Kids' Animal Station

For kids who love animals by a kid who loves animals

Bug Collecting How-To and DU Camp Review

Over the summer, I went to a science camp for girls of color hosted by female scientists at the University of Denver. The scientists who taught us were experts in … Continue reading

August 16, 2017

Castle Valley Horseback-Riding In Moab Review

Mama Jen (one of my moms) and I took a trip to Moab, where we did a horseback ride to Castle Valley with Moab Adventure Center. The ride is two … Continue reading

July 29, 2017

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

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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