Birthday wishes are in order for Jonathan the Seychelles giant tortoise. The lumbering giant turns 190 years old in 2022. Already the oldest living land animal, this recent milestone is another Guinness World Record for Jonathan. He is now the oldest chelonian ever—a category which include turtles, tortoises, and terrapins. The super-centenarian is still living the good life on the island of St. Helena as befits such a distinguished creature.
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Jellyfish are mesmerizing creatures.
Although big cats like Siberian tigers can be intimidating, there also are times when they look more like comedians than predators. A Japanese photographer known as Riku has captured sight of one of these creatures as it met its match with a bunch of snow.
Ravens are extremely intelligent birds.
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In 2019, a 3-year-old boy named Casey Hathaway went missing while playing outside his grandmother’s house. Despite enduring freezing temperatures and heavy rain, the story has a happy ending; Hathaway survived the harrowing experience, thanks in part to a bear who kept him safe and warm. Hathaway’s disappearance brought out seasoned searchers as well as everyday people concerned for his well-being. Upon learning the boy was missing, law enforcement, the U.S.
Banjo picker Andy Thorn—a talented musician from Boulder, Colorado—is best known for his work with jamgrass band, Leftover Salmon.
Wildlife conservation photographer Carla Rhodes loves to feed the birds.
They say dog is man’s best friend, and that is certainly the case for British actor Henry Cavill. It’s no secret that our fluffy friends are often there for us in the best and worst of times, and the Superman actor credits his own dog Kal for saving his “emotional and psychological bacon” countless times. Cavill’s dog is an American Akita, and he’s had the adorable pup since he was just 10 weeks old.
You’ve likely heard the term “four eyes” for people who wear glasses, but “four ears?
The mysteries of the deep sea never cease to amaze, and the biodiversity of its marine life is each time...