Do you believe in Christmas miracles? Well, we may have experienced a modern-day miracle just recently. When the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was delivered to New York City earlier this month, a tiny owl was discovered nestled in its branches. The little, 20-centimeter-long (7.8-inch-long) bird had traveled 170 miles inside the tree, from her home in Oneonta where the tree was cut down.
The platypus is an extremely unique creature. They are milk-producing mammals with incongruously webbed feet, and a bill.
Most dog owners would consider their canine companions to be their (furry) children.
A series of remote islands in the South Atlantic Ocean will soon become one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Home to only 244 people, Tristan da Cunha is a volcanic island that provides refuge to exotic and rare wildlife. It comprises a few landmasses, one of which is completely inaccessible. The total area of the islands is approximately 265,000 square miles, with very little room for humans.
Danish photographer Søren Solkær is perhaps best known for his portraits of musicians like Björk, U2, and The White Stripes.
Meet SeQuoi Tenk (or Quoi for short), the incredibly beautiful, chocolate-brown Siberian Husky.
Portraiture often attempts to capture the essence of the sitter—their emotions, their personality, their thoughts. For photographer Tim Flach, animal subjects offer as much dynamic range and emotional intimacy as human models. The London-based artist is well known for his work with endangered species, canines, and rare birds. Building upon his prolific body of work, Flach continues to photograph the most ostentatious, colorful, and emotive feathery friends from around the world.
From string art to food sculptures, we’ve seen creatives use all sorts of unconventional materials to make art.
You keep your cat healthy in so many ways—vet checkups, healthy food, and lots of love.
When it comes to adopting a dog from a shelter, senior dogs are often overlooked in favor of puppies. And while younger animals are often seen as undeniably cute, older pets have boundless charm, too—and they still have a lot of love to give! In a bid to help get its elderly residents the attention they deserve, Florida-based Flagler Humane Society came up with a playful idea.
Anyone who is lucky enough to have a dog in their life knows that their love is unconditional.
Pets have a way of quickly becoming part of our families.