Animals & Nature

News, posts & videos about animals and nature!

Why Are Mosquitoes Attracted To Some But Not Others?

Why Are The Mosquitoes Biting Me and Not Her? Ever wonder why mosquitoes are attracted to some people but not others? Is the chemical called DEET that is found in many conventional mosquito repellent’s safe?  What about the natural oil citronella – is it safe? We found a super article and a video on Dr. Joseph Mercola’s site that answers these questions and more.  As usual Dr. Mercola over delivers!

Ever Seen A Tiny Hamster Eat A Tiny Burrito?

Ever Seen A Tiny Hamster Eat A Tiny Burrito? Tiny Hamster Tiny Burritos: Eating to the sound of classical music 🙂
OK – Time for the fun video of the day!

How do you come up with the idea of a tiny hamster eating a tiny burrito?

We don’t know either but you gotta see for a smile!

California To Ban One Time Use Plastic Bags

According to an article in the state of  California is going to ban one time use plastic bags.  This follows some metropolitan cities that have gone this route like Austin, Texas that banned them in 2013. According to the article, The California Senate voted 22-15 late last night to pass a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The bill, SB 270, will phase out single-use plastic bags in