Many of us share our lives with pets, but our furry, feathered, and scaly friends experience day-to-day life differently than we do. Dogs, cats, and other animals all have their own ways of sensing the world. For example, did you know that the average cat can hear sounds at least five times farther than a human adult can?
Meet Boone, an adorable Beagle with an inspiring story (and an impressive collection of bow ties).
How often do you think about the humble (but nonetheless incredible) tadpole?
Spring is just around the corner. And if our excitement were to be summed-up in one image, it would be this one. The Laughing Dormouse by Andrea Zampatti was chosen as a winner of the On Land category in the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, and it’s easy to see why. The tiny field mouse is captured beaming with happiness as it perches on a flower.
This week on the Top Artist Podcast, we talk to photographer Sophie Gamand about her various dog photography series and...
Meet Jubjib, a golden retriever from Thailand who spends his days helping his family harvest durian fruit.
The simple shift of a camera can make a portrait look completely different—especially when it comes to our feathered friends. We're used to seeing birds photographed from a profile or three-quarter view that highlights their glorious beaks. But as photographer Ruurd Jelle van der Leij shows in his series Frontals, capturing birds from a straight-on vantage point significantly alters how they appear—and it just might make you laugh.
Scientists predict there are about 8.7 million species on Earth, but we’ve only identified around 1.6 million of them.
They say music is a universal language, and it turns out that’s even true for animals.
Everyone loves a snow day, even furry creatures! Recently, the animals at Smithsonian's National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute in Washington, D.C. woke up to a wintery surprise as all of the grounds were blanketed by a layer of fluffy snow. The zookeepers shared several videos of their fluffy and feathery residents enjoying the occasion, but few were as excited as the giant pandas Mei Xiang and Tian Tian.
What has fluffy feet, amber eyes, and elegant plumage?
Those who are lucky enough to have a dog know that our canine companions are happiest by our sides.