Curious Test Reveals Dogs May Have a Special Ability We Didn’t Know About Before

Dogs might not be able to recognise themselves in a mirror, but that doesn't mean our pets don't have some level of self-awareness. Recent research has shown dogs can recognise the unique smell of their own odour, sort of like looking in an 'olfactory mirror', and now a new study suggests they might also have some awareness of their body as an obstacle. Body awareness is the ability to think

Photographer Captures Adorable Laughing Dormouse Perched on a Flower

Spring is just around the corner. And if our excitement were to be summed-up in one image, it would be this one. The Laughing Dormouse by Andrea Zampatti was chosen as a winner of the On Land category in the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, and it’s easy to see why. The tiny field mouse is captured beaming with happiness as it perches on a flower. It’s impossible not to smile back at t

Clicking With Nature: A Virtual Tour of Tanzania’s Beautiful Serengeti National Park (PHOTOS)

As the novel coronavirus pandemic threw the world into utter chaos—shutting-down countries and bringing normal human lives to a standstill—an unexpected silver lining arrived in the form of temporary freedom these lockdowns offered the wildlife. With humans quarantined in their own homes, nature was handed a free reign, and several animal species were spotted wandering the otherwise bustli

Humans Have Left Some Cat Breeds With Grimaces Forever Stuck on Their Faces

It's no accident that cats are adorable: We've selectively bred them across generations for maximum cuteness. But that breeding has a downside: It's left some of our feline friends with permanent frowny faces that cannot show emotions. In particular, new research published in December in the journal Frontiers of Veterinary Science suggests that selective breeding for the "brachycephalic," or fl

Alaska in Pictures: 15 Beautiful Places to Photograph

Alaska is a place of big pictures. The best places to photograph in Alaska include icy fjords, wild mountain valleys, and historic mining towns. A wide-angle lens is recommended for landscape photos of the state, and a telephoto lens will help capture the wildlife within The Last Frontier. The sky over Alaska is also known for its photogenic qualities, including the aurora borealis and midnigh

Adorable Baby Elephant Gets Caught Eating Sugarcane, Tries To Hide Behind A Narrow Light Pole

Around 2,000 elephants are living in the wild in Thailand, and one of them made headlines this week. A baby elephant was captured on camera in Chiang Mai, north Thailand, committing the cheekiest “crime” ever—the playful elephant was apparently feasting on some sugarcanes in a farmer’s field when approached by local people. In order not to get caught, the adorable baby animal hid behind a

20 Times People Got Creative With Their Chicken Coops And Built These Gems

Some chickens have such amazing owners that we’re jealous! Their owners treat them like VIP (Very Important Poultry) and build them eggstravagant coops that look like something from the pages of a children’s fairytale. To show you all the eggcellent places that you could be living in if you were a chicken, Bored Panda has compiled this clucktastic collection of creative coops for you to enj

Turns Out, Joe Biden’s Dog Major Will Be The First Shelter Dog To Live In The White House In History

On Saturday, after days and days of waiting for the election results, thousands of people went out to the streets, rooftops, and balconies armed with cheerful posters, signs, and American flags to celebrate the beginning of a brand new and much-awaited era. It was a truly beautiful celebration all over the country, honoring the day of Joe Biden being elected as the new President of the United Stat

This Shop Owner Installed A Glass Ceiling For His Cats And Now They Won’t Stop Staring At Him

If you have a cat, consider yourself under constant surveillance. Cats are not only extremely cautious, but also super curious. Hence, it is natural for them to always be in places where they can observe everything all the time in peace. Like behind a glass ceiling, for example. Yep, we may not have the original ceiling cat any more, but it as a concept lives on in other iterations of ceilings

The Green-Headed Tanager Is A Gorgeous Bird

This bird is small and colorful and it is usually found in humid Atlantic forest and can be common in orchards, parks, and gardens, even near human settlements. And also, it frequents the forest borders and the clearings where it finds some trees and shrubs, and also the second growths. The Green-headed Tanager is visible from lowlands to 900 meters, but they are more often seen at a lower elev

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