Photographer Teaches 1,500 Puppies How To Swim

New York Times best-selling author Seth Casteel is back with a second photography book full of our doggy paddling pals, but this time the stars are miniature. 

Photographer Teaches 1,500 Puppies How To Swim

New York Times best-selling author Seth Casteel is back with a second photography book full of our doggy paddling pals, but this time the stars are miniature. 

World’s Rarest Bat Found in Miami

If you were one of the world’s rarest and most endangered bats, where would you choose to live?

World’s Rarest Bat Found in Miami

If you were one of the world’s rarest and most endangered bats, where would you choose to live?

12 Selfie Tips You Can Learn From Animals

Taking a perfect selfie is difficult.  Between the angle, filters, lighting and endless facial expressions you can make, it can be tough to hone each variable for the ideal photograph.

12 Selfie Tips You Can Learn From Animals

Taking a perfect selfie is difficult.  Between the angle, filters, lighting and endless facial expressions you can make, it can be tough to hone each variable for the ideal photograph.

Largest Predatory Dinosaur Was ‘Half-duck, Half-crocodile’

Largest Predatory Dinosaur Was ‘Half-duck, Half-crocodile’

The largest predatory dinosaur to walk this earth wasn’t the T. rex. It was Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, a 50-foot long creature with powerful jaws and a solid, spiny sail on its back that dwelled in Northern Africa 95 million years ago. But even though paleontologists have known about this particular dinosaur for almost a century, its true form has only just been revealed.

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What Birds Can Teach Us About Aging Gracefully

Most animals don’t live long enough to experience the debilitating effects of old age. But some critters survive for decades, and one in particular, the thick-billed murre, manages to grow old without losing its physical prowess, scientists have found. 

What Birds Can Teach Us About Aging Gracefully

Most animals don’t live long enough to experience the debilitating effects of old age. But some critters survive for decades, and one in particular, the thick-billed murre, manages to grow old without losing its physical prowess, scientists have found. 

Poachers Killed 100,000 Elephants in Just Three Years

Poachers Killed 100,000 Elephants in Just Three Years

For years we’ve been hearing reports of elephant poaching in Africa, but a new study has put a number on the problem. Between 2010 and 2012, poachers slaughtered 100,000 pachyderms across the continent.The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is the first to scientifically measure the number of elephants killed across Africa. Researchers counted…

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Five Ways to Save the World’s Rarest Species

Can you imagine a world without butterflies and pandas?  Soon, we might not have to. The number of monarch butterflies has dropped 97 percent since the mid-1990s.

Five Ways to Save the World’s Rarest Species

Can you imagine a world without butterflies and pandas?  Soon, we might not have to. The number of monarch butterflies has dropped 97 percent since the mid-1990s.

Video: Rescued Baby Elephant Discovers New Toy

Video: Rescued Baby Elephant Discovers New Toy

A baby elephant put on quite a show for visitors at a rescue facility in Chiang Mai, Thailand, recently, but she has more to celebrate than playtime.  The five-year-old pachyderm, named Faa Mai, was filmed swinging and twirling a blue ribbon.“You can almost hear giggles emanating from the gigantic grin on her face, safe and without a care in the world,” wrote The Huffington Post.

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20 Signs Your Cat Is Turning Into a Human

Stop your precious pet before they become something terrifying: a human.  The Internet has had a long love affair with cats.

20 Signs Your Cat Is Turning Into a Human

Stop your precious pet before they become something terrifying: a human.  The Internet has had a long love affair with cats.

Five Animals That Are a Lot Smarter Than You Think

Five Animals That Are a Lot Smarter Than You Think

The Oregon Supreme Court this month issued two landmark rulings that gave animals protections previously reserved for humans. Now police can intervene without a warrant to save an abused or neglected animal from its owner. Animal abusers are also subject to harsher punishments.  “As we continue to learn more about the interrelated nature of all life, the day may come when humans perceive less…

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