Tag: animals

Jul 22, 2014

Brave Mother Protects Her Calf from a Pride of Lions

Brave Mother Protects Her Calf from a Pride of Lions

Incredible footage shows a giraffe protecting her calf from a pride of lions. The footage was captured at the Kicheche Bush Camp in the heart of the Olare Motorogi Conservancy in the Masai Mara by Bill and Barbara Westbrook. Giraffe gestation lasts 400–460 days, after which a single calf is normally born. A newborn…

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Jul 21, 2014

This Guy Built an Obstacle Course for Squirrels and Narrated their Progress

This Guy Built an Obstacle Course for Squirrels and Narrated their Progress

Steve Barley built an obstacle course for squirrels in his backyard and narrated their progress as they attempted to reach their ultimate goal of delicious food in three separate feeders. Using random items like an ironing board, sink plunger and various pieces of wood; find out if the crafty squirrels will reach their target.…

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Jul 21, 2014

This Kitten is About to See Himself in a Mirror for the Very First Time

This Kitten is About to See Himself in a Mirror for the Very First Time

Watch 7-week-old Fynn see himself in the mirror for the very first time. His reaction is priceless.

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Jul 18, 2014

This Dog Has No Idea What to Make of This Egg

This Dog Has No Idea What to Make of This Egg

Watch this hard-boiled egg absolutely confound this dog. For those curious, the dog is a Basenji, a breed of hunting dog that was bred from stock originating in central Africa. The Basenji produces an unusual yodel-like sound commonly called a “barroo”, due to its unusually shaped larynx. This trait also gives the Basenji the…

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Jul 11, 2014

Two Hamsters. One Hedgehog. One Tiny Cake

Two Hamsters. One Hedgehog. One Tiny Cake

From the people who brought you a tiny hamster eating an even tinier burrito, is the joyous celebration of an adorable hedgehog’s first birthday. Curious about the ingredients? This was all 100% hamster and hedgie safe. The cake was made out of hamster friendly foods (like bananas and sugar-free applesauce) and the frosting out…

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Jul 10, 2014

Touched By a Wild Mountain Gorilla

Touched By a Wild Mountain Gorilla

While on safari near Bwindi National Park in Uganda, John King had the experience of a lifetime; an up close and intimate encounter with a group of wild mountain gorillas. I can’t think of anything more exhilarating (and frightening!) then being surrounded by wild mountain gorillas with a massive Silverback (adult male) in tow.…

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Jul 9, 2014

Just Seven Kittens Reacting in Unison to a Shiny Object

Just Seven Kittens Reacting in Unison to a Shiny Object

Watch seven adorable kittens (all born 10 April 2014) react in unison to a shiny object. The cat on the far left gets me every time!

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