Posts tagged "animals"

Chicago Airport Hires Herd Of Goats To Mow The Lawn

Following in the steps of Paris’ lawn-mowing sheep, Chicago O’Hare recently announced a two-year plan to hire a herd of goats to keep grass trimmed on airport grounds. The adorable (and eco-friendly!) goat grounds crew will be able to access areas that are hard for landscaping machinery to get to, and happily chow down o…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 10, 2013

PETA Tries To Convert Us To Veganism With A Supercut Of Animals Having Sex

Vegans have a bigger sexual appetite! That’s PETA’s new ploy to get us to stop eating/wearing/using animal products. And how do they illustrate their point? Oh, with a supercut of wild animals fucking set to the tune of “Teddy Bear’s Picnic.” I certainly enjoyed PETA’s “Do It Like They Do” ad way more than the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 9, 2013

Finally, A Store For All Your Guinea Pig Fashion Needs

Have you been having trouble finding a good selection of clothing, hats, and hair extensions for your pet guinea pig? Fret no more, my friends: an online store called, fittingly, Guinea Pig Fashion has got you covered. The Japanese retailer carries a huge variety of cavy [That's another name for the guinea pig, FYI. -- Amelia]

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2013

Is Lil Bub Safe In The Hands Of Robert De Niro?

Don’t get me wrong, I am not about to complain about this choice photograph of Robert De Niro clutching Lil Bub at the Tribeca Film Festival Directors Brunch. However. As an animal lover, I do have my concerns that Bub’s saturation level has passed the point of Internet sensation and entered exploitation territory. Bub i…

By: Rachel Krause / April 24, 2013

Your Daily Squee: Baby Rhino Learns To Roll In The Mud Like Her Mama

This adorable little rhino is named Anna. She was born just one week ago at the Lion Country Safari in Florida, and had no idea how to properly wallow in the mud until her mom showed her. Luckily for us, the whole thing was caught on camera. And it is adorable. [YouTube via Laughing Squid]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 23, 2013

Quick, Snuggle A Koala While You Still Can!

Frisky readers, you know I would never steer you wrong where adorable animals are concerned. And that’s why I’m telling you to hop the first plane the Australia and find a koala to hug. Snuggle the shit out of that koala. It might be the last chance you ever get. We knew the koala population

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 22, 2013

Let Baby Hedgehog Vs. T-Shirt Soothe Your Soul

How this baby hedgehog feels wrestling this t-shirt is pretty much exactly how I felt about this week. I just kept chewing and chewing and chewing and the t-shirt wouldn’t give. It’s been a crappy one but it’s almost over. In the end, the baby hedgehog prevails, I think. At least that’s the way I’m…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 19, 2013

If People Ate Like Animals, Dinner Would Be More Entertaining

I’ve been watching this “How Animals Eat Their Food” video non-stop this week and wondering why it didn’t occur to me to make this video first. It should have because I’ve been eating like a flamingo since 1989 to annoy my brother (minus the pink unitard). All this time I could have been entertaining the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 17, 2013

Today In Florida: Ginormous, Rat-Sized Snails Invade

The state of Florida continues to prove that end times are nigh with an infestation of giant African land snails.

This species of snail is a very special one that can grow as large as a rat and subsist on stucco and plaster to keep their shells healthy. (That means they will be…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 15, 2013

The Gasoline Huffing Bears Of Russia Need Help

Gasoline huffing has become a serious problem for brown bears living on the Kronotsky Nature Reserve in Russia. The bear population has gotten into the kerosene and gasoline, which is used to power the reserve’s helicopters and generators, and have become addicted. The 1,200 pound creatures have taken to stealing fuel barrels, sniffing them until…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 12, 2013

Watch This: Two Dogs Playing Banjos

This is a video of two dogs playing “Dueling Banjos.” And I’m pretty sure that’s all you need to know. [YouTube]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 11, 2013

Meet Napoleon And Rojo, Portland’s Therapy Llamas

Rojo, a 5-foot-tall llama, was happily accepting hugs from passersby at a fair when someone suggested his calm demeanor would make him a great therapist. That’s when a lightbulb went on for his owner, Lori Gregory. She started Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas, and now takes Rojo, along with his alpaca BFF Napoleon and a few…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 10, 2013

Cats In Pantyhose, It’s All Happening

I said it couldn’t be done. I was wrong. Here, my friends, is a cat in pantyhose, just chilling with his control top like it’s no big deal. [TruTV]…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 10, 2013

An Open Letter To Whoever Stole A Goat From A Petting Zoo And Took It To A Bar At 1:30 AM

Dear Goat Thief,

Listen, I get it. There is nary a time when I watch a funny goat video or walk by the urban goat sanctuary by my house (I live in Portland) and don’t plot a way to steal the adorable goats and make them my pets. My eventual life goal i…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 7, 2013

This 3-Year-Old Sea Lion Has Excellent Taste In Music

This is Ronan, a three-year old sea lion living at the University of California at Santa Cruz, and she loves to dance. She first bobbed her head to Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Down On The Corner,” and since then has rocked out to songs by the Backstreet Boys and Earth, Wind & Fire. Aside from being…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 6, 2013

9 Animals Who Are Into Oral Sex

A recent study of fruit bats found cunnilingus to be a major part of their repertoire. While following a colony of 420 bats roosting in a fig tree over the course of 13 months, researchers witnessed 57 incidences of sex — both oral and intercourse. The female bats who received oral sex before intercourse were…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 4, 2013

Your Daily Squee: Newborn Lambs In Neon Sweaters

Britain’s winters get chilly. What’s a newborn lamb to do? Augment your natural wool coat with a trendy neon sweater, obviously. [Buzzfeed]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 2, 2013

If Zoo Animals Were Sartorialists

If zoo animals were sartorialists, they’d something look like this. Yago Partal’s Zoo Portraits series imagines the fashion possibilities for every species.  And now we know that ostriches look fetching in bowler hats. It must be their long necks. You can see more fashion forward zoo animals or buy prints here. [Laughing Squid]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 30, 2013

Animal Advice For 6 Common Sex-Related Freak Outs

The downside to getting laid, if there has to be a downside, is dealing with the aftermath. Once the guy has gone home, it’s just you and your vagina left to process the whole thing. This can become particularly panic-inducing if something’s itchy down there or if your period is late or days have gone…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 29, 2013

Be My Bearfriend: The Sun Bear Combines Bearishness With Slothiness In Equal Measure

While I was out in the Northwest, I visited the Portland Zoo and their new baby otter pup. While I was there, I discovered a new animal to bestow my love and affection on: The sun bear, a mythical creature that combines the best of the bear world, with the undeniable coolness of a sloth.

By: Julie Gerstein / March 28, 2013
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