Kids' Animal Station

For kids who love animals by a kid who loves animals

Yea or Nay? Vote Now! Should Humans Be Able to Use Animals in Any Way That’s Not Cruel?

In a recent post, I shared how, throughout history, humans have sometimes used animals for their own purposes, and sometimes those purposes were and are not nice: During segregation, police used … Continue reading

February 2, 2015

Yea or Nay? Chimps Rescued!

Hey, everybody. I know I haven’t done a blog post in a while, but I’m doing another one. I hope your holidays were great, and it’s time to get back … Continue reading

January 16, 2013

Yea or Nay? Is Beaver Anus a ‘Natural Flavor’?

Apparently, some food companies put beaver anus in some types of gelatin, pudding, gum, soft and hard candy, baked goods and frozen dairy products. The beaver-anus product is called castoreum, … Continue reading

October 9, 2012

Yea or Nay? Should Park Rangers Let People Hunt in a National Park?

This morning was great, because I got to stay home from school and go to a court hearing about introducing wolves to a national park, instead of letting hunters come … Continue reading

September 20, 2012

Yea or Nay? Should Humans Teach Fish to “Catch” Themselves?

Did you know that humans are teaching fish to catch themselves by making a sound that the fish hear and associate with feeding? The scientists hope fish, when they get … Continue reading

September 11, 2012

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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