New NC Zoo California sea lions Storm ("Good Girl!") and Dyson ("Good Boy!") just got regular and repeated praise for their "performances" in an on-exhibit training session here. I was the only "visitor" for this, but the young sea lions "followed" their keepers and "targeted" on command, pointing their noses at a "ball" on the end of a "stick".Such training is designed to get the duo comfortable with following commands to assist their keepers and vets in their ongoing care.
“Two chimps had been shut out of their shelter by mistake during a cold rain storm. They were standing dejected, water streaming down their shivering bodies, when Professor Köhler chanced to pass.”...
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His Majesty’s Dragon is the first book in the Temeraire series by Naomi Novik. Set in an alternate history world where dragons and humans co-exist, it tells the story of a naval captain, Laurence, during the Napoleonic War. At the beginning of the story, Laurence’s ship takes a French ship. On board, there is a […]