Pets & Animals


Wendy Wilson Billiot

Regarding the eagle’s moral character, Ben Franklin was wrong more

Jan 24, 2018 12:55 PM Knowing Nature

Bigfoot, a.k.a. Sasquatch, is not confined to the Pacific Northwest. He has been reported on every continent except Antarctica, and some believe he is right here in Louisiana. more

Jan 23, 2018 2:00 PM History

John Slaughter

Exploring the origins of Louisiana's top dog more

Dec 22, 2017 12:00 PM House & Home 1 Comments


Photo by Jill Benton Glass

After twenty years of brightening the grounds of Butler Greenwood with his plumage and personality, Humphrey the peacock has flown the coop. more

Apr 21, 2017 2:09 PM Knowing Nature

A peacock in the yard is worth two police on patrol more

Dec 22, 2016 4:12 PM Knowing Nature

Learn to listen for various species around Baton Rouge more

Dec 22, 2016 1:58 PM Knowing Nature


Brent Wallace

A Stroka Gene-us Alpacas makes their cold-weather creatures commercially viable. more

Oct 24, 2016 12:36 PM Outdoor Adventures 1 Comments

What's good for the goose is good for the gander ... but not the neighborhoods more

Oct 24, 2016 12:26 PM Knowing Nature


Paul Kieu

Deer urine that delivers more

Oct 24, 2016 12:15 PM People & Places

Blue Crab

Photo by Wendy Wilson Billiot

More than meets the mouth more

Aug 29, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature


All photos by Lucie Monk Carter

Local farmers come early to set up their booths, lining their fold-out tables with homegrown produce in vivid hues. more

Aug 29, 2016 12:00 AM Foodways

Reports of strange Louisiana showers more

Jul 29, 2016 12:00 AM History


By Mcevan (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons

Fearsome appearance, fragile existence more

Jul 25, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature 1 Comments

Louisiana’s whooping crane population finds surprising new habitat, but still struggles to thrive more

Jul 22, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature


Photo by Brad M. Glorioso

He's loud and looking for the ladies more

Apr 26, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature


Photo by Abby Sands Miller

An equestrian's haven for retired racehorses more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 AM People & Places

A cattle egret learns to count his blessings more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 AM Literature


Photo by Charles Fox-Smith

Even as the craze for backyard chickens spreads, no one wants the roosters more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature


Photo by Lucie Monk

An extraordinarily unique Triceratops skull is now featured at LASM more

Feb 25, 2016 12:00 AM History



These professionals enjoyed a lucrative, if wild, occupation more

Feb 24, 2016 12:00 AM History