Animals

Father Kills Bear to Save Son
Father Kills Bear to Save Son

Deep in the wilderness, all that stands between an attacking grizzly and a hunter's life is a… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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. >>

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… >>

ChiChi the Chihuaha Mix is the 2009 Hero Pet of the Year
ChiChi the Chihuaha Mix is the 2009 Hero Pet of the Year

Last October, 13-pound ChiChi proved to be more than just a pretty face when he alerted his owners… >>

Hero Pet of the Year
Hero Pet of the Year

Meet five families whose pets literally saved lives. >>

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… >>

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… >>

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. >>