Animals


February 13, 2019

Touching Moment Between Two Lions Wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award

The renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year announced its 2018 winners in October, but the competition wasn’t over right then and there. The LUMIX People’s Choice Award, which is newly named for the 2018 contest, has just announced the winning and highly commended wildlife images selected from a shortlist of 25. Taking home the top prize is David Lloyd for his touching photograph of two male adult lions greeting each other by nuzzling faces.

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February 4, 2019

Researcher Captures Rare Footage of Humpback Whale Calf Minutes After Birth

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by MMRP UH (@mmrp_uh) on Feb 1, 2019 at 12:10am PST Researchers are beginning to use drones to help them track and document animal behavior, and recently one scientist in Hawaii got the footage of a lifetime thanks to this technology. Lars Bejder, director of the University of Hawaii Marine Mammal Research Program (MMRP)

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January 28, 2019

High-Tech Cat Treadmill Is Designed to Get Lazy Kitties to Exercise

It’s no secret that cats can be pretty lazy. The sedentary life of a house cat typically involves napping for 16 hours a day, and occasionally waking for tasty snacks. With little or no exercise, our feline friends can get a little chubby, which is great for cuddles but not so much for their health. That’s why Korean company Pet Ping has invented a cat treadmill with built-in LED lights, designed for kitty cardio.

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