Animals

What It's Like to Punch a Shark
What It’s Like to Punch a Shark

A few things went through my mind. The first was, Wow, that’s a very large shark. Second, It’s… >>

Watch: 5 Bionic Dogs Get a New Leash on Life
Watch: 5 Bionic Dogs Get a New Leash on Life

After suffering cruelty and loss, these canines got good care and new homes. >>

6 Amazing Animal Videos That Prove Heroes Are Everywhere
6 Amazing Animal Videos That Prove Heroes Are Everywhere

A round of a-paws for these selfless beasts, please. >>

Meet the Prisoner With a Gift for Healing Dogs
Meet the Prisoner With a Gift for Healing Dogs

Sixty dogs changed one man's life as much as he changed theirs. >>

How to Train a Cat to Do 5 Life-Changing Things
How to Train a Cat to Do 5 Life-Changing Things

Yes! You can train a cat to come on command, use a toilet, and more—and it's all much easier than… >>

Photos: Loyal Dogs Guarding Historic Southern Homes
Photos: Loyal Dogs Guarding Historic Southern Homes

There was a time when every significant life event in the South occurred on the porch. Now, these… >>

7 Cats With Better Jobs Than You
7 Cats With Better Jobs Than You

A brief look at the myriad meowfices held by felines throughout history. >>

Sorry: Dolphins Aren't Smiling
Sorry: Dolphins Aren’t Smiling

A dolphin's "smile" is actually an illusion. So is our belief that these animals can heal. >>

5 Fun Facts About Pandas
5 Fun Facts About Pandas

Because who doesn't want to know more about the most adorable animals on the planet? >>

13 Dog Facts You Didn't Know
13 Dog Facts You Didn’t Know

Find out why your dog acts the way he does. >>

Funny: 5 Animals with Odd Jobs
Funny: 5 Animals with Odd Jobs

From lawn-mowing to land mine detection, animals across the world are joining the work force. >>

The Stranger Who Changed My Life: The Horse Whisperer
The Stranger Who Changed My Life: The Horse Whisperer

The road was wet, our dad had been drinking—and we crashed, flipping our horse trailer. Then a… >>

The 12 Cats of Christmas: Sing Along!
The 12 Cats of Christmas: Sing Along!

An updated carol, so you and your feline can haz all the holiday cheer. >>

5 of the Most Epic Animal Migrations
5 of the Most Epic Animal Migrations

By land, air, and sea these animals that migrate travel hundreds or even thousands of miles for… >>

Oh, Cute! When Kittens Play Competitive Football
Oh, Cute! When Kittens Play Competitive Football

Move over, Super Bowl: Fierce little fuzzballs are ready to take the field in the first Kitten Bowl. >>

Meet a Very Special Courthouse Dog
Meet a Very Special Courthouse Dog

Rosie was a "failed" service dog who finally found her calling in the courtroom. >>

Funny Animal Names, Group by Group
Funny Animal Names, Group by Group

A grumble of pugs, an embarrassment of pandas, a kindle of kittens! The Compendium of Collective… >>

The Scary Side of Adorable Animals
The Scary Side of Adorable Animals

They may look harmless, but these five cute creatures have a dark side. >>

The Sailor and the Whale: Survival at Sea
The Sailor and the Whale: Survival at Sea

A 40-ton gray whale lunges onto the deck, and Max Young seems sunk. What follows is the fight of… >>

We Can't Be Friends If You Don't Follow These People on Instagram
We Can’t Be Friends If You Don’t Follow These People on Instagram

At its best, social media like Instagram can connect you with amazing individuals that inspire you… >>