Kids' Animal Station

For kids who love animals by a kid who loves animals

Tigers, Lions, and…Chickens, Oh My?! The Top 10 Most Feared Animals!

1. Arachnophobia – Fear of Spiders A truly classic phobia which plagues millions of people globally, Arachnophobia truly cannot be beaten. Perhaps it is their creepy-crawly plethora of spindly legs … Continue reading

December 8, 2021

In with the Old, Out with the New….Or is it?!

Two recent pieces of news relating to cultural traditions and marine life have caught my attention lately..and made me think of the bigger general problem at hand with tradition versus … Continue reading

December 4, 2021

The Constant Cat Owner Conundrum: Indoor or Outdoor?!

As you may have heard, local councilors in Melbourne, Australia have introduced a legal curfew solution to a sticky situation: should domesticated house cats be kept inside or allowed to … Continue reading

December 1, 2021

All Rise: The Judge, The Defendant, The Plaintiff, and The Hippo?!

Less than a month ago, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio shocked the world by recognizing animals as ‘legal persons’ for the first time in U.S. … Continue reading

November 28, 2021

Nature Writing with Azar – #2

In honor of the Autumn Equinox I participated in another lovely creative writing workshop with my past teacher and mentor Azar Kohzadi! To me, the months preceding Thanksgiving, Christmas, and … Continue reading

November 24, 2021

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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