Kids' Animal Station

For kids who love animals by a kid who loves animals

Happy Place For Animals

by guest blogger Ben Samford, age 8  I read The One and Only Ivan, which is about a gorilla who is in captivity for 18 years and then finally decides … Continue reading

June 11, 2017

Book Review: Writing Monsters By Philip Athans

Recently, I read a book called Writing Monsters:  How to Craft Believably Terrifying Creatures to Enhance Your Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction by Philip Athans, a head-to-toe guide on how to write … Continue reading

January 15, 2017

The Platypus and Other Venomous Mammals

  Over the past couple days, I’ve been reading a book called “Venomous” by Christie Wilcox, which, as the name suggests, is about venomous animals. Specifically, I was interested in … Continue reading

December 8, 2016

5 Facts About Alaskan Sled Dogs

On a recent trip to Alaska, I went dog sledding on the Mendenhall glacier, which is the temporary home of a mushing camp. A glacier is an odd place to … Continue reading

July 22, 2016

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