The adorable gray mouse lemur weighs just 1.5 to 3 ounces, but its tiny frame belies its impressive strength. French researchers put the creature’s grip to the test and found, on average, that mouse lemurs can pull more than ten times their own body weight.
Do you have a handkerchief? You're going to want a handkerchief. And a glass of water. And I don't know, a Xanax or something, because Monday is too early in the week to hit anyone with probably the cutest thing you will see in your entire life before Wednesday.
Vacuums! They're not just for keeping your house clean or passive aggressively leaving in front of your roommates door hoping that one day he or she will take the goddamn hint. They're also for helping cats be even more self indulgent!
"All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up."
Hatton Country Word animal park in Warwickshire, England is about to face something of a population boom, after a male guinea pig escaped the male-only enclosure, found his way to the female pen, and made The Rounds.
I love pinnipeds. I have ever since I met resident seals Layla and Lily at the Maritime Center (they might have been sea lions, whatever I was 5). Anyway, this video is especially adorable seeing as it hits all my personal Greatest Video Ever benchmarks which consists of:
Ever worry that your puppy is just in it for the kibble? Well, be reassured: A new study suggests that your dog remembers your scent just the way you can't catch a whiff of fresh-baked cookies without thinking of your grandma. (Or Shalimar, depending on the type of grandma you had.)
Among fans, "squee" has become a word that sums up all our feelings of reckless abandon when we wholeheartedly fall in love with a story or character. New Firefly movie? Squee! Shirtless Benedict Cumberbatch photos revealed? Squee! The next Game of Thrones book is out? SQUEE!!! But squee was first used as comic book…
If Isaac Newton had kittens (and I'm not saying he did, because, for all I know, Isaac Newton was an iguana person), you can bet they wouldn't have been interested in physics or calculus. They would have wanted to move to Italy and become painters or layabouts in spite of Catdaddy Isaac Newton's strenuous efforts to…
In the future, when dictionary definitions are supplemented with looping animations, the word "frivolity" will almost certainly be accompanied by a clip of this otter at Sea Life Oberhausen in Germany, playing with a rock and generally enjoying life.
Okay, so this research into the phenomenon of twitching baby mammals (in the words of University of Iowa psychology professor Mark Blumberg, “literally every mammal that has ever been looked at” twitches) is really interesting, but I’m not going to dress this post up in futuristic scientific regalia (I was thinking a…
Horror isn't always slimy and grotesque; some of the most frightening monsters come in the cutest packages. We list the fluffy, wide-eyed, and downright adorable critters that want to scare you, eat you, or enslave you for all time.