Animals

November 14, 2019

Artist Transforms Ordinary Stones into Adorable Palm-Sized Animal Characters

Have you ever had a pet rock? The novelty gift was created by Gary Dahl in 1975 and featured an ordinary rock, packaged and marketed as if it were a real animal to care for (despite not ever needing to feed, walk, or bathe it). If you like the idea of having a “pet rock” that will live forever, you’ll greatly appreciate Japanese artist Akie Nakata’s animal-inspired stone paintings.

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November 9, 2019

Divers Encounter Mysterious Giant Egg Sac Full of Baby Squid

In Norway, a team of divers unexpectedly came across an enormous gelatinous egg sac full of baby squid, proving that truth continues to be stranger (and cooler) than fiction. The team of divers from the research vessel of REV Ocean were returning from a WWII shipwreck 200 meters (about 656 feet) off the coast of Ørsta, Norway when they experienced a surprising brush with mysteries of the blue. At about 17 meters (about 55 feet)

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November 8, 2019

Adorably Expressive Faces of Dogs Reveal They’re the “Best People”

Dog owners often say that their canine companions are like their children. Our fluffy family members might be a different species, but we’re still able to connect with them on an emotional level—sometimes even more so than with other human beings. Despite not being able to interact verbally, dogs can often seem as though they’re communicating by mimicking human facial expressions.

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November 1, 2019

30 Purrfect Gifts for People Who Love Animals

If you’re feeling like a busy bee this hectic holiday season, finding the purrfect presents for friends and family can seem like a daunting task. With this cute and cuddly collection of critter-centric gifts, however, you can cross any animal-loving loved ones off your list. Inspired by the diversity of the animal kingdom, this unique selection showcases a wide range of goodies.

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