36 Dogs Caught Relaxing In Unusual Positions Prove Dogs Can Sleep Anywhere
Mar13

36 Dogs Caught Relaxing In Unusual Positions Prove Dogs Can Sleep Anywhere

Sleeping comfortably is something that dogs make easy. They just seem to be able to relax and take a nap anywhere! From squeezing into positions that would make a yoga master jealous to ones that make you laugh, dogs are the best at napping in unusual positions. We asked our members to submit photos of their dogs relaxing in awkward positions and here are the results. 1. “Cullen resting with her sister, Lani, wrapped around her.” 2....

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Mammoth-Infused Cells Show Signs Of Biological Activity After 28,000 Years
Mar13

Mammoth-Infused Cells Show Signs Of Biological Activity After 28,000 Years

It seems like every couple of months there’s a new headline claiming “mammoth cloning is just around the corner”. While it will still be many years before this extinct species is roaming the tundras of Siberia once again, a new study could help this dream edge closer to reality. Writing in the journal Scientific Reports, scientists from Kindai University in Japan have documented mammoth nuclei showing “signs of biological activity”...

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Mystery Killer Whales Could Soon Be Confirmed New Species
Mar12

Mystery Killer Whales Could Soon Be Confirmed New Species

The mysterious “Type D” killer whale, a potential new species, has long been hinted at but now scientists have actually found, filmed, and studied the elusive creatures in the wild and we may soon have an answer. Researchers managed to take a sample of the enigmatic orcas, spotted off the coast of Chile, and – genetic testing pending – we could have a new species of killer whale on our hands. “We are very excited about the...

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1,700 Animal Species Face Greater Extinction Risk By 2070 Because Of Human-Caused Activities
Mar06

1,700 Animal Species Face Greater Extinction Risk By 2070 Because Of Human-Caused Activities

Human expansion, growth, and development are pushing animal species out of their homes across the globe. By 2070, an estimated 1,700 species of amphibians, birds, and mammals will face a greater risk of extinction because of increased human land-use, according to new research conducted by Yale researchers. Writing in Nature Climate Change, the researchers linked global land-use projects with socio-economic expectations to estimate...

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Tropical Fish Species Never Recorded In Northern Hemisphere Washes Up On California Coast
Mar05

Tropical Fish Species Never Recorded In Northern Hemisphere Washes Up On California Coast

When a rare, giant tropical sunfish found only south of the equator washed up on southern California’s temperate coast, researchers were stumped. The hoodwinker sunfish (Mola tecta) was only first described by sunfish expert Marianne Nyegaard in 2017 in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, making it the first addition to the Mola genus in 125 years. Until last month, it had never been observed outside of the Southern...

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Underwater Photographer Takes Incredible Images Of Hawaii’s Ocean Life At Night
Mar05

Underwater Photographer Takes Incredible Images Of Hawaii’s Ocean Life At Night

Ever wondered what creatures lurk in the dark waters of Hawaii at night? Well, you’re in for a treat. Underwater photographer Jeff Milisen has produced an incredible assortment of images taken during night dives with Kona Honu Divers off the coast of Oahu. Compiling his images in a collection called Blackwater, Milisen groups his favorite nocturnal ocean dwellers into three categories: larval fishes, cephalopods, and miscellaneous...

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This Monstrous 700lb Alligator Was Recently Found In Georgia
Mar05

This Monstrous 700lb Alligator Was Recently Found In Georgia

Weighing in at an estimated 320 kilograms (~700 pounds), this alligator was recently caught lurking in an irrigation ditch near Lake Blackshear in Georgia. Along with measuring a lengthy 4 meters (13 feet) from tip to tail, this chunky fella also has a chest girth of 144 centimeters (57 inches). The ‘gator was caught by wildlife experts at Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) after a local farmer found the reptile in...

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21 Hilarious Animals Who Are Convinced They’re Masters of Disguise
Feb28

21 Hilarious Animals Who Are Convinced They’re Masters of Disguise

He’s the spitting image! A master-class in disguise. I’m working undercover. Shhhh! Whatcha lookin’ at? I’m a towel! I got up in the morning, walked into the bathroom and… this was waiting for me! Wildlife and the rules of survival. Oh, I could shed my coat endlessly on this carpet. Purr-r-r. There’s a new toy in my collection! That moment when an old wardrobe proves to be extremely useful. I’m a leopard, you know, from the cat...

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24 Animals That Sleep Wherever They Please
Feb28

24 Animals That Sleep Wherever They Please

1. This Is How My Bunny Sleep 2. My Friends Dog Passed Out 3. McGuffin Goes To The Vet 4. My Sister’s Puppy Was So Tired, She Just Fell Asleep In Her Shoe 5. Perfect Spot To Take A Nap 6. Omar Asleep In A Tissue Box 7. Sleepy Cat 8. Sleeping In The Grocery Store 9. Take Your Puppy For A Walk They Said… It Will Be Fun They Said 10. Maddie Sleeping In A Guitar Case 11. Puppy Sleeping In His Bowl 12. Sleeping...

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25 Reasons Why Animals Are Actually Your Best Friends
Feb26

25 Reasons Why Animals Are Actually Your Best Friends

1. They’re happy to see you when you come home! 2. They get jealous of your other friends. 3. They do funny impressions of your bad dates. 4. They’ll watch all of your favorite TV shows with you. 5. They make great workout buddies! 6. They give you space when they know you’re not a morning person. 7. They’re great listeners. 8. They help you stick to your diet. 9. They’ll have a spa day with you when you...

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6 Popular Small Pets
Feb24

6 Popular Small Pets

Selecting the small pet that’s right for your home is no small feat. With all the adorably tiny options, it can be difficult to determine whether your family’s new addition should have fins or fur. After all, some pets need massive amounts of care and attention, while others prefer to be left alone. It all depends on how much time and effort you’re willing to put forth to become a pet owner. You should also consider...

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Top 10 Animals that Exhibit Human Behavioral Traits
Feb24

Top 10 Animals that Exhibit Human Behavioral Traits

Gorilla The way that they communicate is one reason that these great apes are closer to humans than we think. Watch them use their posture, facial expressions and sounds to get their points across and you will think you are in crowded restaurant in the Big Apple. Chimpanzee These mammals that are the closet to human also use their bodies to communicate. Some chimps have even mastered the art of sign language, so they can really tell...

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