Six-month-old one-horned rhino Jalada Prasad had a prance party in honor of his public debut Friday at Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata, India. Little dude had some rough early months after his mother was killed by poachers. But! He was rescued and nursed back to health, and now appears to be quite the peppy fella.
According to MIT graduate student Tomer Ullman, humanity's early ancestors harnessed the "natural adrenaline boost" brought on by the sound of wailing babies by strapping infants to their bodies and wearing them into battle.
Shaylee was busy playing with her toys on the couch when footage from one of NASA's Space Shuttle launches started playing on television. Anyone who's witnessed something as awe-inspiring as human spaceflight will surely identify with her sense of wonder. All together now: ISSAWOCKETSHIIIIIIIIP!
It's called One Fast Cat. At 48-inches across, the circular, cat-powered cat-treadmill is a gigantified version of the exercise wheels commonly associated with lab rodents. It's designed to help your feline companion exercise indoors, when it isn't busy bringing death and destruction to the outside world.
This is simple, charming video, but there's a lot of things worth noting here.
Because we did not. Had we known, we might have been prepared for the high-octane adorableness you, yourself, are about to experience.
Adorableness, that's what.
How anyone can watch this video and not be convinced that dogs experience complex emotions is beyond me.
This little cub has dealt with more than his share of struggle in his brief life. One of three male cubs born at the Toronto Zoo last November, he was the only one to survive more than 48 hours. When his mother had trouble nursing him, staff at the zoo's Wildlife Health Centre decided to intervene in the cub's…
Pictured here: Leland Melvin (NASA Astronaut and the Agency's Associate Administrator for Education) with his two dogs, Jake and Scout (Adorable Assistants to NASA's Associate Administrator for Education).
This obscenely adorable (and still unnamed) little lion cub was born on September 26th to a lioness named Masha at the Belgrade Zoo. HEAR HER ROAR.
Guys. YOU GUYS. Baby snow leopards. On camera. Live. Right now. QUICKLY YOU GUYS THEY'RE PURRING.
Jon Marco is chasing a girl in the cheerful music video for Rhianna, and the object of his affection flees through some of the greatest flicks of the 1980s, from Back to the Future to Tron to Return of the Jedi.