Rise of the Werewolf Cats: a New Breed Is Born

photo: Lykoicats.com

There’s a new breed of cat silently lurking in the moonlight: the Lykoi, or Werewolf Cat (lykoi from the Greek word meaning “wolf” – so,…

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Mixed Breed Spotlight: Pomapoo (Pomeranian Poodle Mix)

photo: Flickr user Courtney Lynch

I’ve met a lot of goldendoodles, cockapoos, and bichapoos in my day – all mixed breeds that are half poodle and half some other cute…

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First Ever(?) Conjoined Twin Gray Whales Wash Up in Mexico

photo: Gabriela Rodriguez

It what might be the first recorded instance of conjoined twin gray whales, these two poor creatures washed up in Mexico’s Laguna Ojo de Liebre,…

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Mammal of the Century: New Species of Tapir Discovered in Brazil

photo: The new tapir has a distinct head shape. Photo courtesy of Fabrício R. Santos. via Mongabay

BIG (literally) news out of Brazil today – a new species of tapir has been discovered! Scientists found it wandering the forests of Brazil and…

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Video: Joyful Cows Saved From Slaughter Will Make Your Heart Melt

Video: Joyful Cows Saved From Slaughter Will Make Your Heart Melt

I love feel-good videos like this!

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Video: Armadillo Taking a Bath. Because Why Not?

Video: Armadillo Taking a Bath. Because Why Not?

 

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Klipspringer: the Adorable ‘Rabbit’ Antelope of Africa

photo: Lincoln

Babies!  Habitat: Africa Status: Least Concern  Hopping around on African rocky kopjes are relatively small (reaching around 22 inches at the shoulder) antelope called Klipspringers…

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Baby Seal Gives Swimming Lessons the ‘Seal of Disapproval’

Baby Seal Gives Swimming Lessons the 'Seal of Disapproval'

From the uploader: During a fortunate opportunity as part of a research team studying population ecology of Weddell seals in the Antarctic, a coworker and…

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Chinchillas Taking Dust Baths: the Ultimate Video Collection!

Chinchillas Taking Dust Baths: the Ultimate Video Collection!

Chinchillas make for adorable pets that rock majorly adorable behaviors. One of those such behaviors is their desire to take dust baths. That’s right, to…

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Raccoon Dogs: Fluffy Cuties With Identity Issues

Raccoon Dogs: Fluffy Cuties With Identity Issues

Habitat: East Asia, introduced population in Europe Status: Least Concern So I’ve seen many a raccoon before. Once I even saw a whole gaggle of…

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