An African Snail a day keeps the doctor away

A woman selling African land snails for Escargot in Abidjan, wallpaper

Making Babies, a photo by goingslo on Flickr. The author of this photo says, “Snails take about 30 minutes to position themselves for mating, then the act itself takes about 6.5 hours to complete… there is no such thing as a Snail Quickie”. It is further stated, “I was interested to learn about what the […]

Macaws: colorful New World parrots

Three Ara macaws on the Wildwood Boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey, USA: (from left to right) Scarlet Macaw, Blue-and-yellow Macaw, and Military Macaw, photo by LancerEvolution ; [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Macaws, often called New World parrots or Neotropical parrots, belong to 18 species of in six genera (Anodorhynchus, Ara, Cyanopsitta, Diopsittaca, Orthopsittaca and Primolius) […]