South Africans Have Accidentally Been Eating Giraffe and Kangaroo Meat

Just to ensure that human beings have unknowingly consumed EVERY kind of animal who sings "Circle of Life" at the beginning of The Lion King, it looks like South Africans have inadvertently been munching on the horse's swaggier cousin, the zebra, as well as kangaroos and giraffes. Sigh. Just when we were getting över … » 3/02/13 2:00pm 3/02/13 2:00pm

Joey Tries to Play with Lemurs, Is Thwarted by Short Arms

Take a peek into this secret garden of exotic animals, and then try to deny yourself that pet kangaroo you've always wanted. This joey really wants to play with the lemurs, it's just that they're so high up and the joey's arms are maddeningly short. It's like a metaphor for how our wildest dreams are always just out… » 8/29/12 11:15pm 8/29/12 11:15pm

Baby Kangaroo and Baby Wombat Orphans Become BFFs

Anzac, a five-month-old kangaroo, has become best friends with Peggy, a baby wombat after the two rescued orphans began sharing a pouch at the Wildlife Kilmore Rescue Centre in Victoria, Australia. According to workers at the facility, Peggy and Anzac are comforted by each other's movements and heartbeats, allowing… » 8/06/12 1:40pm 8/06/12 1:40pm