Animals

A World of Cute: Baby Pandas, Happy Elephants and More
A World of Cute: Baby Pandas, Happy Elephants and More

We're been big on baby pandas in our house ever since Tai Shan made his debut at the National Zoo… >>

Sea Otters: Adorable Partners in the Fight Against Global Warming
Sea Otters: Adorable Partners in the Fight Against Global Warming

A new study published in the scientific journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment shows that… >>

Here's a Guaranteed Mood-Booster
Here’s a Guaranteed Mood-Booster

Our Beautiful World and Universe, a Facebook "community page about Mother Nature," never fails to… >>

Encyclopedia Farmica: Read This, Don't Step in That
Encyclopedia Farmica: Read This, Don’t Step in That

For a dose of delight in the closing days of summer, I recommend  Barynard Confidential: An A to… >>

The Suite Life—For Dogs
The Suite Life—For Dogs

I had just about gotten used to the term “doggie day care” as a euphemism for “kennel” when… >>

Animal Experts: Link Between Their and Our Health Problems
Animal Experts: Link Between Their and Our Health Problems

As a UCLA physician and Los Angeles Zoo consultant, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz began to notice… >>

Photo Essay: Feather Fancy
Photo Essay: Feather Fancy

Quills, plumes, bristles, down: Birds have the best outerwear on earth. A look at its magnificent… >>

Sleeping Cat Pictures: Funny!
Sleeping Cat Pictures: Funny!

These funny pet photos from readers prove that a cat nap can happen just about anywhere. >>

Remarkable Animal Friendships
Remarkable Animal Friendships

A selection of amazing photographs from Jennifer Holland's "Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable… >>

A Moment of Silence for Lonesome George
A Moment of Silence for Lonesome George

Last night I found out that Lonesome George died—the 100-year-old Galapagos turtle, who was the… >>