Tag: animals

  • The bears are hibernating but soon they’ll have to eat

    It’s winter in much of the world, which means colder weather.  Sometimes snow is involved. Snow is what makes me think of hibernating bears.  And how when they wake up they’ll be hungry. And that reminded me of this research that found that we humans need predators such as bears, and wolves, cougars mountain lions,…

  • You might not see a single thing around you. You’re not alone.

    The You Tube(r) video Once Upon a Tide presents a different kind of fairy tale. Listening to the sound a seashell makes, a real living girl enters into a sad and beautiful cartoon world of the ocean.  The storyteller in the video says, “you might find it hard to believe but I assure you it’s…

  • Dinner’s on me… A slug from the sea

    Its scientific/Latin name is Elysia chlorotica, but this Slug from the Sea has been called many other things.  Scientists are excitedly clapping their hands together about the SOLAR POWERED SEA SLUG!  The Kleptomaniac sea slug!  The HALF PLANT HALF ANIMAL! Elysia chlorotica look like leaves but are actually animals.  When they eat algae for breakfast…

  • These paws are made for walking

    Not only does Professor Blue have a blog, she also has a dog. First, we shall refer to the dog as Mr. The Dog. What does this dog do? sighs and pouts eats things he shouldn’t ‘marks territory’ sniffs everything prefers eating pizza nibbles on the ears of his best dog friends howls sometimes (he…

  • I have the superpower to help penguins

    Here is a video made by kids in Ohio who talk about using their own super powers to help the environment, animals and other people. You kids out there in internet land can make your own video on using your own super power and send it to Roots and Shoots. You can also send it…