There is nothing like a well-deserved nap after a long day, and these elephants definitely deserved it. This herd of 15 wild Asian elephants embarked on a journey that began over a year ago, when they left their wildlife reserve zone near China's border with Myanmar. China’s wandering elephants have covered a 500-kilometer (300-mile) stretch and have been captured on camera sleeping together in a patch of forest on the outskirts of Southwest China’s Kunking.
From fitting a duck with a prosthetic leg to creating a 3D-printed paw for a disabled dog, we’ve seen many...
Just 10% of jaguars are black in the wild.
Commercial lobster diver Michael Packard was nearly swallowed by a humpback whale while searching for lobsters off the coast of Massachusetts. While that sounds like something out of a storybook, it’s not—and the lucky diver is alive to tell the astounding tale. Packard knew something was wrong the moment the incident occurred, but he wasn’t sure what was happening to him, exactly.
Butterflies and birds might be frequent visitors to your yard, but we rarely get to admire them from up-close.
It’s not just humans that use prosthetic limbs—wounded or disabled animals can benefit from them, too.
Silverback mountain gorillas are powerful creatures. Typically, one adult male leads a band of females and juveniles. Males without a flock of females travel alone or form small groups together. It is relatively uncommon for these family bands to include multiple adult males; however, one group in Rwanda is a heartwarming example of brotherly love.
Every worker deserves to enjoy retirement—even those with four legs.
At first glance, these colorful creatures look like real, living birds and butterflies, but a closer look reveals that they’re...
Millions of species inhabit the oceans, lakes, and rivers that are a fundamental part of our planet. As more and more awareness is being raised about how humans affect the ocean, it's also important to understand the true impact we're having on marine animals. We recently brought you the story of the vaquita, a small porpoise that is facing certain extinction.
For many, the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Tasmanian devils is the iconic Looney Toons character...
Despite its huge size, a giant tortoise on the Galápagos Islands somehow remained out of sight for 112 years.