Wednesday, October 01, 2014

47 Surprising Facts About Animals






How Burmese Elephants Helped Defeat the Japanese in World War II

Bird Droppings Led to U.S. Possession of Newly Protected Pacific Islands

It's wild things only at 'Dr. K's Exotic Animal ER'

Do foods taste the same to animals as they do to us?

Bats lured to deaths at wind farms ‘because they think turbines are trees’

Camargue horses gallop through the calm saltwater delta of the Rhone River

17 Hedgies Who Will Make You Smile

47 Surprising Facts About Animals

9 of the world's most bizarre snakes

Cat-like critter fine-tunes the art of hitchhiking




This Capybara Eating A Popsicle Is The End To Summer We All Need

This Horse Is All About That Bass And Can Probably Dance Better Than You

The Daily Wild: Nature’s Most Incredible Creatures

New Habits of the Polar Bear: How Climate Change Changes Behaviors

You're familiar with Grumpy Cat, but is she grumpier than Grumpy Frog?

Meet the vibrantly colorful lazuli bunting

One man's journey to rediscover and save the earth's rarest amphibians

Hedgehogs' inky paw prints point to sparse distribution

Earth lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF

'Extinct' cat-sized chinchilla found alive in shadows of Machu Picchu




Madagascar pochard, world's rarest bird, needs new home

Mouse's midnight snack takes ecology photo prize

17 Reasons Skunks Are The Cutest Animals To Ever Exist

14 Facts That Will Change The Way You Look At Pigs

Woburn Safari Park celebrates rare bongo antelopes' birth

The Twisted World of Sexual Organs

In Photos: Urban Bobcats Stroll through the American Southwest

Alligator Attacks Scaredy Cat

10 Things You Never Knew About Birds

This Donkey Lives Indoors And Is A Perfect Gentleman




The week in wildlife – in pictures

Gannets dive for fish in Shetland – in pictures

Turkey’s ‘turtle beach’, saved from bulldozers in the 1980s, faces new threat from developers

Ten British wildlife species in danger: in pictures

Giant anaconda captured after eating pet dog in French Guiana, in pictures

Lonesome George: Custody battle in Galapagos over tortoise corpse

Animal Abuse Video Makers Get Life in Prison

This Time a Fur Coat Is Helping Save an Endangered Animal

Zambia’s Lion King Is Dead

13 Turtles That Need Your Love