Kids' Animal Station

For kids who love animals by a kid who loves animals

WOMEN IN SCIENCE: Learn About Being a Veterinarian, An Interview with Dr. Margaret Wixson

GUEST POST by Helena Donato-Sapp, 10, famous-journalist-to-be   Whenever someone asked me what my favorite subject in school was, I always used to answer, “Recess!” and they would giggle.  I do … Continue reading

December 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Few Facts about Frogs/Toads that You Probably Didn’t Know!

Most biologists agree that frogs and other amphibians, are both an indicator species and a keystone species for the environment. What do those terms mean? Well, an indicator species is … Continue reading

September 4, 2019

10 Quick Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Dolphins!

  Dolphins are one of the most popular mammals of the oceans and rivers, loved by young children, Greek mythologists, and marine biologists for their docile nature (towards people, anyway) … Continue reading

July 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Some Fun Facts About Our Friend the Rainbow Lorikeet

New birds have joined the Exotic Bird Emporium, including three Rainbow Lorikeets! Their names are Penn, Teller and Daphne (the latter of which is at the Colorado Springs location). Originally, … Continue reading

February 13, 2019

A Lesson in Malnourishment and Healthy Eating for Birds

An issue that many people often do not realize before (or even after) they buy a bird is how important nutrition is, and how deadly and disruptive malnourishment can be. … Continue reading

January 21, 2019

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Wise Words

"Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if a person or animal is at stake."
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Until the lion tells his side of the story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter."
— Translation of African Proverb