Saturday, July 25, 2009

Baby wolf's first howl!

Shaun Ellis is British a wolf expert who studies the behavior of these amazing animals and focuses on humane conservation efforts so they can live in harmony with their farmer neighbors. (You may have seen a couple of documentaries about his work on The National Geographic Channel or Animal Planet.)

In this video, Shaun gives a pup his first howling lesson. Look how readily the baby throws his head back and makes a perfect O with his mouth! Instinct is magical.

By the way, if you are as much of an animal lover as I am and you care deeply about conservation issues then you'll be appalled by the cruel and brutal practice of aerial wolf hunting in Alaska. If you want to help end this disgusting and scientifically unsound practice, write to your local legislators and help the Defenders of Wildlife get the PAW Act passed.

Friday, July 24, 2009


Kuroshio Sea - 2nd largest aquarium tank in the world - (song is Please don't go by Barcelona) from Jon Rawlinson on Vimeo.

We live in a world of wonders...

(Watch in full screen with your volume on. Every time you watch it you'll discover something new... I like how tiny the human divers at the bottom of the tank are compared to the other creatures... And the reactions of the crowd watching them float by.)