Krishna Maxwell
Author for A-Z Animals

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Krishna is a lifelong animal owner and advocate. She owns and operates a small farm in upstate New York which she shares with three dogs, four donkeys, one mule, and a cat. She holds a Bachelors in Agricultural Technology and has extensive experience in animal health and welfare. When not working with her own animals and tending her farm, Krishna is helping other animal owners with behavior or management issues and teaching neighboring farmers about Regenerative Agriculture practices.


Types of Pond Turtles Picture

Key Points Turtles are a wonderful part of our ponds and streams and an important part of a healthy ecosystem. Turtles consume insects and other pests that tend to inhabit… Read More

By Krishna Maxwell 2 years ago


Types of Pet Birds Picture

Key Points There are at least 206 types of house birds, but not every bird is appropriate for a pet. Birds need a great deal of attention to be happy… Read More

By Krishna Maxwell 3 years ago


Can Ducks Fly? Picture

Key Points Wild ducks, such as Mallards, are extremely fast, agile, and capable fliers. There are several breeds of domestic ducks that have lost the ability to fly. Did you… Read More

By Krishna Maxwell 3 years ago


Top 10 Scariest Cats Picture

Key Points Whether domestic or wild, some cats are just plain scary. Black cats have a rep for being harbingers of ill will. However, this is just pure superstition. Black… Read More

By Krishna Maxwell 3 years ago


Top 10 Best Cats Picture

Key Points The all-time favorite cat breed is no breed at all. The domestic shorthair, or mutt of the cat world, remains the easiest and best choice of feline friends.… Read More

By Krishna Maxwell 3 years ago


Top 8 Tiniest Cats Picture

Key Points: Miniature, teacup, and dwarf cats are popular right now. However, some of these come from highly unethical breeding practices. Do your homework and know what you are buying… Read More

By Krishna Maxwell 3 years ago


10 Lovely Orange Animals Picture

Key Points Depending on the environment, orange can help an animal stand out or provide camouflage. For flying creatures, bright colors help attract a mate and draw attention away from… Read More

By Krishna Maxwell 3 years ago


Top 10 Meanest Dogs Picture

Key Points All dogs can become aggressive when defending themselves or their human pack. However, dogs are not born mean, they become that way when mistreated or forced into it… Read More

By Krishna Maxwell 3 years ago


10 Poisonous Butterflies Picture

Key Points The only way that butterflies can defend themselves from predators is by making themselves unpalatable to their enemies. Many butterflies lay their eggs on plants that are toxic… Read More

By Krishna Maxwell 3 years ago


What Do Salamanders Eat? Picture

Key Points Salamanders are carnivorous and generally eat insects, worms, and slugs. Salamanders are amphibians not lizards. they have no scales or claws and their skin is generally wet.Some salamanders… Read More

By Krishna Maxwell 3 years ago