Westminster Dog of the Year 2008 Competition

In London tomorow there’s a very special dog show indeed, the Westminster Dog of the Year 2008. Assorted MPs, peers, political correspondents and their dogs will be gathering at the Victoria Tower Gardens, next to House of Lords, Millbank, London SW1from 11am, and guess who’ll be judging… So forget the state of the world’s economy for…

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A Shark’s Tail…

Ask any scuba-diver what they’d most like to witness at close-hand, and the majority will answer: whale shark. I’ve been diving for a few years now and still haven’t seen a whale shark – the world’s largest fish, and slow-moving plankton-eating filter feeder that can grow to 12 metres (40 feet) and weigh upto 21…

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In Leaps and Bounds! – Latest Homes – February 26th 2008

As it’s ‘Leap Week’ this week, I thought we’d take a topical delve into the Animal Kingdom to find out who the greatest leaper actually is? As mammals, we humans are pretty rubbish at jumping but at least we can; for many mammals including elephants, cows, pandas and giraffes, cannot jump at all. Rabbits on…

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