Animals

March 22, 2017

Dignified Portraits of Stray Cats Celebrate the Unique Beauty of Fearless Felines

A stray cat is often a permanent fixture of a neighborhood. Whether it’s catching local rodents or appearing on someone’s porch for a meal, these creatures are as alluring as they are aloof. What do they do all day before they emerge for their nightly can of tuna? 19-year-old photographer Gabrielius Khiterer breaks through their mysteriously stoic facade by snapping intimate portraits of his feline neighbors.

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March 18, 2017

China to Build New National Park Dedicated to Saving Siberian Tigers

The U.S. National Parks are a big tourist attraction, from people visiting domestically as well as abroad. Yellowstone National Park, home to the iconic Old Faithful geyser, created nearly $382 million in economic benefit in 2014 alone. Now, China is following the U.S.’s lead as it develops its own national park system. The country recently announced plans to build a new park that’s 60% larger than Yellowstone.

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