Back in the day, you needed an entire film crew for the Discovery channel to record small animals up close. But now, with GoPro cameras, it’s easy to attain cute footage of furry creatures. Especially when a little gopher is so inquisitive. And this little one investigates the camera so closely that he bumps his nose […]
If you love rabbits, this place should definitely be your next vacation destination! Just a couple miles off the coast of Takehara, Japan, lies a small island with a dark history and wild parks. While even one of those things should be enough to attract tourists, they’re visiting the island because of completely different reason. The whole island […]
Beauty the bald eagle was shot in the face by a poacher in 2005, damaging her beak so badly she was on track to be euthanized. But scientists, engineers, and even a dentist designed a nylon polymer beak using a 3-D modeling program that would perfectly replace her lost upper mandible. After a 3-D printer […]
Knowing how vulnerable this nocturnal owl would be to predators, dogs and even children, Gates Wildlife technician Tony was immediately dispatched. Tony took great care in cutting the tangled net from under the wings and from around the feet and neck of the owl. Eventually the owl was freed from the nets grip and when […]
The humpback whale is one of the largest and most magnificent animals in the animal kingdom. Artists Uheheu was lucky enough to visit Hawaii last month to record the humpbacks in their own environment. This montage of his best clips is stunning.
You just have to see this heartbreaking story about a lion who was raised by humans. This lion got too big for them, so they put him in the wilderness. One year later they decided to visit him in Africa where he was put. Scientists said that lions would never remember their human parents after such […]
What can be a better way to spend a holiday than to go kayaking in Santa Barbara with the family? Joe Buttitta‘s family had an extra special time kayaking when an adorable little sea lion pup jumped aboard the back of their kayak. So cute!!
This is the heart-wrenching moment a mother elephant desperately tried to pull her baby from a well. The determined mum refused to leave her calf, staying with the youngster for 11 hours, first using her trunk and then her feet in a bid to haul her precious baby to safety. Unfortunately the frantic mother elephant […]
Tortoise’s shell is a powerful form of defense, but it has one serious downfall. If a tortoise is ever flipped on its back side it’s nearly impossible to get right side up again. The clip showcases the giant tortoise exhibit at a zoo when one tortoise was flipped over. Thankfully, a second tortoise came to […]
Witness dozens of different types of flowers unfurling in this stunning time-lapse video from filmmaker David de los Santos Gil. He used 5,000 out of 50,000 shots of his floral subjects for the final video, which was filmed over a period of nine months.
One tiny South African newborn elephant and a group of birds are certainly proving jungle is not all about survival and hunt. They’ve got time for fun and games together! This clumsy elephant baby chasing birds will undoubtedly put a smile on your face.
If you love foxes, then you’re in for a huge treat — because the place you’re about to virtually visit will be your new dreamworld. In the mountains of Shiroishi, Japan lies Zao Fox Village. Here, nearly 100 foxes of six different types roam the grounds freely and enjoy customized structures, houses, and objects designed […]
This will blow your mind! Nature is truly amazing. Most of us are used to seeing the ‘helicopter’ style seeds of a maple tree or the seeds of a dandelion flutter in the wind. But there are many more plants in the plant world with even more unbelievable ways of spreading their seeds. The Smithsonian […]
This is not a new story but it’s worth watching again and again! Baby elephant Jenny met twenty-year-old Shirley at the circus where they were both supposed to spend their whole lives and they immediately bonded. However, after one winter together they were separated. Twenty-two years later they finally met again. Their bonding was immediate, intense and unforgettable. So amazingly touching!
Oh man, those tiny little ears flapping up and down, his gorgeous shade of purple, and those big, black eyes… He’s so darn cute, I can hardly stand it! The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has the eggs of a newly found deep sea creature incubating at their facilities. The eggs come from an unnamed […]
A GoPro camera is nothing special these days. But for an elephant, it’s something very unique and different. While enjoying a stroll, a herd of elephants accidentally stumbled upon a GoPro camera. At first they seemed scared of the recording device, but then they mustered the courage to poke it around a bit to.
You just have to watch this adorable video! It’s not just human moms who teach their young the important parts of life. Moms of all species teach their kids many critical skills to thrive. Jeffrey Reid was outside when he saw a mother raccoon pushing her young towards a tree. Upon further investigation, he realized […]
These 2 humans were out for a walk when something started following them. An adorable baby skunk had become separated from its family and had turned to these humans for help! The journey to return this precious creature to its family is so sweet!
Play is an important part of life for any animal (and even for humans). No matter how big or how wild the animal, they still feel the need to take a few minutes out of their day to decompress and relaxation. Playing around is one of the best ways for them to achieve that. In […]