Wild Facts About The Potoo That Prove They’re One Of The Strangest Creatures On The Planet

By Maggie Watson

There are an estimated 8.7 million species on the planet: that’s a lot of very different animals. From chipmunks to elephants,...

After Two Dogs Go Missing In A Wildfire Rescuers Uncover A Bewildering Sight

By Matthew Castoral

There’s nothing worse than losing a pet, and the thought of a beloved animal being alone in an unfamiliar or even dangerous...

Rescuers’ Wild Life-Saving Mission Is Unlike Any Challenge They’ve Ever Faced

By Valerie Mulder

Most of the time, animals can handle themselves just fine without any outside help — after all, they’re called...

Ancient Roman Landmark Serves A Much Different Purpose 2,000 Years Later

By Liz Collins

Steeped in history, Rome has so many of the world’s most important monuments and stunning ancient structures. The Vatican, the...

Man Who Uncovers A Helpless Squirrel Family Is Forced To Make A Tough Decision

By Valerie Mulder

Some animal species just don’t make good pets. Yeah, dogs and cats are always up for a belly rub and cuddle session, but some of...

Woman Whose Dog Goes Missing While She’s Battling Illness Refuses To Give Up Either Fight

By Francesca Rea

Some pets come into our lives at exactly the right moment. When we’re facing challenges that have us stressed to the core, these...

Penguin Couple Starts Collecting Pebbles Before Caretakers Uncover Their Real Motives

By Valerie Mulder

When we’re young, we receive love from our families, and as we grow older, we begin to seek it from a special someone. But what...

Guy Deals With Mice Living In His Yard In A Highly Unconventional Way

By Ryan Unger

There are few things more frightening than coming to the sudden realization that your property has a rodent problem. Seeing those...

Couple Who Adopts A Micro-Pig Soon Learns That They Missed One Crucial Detail

By Valerie Mulder

Whether you have a cat that ignores you, a dog that chews up your slippers, a bird that sings in the middle of the night, or a hamster...

Mom Stops Her Car And Crawls Into A Storm Drain For The Most Unusual Mission

By Valerie Mulder

When you’re a mother, you’ve got to be prepared for anything — sick kids in your car, a kid-backed coup to have pizza...

20 ‘Innocent’ Creatures That People Definitely Don’t Want To Mess With

By Leah Pfenning

You spot someone cute across the room and muster up the courage to talk to them. As you approach, cutie notices you closing in and...

Animals That Totally Defied The Laws Of Nature

By Matthew Castoral

From pink lakes to sideways trees to underwater volcanoes, Mother Nature has cooked up some pretty wacky things over the last billion...

The Real Story Behind The Man Who Plays Beethoven For Blind Elephants

By Francesca Rea

Thailand is a must-visit location on the list of any backpacker. They know that visiting the country they’ll get amazing views...

Rare Sea Creature Only Spotted Once By Humans Re-Emerges From The Sea

By Valerie Mulder

We sail, we swim, and we even scuba dive, but very rarely do we thoroughly explore marine life. Instead. we toss our plastic straws...

10 Syndromes That Animal Lovers Should Know

By Matthew Castoral

For as well as humans have adapted to the ever-changing world over the last few million years, we’re still afflicted with a lot...

Thousands Of Weird Dirt Structures Are Being Built By The Most Unlikely Architects

By Dan Fitzpatrick

In nature, most animal’s shelters are far from spectacular: a bird will stack a few twigs into a nest, or a rodent will dig a...

Guy Who Has An ‘Epiphany’ Sells Everything To Travel The Country With His Cat

By Valerie Mulder

Wanderlust: a strong desire to travel, to break out of one’s mold, to explore not only new places but new ways to be. We all get...

Soldier Faces Impossible Decision About The Stray He Rescued After His Tour Ends

By Dan Fitzpatrick

The bonds that military personnel forge during their services are unbreakable. Yet, many of these close friends go their separate ways...

Scheming Animals Determined To Bust Into A Facility Won’t Take ‘No’ For An Answer

By Matthew Castoral

Animals are persistent when it comes to getting what they want. It’s something pet owners know all too well. Sure, you can...

Family Sets Traps To Lure In Their Lost Dog Only To Get This Unwelcome Guest Instead

By Liz Collins

A service dog is more than just an animal you purchase to help you complete daily tasks or get through life’s struggles. They...

Family Whose Dog Went Missing Gets A Puzzling Phone Call One Year Later

By Ryan Unger

Families who’ve had dogs since they were small pups form intimate bonds with their four-legged companions. And when kids create...

The 22 Strangest Cats The World Has Ever Seen

By Valerie Mulder

If you’re a cat lover, you know each kitty has a unique personality: they’re stubborn, friendly, goofy, relaxed, wise, or...

Rare Sea Creature That Gives Birth On NYC Beach Sets Off A Huge Rescue Mission

By Matthew Castoral

When it comes to dealing with a wild animal in distress, there are generally two schools of thought: you either leave the creature and...

Months After This Aquarium Shut Down, Officials Uncover An Alarming Scene Within

By Francesca Rea

From large mammals like manatees to small crustaceans like shrimp, people enjoy learning and interacting with the otherworldly...

Dog Finds Creature Frozen In The Snow Before Mom Quickly Orders Her To Step Away

By Paul Fox

Helping a creature in need can be a tricky situation. Sometimes people find animals who are so hurt, or in such danger, that...