72 F
New York
Saturday, May 26, 2018

Rare Snake Used as Weapon by Ancient Greeks Found in Sicily

What made the ancient Greeks such feared warriors? If you said courage, intense training and superior leadership, you’d be right. If you said, “Because they threw snakes at their enemies,” you’d be right too. Not only that, live specimens of these so-called “javelin” snakes – thought to be extinct or close to it – were […]

Before and After Pics Show The Difference a Day of Adoption Can Make To...

Adopting a pet is a big responsibility, and it will often change the life of the person adopting the pet. It will also, however, absolutely change the life of the pet being adopted as well. These pictures will show you how much difference a single day can make in the life of a pet that […]

Istanbul’s Most Famous Cat Honored With Its Own Statue At Its Favorite Spot

All cats are remembered by their owners, but few cats are remembered by the world. Everybody will remember the late and great Tombili however, because the famously laid-back feline just got immortalized with its very own statue. Tombili rose to fame when somebody snapped and shared a photograph of it chilling in a ridiculously relaxed […]

This Elephant Steps On Sprinkler and Breaks It. But What She Does At The...

They say an elephant never forgets. I say I will never forget this happy, lively, and adorable elephant. Her name is Faa Sai and she lives at Elephant Nature Park in Northern Thailand. The Park is a rescue and rehabilitation center that allows visitors and tourists to volunteer and help with the dozens of animals […]

Video of Animal Cruelty At Tyson Chicken Factory Prompts Firings

A graphic video secretly recorded by an animal rights activist inside a Tyson Foods plant has led to two firings after it showed workers punching chickens and ripping their heads off. The footage could instigate legal proceedings against the fast food chicken supplier. In September, a Mercy for Animals activist went undercover to accept a […]

Family Discovers A Rare Two-Faced Calf Who Can Only Walk In Circles

Visitors to a central Kentucky farm may do a double-take when they see the newest addition: a two-faced calf. Stan McCubbin of Campbellsville told WDRB-T that he thought he had twins when he first saw the calf on Friday, but quickly realized he had something far more unusual. The female calf has two noses, two […]

They Found A Sick ‘Dog’ Curled Up In A Corner, But Later Realized It...

Two months ago, a California animal shelter received a call about an extremely sick dog. A local homeowner had found the animal curled up in a corner on her porch. Sharon Bertozzi knew something was wrong with the dog, so she immediately called the City of Folsom Animal Services. She explained that the animal was […]

She’s Only The Second Of Her Species To Be Born In 128 Years. Just...

Many species of animals have become endangered or extinct due to the actions of humans. We’ve all heard of classic examples like the dodo bird, but many people are still unaware of the critically endangered animals who roam the earth today. Whether they’ve been put in this position by poachers or climate change, there’s no […]

This Company Makes Exact Plush Toy Copies Of Your Pets

The Cuddle Clones toy company makes custom plush-toy replicas of pets from photos sent in by their clients. The company’s founder, Jennifer Graham, came up with the idea for custom plushies when hanging out with her Great Dane, Rufus. When he passed away in 2009, she finally created a stuffed-animal replica, and now other users have […]

Watch These Bears’ Reaction When They Find A Lost Pink Balloon: It’s A Riot

A pink balloon inside of the sloth bear habitat at the Beekse Bergen Safari Park in Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands managed to cause a riot of fun for the bears involved, as the video below shows. Someone let their balloon escape, and it drifted into the bear habitat, where three adult sloth bears decided it was a […]

Scientists At An Arctic Base Were Trapped By Polar Bears For Weeks

Russian researchers at a weather station on the remote Troynoy island had been besieged by the bears since Aug. 31. Dogs and flares were delivered to the station to help fend them off. Russian researchers at a weather station on a remote Arctic island were besieged by around a dozen polar bears since late last […]

After Seeing What This Dog Can Do, I’m Convinced It’s The Smartest Dog In...

Public transportation is a source of travel for 21% of commuters who work in Seattle. But not everyone who uses the system is a human. Some people say that dogs are a creature of habit. They become dependent on things after doing them in a routine for so long. In Seattle, there is a dog […]

Stranded Pit Bull Who Was Struggling To Survive Gets A Touching Rescue

For Los Angeles-based animal rescue group Hope For Paws, a few soothing words and a hamburger is often more than enough to gain the trust of an abandoned dog (as seen here), but for Bunny the Pit Bull that wouldn’t be enough as she was too terrified of coming close to her rescuers. It was no wonder […]

Brave Man Saving a Drowning 400-lb Black Bear Is Possibly One of The Greatest...

