Katie Downey
Author for A-Z Animals

Katie Downey is a writer for A-Z Animals where her primary focus is on wildlife, arachnids and insects. Katie has been writing and researching animals for more than a decade. Katie worked in animal rescue and rehabilitation with handicapped cats and farm animals for many years.

As a resident of North Carolina, Katie enjoys exploring nature with her son, educating others on the positive role that insects and spiders play in the ecosystem and raising jumping spiders.

Do Ducks Mate for Life? Picture

Ducks are lovely feathered friends who grace our presence on lakes and wherever there is water. They are often seen walking or gliding along the water's surface with their other… Read More

By Katie Downey 2 weeks ago

17 Spiders Crawling Around Chicago Picture

While you're walking around Chicago checking out the sights, lovely tunes, and the smell of the delicious deep-dish pizza, there is a smaller eight-legged community living their lives. Crawling around… Read More

By Katie Downey 2 months ago