Animals

May 5, 2021

Playful ‘catHAUS’ Lets Humans Lounge on a Chic Mini House Built for Cats

As cat lovers, we would do almost anything for our feline friends. But with their common tendency to lay claim to absolutely any space or household object they see fit, it’s not uncommon to find ourselves in a battle for the comfiest perch in the house. With this in mind, award-winning design studio SPACE International created catHAUS—a playful piece of cat furniture designed as a space where both you and your cat can relax.

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April 28, 2021

Lyuba: The Remarkably Preserved 42,000-Year-Old Baby Woolly Mammoth

For hundreds of thousands of years, woolly mammoths roamed the Earth. Similar in size to an African elephant, their furry bodies made them well suited to live through the Ice Age. While most woolly mammoths died out about 10,000 years ago, and went completely extinct about 4,000 years ago, paleontologists are still discovering specimens. One particularly well-preserved woolly mammoth is Lyuba, a female calf who was discovered in the frozen tundra of Siberia.

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April 21, 2021

Cats Are Showing Off Their “Murder Mittens” To Prove How Adorably Fearsome They Are

If you’ve ever been up close and personal with a cat, they’ve likely brandished their claws. And when that's happened, have you ever taken a good look at those things? They are a bit terrifying, but you can't help but go “aww” when you see the paw daggers. The subreddit Murder Mittens perfectly captures these conflicting feelings. There, users share photos of cats and kittens showing their claws in the most adorable way possible.

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April 14, 2021

Pet Photographer Reveals How Adorable Dogs and Cats Look From Below

Paws are arguably one of the cutest features of our pets, and thanks to photographer Andrius Burba, we can get a real good look at them. Burba is known for his unusual approach to pet photography—he photographs cats, dogs, and even horses from underneath while they stand on a glass table. His ongoing series, titled Underlook, provides a clear view of animals’ fluffy underbellies and padded paws, as well as their adorable—and often hilarious—temperaments.

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