Animals

New York City Cat Café Finds Forever Homes for Cats

Lucky Lemon, a shy but curious tabby who came to KittyKind as a kitten. He grew up to be a cautious but very friendly cat. (Vergil Xia/Epoch Times)
Lucky Lemon, a shy but curious tabby who came to KittyKind as a kitten. He grew up to be a cautious but very friendly cat. (Vergil Xia/Epoch Times)

NEW YORK—New York City’s first cat café, Meow Parlour at 46 Hester Street in Manhattan, does more than just provide guests with tea and desserts...




  • Researchers in Portugal have added Atlantic Spotted dolphins to the list of mammals that grieve their dead. (AOL Screenshot)

    Researchers Observe Atlantic Spotted Dolphins Grieving (Video)

    Researchers in Portugal have added Atlantic Spotted dolphins to the list of mammals that grieve their dead, reports Wired. Mentioned specifically in their study are... Read more

  • Sun bears, which call the tropical forests of Southeast Asia home, are the smallest known animals in the bear family. Images and videos of an unusual looking sun bear in Malaysia have gone viral. (AOL Screenshot)

    Strange Creature Spotted in Malaysia Turns Out to be Sun Bear (Video)

    Sun bears, which call the tropical forests of Southeast Asia home, are the smallest known animals in the bear family. Images and videos of an... Read more

  • The great thing about mutts is that they often have the best features of both their canine parents. One mix-breed named Rami is a good example and because of his adorable features, he has quickly gone viral. (AOL Screenshot)

    Dachshund/Pit Bull Mix Shelter Dog Becomes New Internet Star (Video)

    A mix-breed dog named Rami has quickly gone viral, likely due to his adorable features. Rami is currently being cared for by employees at Moultrie... Read more

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    Siberian Tiger Entertains Herself by Building a Snowman (Video)

    A tiger at a Russian zoo reveals an intelligent skill only previously ever seen in bored human children on a snow day: the ability to... Read more

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    Animals Play in the Snow

    Kittens and tigers, birds and foxes, pandas, and puppies – no matter what type of animals finds themselves in snow, they all seem to enjoy... Read more

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    Birds Can Sense Extreme Weather Events and Storms More Than 24 Hours in Advance

    An experiment on bird migration patterns has inadvertently revealed that some bird species possess a unique ability to detect inclement weather hours or even days... Read more

  • We typically hear about or see common varieties of sharks, however there are more than 400 known species of sharks and some of them are very rare. Frill sharks, often called 'living fossils' are one of those lesser-known species and a man in Australia recently caught one. (AOL Screenshot)

    Rare Frill Shark Caught in Australia (Video)

    Most shark reports concern the more common varieties, but there are more than 400 known species of sharks, and some of them are very rare... Read more

  • This is the moment a cheeky sea lion tried to join some human friends for a swim in a public pool. (AOL Screenshot)

    Sea Lion Goes for a Swim in Public Pool (Video)

    This is the moment a cheeky sea lion tried to join some human friends for a swim in a public pool. The swimmers at St... Read more

  • Bao Bao, the baby panda at The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC, played in the snow for the first time on January 6. (AOL Screenshot)

    Bao Bao’s First Snow Day (Video)

    Bao Bao, the baby panda at The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC, played in the snow for the first time on January 6.…... Read more

  • Just as the shape of a TV or radio antenna is designed to detect electromagnetic signals, the fish's canal system is like an antenna on the body surface, configured to be sensitive to pressure changes. (Shutterstock*)

    Even Blind Fish Get Around Thanks to ‘Sixth Sense’

    New understanding of how fish use a “sixth sense” to detect flows of water helps resolve a long-time mystery about how the creatures respond to... Read more

  • It's not just fishers: The media also tends to exaggerate the size of certain underwater animals. (AOL Screenshot)

    Giants of the Sea Aren’t as Big as You’d Think (Video)

    When you think of the giant squid, you might picture an enormous Kraken-like deep-sea-dwelling beast with tentacles that can wrap around ships and pull them under... Read more

  • The reptilian creature is believed to have made its home in Scotland some 170 million years ago. (AOL Screenshot)

    It’s Not Nessie, But Jurassic Predator Found in Scotland (Video)

    A giant, ancient, aquatic predator trolling the waters of Scotland — hmm, why does that sound familiar? According to HowStuffWorks: “The Loch Ness is one... Read more

  • A condition called bilateral gynandromorphy means the butterfly is split down the middle: half male, half female. (AOL Screenshot)

    Rare Half-Male, Half-Female Butterfly Discovered (Video)

    Right away you can tell this isn’t your typical butterfly. But those mismatched wings are more than just a difference in pattern. The wing on... Read more

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    Chilled to the Bone? Pets Can Get Frostbite Too

    Winter’s frigid temperatures and howling wind is the perfect excuse to stay in and curl up in a blanket, but our pets still need to... Read more

  • An albino bottlenose dolphin was believed to be captured on video off the coast of Florida on December 10th. (AOL Screenshot)

    Ultra Rare Dolphin Spotted (Video)

    An albino bottle-nose dolphin was believed to be captured on video off the coast of Florida on December 10, 2014. Footage of the rare white... Read more

  • Scientists discover a new species of frog that is the first known frog in the world to give birth to live tadpoles. (AOL Screenshot)

    New Frog Species Has Fangs, Gives Birth to Live Tadpoles (Video)

    Scientists discover a new species of frog that is the first known frog in the world to give birth to live tadpoles.…... Read more


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