animals

I Don’t Like The Looks Of This “Cute” New Olinguito Species

I’m all for cute animals. But something about this new species, dubbed the Olinguito, and discovered in Ecuador and Colombia, is suspect. Maybe it’s his beady little eyes, or his…

Julie Gerstein | August 17, 2013 - 9:00 am

Behold, The OstrichCopter!

Artist Bart Jansen thrilled us all with his dead cat helicopter. Well, now he’s back, with a much bigger, more bizarre (is that possible?) dead animal ‘copter project. Jansen and…

Julie Gerstein | August 4, 2013 - 9:00 am

Be My Boyfriend: Just A Hillbilly & His Raccoon Dancing To Aretha

Love is a many-splendored thing, and it can exist in a variety of permutations. I mean, who are we to judge the love shared between a man and his raccoon?

Julie Gerstein | August 1, 2013 - 11:20 am

Oh Mini Pig, I Think We All Feel The Same Way About Ice Cream

There are really only two ways to deal with super hot summer weather: 1) learn to own your boob sweat, because there’s just no way to avoid it, and 2)…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 13, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Wasabi-chan Just Raised The Bar On Cute Kitten-ness

Kitten Wasabi-chan was brutally injured by an errant crow attack as a stray on the streets of Japan. A kind passerby picked up Wasabi-chan and decided to care for her.

Julie Gerstein | July 12, 2013 - 6:00 pm

10 Reasons I’m Completely And Totally Obsessed With Goats (Illustrated By GIFs)

As is well documented on this site and my Instagram “about me” section, I am hopelessly obsessed with goats, especially baby goats and pygmy goats and fainting goats — OK,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 11, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Life Dream Status: Woman Is Momentarily Buried Under A Pile Of Cuddly Baby Goats

If I subscribed to subjective reality and believed that every person I cross paths with in life is actually a figment of my imagination who appears to teach me some…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 8, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Your Daily Squee: Who Knew Freshly Shaved Alpacas Would Be This Cute?

I have mixed feelings about alpacas because when I was growing up I lived next door to an alpaca farm, and let me tell you: those creatures are moodier than…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 30, 2013 - 10:00 am

Pug Party: 10 Random, Adorable Facts About Pugs

My neighbors have an 8-week-old pug puppy that is perhaps the cutest creature who has ever graced this Earth. Right now its head is a bit too big for its…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 25, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Man Arrested For ‘Joking’ About Having Sex With Goats

I don’t know about you, but to me, nothing screams “hilarity” quite like bestiality.

In no-one-gets-the-joke news, Shuan Keith Orris was arrested for disorderly conduct and carrying a…

Alyson Penn | June 21, 2013 - 9:40 am

Watch This Otter Hack A Vending Machine

This week, we were dismayed to learn that large snakes can open doors on their own now. But there is a silver lining. Before you get swallowed in one gulp…

Jessica Wakeman | June 20, 2013 - 11:40 am

Finally, A Suit Of Armor Fit For A Guinea Pig

“Is your pet guinea pig tired of wandering around the house unarmored and vulnerable? Do they get picked on by other guinea pigs? Has your guinea pig ever wanted to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 19, 2013 - 11:20 am

Snakes Are Opening Doors Now

New thing to be afraid of: SNAKES KNOW HOW TO OPEN DOORS NOW. We’re not sure if this is a python or a boa constrictor, but we all agree we…

Jessica Wakeman | June 18, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Dogs In Car Windows Make Everything Better

Having a difficult day? Then stop what you’re doing and spend the next two minutes and 22 seconds watching this video pup Odin and some of his friends sticking their…

Julie Gerstein | June 14, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Jane Goodall: Still Awesome After All These Years

Jane Goodall is one of my personal heroes, so I was delighted to see this pair of photos of her — one as a young researcher playing with a chimpanzee…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 12, 2013 - 9:40 am

7 Photos Of An Orphaned Baby Wallaby & Her Makeshift Sleep Sack

I was having kind of a rough day, but then I saw these photos of a orphaned baby wallaby and my internal desire to SQUEE overwhelmed my desire to cry…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 10, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Small Town Sends Unscooped Dog Poop Back To Dog Owners

Brunete, a small town outside of Madrid, Spain, had a problem. Dog owners had become lax about scooping their pets’ poop, and sidewalks were strewn with waste. To solve the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 5, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Criminal Cat Arrested For Smuggling Goods Into Prison

Not so much a cat burglar as a cat smuggler, a kitty at a Russian prison facility was detained after guards found cell phones and chargers taped to the animal’s…

Julie Gerstein | June 4, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Scooter The Llama Escapes, Is Tased & Captured By Florida Cops

A llama, clearly influenced by Kanye West, led Florida cops on a nine-hour goose (llama?) chase around Leon Country Friday night, before being Tased and returned to its owner. Scooter…

Julie Gerstein | June 3, 2013 - 11:20 am

9 Squittens You’re Gonna Want To Squish

Squittens! It sounds like a noise that happens in your ladydrawers after a makeout session, but hell to the NO. Squittens are kittens that look like squirrels — specifically kittehs…

Julie Gerstein And Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2013 - 12:00 pm
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