If you live in or near the Naural State of Arkansas, then chances are you like to go hunting, camping, hiking, or biking, hitting the great outdoors in some way is one of our favorite pastimes. There are dangers, and one of those dangers dances around in a cute and cuddly fur coat. Oh, if you witness this amazing dance, you better run.
Arkansas was once known as the Bear State and even though we don't usually see many bears they are out and about. A few days ago Jonesboro police started receiving calls about people seeing a bear walking around town near a park.
It's well-documented that the south is known for being alligator country! But did you know, in this neck of the woods, a man from Beaumont, Texas is known for swimming with these ferocious deadly animals?
Have I told you how much I love cats? My love for cats started with my love and fascination with big cats thanks to the movie Born Free. Now there are three little tiger cubs at the Little Rock Zoo that need our help naming them.
So, question: What feeds on Portuguese Man-O-Wars, is only about an inch long, very pretty, and can set fire to you with their sting? Answer: A little sea slug called a Blue Sea Dragon or Glaucus atlanticus, and they're hitting Texas beaches right now.
A report this week in The Guardian titled, "Texas Rattlesnake Butchering Festival Continues Despite Objections", would make you think that Texans are nothing but blood-thirsty rednecks with no hearts, souls, or sympathy for those poor little snakie-snakes. Jeesh!