December 8, 2023

Jonathan the Tortoise Celebrates 191st Birthday, Making Him the Oldest Living Land Animal

Tortoises are known to have surprisingly long lifespans, living well over 150 years. However, one particular specimen has far exceeded this. Jonathan the tortoise has turned 191 years old, holding his title of the oldest living land animal by yet another year. Jonathan is a Seychelles giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea hololissa), who has called the remote Island of Saint Helena home since 1882.

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December 1, 2023

Critically Endangered Eastern Black Rhino Was Born in UK Zoo

Any animal birth at a zoo is cause for celebration, but one newborn also offers a glimmer of hope for its critically endangered species. On November 12, the Chester Zoo in the UK welcomed a baby eastern black rhino, which is among the rarest animals in the world. With fewer than 600 eastern black rhinos remaining in the wild, the birth of this female calf is a vital step in conserving this amazing species.

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November 23, 2023

Stylish Cat Furniture Can Be Reconfigured Different Ways for Endless Fun

Cats can be curious and restless. That's why indoor playgrounds like cat trees are so important for keeping kitties entertained. However, no two cats are the same. Aware that each feline has different needs, Petlibro created the Infinity Cat Tree, which allows cat parents to build a custom paradise for their pet. With this design, Petlibro aims to address some of the most common concerns regarding cat trees.

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November 15, 2023

Hachikō the Dog Who Waited 10 Years for His Owner To Return Would Be 100 Years Old Today

One hundred years ago, on November 10, 1923, a special Akita Inu pup was born. He was adopted by Hidesaburo Ueno, an agricultural professor at Tokyo Imperial University (modern-day University of Tokyo), and called Hachikō. Though it has been almost a century since his passing, the story of Hachikō's unwavering loyalty to his owner continues to inspire dog lovers around the world.

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