When his fresh eggs began to disappear from the rural property of German photographer Jegen Horst, he decided to do a little investigative reporting, and used an ingenious method to catch the thief.
Pygmy Jerboas are the smallest rodents in the world. They are nocturnal and tend to be found in hot deserts climates. When chased, jerboas can run at up to 24 kilometres per hour. Most species of jerboa have excellent hearing which allows them to avoid becoming the prey of these nocturnal predators. The typical lifespan [...]
A surfer and kayakers got quite a surprise when two humpback whales lunged out of the water and nearly came crashing down upon them near Santa Cruz, California.
The Pug is well described by the phrase “multum in parvo” which means “a lot of dog in a small space.” They are recognized for their even-tempers, playful personalities, and their outgoing, loving dispositions. This square and cobby breed comes in fawn, silver fawn, apricot fawn or black, with a well-defined “mask” on his muzzle. [...]
Russian scientists have released footage of what’s believed to be the world’s only all-white adult male orca, which belongs to a small pod known to inhabit waters off Russia’s Commander Islands in the Bering Sea. The orca was named “Iceberg” because of the way its towering white dorsal fin broke the surface of the chilly [...]
If you’ve seen the Hangover II, you may have noticed a small monkey stealing the show as it performed acrobatic stunts, delivered drugs to the movies’ stars, and performed other human activities for the camera. While this primate star may have been given the royal treatment on set, not far away in other parts of Asia, the [...]
This series of fashionable furry friends created by UK based illustrator Jamie Mitchell is sure to put a smile on any animal-lovers face.
They are scenes every dog owner will recognize, but one canine loving photographer has found a way to transform the everyday occurrence of mutts shaking their coats dry with amazing detail, clarity…and well, hilarity.
Hamilton the hipster cat is my latest friend on Instagram, and I’m in love.
The Bumblebee Bat is the smallest mammal on Earth. It weighs less than a penny. Their nose is pig-like, they have small eyes and relatively large ears.