A Sicilian Buttercup chick, left, and a Delaware variety at the Arizona Feeds Country Store at 2701 S. Sixth Ave. Animal shelters are asking people to think carefully before bringing home Easter pets for the kids.
Those chicks, bunnies and other Easter pets that delight your child can suffer a sad fate if they're not cared for when the season is over. Animals released into the wild can get sick, be hit by cars or be attacked by predators, say animal shelter and humane society officials.
Villanova University student Christopher Meehan made good use of
his January 2007 trip to the beach south of Cancún — documenting
behavior of the first spider known to science to be deliberately
and almost totally vegetarian.