Pets & Animals


Alexandra Kennon

Performing yoga with goats at Paradigm Gardens in New Orleans more

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Wendy Wilson Billiot

Deep in the piney woods of Folsom, Louisiana, at the end of a well-worn dirt road, lies a ten-acre animal rescue sanctuary called Big Sky Ranch. more

People & Places


Photo courtesy Maison Madeleine

A historic French Creole-style house on one of the state’s most spectacular nesting grounds for visiting waterbirds more

Supper Club


Cheryl Gerber

Keeping bees is easier than you think more

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Wendy Wilson Billiot

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

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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


John Slaughter

Exploring the origins of Louisiana's top dog more

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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

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

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Learn to listen for various species around Baton Rouge more

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Brent Wallace

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

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

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Paul Kieu

Deer urine that delivers more

People & Places

Blue Crab

Photo by Wendy Wilson Billiot

More than meets the mouth more

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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


Reports of strange Louisiana showers more



By Mcevan (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons

Fearsome appearance, fragile existence more

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

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Photo by Brad M. Glorioso

He's loud and looking for the ladies more

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Photo by Charles Fox-Smith

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

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