Dormouse Snorefest

Dormice can hibernate six months out of the year, or even longer if the weather remains sufficiently cool, sometimes waking for brief periods to eat…

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Truth: Baby Ground Squirrels Could Not Be Any Cuter

Truth: Baby Ground Squirrels Could Not Be Any Cuter

Habitat: deserts of the Southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico Status: Least Concern These too-cute-you-might-want-to-pass-out pictures were taken by photographer Eirini Pajak near her home…

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Hoarders: Acorn Woodpecker Edition

Hoarders: Acorn Woodpecker Edition

 © Teddy Llovet    © Mimi Ditchie © Velo Steve © Michael Medina   © Jim Coda  Habitat: California and the southwestern United States south…

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Kristen Bell & I Are Actually Twins

Kristen Bell & I Are Actually Twins

Okay so I never knew much about Kristen Bell. Thought she was pretty standard for a celebrity – blonde hair, blue eyes, you know. But…

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Siku, the Danish Polar Bear Cub That Will Melt Your Heart

Siku, the Danish Polar Bear Cub That Will Melt Your Heart

 Source: Skandinavisk Dyrepark; Photo: Søren Koch, Hilmer & Koch Nature Photography © Skandinavisk Dyrepark /Associated Press Source: Skandinavisk Dyrepark; Photo: Søren Koch, Hilmer & Koch…

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Bat Embryos Are Simply Adorbs

Bat Embryos Are Simply Adorbs

  image source: vi.sualize.us   image source: pbs.org  image source: toxikshock.com image source: ohyeahdevelopmentalbiology.tumblr.com How cuuuuute is this little bat embryo! Look at its itsy-bitsy…

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The Fiery and Furry Sycamore Moth Caterpillar

The Fiery and Furry Sycamore Moth Caterpillar

 © Leoš Ondra © maik36 image source: storahult.com image source: http://www.meloidae.com/en/pictures/24003/ image souce: schmetterling-raupe.de © Mike Wall  Habitat: most of Europe, from central England south…

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The B.P. Oil Beetle

The B.P. Oil Beetle

© [wj]   © [wj] © [wj] Habitat: Australia Status: Not Evaluated  This spectacular little beetle (it’s only around 5-6 mm in length) is a…

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Creeper Cat Is Watching You

Peek-a-boo… I see you…

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The Calm Before the Bullfinch

The Calm Before the Bullfinch

  © Matti Suopajärvi © Holger Uwe Schmitt (Kreative Pause.) © Holger Uwe Schmitt (Kreative Pause.) © Matti Suopajärvi © Steve Williams Habitat: across Europe…

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