The Galápagos giant tortoise (Chelonoidis niger) is an incredible species. The massive reptiles can live well over a century and are native to the unique environment of the Galápagos Islands. These living relics can weigh over 500 pounds and are difficult to breed. Optimistic estimates put their numbers at 10,000 to 15,000 tortoises alive today in the wild.
Now in its seventh year, the Bird Photographer of the Year contest is a celebration of the avian world.
If pets experience the same five love languages as humans, it'd be fair to say most dogs thrive on affection...
There are some pictures that a photographer might wait years to capture. This was the case for Portland-based enthusiast Rajiv Mongia as he patiently waited to snap an amazing shot of two eagles with their talons interlocked in mid-air. One of the birds is flying upright while the other winged creature is mirrored, turned upside down.
We may never know the entirety of the natural world's vast beauty.
Puppy mills are known to be mass breeding grounds for dogs where the health of the animals are overlooked for...
As it turns out, people aren't the only ones who struggle with anger management and need a good therapist. Such is the case with Emily, a wild curlew who found her way to one of the Irwins' conservation properties. Now, in addition to building a career as a conservationist and an award-winning photographer, Robert Irwin has undertaken the challenge of working with the volatile bird.
Brazilian biologist, photographer, and National Geographic Explorer Leo Lanna is passionate about nature.
They say the quickest way to a person’s heart is through their stomach, and it appears that timeless adage also...
There are bad hair days, and then there are the days where you cut your own hair and have to spend weeks growing out the results of an impulsive decision. Humans know these fashion faux pas all too well, but at the Guangzhou Zoo, in China, there is a lion who can relate, too. Meet Hang Hang, a male white lion who has been sporting a truly puzzling hairdo.
Taking a moment to watch animals in their natural habitat can be so rewarding, not to mention incredibly entertaining.
People come up with all sorts of creative ways to celebrate their pets.