In the August 2011 Issue Rick’s Adventure August 2011By Gerry Bishop Art by The CharacterShop Comic Adventures More Animal Stories Animal Stories Animal Selfies July 20, 2021 Michele Reyzer Animal Stories, Collections Comments Off on Animal Selfies Wild animals can be hard to photograph. Most are shy and run away when they see people. But the animals you see here seem eager for their moment in the spotlight! … Animal Stories Wombats July 19, 2021 Michele Reyzer Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Wombats Last year, a few baby wombats found a temporary home in a top-floor apartment in Australia. … Animal Stories Seashells July 18, 2021 Michele Reyzer Animal Stories, Creepy Crawlies Comments Off on Seashells Whether they’re tiny or huge, smooth or spiky, colorful or plain, there’s a lot to “shell-ebrate” about seashells! … Animal Stories Cicadas July 14, 2021 Michele Reyzer Animal Stories, Creepy Crawlies Comments Off on Cicadas Earlier this summer, some lucky people got to attend the world’s best buzzy bug concert—for free! … Animal Stories Helping Nature Near You June 21, 2021 Michele Reyzer Animal Stories, Collections Comments Off on Helping Nature Near You No matter where you live, you can get to know the wild creatures in your neighborhood—and then lend them a hand! Here are peeks at three different neighborhoods, along with some ideas for getting started wherever you live. … Animal Stories Wild Housemates June 20, 2021 Michele Reyzer Animal Stories, Collections Comments Off on Wild Housemates Do you have any “wild” housemates? Meet some animals who think YOUR house is THEIR house! … Animal Stories Squirrels: Nutty Neighbors June 19, 2021 Michele Reyzer Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Squirrels: Nutty Neighbors They scamper, leap, and raid our bird feeders. Look out—they’re eastern gray squirrels! … Animal Stories Pigeon: The Everywhere Bird June 18, 2021 Michele Reyzer Animal Stories, Birds Comments Off on Pigeon: The Everywhere Bird This bird should look familiar. After all, it can be found in almost any city around the world. Birdwatchers call it rock pigeon. You probably just call it “pigeon.” … Animal Stories Mountain Gorillas May 16, 2021 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Mountain Gorillas My dad might look laid back here, but he is large and in charge. And I’m learning to be just like him! … Amphibians Titicaca Water Frogs May 15, 2021 Thuy Senser Amphibians, Animal Stories Comments Off on Titicaca Water Frogs Just look at this face! Get ready to meet a frog unlike any frog you’ve ever seen before. … Animal Stories The Other Pollinators May 13, 2021 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Collections Comments Off on The Other Pollinators Buzzing bees and flitting butterflies get most of the credit for pollinating flowers. But they’re not the only ones doing the job! … Animal Stories Meet the Sponges May 12, 2021 Thuy Senser Animal Stories Comments Off on Meet the Sponges Sponges are amazing. They can be as beautiful as a sculpture, as colorful as a rainbow, as tiny as a pinhead, or bigger than a person! Swim over to meet some. … Animal Stories Galápagos Tortoises April 18, 2021 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Reptiles Comments Off on Galápagos Tortoises Days are slow and life is long for Galápagos tortoises. These ancient animals keep trekking onward, one step at a time. … Animal Stories Pygmy Raccoons April 17, 2021 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Pygmy Raccoons Meet Ranger Rick’s tropical cousins that need a helping hand to survive. … Animal Stories Dugongs April 16, 2021 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Dugongs “Don’t call me a manatee!” This poor guy suffers from a case of mistaken identity. … AmphibiansBirdsCollectionsCreepy CrawliesFishMammalsPrehistoricReptiles This page is available to subscribers. Click here to sign in or get access.