A Crab Can Build a Shelter?

Yesterday my son took his 8-year-old daughter to a beach near Ladysmith.  They were watching little crabs crawling around in the shallows.  My son’s attention was caught by a little crab, maybe 1/2 inch across his shell, who seemed very intent on moving a small rock.  The little guy struggled to move it about 6 … Continue reading

Squirrels can tell one cat from another

We have a large number of eastern grey squirrels in our neighbourhood.  They are an invasive species, so I suppose I shouldn’t like them, but I enjoy their antics – they play little games with one another, bicker like children, and perform astonishing aerial stunts in the treetops.  Just recently, however, we have observed that they … Continue reading