Bears have an incredible sense of smell, and when they’re hungry bears will go to some pretty crazy extremes to get their paws on a snack. Bears are also very intelligent, so once they learn that humans provide a seemingly endless supply of snacks, by way of garbage or half-eaten candy bars that get left […]

This Pit Bull Hasn’t Stopped Smiling Since Being Adopted

This lovable pooch has acquired over 40,000 + followers on Instagram due to his friendly demeanor and unforgettable smile. You wouldn’t want to live your life in a jail cell, and animals don’t want to spend the remainder of their days in animal shelters. Fortunately, many find new, furrever homes every day. One lucky dog […]

Whale Shows Amazing Appreciation After Being Rescued From Tangled Net

All animals are altruistic, compassionate, caring, emotional and especially intelligent. Today, the way we define intelligence is completely off, and I believe that many of our marine brothers and sisters are much more intelligent than human beings, at an exponential level. I think we have lots to learn about them, and from them. “If animals […]

Chimp’s Mind Is Blown Away By Magic Tricks

This is hilarious. Watch this chimps reaction to magic.   From Around the Web

Man Beats Rush Hour Traffic by Riding Ostrich in Kazakhstan

Most people think cycling is a good way to beat rush hour traffic, but a man in Kazakhstan took the concept to another level, reportedly riding an ostrich past commuter cars. The hilarious moment was captured on a dashcam. Certainly one way of beating the rush hour traffic! A video posted by RT (@rt) on […]

Extremely Rare White Orcas Spotted In Russian Waters

Orcas, colloquially known as “killer whales,” are normally their characteristic black-and-white color, but over the last six years or so, multiple white orcas have been spotted in the waters off Russia’s Kuril Islands. Now, the only white adult orca to have been spotted – dubbed “Iceberg” – has once again been seen in the very […]

Cops Arrest California Man For Filming Them & Then Kill His Dog

California police on Sunday arrested a man for playing music and videotaping them, and then fatally shot his pet dog after the animal jumped from an open car window. Police arrested Leon Rosby, 52, near the scene of a SWAT barricade in Hawthorne, California. Officers were responding to an armed robbery, and claimed Rosby was […]

This Donkey Was Supposed To Be A Live Meal For A Wolf, But Became...

Sometimes, friendship comes in the strangest package. Take for example these unlikely friends: a donkey and a wolf who have become best friends. The wolf was captured from the mountains of Patok, Albania, in 2007, after being held in a cage by a villager. Knowing the wolf would need to eat, the villager brought in a […]

This Bonobo Starts Fires, Cooks His Own Food, AND Knows 3,000 English Words

A bonobo ape has learned how to start fires, cook his own food, put them out, and much, much more… Only recently was it affirmed that other species besides mankind have entered the stone age. This fascinating finding, initially reported by the BBC, has done much to dissuade the notion that humans are the noblest, and […]

Crying Rottweiler Grieves For Dead Brother – Animals Do Have Emotions

Rottweiler wakes up to find that his twin Hank had passed during the night and gone to heaven. Brutus does not want to leave him and will not budge, laying on top of his head. Brutus has never whined or cried out in pain the two years I have had him…But clearly you can see […]

Every Day This Old Dog Walks 4 Miles To Town Just To Say Hi...

Bruno, the wandering dog, has been walking 4 miles almost daily for the past 12 years to Longville, Minnesota, just to say ‘hi’ to the town’s people. Bruno started travelling from his earliest days. More than a decade ago a man came into Larry LaVallee’s driveway holding a small pup. The passer-by thought the dog […]

323 Reindeer Killed By Lightning in Norway

If the chances of getting struck by lightning are slim, the chances of 323 reindeer getting struck by lightning must be miniscule, but that’s exactly what seems to have happened on a mountain plateau in Norway. When Knut Nylend, an official from the Norwegian Nature Inspectorate (Statens naturoppsyn – NNI) went out on a routine […]

How Gelatin Is Made: Disgusting Video Exposes The Truth Behind Your Favorite Candy

