Virginia Tech Tragedy – Rise To Leadership

With an academic background in Psychology and decades of experience in working with exotic animals, I generally feel fairly confidant in my understanding of both human and animal behavior. However, in light of the tragedy that has occurred at Virginia Tech, I, like so...

Wanted: Cute Female Polar Bear for Knut

Record numbers of visitors flocked to the Berlin Zoo over Easter to see Knut, the extremely popular male polar bear cub. The first polar bear cubs born at the zoo in 30 years, Knut and his twin brother were rejected by their mother. Sadly, his brother died at just...

Chained Bear Cub’s Growth Inhibited

A recently rescued black bear cub was found chained by its owner between two trees. According to law enforcement officials who found the cub, the one-year old bear is less than half the size of an average cub of that age. I’m not surprised, from my own experience in...