Perfect Pup Spotted Taking His Dad’s Hand To Safely Cross The Street

It’s one of the first lessons kids learn: You have to be careful when crossing the street. And one very good pup — seen standing by a busy road in Kathmandu, Nepal — has also taken that lesson to heart. This dog happened to be spotted by Natalie Compton, an American journalist who traveled to […]

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Cat With Rare Condition Changes Colors In Front Of Her Owner’s Eyes

A few years ago, when Nicole Böhm rescued a pair of black-and-white kitten siblings living on a dirty farm in Germany, she had no idea that one of the cats would eventually go on to ditch her traditional look for one a bit more interesting. But that’s exactly what Elli did. “She had a tuxedo […]

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Does Goodbye to the Last Male Northern White Rhinoceros Mean the End of the Species?

Beginnings and endings are often met with fanfare. But not always. For instance, the world’s very first white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) probably diverged from its relative, the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), around 7 million years ago without too much of a fuss. However, on Monday, March 19, 2018, Sudan, the last male northern white rhino […]

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Albino Turtle Born with Heart Too Big for His Shell Brings Hope to Everyone Around Him

Baby albino turtle “Hope” doesn’t so much wear her heart on her sleeve as right outside her chest. Veterinary medicine has yet to name the unbelievable condition, but believe it, we must: the photos are amazing. The Pinkbelly Sideneck turtle’s breed name is deceptive, as Hope was born albino (without pigment in her skin). In […]

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One Time This Pony Drank a Lot of Diet Coke. Here’s Why

Humans and equines alike can get bezoars, or big masses that can impede digestion. Blasting some types of bezoars with cola can effectively dissolve these obstacles. AMANN/KAN HOGLUND/GETTY Racehorses, unlike race cars, do not usually find themselves plastered with sponsorships from large corporations. No purebred horse ever had, say, a huge GoDaddy.com banner flung over […]

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World’s Fastest Animal and Other Record-Breaking Animals (+Videos)

It’s faster than any creature on Earth or in the ocean’s depths. The peregrine falcon has been clocked moving as fast as 242 mph. It achieves this speed by flying downward in a powered dive, then folding up to slip through the air will little resistance. National Geographic filmed this record-breaking falcon dive in 2007 […]

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Parrot Uses Amazon Alexa to Order Items While Its Owner Is Away

A parrot that was kicked out of the National Animal Welfare Trust sanctuary for cursinglearned how to use Amazon’s Alexa and orders items online when the owner is away, according to the The Times of London. Sanctuary worker Marion Wischnewski volunteered to take the parrot, named Rocco, in at her home in Blewbury, Oxfordshire. The […]

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Woman’s Heart Breaks Seeing Stray Dog Shivering in the Cold, So She Gives Up Her Scarf

In January, a heartwarming video emerged from Turkey, depicting a woman’s random act of kindness toward a stray dog on a rainy day. What the woman did was fairly simple and lasted for only less than a minute, yet her sweet gesture has touched the hearts of many. It was a chilly, winter day in […]

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Gigantic Cow Called ‘Knickers’ Weighs More Than a Car, Is as Tall as Michael Jordan

A gigantic steer that some consider the largest in Australia has become a viral sensation. The cow is named “Knickers” and stands at 76 inches at the shoulder, towering over other cows, its owner said, adding that the cow almost as tall as Michael Jordan. It weighs about 3,086 pounds and lives on a farm […]

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