Armadillos are strange yet wonderful creatures. The species is named after a Spanish word meaning “little armored one” which is apt considering armadillos are the only mammal with a hard shell. They typically stay away from humans, but occasionally, they can be found on the side of roads. When motorcyclist Nelson Cardoso was heading home from work on a Brazilian highway, he noticed an armadillo that was looking lost and stopped to help it.
The ancient Egyptians' special love for cats is well known.
Many domestic cats love their home comforts, while other more adventurous felines spend most of their time outdoors.
Usually, dogs are less than accommodating when it comes to mailmen being in their neighborhood. However, there’s one Michigan-based pup who’s showing other dogs that postal service workers aren’t all that bad. In fact, 3-year-old Moose thinks his mailman is the best person ever. The friendly Golden Retriever waits outside every day to meet the family’s equally friendly mailman, and the two greet each other with hugs. “Mr.
There are countless instances in which sea creatures get tangled in plastic waste; sadly, land animals also face the danger...
The beloved “Crocodile Hunter,” Steve Irwin, died 15 years ago, but his family is carrying on his legacy.
Saying goodbye to a pet is never easy, but giving them a special send-off can help ease the pain. That's why Utah-based couple, Elijah Saltzgaber and Marianna Wilson, wanted to treat their Saint Bernard/Newfoundland mix, Maggie Bear, to some of her favorite things before she died.
Pregnancy is a wonderful time for many expectant parents, and it’s even more special when you get to share the...
For centuries, housecats have been both companions and muses for artists around the world.
Cockatiels are known for being incredibly smart. They have great memories, can be taught to perform tricks, and they can even learn how to speak. Not only that, but some cockatiels love to play games. One particular bird in Bursa, Turkey, is so smart, that he’s managed to find a peculiar way to entertain himself and his sibling baby birds. He loves to play peekaboo!
Cats typically live until they’re around 16, but there’s one shelter cat named Gus who is going against the statistics.
Everyone loves a good dog, so it comes as no surprise that there are monuments and statues that pay homage...