Category Archives: Animals

Amazing Intelligence in Animals—Our Guardians, our Heros!

“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” ― Mark Twain When I think of creation and the many beauties and perks that come … Continue reading

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Amazing Intelligence in Animals—Magpies and a Falcon

The art of self-defence is not an invention of man. Self-preservation and of the species is inherent in all living creatures. I recently wrote about an incident that I experienced between  two Magpies and how they were ‘torturing’ one of … Continue reading

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Amazing Intelligence in Animals—Magpies and our Cat

  “The fox, when it sees a flock of heron or magpies or birds of any kind, suddenly flings itself on the ground with his mouth open to look as he were dead; and these birds want to peck at … Continue reading

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Amazing Intelligence in Animals—Horses

“When we think of those companions [horses] who traveled by our side down life’s road, let us not say with sadness that they left us behind, but rather say with gentle gratitude that they once were with us.”  —author unknown … Continue reading

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Amazing Intelligence in Animals—Stray dogs show up at funeral

“I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self-contained. I stand and look at them long and long.” —Walt Whitman I understand Walt Whitman in his praise for animals. I grew up on a … Continue reading

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Amazing Intelligence in Animals (some animal facts)

“Only if we understand can we care. Only if we care can we help. Only if we help can they be saved!” — Jane Goodall Looking at the diversity of Nature, I wonder. Just because we have speech and animals … Continue reading

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Amazing intelligence in animals—Elephants journey to pay their respects

This short story was first published in the Temple City Star on 22 February, 2018 “Perhaps measuring animal intelligence by comparing it to human intelligence isn’t the best litmus test” — Ingrid Newkirk We’ve learned, even as children, that elephants … Continue reading

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