Frogs from Alachua County! Exotic Frogs from an Exhibit at the Florida Museum of Natural History Take Some Frogs Home Admiral Elk's Frogs by Michael Allard If there's something you don't see in the store that you want to get on a postcard, poster, mug, or whatever, drop me a line and I'll see … Continue reading Frogs
The owls pictured below are ambassador animals, having been rescued by Sunrise Wildlife Rehabilitation in High Springs, Florida.
The Great Horned Owl is Einstein, who had failed to thrive and was rescued by a professor who helped him learn how to stand and eat. He can’t hunt or forage, so he can’t be released back in the wild, the preference for all the animals rescued by Sunrise. Happily, he makes a wonderful ambassador and helps educate the public throughout North Florida about the beauty and the plight of owls.
Ruby (pictured below) is an Eastern Screech Owl who was hit by a car and rescued. Unfortunately, she suffered some brain damage that affected her eyesight. Specifically, she can no longer see at night, which is a particularly difficult problem for a nocturnal hunter. Happily for us, however, she makes a wonderful animal ambassador and helps educate the public about these…
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I teach gifted children in a pull-out program. As part of my class, my kids work on Chain Reactions, a precursor to Rube Goldberg projects. In order to model the process for them, I've created and filmed a series of experimental chain reactions. They start small, and grow in complexity over time. All of the … Continue reading Chain Reactions