A Full Moon and Honey Bees?

A Full Moon and Honey Bees?

Africa. So what do a full moon and honey bees have in common? Elephants, of course. Really? Well they are both crop deterrents to elephants. As elephants and humans compete for scarce land and water resources, they come into conflict, sometimes with fatal results. But...
Stick My head in the Sand? Not Anymore.

Stick My head in the Sand? Not Anymore.

Africa. Driving along the coast of the Cape Of Good Hope, we came across 2 ostriches just hanging out by the side of the road.  I hadn’t realized how big these birds can get with males reaching up to 9 feet in height and weighing over 300 pounds. And they...
Protection from Vampires

Protection from Vampires

Savannah, GA. A cool plant that you can eat (according to most websites although a few sites caution against ingesting it), keeps rodents and deer away from your landscaping, repels ticks and mosquitos, and will protect you from vampires. Why doesn’t everyone...
Where is My Shell?

Where is My Shell?

Palm Beach, FL. I wasn’t sure what this was when Gibbs, my Havenese,  and I came across it on the beach until a friend pointed out it was a homeless hermit crab. Homeless? If I had only known, I would have tried to find it a new home/shell. Hermit crabs are...