New Species of Golden Bat? Yeah, I’m Down With That!

Photo: Marco Tschapka

All that glitters isn’t gold –  but it is in fact, bat, apparently. Meet the newly reclassified King Midas bat (Myotis midastactus) aptly named for its…

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Pig the Dog: the Pooch that looks Photoshopped!

Photo: Joey Kennedy/AL.com

World, meet Pig. Pig isn’t actually a pig, of course, she’s a dog; albeit an unusual looking one. The 8-month old mutt has scrawny legs,…

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Rescued Baby Flying Foxes Enjoy Some Fruit & Yoghurt

Rescued Baby Flying Foxes Enjoy Some Fruit & Yoghurt
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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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