Animals

Photos: The Unbearable Cuteness of Wet Puppies
Photos: The Unbearable Cuteness of Wet Puppies

These dog pictures rely on a never-fail formula for joy: 1) Find an adorable pup. 2) Get it wet. 3)… >>

Here's Proof that No Animals Are Happier than Dogs in Cars
Here’s Proof that No Animals Are Happier than Dogs in Cars

Taking a dog for a drive is the ultimate win-win situation: they revel in the ride while you get to… >>

Gorgeous Glimpses of America's Last Wild Places
Gorgeous Glimpses of America’s Last Wild Places

Fifty years ago, Congress passed the Wilderness Act, preserving our country's most beautiful… >>

6 Unexpected Animal Heroes
6 Unexpected Animal Heroes

Some of these exceptional creatures are cuddly, some are courageous, but all share an extraordinary… >>

An Intimate Look at Sea Creatures Large and Tiny
An Intimate Look at Sea Creatures Large and Tiny

"With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you're connected" to the sea, writes… >>

7 Extraordinary Animals Rarely Seen by Human Eyes
7 Extraordinary Animals Rarely Seen by Human Eyes

No ordinary night crawlers, these strange animals are seldom seen in the wild. Here's your chance… >>

Meet Bailey, the Cat Who Loves to Sail
Meet Bailey, the Cat Who Loves to Sail

This meezer may be only three years old, but inside he's an old salt who appreciates the many joys… >>

The Cutest Puppies Are Underwater Puppies: See Why
The Cutest Puppies Are Underwater Puppies: See Why

In his new book, Underwater Puppies, photographer Seth Casteel shows his passion for (wet) pooches. >>

Vintage Circus Photos Capture Life Under the Big Tent
Vintage Circus Photos Capture Life Under the Big Tent

Take a special, black-and-white look at the public and private life of circus people in the… >>

Can We Save the Cheetah From Extinction?
Can We Save the Cheetah From Extinction?

A new book by Dr. Laurie Marker and wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas takes us inside the world… >>

5 Animals That Live Forever
5 Animals That Live Forever

These lucky creatures have found the fountain of youth. >>

You Won't Believe These Flyingfish!
You Won’t Believe These Flyingfish!

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a…fish with wings! Steve N.G. Howell captures these incredible… >>

The Dramatic Rescue of Bärle, the Circus Polar Bear
The Dramatic Rescue of Bärle, the Circus Polar Bear

For 13 years, a female polar bear endured neglect, scorching heat and near-starvation as one of the… >>

Do These Dogs Look Like They're Sorry to You?
Do These Dogs Look Like They’re Sorry to You?

Funny dog pictures with captions from the online sensation, dogshaming.com. >>

10 Remarkably Freaky Animal Species
10 Remarkably Freaky Animal Species

Lions and tigers and ... glowing roaches? Oh my. >>

5 Animals With Unusual Superpowers
5 Animals With Unusual Superpowers

These creatures can do amazing things. >>

8 Intimate Animal Portraits That Will Stop You in Your Tracks
8 Intimate Animal Portraits That Will Stop You in Your Tracks

We're used to seeing animals in vivid color, which may be one reason Boza Ivanovic's photographs… >>

There Was Once a Wolf Who Loved Too Much. And What Happened to Him Was a Crime.
There Was Once a Wolf Who Loved Too Much. And What Happened to Him Was a Crime.

One day in Alaska, a black wolf appeared in front of wildlife photographer Nick Jans. This is the… >>

Animals Are Injured in This
Animals Are Injured in This “100 Percent Fake” Reality Show

An investigative report shatters the illusion of one of Animal Planet’s most popular programs. >>