Tag: animals

May 1, 2014

This is What Rock Climbing Bears Looks Like

This is What Rock Climbing Bears Looks Like

Just add this to the long list of reasons bears are awesome. These guys can rock climb better than me and I have opposable thumbs! Spotted at Big Bend National Park in Texas, a black bear and its cub were spotted climbing the Santa Elena Canyon wall on 21 March 2014 by a pair…

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Apr 30, 2014

A Tiny Hamster Eating Even Tinier Burritos

A Tiny Hamster Eating Even Tinier Burritos

In case you were wondering, this is what a tiny hamster eating tiny burritos looks like.

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Apr 28, 2014

This Bird Catches Fish Using Bread as Bait

This Bird Catches Fish Using Bread as Bait

Watch this crafty Green Heron use a piece of bread to lure nearby fish. What a clever bird! According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: The Green Heron is one of the world’s few tool-using bird species. It creates fishing lures with bread crusts, insects, earthworms, twigs, feathers, and other objects, dropping them on…

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Apr 24, 2014

Kanzi, a Male Bonobo, Learns How to Build a Fire and Toast Marshmallows

Kanzi, a Male Bonobo, Learns How to Build a Fire and Toast Marshmallows

Kanzi (born October 28, 1980) is a male bonobo currently living in the United States at Georgia State University’s Language Research Center. On a recent episode of BBC’s Monkey Planet, we see Kanzi build a fire, light it using matches and proceed to toast marshmallows on it. The bonobo (Pan paniscus) is a great…

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Apr 19, 2014

In Addition to Not Caring, Honey Badgers are Also Quite Clever

In Addition to Not Caring, Honey Badgers are Also Quite Clever

We already know that honey badgers don’t care (can you believe that video has been viewed 67 million times?) but did you know that they are also crafty, cunning and persistent? In this video we see Stoffel the honey badger constantly escaping his enclosure. Why is he there? This is a wildlife rehabilitation center…

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Apr 4, 2014

Fall Seven Times. Stand Up Eight

Fall Seven Times. Stand Up Eight

Everyone is quick to laugh at this dog and yell, “FAIL”. I see it differently. This little guy went for it. Sure he didn’t make it, but that didn’t stop him from getting right back up, trying again and succeeding! Nanakorobi yaoki is a Japanese proverb that translates to: Fall seven times and stand…

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Apr 2, 2014

Magic Tricks for Dogs Part 2 is Here

Magic Tricks for Dogs Part 2 is Here

Finnish magician and mentalist Jose Ahonen is back with more magic tricks for dogs and they are just as confused as ever (watch pt 1 here). If they do a pt. 3, I humbly request they show the dogs eventually getting their treats, otherwise it’s just cruel! Let us know which reaction was your…

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Apr 1, 2014

Meet Leonardo. A 60-Pound Boxer That’s Scared of Leaves

Meet Leonardo. A 60-Pound Boxer That’s Scared of Leaves

This is Leonardo. He’s a boxer weighing roughly 60 pounds (27 kg). His owner heard him barking out front so she decided to investigate. It turns out Leonardo had encountered a leaf. Not just any leaf, but a super scary and intimidating leaf. Come on Leonardo, you got this! *apparently a lot of commenters…

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Mar 31, 2014

The Unseen Beauty of Slow Moving Marine Life. A 150,000 Photo Time-Lapse

The Unseen Beauty of Slow Moving Marine Life. A 150,000 Photo Time-Lapse

Made from 150,000 individual photographs, Daniel Stoupin’s Slow Life is one of the most incredible underwater time-lapses you will see. It took Stoupin almost nine-months to complete. As he explains in the video description: “Slow” marine animals show their secret life under high magnification. Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion…

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Mar 29, 2014

This Dog was Born with Two Legs. This is His First Time at the Beach

This Dog was Born with Two Legs. This is His First Time at the Beach

Dunacn Lou Who is a boxer that was born with a severely deformed pelvis and hind legs. By the time he was eight weeks old the bones in his legs were completely fused with no way to correct them. Several weeks later, Amanda Giese of Panda Paws Resuce, told King5 that amputating his rear…

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