A six-pound toad that will eat anything in its way—including small mammals—sounds like something out of a horror B-movie. But that's precisely what park ranger Kylee Gray encountered while doing routine track work in Australia's Conway National Park. Nicknamed Toadzilla by the rangers, the female cane toad weighed 5.95 pounds (2.7 kilograms). This is believed to be a world record for toads.
In the last few years, the internet has fallen in love with hedgehogs.
All dogs deserve a loving home; however, some sadly struggle to find one.
Seeing a wild animal in an urban environment can be a striking sight. However, when animals venture out of their natural habitat they are also at risk for injury—and even death—due to cars and other risks. Fortunately, there are some people who take it upon themselves to help animals when they see them in precarious situations.
Canine intelligence is a fascinating topic of study.
If you want to take your cat outdoors, then a carrier or sling bag will ensure they stay safe and...
Costumes allow us to shed who we are and transform into someone or something else—if only for a little while. Even though it’s temporary, the feeling of freedom is worth it. Just ask Toru Ueda, an engineer in Tokyo. He spent $23,000 on an incredibly realistic custom wolf suit that covers him from head to toe.
The nice thing about photographing birds is that you never know what can happen.
Webcams have offered us a window into animal life, from the routines of pets at home to adorable scenes of creatures...
Kamerin Bazemore’s pugs were in desperate need of a change. Her oldest pooch, 14-year-old Merlin, was experiencing health problems. Her other pug, 10-year-old Willow, had started to get lonely. Their pack of pugs had started to slow down. When Bazemore adopted baby Maggie, though, their family dynamics changed for the best. “Maggie is a super special puppy,” Bazemore says. “I think my favorite thing about her is her personality. She’s pretty hilarious.
Their purrs, licks, neighs, and other silly antics make pets a central part of our human lives.
For the second year, the Dog Photography Awards shines a spotlight on the best pet photography around the globe.