'Where does my cat go all day?' It's a question that will puzzle many cat owners. Especially if your pet feline is an adventurous sort who roams around the place and is always out. The answer is probably just 'around the neighborhood a bit'. Under cars, in people's front yards,...
If you've ever had kids or held a baby for any real length of time, you'll be familiar with the surprisingly potent smell that the little things are capable of producing. A little squeeze and before you know if, the diaper's full of hot nuclear poop. And you've gotta...
Remember the guy who risked his life to help save a black bear recently? Well, it seems like that wasn't the only bear that needs help right now. In fact, the plight of the polar bear is an often ignored one. And yet the problem is very much real. Polar...
Ever wondered what would happen if two of the deadliest insects on the planet - the black widow spider and the scorpion (which is technically an arachnid, but never mind that...) - went mano a mano (or insecto a arachnido, rather)? Well, wonder no more. In the following clip...
With medical marijuana now legal in a few states and Colorado even decriminalizing weed entirely, the numbers of animals accidentally eating the stuff is on the rise. Don't worry too much, it's extremely unlikely that your domestic pet will become ill or have any lasting damage if they've got...
Crows are one of the most intelligent species of birds living on the planet today. These quick-thinking birds have demonstrated an ability to solve complex puzzles, such as the one set by the BBC's Chris Packham in this clip from Inside The Animal Mind. Crows have been studied extensively,...
A champion spear fisherman got the shock of his life recently when he came across a venomous sea snake locked in mortal combat with a deadly stonefish off the coast of Port Darwin in Australia. The fisherman, Rick Trippe, came across the remarkable scene you can see below and...
Kissing bugs, aka 'triatomine', are deadly bloodsuckers that can kill. Ranging from 15 - 25mm in size, they're usually dark in color and feed on mammals such as dogs and raccoons. Oh, and humans. They carry a lethal parasite about them known as Chagas, which is particularly dangerous to us humans....
Kevin Richardson is also known by another name. ‘The Lion Whisperer’. Why do people call him that? Well, the Johannesburg, South Africa-based zoology expert has dedicated his life to learning about, understanding and spending time with the kings of the jungle. So much so that he he knows exactly how...
We might have found the fluffiest cat in the world! Silas is a big ol' ball of fuzzy white hair. But when his new family first found him in Florida and took him in? He was anything but fluffy. Starved and homeless, Silas was a limping little infected mess....
When Utah resident Brandon Bingham found a frozen kitten in the snow, he worried for its wellbeing. Was it in as much trouble as it appeared? He'd had some veterinary training and quickly established that the poor little thing was indeed in a whole heap of trouble. He checked...
Two lions have been shot dead after they attacked a man who had climbed into their enclosure at Santiago Zoo, Chile. The 20-year-old man had entered the enclosure in a bid to commit suicide. He remains in a grave condition at a nearby hospital. The man, named locally as Franco Luis...
Lions are one of the most beautiful animals in nature. Stay out of their way and watch them from afar, and wow! What a creature to behold. But get too close? And you might be wishing you didn't... Just ask the two zookeepers in this clip. Big cats like tigers...
'Thongsri' is a seventeen year-old elephant who lives in a sanctuary in Chiang Mai in Thailand. She's become very attached to her caretaker at the nature and rehabilitation center and will do anything to look after or protect him. It's actually quite a natural trait amongst elephants as she'll...
We're all fascinated by sharks, aren't we? You've only got to see the viewing figures for Shark Week to know that.The giants of the deep, with their enormous teeth and aggressive attitudes. Movies like Jaws and Sharknado (to a lesser degree...) have cemented sharks' reputation as the toughest animals...