In the taxonomy of domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris), there are canines of all shapes and sizes, but rest assured, they are all good. A real pup enthusiast knows that within this framework, there are even more intricate strata: there are doggos, puppers, pupperinos, shoobs, shibes, shooberinos, and longboys, for…
On Sunday night, the Real Housewives of Potomac premieres, introducing America to a new crop of women who will gossip, air their dirty laundry and fight until their contracts aren’t renewed. But before they do that, they’ll play nice—so nice that, if you’ve watched enough seasons of a variety of Real Housewives shows,…
Adorableness, that's what.
How anyone can watch this video and not be convinced that dogs experience complex emotions is beyond me.
As any dedicated dog owner will tell you, canines often appear to grasp the emotional content of what's being said to them. An unprecedented brain scanning study now shows this is likely true — and that this capability pre-dates domestication.
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.
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.
In case you still doubted that dolphins have an awareness rivaling our own, new research shows that these cetaceans can remember the whistles of their old tank-mates after being separated for more than 20 years! No species other than humans has demonstrated such a long-term social memory.
"A Roane County kindergarten teacher who reportedly told students to encircle a classmate, call him a pig and make pig noises because the boy is messy, received a one-day unpaid suspension and had a letter of reprimand placed in her file."
Julia the Kitten tries to get Jack the Dog to pay attention to her, because she's vivacious and playful and wants to have fun. But stubborn Jack is all, "yeah whatever, little girl-cat."
Russian police are searching for the man who forced a donkey to parasail along a beach for half an hour to promote a paragliding company. The painful ride ended with the animal "half-dead" and the owner nowhere to be found.
Just like certain reality show contestants, female gorillas apparently use their feminine wiles not just to get pregnant, but to keep their men away from the competition.