Scientists Discover 400-Year-Old Greenland Shark Likely Born Around 1620

Greenland sharks are now the longest-living vertebrates known on Earth, according to scientists. Image credit: Dive Magazine Researchers used radiocarbon dating of eye proteins to determine the ages of 28 Greenland sharks, and estimated that one female was about 400 years old. The former vertebrate record-holder was a bowhead whale estimated to be 211 years old. As lead autho

Gorillas Seen Dismantling Poachers’ Traps in the Wild After One of Them is Killed

Just days after a poacher’s trap killed a young mountain gorilla in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park in 2012, scientists spotted something remarkable: two young gorillas worked together to dismantle other traps in the area. Two young gorillas were spotted in Rwanda taking apart poachers traps. Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund “This is absolutely the first time that we’ve seen juv

Unsolved Mystery in China: Hundreds of Sheep Have Been Walking in Circles for Two Weeks Non-Stop

A bizarre, rather disturbing video has surfaced on Chinese state-run media platform People’s Daily, which shows hundreds of sheep walking around in circles without stopping.

This 512-Year-Old GreenLand Shark Is The Oldest Living Vertebrate On The Planet

It’s hard to imagine anything still alive that was born in 1505. That was the year that Martin Luther became a monk and King Henry VIII called off his engagement with Catherine of Aragon… in short, a bloody long time ago. But that’s exactly what scientists believe they have found in the form of one massive Greenland shark swimming in the icy waters of the Arctic Ocean. The shark is

Dogs Trained To Protect Wildlife Save 45 Rhinos From Poachers

There are many reasons dogs are called man’s best friends. They’re loyal and smart, but endlessly childish and sometimes dorky and, most importantly, they always have your back even in the hardest of times. This K9 fast response unit operating in South Africa always has the backs of their humans when fighting poachers and protecting wildlife, and even do a much better job than their humans.

Scientists Confirm The World’s 1st-Ever Images Capturing A Leucistic Puma

As you’ve probably already noticed, we like to write articles about cats. And as we’ve already noticed, you like to read these articles just as much as we like to create them. But today, let’s mix things up a bit by putting a twist on this whole cat thing. Today, let’s talk about a wild cat that also happens to be an extremely rare one. Recently, four camera trap pictures from the year

Veterinary Surgeon Reveals Cat And Dog Breeds He’d Never Buy And Explains Why

If you’re an animal lover, I’m sure you have your personal preferences of what dog or cat breed is best. “I think Australian shepherds are the perfect dogs because they are so mild-mannered and smart!” “Well, I think dobermans are the best dogs because they are loyal and will always protect me!”Whether you want a cuddly companion, a partner for outdoor adventures or an animal to help

Lion Husband Stays By His Sick Wife’s Side Until The Very End

Leo and Muñeca have known each other for nearly their entire lives. The pair of lions and their children were rescued from a circus in Peru in 2014 by Animal Defenders International (ADI). They were briefly separated during their rescue, but other than that, they were rarely ever apart. ANIMAL DEFENDERS INTERNATIONAL (ADI) “Leo and their sons, Chino, Coco and Rolex, were successfully

“Acting Just Like Us”: 50 Times Humans Were So Surprised By How Much Animals Can Do, They Just Had To Share These Pics Online

Many of us grew up watching films and TV shows featuring adorable and relatable animal characters who spoke our languages, drove cars, worked the same jobs our parents had, and had the exact same conversations we had with our friends and families. And while we knew deep down, even if we didn’t want to admit it, that our pets and the squirrels running through our backyards were probably not 

A Black Canada Lynx Has Been Caught On Camera for the First Time Ever

Black Canada lynx are so rare they have never been captured on camera. Until now. Image credit: Thomas S. Jung An extremely rare sighting of a melanistic Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) has been captured on camera – something that has never never been done before. Thomas Jung, a researcher at the University of Alberta, filmed the animal in a residential area in the Yukon,