 10.01.2013 | Travel
Scott Keyes

Some you may want to visit. Others you definitely want to avoid. But all pique the imagination, reminding us of the bizarre nooks and crannies that exist in our world.

Bear In The 'Burbs!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.20.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Wildlife sightings in suburban Maryland generally mean deer, rabbits or a rare coyote. But a bear?! Residents of Gaithers...

Call of the Wild: 8 Offbeat Places to Connect with Nature

minube | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel

From ancient temples crawling with monkeys and rats to desolate beaches teeming with exotic wildlife, here are 10 unusual places to connect with nature.

Celebrating Animals

Michael Largo | Posted 07.01.2013 | Books
Michael Largo

We try to imagine how animals see the world, but even our pets are mysterious to us. However, understanding the way their eyes work, or their sense of smell, for example, it helps us to appreciate them even more and adds a measure of empathy, if nothing else.

LISTEN: Wildlife Calls You Could Hear In Your Backyard

Posted 03.23.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss: Squirrels, pigeons and the occasional raccoon or opossum are about the extent of the backyard wildlife mos...

Where To Spot Wild Animals

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2013 | Travel

TOKYO, March 22 (Reuters) - With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans alike are starting to wake up and get outside....

PHOTOS: Authorities Seize Wild Animals From Alleged Gangster

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 02.27.2013 | Green

BUCHAREST, Romania -- BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – A man known as Nutzu the Pawnbroker has been indicted for leading a fearsome criminal gang, but ...

Coyotes Attack Man In Backyard

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Three coyotes attacked a Washington man in his own backyard last week, prompting officials to warn people who are vulnerable to encountering potential...

Hospitality for Our New Neighbors

Jim Monsma | Posted 12.07.2012 | DC
Jim Monsma

The District of Columbia does not have -- nor has it ever had -- a wildlife rehabilitation center for all the unfortunate victims of human activity. A group of us is working to change that.

PHOTOS: 15 Wild Animals Who Think They Are Part Of The Family

Posted 11.29.2012 | Green

While not everyone has a pet lion in their house like actress Melanie Griffith did growing up, some families have adopted or taken in wild animals as ...

Top Cruises For Animal Lovers

Fodor's | Posted 01.20.2013 | Travel

One of the best ways to get up close and personal with exotic and wild animals in their natural habitat is by boat.