Tortoises are known to have surprisingly long lifespans, living well over 150 years. However, one particular specimen has far exceeded this. Jonathan the tortoise has turned 191 years old, holding his title of the oldest living land animal by yet another year. Jonathan is a Seychelles giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea hololissa), who has called the remote Island of Saint Helena home since 1882.
Bringing an animal into your life is a longterm commitment.
Wildlife photographers capture poignant stories of survival and hope with their cameras.
Any animal birth at a zoo is cause for celebration, but one newborn also offers a glimmer of hope for its critically endangered species. On November 12, the Chester Zoo in the UK welcomed a baby eastern black rhino, which is among the rarest animals in the world. With fewer than 600 eastern black rhinos remaining in the wild, the birth of this female calf is a vital step in conserving this amazing species.
Making it to a 100 years old is no easy feat, and as a society, we're lucky that those folks...
A kangaroo rocking out on its air guitar took home the top prize at the 2023 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.
Cats can be curious and restless. That's why indoor playgrounds like cat trees are so important for keeping kitties entertained. However, no two cats are the same. Aware that each feline has different needs, Petlibro created the Infinity Cat Tree, which allows cat parents to build a custom paradise for their pet. With this design, Petlibro aims to address some of the most common concerns regarding cat trees.
We've heard about people being rescued by dogs and dolphins, but one lucky scientist was rescued by a hero that...
Orcas are fascinating animals. They are huge in size, highly intelligent, and quite social.
One hundred years ago, on November 10, 1923, a special Akita Inu pup was born. He was adopted by Hidesaburo Ueno, an agricultural professor at Tokyo Imperial University (modern-day University of Tokyo), and called Hachikō. Though it has been almost a century since his passing, the story of Hachikō's unwavering loyalty to his owner continues to inspire dog lovers around the world.
While was kayaking along the windswept shores of Sutherland—a highland Scottish county—and eyeing the beautiful shores, Jillian Turner spotted something...
Every day, dogs help humans in multiple ways.