Did You... Did You Know That Baby Sloths Squeak?

Because we did not. Had we known, we might have been prepared for the high-octane adorableness you, yourself, are about to experience. » 4/13/14 5:47pm 4/13/14 5:47pm

Watch this polar bear cub take his first bath

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… » 1/26/14 5:59pm 1/26/14 5:59pm

Study backs up what owners already know: Cats don't care

Japanese researchers have tested whether or not cats recognize their owners' voices. The good news: they can. The bad news: they're probably going to ignore it. » 12/01/13 8:30pm 12/01/13 8:30pm

The bizarre history of our obsession with unicorns

Everyone's favorite sparkly Internet meme has a long and strangely scientific history – naturalists and scholars have been obsessing over unicorns for over 2000 years. What turned a scientific curiosity of the year 398 BCE into a virgin-loving Christian symbol? » 11/19/13 4:29pm 11/19/13 4:29pm

Watch these snow leopard cubs snuggle with their mom LIVE RIGHT NOW

Guys. YOU GUYS. Baby snow leopards. On camera. Live. Right now. QUICKLY YOU GUYS THEY'RE PURRING. » 6/24/13 10:05pm 6/24/13 10:05pm

Turtles Have Horrifying Penises

In Aesop's famous fable, the tortoise defeats the hare in the race because he proceeds slowly and steadily. But now, information about turtles is giving rise to a new theory: the tortoise won because he's got a huge wang and didn't need to prove anything to anyone. » 6/11/12 12:50pm 6/11/12 12:50pm