All Posts By

AddPeople

Closer to nature: Why humans love animals so much

By | News | No Comments

We love being closer to nature. It seems almost everyone loves animals, but it is not at all obvious why. Pets, for example, can cost a lot of money. They need feeding, cleaning, vaccinations, and supervision. Yet this is not a chore to millions of pet owners, it is a pleasure.

In fact, in the UK alone, almost half of the population own some sort of animal, and the dog and cat food industry has a market value of around 2.5 billion pounds.

That’s a lot of food, and a lot of hungry dogs and cats.

So even in these hard economic times, why do millions of people continue to fork out to pay for their animals? Read More

Pets as Therapy: The Ultimate Guide

By | News | No Comments
Animals have been bringing smiles to our faces for years, but that’s just scratching the surface of what they’re capable of. Animal-assisted therapy (often shortened to AAT) has solidified itself as a genuine form of therapy and has improved the lives of thousands of people all over the world.

Read More

Wild Science Celebrates World Snake Day!!

By | News | No Comments

For an animal that has developed such a bad reputation over the years, I for one could not be happier that it has its very own day to celebrate!

These slithery reptiles are one of the oldest mycological creatures on the planet and still continue to astound and amaze us, I can give several reasons why they are I personally of my favorite animals.

Read More

An Inky Tale

By | News | No Comments

It’s no secret today that our beloved hedgehogs in the UK are drastically declining in numbers due to habitat destruction, parasites and crossing roads.

These gorgeous nocturnal animals have shown to be in rapid decline. Scientist at Nottingham University has developed a genius and accurate method to study the diversity of these spiky characters by placing inkpads in their underground tunnels. Their paw prints have shown that they are now only active on 39% of their protected sites and falling 3 to 5% each year; these results stunned Nottingham University as it was much lower than anticipated.

Read More