Author: samhenry

     All mammals have a stress response to being submerged in water. If you were to lower a unsuspecting land horse into a water pond, its heart rate would drop. This is an evolutionary survival reflex that gives the land horse more time to escape the...

I was always interested in wild things. I kept beautifully planted aquariums with fully functional ecosystems. I made green water to breed microorganisms, I fed the microorgnisms to newt larvae. I kept small fish. I kept tadpoles to watch them change into frogs. I kept...