Tennessee Park Ranger Fired for This Video of Him Dancing on the Job
Deryl Nelson said he has been dancing on the job for years to make visitors smile, but it was “the dancing park ranger’s” moves that recently landed him into hot water with his employer. Melissa Parsons, who recently visited Coolidge Park in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and filmed Nelson getting down... Read more
Anti-Gun Columnist Asks If It’s Time for the Government to Kill “Gun Nuts”
Here is an excerpt from a column by Susie Madrak over at CrooksandLiars.com, But Perlstein doesn’t mention the big honkin’ elephant in the room: Namely, at what point does the federal government literally go to war with its own citizens? Because we’re not talking about bank robbers here, we’re... Read more
How This Mysterious Clam Puts on an Underwater Light Show
The first time Lindsey Dougherty saw the shimmery, lightning lips of the Ctenoides ales file clam, she was diving in Indonesia with her sister. When she surfaced, she remembers saying, “I’m going to do a Ph.D on this! I’m in love!” Dougherty, now at the University of California, Berkeley,... Read more
Texas State Aquarium Announces Plans for Big Expansion
KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend The Texas State Aquarium made a big announcement on Wednesday. They are ready to move forward with with the largest expansion in the Aquariums 24-year history. About half a million people visit the Texas State Aquarium every year. With the new expansion,... Read more
Fisherman says recent catch was largest bull shark he’s seen
PANAMA CITY — It took almost 45 minutes to bring the shark into the boat, with two men pulling on the heavy rope. When they watched the balloon drop into the water, they knew they had a large shark on the line. They did not know it was 8... Read more
Ethical debate takes big turn in bowhunting
There may have been no more acute observer of the outdoors and hunting than Aldo Leopold, author of the iconic A Sand County Almanac. In a 1943 essay, Wildlife in American Culture, he wrote, “then came the gadgeteer, otherwise known as the sporting-goods dealer. He has draped the American... Read more
Meet the “Bear Man” of Finland (Video)
About 18 miles south of Kuusamo, Finland you will find an old farm sitting on the edge of a lake. This is the home of Sulo Karjalainen, who many may know as the “Bear Man” of Finland due to the dozen or so orphan brown bears you can always find... Read more
Wildlife Officials Attempt to Capture Shark in City Park Pond
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. —Wildlife workers are trying to catch a shark in Brevard County, however it’s not in the ocean but in a park pond. “It’s not often you hear about a shark at a park. I mean, it sounds like a sci-fi movie,” said Billy McDonald. According to... Read more