Volunteering in Costa Rica

  Due to the amount of abused and neglected animals in Costa Rica, rescue sanctuaries are an absolute necessity. A few years ago, the Costa Rican Animal Health Service and the Humane Society International (HSI) signed an agreement on Animal Welfare that has proven to be been groundbreaking. This formalized …

Stingray gives birth to live young

This video may be a few months old but it’s still well worth a watch and in addition, thanks to her babies, the mother was spared her life. Stingrays are closely related to sharks and are ovoviviparous, meaning the embryos develop inside eggs that are retained within the mother’s body until they are …

Save the SEALIFE London Aquarium Penguins

Admittedly the majority of us have visited zoos, aquariums and the like. My visits to such places have been based on wanting to gain first hand experience of beautiful, endangered creatures that are mainly held at the site on a breeding programme. Unfortunately, not all of the animals in places like these are …

There’s a Shark in there Ya’ll!

Upon first look this video seems brutal and violent, but by the end I was glad I sat through it. Sadly, the mother shark was found dead on the beach, no use in filming that, until passers by noticed movement coming from within the sharks stomach. I had always assumed that sharks were oviparous, meaning …

Vegan curry

When she had far too much time on her hands, my sister made up this recipe. It took her some trials to tweak each part and make it right, but this is it in it’s finest form according to our taste buds – yours might be different so add or take away spice and certain …

Incredible kitten playing in slow motion

Amid the sometimes disheartening protest against animal cruelty, let’s take 2 minutes to remind ourselves of the beauty and majesty of the animals we so passionately care and fight for. Of course we all have our reasons as to what makes our hearts cry out for change, whether it be moral, environmental, …