Animals

Why Zebras Have Stripes

Zebras

The reason that zebras have stripes has been a mystery for some time.  Is it for camouflage?  To keep cool?  To attract mates?  To make them look thin?  Actually, it’s none of the above.    Image © wikimedia

By |April 4, 2014|Categories: Animals

Beco plays Water Polo

Beco young elephant

The adorable young elephant Beco, to celebrate turning 5-years-old, he shows off his water polo skills, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. What happens when Beco plays ball?   Watch the video to find out!

By |April 3, 2014|Categories: Animals

How dogs react to Magic?

dog react to Magic

Do dogs react to magic? Watch as magician & mentalist Jose Ahonen vanished some dog treats under their noses.

By |April 2, 2014|Categories: Animals

The joy of Life – two legged boxer Duncan Lou Who

 two legged boxer

Watch the two legged boxer Duncan Lou Who, enjoying his first trip to the beach. World famous and inspirational two legged boxer puppy goes to the beach for the first time.   Take a look at the video…

By |April 1, 2014|Categories: Animals

Swarming Fireflies time-lapse

Swarming Fireflies

A time-lapses of fireflies at Lake of the Ozarks by Vincent Brady. He made this video using several different cameras and 360-degree panoramas…

By |March 31, 2014|Categories: Animals

Crow solves an 8 step puzzle!

Clever Crow

This Is really amazing: crow solves an 8-step puzzle to get food!    Watch the video…

By |March 30, 2014|Categories: Animals

‘Seaweed’ is the first word from a Dolphin ever Translated

Dolphins

Dr. Denise Herzing, founder of the Wild Dolphin Project in Florida, created the Cetacean Hearing and Telemetry (CHAT) in order to translate dolphin whistles.   Dolphins gesture language.   Image © wikimedia

By |March 29, 2014|Categories: Animals, Aquatic

Octopus intelligence

Octopus

Are octopuses intelligent? We made the octopus’ intelligence undergo three tests: plasticity, versatility and flexibility. The stimulus is its favourite prey: the crab.   Watch the video, the octopus opens the jar…

By |March 28, 2014|Categories: Animals

Meat lovers are driving wildlife to extinction

wild life to extinction

The status of animals like wolves and bears is endangered when people are eating meat according to a new campaign launched by the Center for Biological Diversity called “Take Extinction Off Your Plate”.

By |March 26, 2014|Categories: Animals

Did Humans Cause the Extinction of the World’s Giant Beasts?

wooly mammoths

A debate is raging at the annual Megafauna Conference as to whether the demise of such giant beasts as wooly mammoths, mastodons, and sabretooths were caused by natural climate change or overhunting.   Image © http://mikepitts.wordpress.com/tag/mammoth/

By |March 26, 2014|Categories: Animals
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