Marshmallows and gummy bears can be addictive for many with a sweet tooth, but a video showing the process of the how the key ingredient of gelatin is made might just be the deterrent they need to kick their habit.   Tag anyone trying to eat fewer sweets. A video posted by RT (@rt) on […]

21 Unlikely Sleeping Buddies That Will Melt Your Heart

We’ve already established that animals can form some of the most unlikely animal friendships we’ve ever seen, but when we catch them napping together, it takes their cuteness to a whole new level. A nap is a wonderful thing to share with a loved one – no matter your species. If you have an adorable picture […]

THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE PURR: HOW A CAT’S PURR CAN HEAL HUMANS

Cat’s have been apart of humanities history dating back as far as ancient Egyptian times since 9000 BC. In fact, in 2004 when a Neolithic grave had been excavated on the island of Cyprus within the Mediterranean Sea, they had found a skeleton of a man as well as an African Wild Cat that had […]

Born Without Eyes, Smiley The Golden Retriever Becomes Therapy Dog For Mentally Ill And...

Despite having been blind from birth and raised in a puppy mill, Smiley the golden retriever doesn’t seem to have anything to be glum about. This perpetually happy pup is so motivating, joyful and loving that he works as a therapy dog as well, spreading his joy to mentally ill and disabled patients every week. […]

12 Pieces Of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

1. LIVE WITH COMPASSION Compassion is one of the most revered qualities in Buddhism and great compassion is a sign of a highly realized human being. Compassion doesn’t just help the world at large, and it isn’t just about the fact that it’s the right thing to do. Compassion, and seeking to understand those around you, can […]

The Dolly Legacy: Are You Eating Cloned Meat?

Two decades after Scotland’s Dolly the sheep became the first cloned mammal, consumers may well wonder whether they are drinking milk or eating meat from cookie-cutter cows or their offspring. The simple answer: “probably”. The fact is, there is no way to know for sure, say the experts, even in Europe, which has come closer […]

People Outraged As Karachi Authorities Poison At Least 700 Stray Dogs

Pakistanis are shaming Karachi authorities over their poisoning of at least 700 stray dogs. City officials counter that the canines bite thousands of people yearly, and there is no other way to curb the problem. Warning: you may find these images disturbing. The poisoning of dogs got a fierce reaction from social network users, with […]

This Dog Opens The Window For Customers At A Small Cigarette Shop In Japan

Suzuki, a small cigarette shop in Tokyo, has the best salesman ever – a cute Shiba Inu who opens the shop’s window for customers. The cute dog, who lives in the shop with his owner, attracts both regular customers and tourists from all over the country who come to buy a pack of cigarettes or […]

New Study Links GMOs To Cancer, Liver/Kidney Damage & Severe Hormonal Disruption

In November 2012, the Journal of Food and Chemical Toxicology published a paper titled Long Term Toxicity of Roundup Herbicide and a Roundup-Tolerant genetically modified maize by Gilles-Eric Seralini and his team of researchers at France’s Caen University. (source) It was a very significant study that made a lot of noise worldwide, the first of its kind under controlled […]

Japanese Master Demonstrates The Extraordinary Power Of Chi By Controlling Animals

For thousands of years practitioners of eastern martial and meditative arts have been attuned to the subtle presence of chi, the life force energy that animates all living things. Masters of the cultivation and use of this energy have forever been able to perform remarkable feats of concentration, longevity and strength. Yet, we in the […]

Man’s Best Friend: Dogs Save Their Owners By Calling 911

Buddy, a dog specially trained to call 911 when his owner suffers seizures grabbed the phone and whimpered for help. Stalnaker said he trained his dog to recognize when he had a seizure and respond by grabbing the phone and bringing it to him. When Buddy hears the operator, he puts the phone down and whimpers […]

This Dog Has An Amazing Reaction Right After Being Rescued

This is nothing short of beautiful. It illustrates the amazing qualities of people and animals. We often see so much in our world that is dramatic or down and upsetting, but stuff like this brings you back to how amazing life can be and how amazing all beings are on the planet. Watch as a […]

How Your Cat’s Purrs Can Actually Heal You

Chalk up another point for cats! It turns out that they are not only good for the occasional snuggle or the occasional dose of cuteness on Facebook. In fact, the purring vibration of a cat comes with some extraordinary health benefits. If you want to lower your risk for cardiovascular disease, adopt a cat! Did […]

Monkey DropKicks Young Man After The Guy Flashes The Finger

Never tame animals, when they are not doing you any harm. A young man in Shimla learned it through a knockout blow by a monkey, who didn’t take well the middle finger he was being shown. This hilarious as well as surprising footage of a monkey reacting after being instigated by a boy was captured […]

Only 1,000 Of These Have Been Found, And This Group Got To Cut One...

