Are you having a bad day? A bad week? I can empathize, but please quit complaining. Last week, the executive director of Nebraska Wildlife Rehab spent an hour untangling the tails of six baby squirrels who got trapped in what the Omaha World-Herald described vividly as a “six-headed animal cluster.” Life is hard, but…
The Bad Man: a relatively common species, though his attributes vary widely. His face ranges in color from apricot to a burnished sort of pink. He weighs anywhere from .075 to .15 tons, and can go days without a vegetable. Particularly in the summer season, some Bad Men are so drawn towards conflict that they will…
Getaway is the newest startup to make everything old new again. For a fee, It provides you with a box in the woods to sit in. Wow, disrupt me harder, forest daddy!
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Australia is home to lots of adorable furry things, like wombats and koalas and platypus, but it’s also home to some absolute horrors that crawled straight from Satan’s toilet for no reason other than to terrorize humans. This is a video about the latter group.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, the guy who took a $12,000 charter flight to Montana at taxpayers’ expense on a plane owned by oil and gas executives, has proposed doubling entrance fees at 17 national parks, making a visit to the Grand Tetons more expensive than the Louvre.
In case you needed a reminder that the octopus is one of the smartest underwater creatures, here’s some news: they actually build their own cities.
The country of Sweden is promoting a new case study that will place a handful of people with stressful jobs in remote glass cabins surrounded by “Swedish nature.” I don’t want to be dramatic or point fingers or whatever, but I’m a little bit upset that I wasn’t included here. Maybe I don’t have the most stressful job…
If you’re well-studied in all matters octopus, perhaps this video will not surprise you. But for many of us, I imagine watching a giant octopus ooze across dry land is lowkey batshit.
Ladies, do you have a secret fear a bear will track and attack you when you’re menstruating in the wild?
Like most people who spend their lives sitting in chairs and occasionally walking to different chairs, I’m a big fan of nature documentaries, and harbor acute feelings of jealousy for those involved in making them. Planet Earth II, the long-anticipated sequel to the groundbreaking David Attenborough-narrated series, …
Today in Nature Is Fucking Terrifying: a colossal swarm of bees descended upon a family reunion in Cerritos, California, stinging over 20 people. Three were hospitalized as a result of the attack.
Following several strong storms on Friday, over 300 reindeer were found dead on the Hardangervidda plateau, a national park in Southern Norway. The animals, which huddle together in danger and to protect themselves from bad weather, were killed by lightning.
Animal livestreams are so relaxing. You get to look at animals, and also at your computer.
South African wildlife photographer Renata Ewald was traveling in Kruger National Park when she saw this mother elephant with one terrific pair of breasts.
In case you were unaware, the male nursery web spider is a kinky little rascal.
A petition has popped up requesting that Snoop Dogg become the narrator for a season of BBC’s nature documentary series Planet Earth, a show that’s better watched in a certain state of mind.
The beehive is one of the most ordered systems in the natural world: the queen bee lays eggs, the worker bees focus on pollinating and hive maintenance. But within the hive, a shift can occur that drives worker bees into sexual, murderous rampages that often end in the death of their own queen.
Chanel gave us an intimate moment that we didn’t ask for with Gisele Bündchen, the face of their Chanel N°5 fragrance. In the clip, Bündchen is wrapped in a blanket, walking barefoot in leaves, while describing how she’s at her happiest whenever she is in the middle of nature.
On September 22, workers cut down a well-loved 200-year-old oak tree at Ivy Green, writer Helen Keller’s childhood home in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Keller, who lost both sight and hearing at 19 months, was once trapped in the tree during a storm until Annie Sullivan, her teacher and companion, carried her to safety. The…