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Robins Protecting Dead Bird

It is unfortunate that a bird died hitting one of our windows of our home the other day, and fell beneath a tree. Every time I walked outside, there were 3 or 4 robins surrounding this particular bird under the tree that had died. We are in Ontario, Canada. They were literally protecting it from squirrels, cats and other birds that were trying to check it out. I thought it might just be my imagination, but throughout the remainder of the day, they continued to do the exact same thing, as though they were protecting its lifeless corpse. Maybe this was an especially important [ ... ]

A Canadian Lynx as an Indoor Pet?

I just found out that one of my newest friends, Dani, had a Canadian Lynx as a pet…Not only that, it was an indoor cat! I asked her to fill us in on having a Canadian Lynx as a pet. This is her account: Firstly, his name was Snaggletooth, and I rescued him from a breeder in Iowa. I found his information online and called him to find out more about owning a lynx. I had always thought how wonderful it would be to own a big exotic cat. I went with a lynx because he would mature around 65lbs., which is equal [ ... ]

Happy Canada Day to all of my Exotic Animal Lovers!

To All of My Fellow Canadians: Have a Safe and Super Canada Day! Just wanted to keep those Canadian animals in the forefront of your mind today too…Check them out by clicking on that link! I hope everyone will get to enjoy some R&R and the Fireworks tonight! Maybe some of you have hit up your local carnivals…If you’re from my area, you’ll no doubt be in Port Dalhousie tonight! Either way…Have fun!!! *** Did you know that Canada Day was originally named Dominion Day? I bet you didn’t…LOL… I hope you enjoyed this Canadian Animal post from Exotic Animal Lover! Until next time… Live Exotically, Kimberly Edwards [ ... ]

Plan To Avoid Some Wildlife On Your Camping Trip

Camping is good, wholesome, family fun…But, it is important to be aware of the wildlife around you, especially if you are in bear country… Grizzlies can be especially dangerous! Grizzly Bear Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Ursidae Genus: Ursus Species: U. arctos Subspecies: U. a. horribilis Conservation Status: The Grizzly Bear is an Endangered species. American Black Bear Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Ursidae Genus: Ursus Species: U. americanus Conservation Status: The American Black Bear is a species considered to be of least concern in regards to it’s conservation status…That’s great news! *** Wildlife To Avoid On A Camping Trip by Darren Lintern Going on a camping trip can be on [ ... ]

Let’s Talk Turkey!

First of all… Happy American Thanksgiving! Are you a turkey expert? Did you know that turkeys are one of two birds native to North America? . The 2 birds are the: 1. North American Wild Turkey 2. Central American Ocellated Turkey Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Galliformes Family: Phasianidae Subfamily: Meleagridinae Genus: Meleagris *** Let’s Talk Turkey Trivia By Asante Riviera The turkey remains a rather misunderstood animal. To most people, it is merely a lumbering bird that waddles through the forest without a care in the world. It is, by most accounts, a fairly dumb animal. This, of course, is far from accurate as a turkey is a