With the giant squid on the examining table, Angel Guerra –a marine biologist and one of the few global experts on these massive sea creatures–, held the scalpel and steadily cut a long, thin incision partway down the cephalopod. What Angel had on his table is the largest invertebrate in the world that’s so special […]

Tiger Mauls Woman To Death At Chinese Wildlife Park

Dramatic CCTV footage has been released showing the moment a woman got out of her car at a Chinese wildlife park, only to be dragged away by a tiger. The incident happened on Saturday afternoon at Beijing Badaling Safari World, which is located at one of the most popular sections of the Great Wall. Visitors […]

Volunteer Pilots Fly Shelter Dogs To New Homes To Save Them From Euthanasia

One of the biggest issues for animal shelters nation-wide is that some regions are overflowing with adoptable dogs while others never have enough. Wings Of Rescue, an extraordinary volunteer organization run by dedicated pilots, flies dogs from shelters overflowing with animals to those that can find them new homes. Often, the dogs they transport would […]

What This White Doe Just Gave Birth To Has Even Animal Experts Scratching Their...

Without a doubt nature is magnificent and beautiful. If you just spend a few moments perusing Google Earth or watching a TV show on the Animal Planet, you’ll admit that nature can blow you away every time. There is such an abundance of diversity on planet Earth that we humans have hardly even discovered all […]

The Radioactive Man Who Returned To Fukushima To Feed The Animals That Everyone Else...

The untold human suffering and property damage left in the wake of the Fukushima disaster in Japan has been well-documented, but there’s another population that suffered greatly that few have discussed – the animals left behind in the radioactive exclusion zone. One man, however, hasn’t forgotten – 55-year-old Naoto Matsumura, a former construction worker who […]

Fox Rescued and Raised By Humans Thinks He Is A Dog

After being rescued as a young fox cub, Todd the 11-month-old fox is getting along just fine as a domestic pet together with his owner, Emma D’Sylva. Todd goes for walks on a leash, plays with D’Sylva’s two other dogs, and wags his tail when it’s time to eat. He was rescued by D’Sylva when […]

NEVER IGNORE THESE 10 SERIOUS SYMPTOMS FROM YOUR DOG

There are an estimated 70-80 million dogs and 74-96 million cats owned as pets in the United States (2), and estimated 7.9 million cats and 5.9 million dogs owned as pets in Canada. In a survey done by Colin Siren of Ipsos Reid, it was also determined that 35% of Canadian households have a dog, while 38% have […]

After His Dog Was Diagnosed With Cancer, The Owner Took Him On A Final...

In May of 2015, a beautiful chocolate lab named Bella was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, aka bone cancer. Her owner, Nebraska-based Robert Kugler, was told that either Bella’s front leg should be amputated or she should be put down right away because she was in pain. The decision to amputate Bella’s leg was made and she was […]

Rescued Magpie Becomes Lifelong Friend With The Family That Saved Her Life

After being rescued and nursed back to health by a young family in Newport, Australia, a magpie named Penguin has become a regular visitor and friend at the Bloom family’s home, playing with them and coming in to hide when it rains. Penguin was discovered flying on the ground near a library in 2013 by Noah, who […]

Dog Kicked By Driver Brings Pack of Friends To Trash His Car

A pack of stray dogs took revenge on the owner of a car in China by taking bites out of its bodywork. The driver had kicked one of the hounds after finding it in his parking spot. So the dog returned with reinforcements to get stuck into the car. The incident happened in the city […]

He Found 2 Baby Bears Next To Their Dead Mother, Words Can’t Describe What...

A man called Casey Anderson found 2 baby grizzly bears next to their dead mother in the deep mountains of Alaska. When he saw them they were so innocent, cute and nothing like a dangerous animal. Casey decided to take them home since he had a lot of experience of Animal training. What happened the […]

Follow Us on Social Media

1,781,462FansLike
2,195FollowersFollow
96,026FollowersFollow
11,964FollowersFollow
6,253SubscribersSubscribe