Celebrating Coyotes: The Unsung Heroes of the Ecosystem

Celebrating Coyotes: The Unsung Heroes of the Ecosystem

The Misunderstood Coyote: Beyond the Myths Coyotes often get a bad rap, seen by many as mere nuisances due to their knack for roaming onto private properties and farmlands in search of food. Yet, it’s important to remember these resilient creatures are simply trying to survive in a world where their habitats are shrinking due…

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What Do Foxes Eat?

What Do Foxes Eat?

Understanding the Diet of Foxes: Nature’s Adaptable Foragers Foxes, known for their cunning and adaptability, are some of the most fascinating creatures in the animal kingdom. Their diet, a subject of interest to many wildlife enthusiasts and researchers, is as varied as their habitats. In this blog post, we’ll explore the diverse culinary habits of…

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What Do Tigers Eat?

What Do Tigers Eat?

Tigers are carnivores and a carnivore’s basic diet consists of raw meat. Their dentition (teeth) and digestive system are developed to process animal proteins and not plant matter.

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A New Home for Tigers: India’s Latest Conservation Milestone

A New Home for Tigers: India’s Latest Conservation Milestone

In a recent development that bodes well for India’s rich biodiversity, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has given the green light to create a novel tiger reserve in Rajasthan. This decision, made on August 22, 2023, marks a significant step forward in the ongoing efforts to safeguard the country’s wildlife. With this new addition,…

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What to do if you find baby wildlife….

What to do if you find baby wildlife….

If you see a baby deer, raccoon, or rabbit that seems to be alone, the first thing you should do is stay calm. It is important to remember that these animals are often left alone by their mothers for long periods of time, so just seeing them alone does not mean that they are orphaned….

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Big Cat Public Safety Act signed by President Biden

How ‘Tiger King’ helped kill the industry it made famous Landmark U.S. legislation bans cub petting, tiger selfies, and breeding big cats as pets. What does that mean for the thousands of captive cats? The lucrative cub-petting industry that the Netflix docuseries Tiger King thrust into the spotlight is now illegal in the United States.  The Big…

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Video Tour

Video Tour

This tour is designed for school aged children & is informative for all ages. This video was filmed a few years ago for the public library and does not reflect current improvements or changes in the animals and/or their exhibits.

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Overwintering Gray Squirrels

Overwintering Gray Squirrels

Cat Tales is the new home for a handful of gray squirrels that were orphaned in the late summer. The young squirrels were rehabbed at Washington State University (WSU) Wildlife Society and will spend the winter growing in their outdoor nest boxes located in our pine trees. Gray squirrels are native to this particular area…

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