Mega panda fail – Tian Tian takes a tumble

It was roly poly time at Edinburgh zoo as giant panda Tian tian got playful in her pen. The female bear had a delightful time playing with the latest enrichment toy given to her by her keepers. After rolling off her podium, she took a moment to chill out – Continue Reading

Bullet Ant Venom

– So the other group of ants [Dr. Corrie Moreau, curator/ants] that we have today are bullet ants. [Dr. Corrie Moreau, curator/ants] – Why are they called bullet ants? [Bullet ant, Paraponera clavata] – Well, they’re called bullet ants [Bullet ant, Paraponera clavata] because their sting is so painful [* Continue Reading

Animals ADOPTING Other Animal Species!

From gorillas adopting kittens to hippos taking care of turtles, here are 11 animals who adopted other animals! 11. Gorilla and Kittens You might be familiar with Koko the Gorilla because of her famous friendship with actor and comedian Robin Williams. She’s well known for her role in language research Continue Reading

New species of Galapagos giant tortoise identified

A new species of giant tortoise has been identified in the Galapagos Islands, Scientists used genetic data to determine that a group of 250 of the slow-moving grazing reptiles was distinct from other tortoise species residing in the Pacific archipelago. The newly identified species lives in a 15-square-mile area of Continue Reading

Does Giving Animals More Rights Improve the Quality of Human Life?

Yeah I think animal rights is the next wave after the same sex marriage. We just got done with that. And that’ll be pretty much over in terms of social attitudes within a few years to a decade. No one will even talk about it anymore. What’s next? Animal rights Continue Reading