Animals

Crazy Ants Could Destroy the Entire Gulf Coast
Crazy Ants Could Destroy the Entire Gulf Coast

They’re coming by the billions—strange, creepy creatures that appear to be impossible to kill… >>

This Man Invented Cat Memes in 1906
This Man Invented Cat Memes in 1906

Photographer Harry Whittier Frees (1879-1953) dressed up live cats, dogs, and piglets in tiny… >>

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. >>