Kevin Rene Richardson, known as “The Lion Whisperer“, is a South African animal behaviorist who has worked extensively with native animals of Africa. Richardson has worked with big cats and relies on intuition rather than static rules in his interactions. He rejects traditional methods and prefers to develop a one on one relationship over time with […]
Musk and water deer, commonly lumped together as “fanged” deer, have long, sharp canine teeth that grow out past the lower jaw. Often called Vampire Deer These deer are very tiny and only grow within two or three feet high. They may look vicious in pictures, but their size is pretty underwhelming up close.
The town of Centralia, Pennsylvania has been on fire since May of 1962 because the town wanted to burn trash rather than properly developing a costly garbage disposal system. For 16 years the townspeople tried to extinguish the fire but failed. The fire is burning at depths of up to 300 feet (90 m) over […]
Divers found a giant squid egg sac in the waters near Norway. The egg sac was carrying thousands of baby squids. But it gets even stranger: The baby squids inside had 10-arms and there are no known squid species with that many tentacles.
They’re called “Fistulated” cows. A section of the cow’s abdomen is removed to expose their stomachs. The mutilation has a four- to six-week recovery period, in which there’s no doubt that the animals are uncomfortable. Microbes in fistulated cows’ stomachs are studied and sometimes transferred to other animals. Fistulated cows are also put on display at […]
Valerie Taylor has a unique relationship with a spotted moral eel she named Honey. The two first met in 1974 at Honey’s home near Banda Island, Indonesia, the eel was very timid at first but after a few years they became friends, and now when she sees her coming, the eel comes over to hug and love […]