Category: Jim Knox

Wildly Successful: The Tapanuli Orangutan

Well into the twenty first century, science has discovered a new species. One of approximately 20,000 new species discovered each year, this is like no other. Read on to discover the identity of our newest great ape!

Wildly Successful: The Medicinal Leech

From benefiting cosmetic surgery patients to healing recovering stroke victims in the twenty first century, there is a species which has been medical science's "go-to" therapy for more than 3,500 years. Boasting ten eyes and six stomachs, it is a primitive yet remarkable creature. Read on to discover the identity of this mystery beast.

Wildly Successful: The African Giant Millipede

There is an animal which possesses up to 400 legs and the ability to defend itself with the world's deadliest poisons. Secreting cyanide when threatened, this beast has close cousins which call Fairfield County home. Read on to discover this mystery beast and the incredible value it confers to our planet.

Wildly Successful: The Eastern Newt

There is a creature roaming Fairfield County forests which hides a secret. Less than 4 inches long, it possesses a potent toxin. Yet even more intriguing, it possesses a trait which the world's leading researcher scientists are actively attempting to decode.

Wildly Successful: The Glacier Rock Crawler

Known to science for less than a century, there is an entire family of creatures whose mere existence opens our eyes a bit wider. Inhabiting the planet's most remote and inhospitable regions, these nocturnal animals exist in zones we considered barren. Join us to learn their identity and their long guarded secrets for survival.

The Epitome of Adaptability

Known to the Massachusetts Bay and Virginia colonists, these creature provided life-saving sustenance to the new world explorers. At home in both the Boreal forests of the Yukon and the dense jungles of Panama, its adaptability is legendary. Join us to meet this Greenwich resident.

The Healing Power of Nature Will Amaze You

Mother Nature has a superpower known as healing. From animals who can replace 4,000 teeth in a lifetime, to beasts who can regenerate limbs and tails, these creatures roam the planet's wilds, meeting adversity head on. Read on to learn their secrets.

Scientists Rush to Save the African Bush Elephant

Elephants are far more than the planet's largest land animals. They are true ecosystem engineers responsible for creating water holes, transforming forests to grasslands, and germinating hundreds of species of trees, fruit and grasses. Read on to learn more about these astounding creatures and how we can all protect them.
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