Animals

Taiwanese Cats Enjoy a Game of Cards (Video)

This cat-lover’s pets have quickly become viral stars . They live exciting and varied lives which often appear to imitate those of their human counterparts. In this amusing recording, see their attempts to play a game of cards together at a table; an ideal way to pass the day, although they may need a little more instruction! (AOL Screenshot)
This cat-lover’s pets have quickly become viral stars . They live exciting and varied lives which often appear to imitate those of their human counterparts. In this amusing recording, see their attempts to play a game of cards together at a table; an ideal way to pass the day, although they may need a little more instruction! (AOL Screenshot)

This cat-lover’s pets have quickly become viral stars. They live exciting and varied lives which often appear to imitate those of their human counterparts. In...




  • Here are 10 new animal species discovered in 2014. (AOL Screenshot)

    10 New Animal Species Discovered in 2014 (Video)

    Scientists have been out looking for and cataloging species for centuries, but the task is far from complete. Number 10. Star-Gazing Shrimp. This South African... Read more

  • But what if I lost the remote behind the sofa? (Scott, CC-BY-SA)

    How Electric Eels Use Shocks to ‘Remote Control’ Other Fish

    Electric eels can incapacitate prey by producing a stunning 660-volt zap of electricity, but what’s really shocking is how they use that power. The mechanism... Read more

  • Recently photos of a baby whale shark started making the rounds online. The creature wasn’t in the ocean, but was instead swimming around a resort pool in the Maldives. (AOL Screenshot)

    Photos of Baby Whale Shark Swimming in Pool go Viral (Video)

    Whale sharks are the largest fish in the sea, often reaching a length of 40 feet. While their babies are much smaller in size obviously,... Read more

  • The ocean is a vast body of mysterious wonders, many that have yet to be discovered. Unlike the mythical Loch Ness Monster, sea dragons, or mermaids, the actual beings discovered are often stranger than fiction. (AOL Screenshot)

    The Strange Creatures Lurking Deep Within the Sea (Video)

    The ocean is a vast body of mysterious wonders, many that have yet to be discovered. Unlike the mythical Loch Ness Monster, sea dragons, or... Read more

  • A species of jellyfish is able to continuously turn back the clock on its aging process, and as long as it doesn't succumb to disease or outside threat, it's believed to live forever. (AOL Screenshot)

    Immortal Jellyfish Roams the Earth’s Oceans (Video)

    For centuries humans have searched far and wide for a way to live forever. Meanwhile, a species of jellyfish may have already figured out. The... Read more

  • You’ve never heard “I love you” like this before. (AOL Screenshot)

    These Pets Can Talk Like Humans!

    You’ve never heard “I love you” like this before.…... Read more

  • A team went to investigate a predatory glow worm found in the Amazon. (AOL Screenshot)

    Mysterious Glow Worms Found in the Amazon (Video)

    A glowing worm was discovered in the Peruvian rainforest that is making researchers scratch their heads. Photographer Jeff Cremer found the unique glowing creatures sitting... Read more

  • 'You shouldn't need to read my mind to know I want to be fed and walked. (NoMoreWoof)

    Wearable Tech Isn’t Just for Humans – Dogs, Cats and Chickens Are Sporting It Too

    With the likes of Google Glass, Fitbit, and Emotiv wearables are now a familiar concept. Perhaps less known is that animals have been fitted with... Read more

  • Zoos provide succor for species having a tough time of it in the wild. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)

    Can Zoos Save the World?

    Today, many zoos promote the protection of biodiversity as a significant part of their mission. As conservation “arks” for endangered species and, increasingly, as leaders... Read more

  • In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, coffee mugs are shown for sale at the Cat Town Cafe in Oakland, Calif. Following similar concepts in Asia & Europe, the cafe has become America's first permanent feline-friendly coffee shop. Cafe customers pay to pet cute kitties while sipping on tea or expresso drinks. It allows customers, who may not be able to have cats in their own homes, to enjoy the benefits of furry friends for short times without the responsibility. The animals come from a partnership with a local animal shelter and are also available for adoption. Similar cafes are planned to open soon in Seattle, Portland, San Diego and Denver. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    California Cat Cafe Is Catnip for Feline Fans

    OAKLAND, Calif.— Cat lovers in Northern California are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe in Oakland... Read more

  • This undated photo provided by the Intermountain Bird Observatory, Boise State University, shows a male Calliope Hummingbird. The perfecting of placing tiny numbered bands on hummingbirds' legs in the last decade has led researchers to discover the birds can live longer than 10 years as opposed to the two or three once thought likely. (AP Photo/Intermountain Bird Observatory, Boise State University, Liz Urban)

    Insights on Hummingbird Travel, Life Span Revealed

    BOISE, Idaho—Hummingbirds are giving up some of their secrets. The perfecting of placing tiny numbered bands on their legs in the last decade has led researchers... Read more

  • The Kashmir musk deer were known to live in areas of Pakistan, India and Afghanistan, and had not been spotted in 60 years, until now. (AOL Screenshot)

    First Fanged Deer Spotted in 60 Years (Video)

    The Kashmir musk deer were known to live in areas of Pakistan, India and Afghanistan, and had not been spotted in 60 years, until now.…... Read more

  • An Audacious photographer braved a bloody end when he posed for a picture with a great white SHARK. Dutch conservationist Peter Verhoog, who could be considered either reckless or brave, stuck his head out of a cage to capture himself with the toothy animal in Guadeloupe, Mexico. (AOL Screenshot)

    Diver Poses With Great White Shark (Video)

    An Audacious photographer braved a bloody end when he posed for a picture with a great white shark. Dutch conservationist Peter Verhoog, who could be... Read more

  • The team was recently exploring the Kick 'em Jenny submarine volcano near Grenada when they spotted something slowly moving through the water. As the vessel got closer to the creature, the crew started speculating what it could be before concluding it is a Chimaera. (AOL Screenshot)

    Deep Sea Vessel Spots ‘Ghost Shark’ (Video)

    The deep-sea exploration vessel Nautilus has stumbled upon and recorded a number of very interesting sea creatures thus far. The team was recently exploring the... Read more

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    6 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

    Halloween is often a very busy night with the doorbell ringing, kids running around in costumes, and candy everywhere! To keep the celebration fun and... Read more

  • How and why a study about when the giant prehistoric shark Megalodon went extinct got picked up as "proof" that it is. (AOL Screenshot)

    Study Doesn’t Prove Megalodons Are Extinct, Never Needed to (Video)

    There’s a new study out trying to pinpoint exactly when the world’s biggest shark, Megalodon, went extinct, and some outlets are kind of missing the... Read more


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