All posts by Heather Toner

Heather Toner is a writer, blogger, content creator, website specialist and social media strategist with a soft spot for nature and the performing arts. She is the former digital producer for NATURE on PBS and resides in Brooklyn, NY.
A Salute to Independent Animals
A Salute to Independent Animals

No man is an island, but can the same be said for animals? Different species of animals approach solitude in varying degrees. In the spirit of Independence Day, here’s a rundown of a few of the most self-sufficient creatures on the planet.

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5 Fabulous Fathers in the Animal Kingdom

With Father’s Day around the corner, it’s only fitting that we take a moment to acknowledge a handful of animals who happen to be some of the most dutiful dads in the animal kingdom. While many males play a role in the rearing of their young, these five fabulous fathers go above and beyond.