Zooillogix

Archives for January, 2008

Fat Animals with Accents

Apparently obesity isn’t just for American’s anymore… make that humans in general. First we have George, the greedy little pig as old British women would call him. This hedgehog was delivered to the Wildlife Aid centre in Leatherhead, England five times heavier than his natural weight. At 5lbs, George is dangerously obese and a testament…

2008 – The Year of the Frog

An international consortium of zoos, aquariums, conservation organizations and scientists, calling itself the “Amphibian Ark,” has dubbed 2008 the “Year of the Frog.” Amphibian Ark made the declaration in order to draw awareness to the mass extinction of amphibian species around the globe and to infuriate the Chinese, who already named the year after the…