This three-month old female giant panda cub made her public debut yesterday—amid some familiar-looking stuffed-toy camouflage—at the Giant Panda Conservation Center at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Everyone knew Jurassic World was going to be a hit, but no one knew just how big of a hit it was going to be. It turns out, experts simply underestimated the public’s appetite to see dinosaurs eat human beings.
This sweet li’ll face belongs to a rare black-footed ferret, one of 30 released today by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, Colo. The 25-square-mile site was once a toxic waste dump, but has gotten new life (literally) after a billion-dollar…
We can’t call giant panda Jia Jia the oldest panda in the world, because there are around 1,600 wild pandas roaming around out there. We can, however, salute her new title as “Oldest Panda Living in Captivity,” which she does at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park. She’s 37* today and that “cake” is made of flavored ice**.
You know what really makes San Diego Comic-Con great? It’s not the big announcements (although those are exciting), or watching actors goof around during panels (although that can be fun). It’s when the one of the thousands of fans shares a special moment with the creators and performers they admire.
How many relationships have you had where you wish you could travel back in time and do it all over again? I’d venture to guess lots. Well the key is get your own TV show, like Amy Schumer. Then you can do just that.
Imagine we lived in a galaxy far, far away and the battle of Endor from Return of the Jedi just happened. What would the eventual documentary look like? That’s the question posed and answered by the team behind Real Fake History, a new web series from Machinima.
A six-month-old koala named Phantom was allowed to hold on to his mother while she was being operated on to treat a collapsed lung.
Meet former stray Vladimir, one of six dogs “employed” by the Old Havana Museum of Metalwork. His canine crew is one of several that have been taken in by Cuban state institutions, who offer medical care, housing, and protection from the dogcatcher to previously homeless animals.
Oh yeah and if you have any worms or whatever, insert ‘em HERE! K thanks! This pair of li’l baby falcons was born on a farm near the northern Serbian town of Coka. Once they’re grown, these birds of prey will be trained for falconry, a practice which dates back to 2,000 BC.
City dwellers encounter pigeons every day. But have you noticed that you never see a baby? One big reason: they stay in the nest until they’re adult-sized, which is why pretty much the only people who see pigeon babies are those who raise them, or know somebody who does — like the person who snapped this pic.
Little cutie sure looks pocket-sized, though, right? This April 18 photo shows a (perfectly normal-sized, alas) monkey taking a dip at the Amazon Animal Orphanage in the rainforest near Iquitos, Peru, where it joined dozens of other animals recently rescued from animal traffickers and circuses.
Five-month-old Bornean orangutan Tuah peers out from the Great Ape Building at Utah's Hogle Zoo at his introduction to the the public last week. The little guy is thriving under the care of his older sister, who stepped up into a parenting role after his mother died three weeks after he was born in November.
This video of orphaned baby bats, just doin' their orphaned-baby-bat thing at the Australian Bat Clinic and Wildlife Trauma Centre, is probably the most adorable thing ever recorded. That is all.
Exactly what it says on the tin, folks: 11 hours and 1 minute of puppies sleeping. That's 39,660 perfect seconds of snoozing pups, complete with twitching, yawning, stretching, and paralyzingly adorable cooing noises. Isn't it time you indulged in some longform puppy footage? Haven't you earned it?
Six-month-old one-horned rhino Jalada Prasad had a prance party in honor of his public debut Friday at Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata, India. Little dude had some rough early months after his mother was killed by poachers. But! He was rescued and nursed back to health, and now appears to be quite the peppy fella.
Wallace the rabbit is already a budding YouTube celebrity, and now he's the King of the Andals and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, Protector of the Realm, and the happy owner of an Iron Throne carefully crafted from carrots.
This is "Dinosaurs: Terrible Lizards," a hilarious animated mockumentary by the folks at Rathergood that depicts dinosaurs – which literally means "terrible lizard" – as literally terrible, useless, sucky lizards.
Unfortunately, it was too cloudy in London for this carefully (and, might we say, rather snappily) attired canine to observe yesterday's eclipse.
In the late 1920s, somebody at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer had a really strange idea: making short comedy films poking fun of recent films by replacing all the human characters with trained dogs in clothes. Here are all nine episodes made between 1929 and 1931 known as the "barkies."