Nature and the animals we share our world with
When We Picked Up Our Hedgehog We Thought He Hated Us, But Now He Won’t Stop Smiling
Meet Rick, the hedgehog who is always smiling. When we picked up this shy African Pygmy hedgehog from the breeder, he didn’t show us much joy. We used to think, “This hog hates us”.
Japan Releases a Range of Miniature Furniture for Cats
Modern cat furniture doesn’t have to be an eyesore. The newest pet-friendly designs to catch our eye is this super-chic collection by Japan’s Okawa Kagu.
Are we wrong to assume fish can't feel pain?
The long read: We like to think fish have no feelings. And yet the idea that they have both memory and a capacity for suffering is gaining ground among scientists
Halloween Dog Costumes That Even Your Dog Will Love
These 10 Halloween dog costumes are the perfect combination of funny, cute, and hassle-free.
Are Cities Making Animals Smarter?
A mysterious wild cat in Sri Lanka may hold a clue.
Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Fields, And Now We Know How That's Possible
The mystery behind how birds navigate might finally be solved: it's not the iron in their beaks providing a magnetic compass, but a protein in their eyes that lets them "see" Earth's magnetic fields.
Sperm Whales Sleep Very Strangely
You spend most of your day vertical, and only go horizontal when you want to rest. Sperm whales are the opposite: they spend most of their day horizontal, ...
Having A Bad Day? Here’s 48 Wild Hamsters
If I tell you to imagine a hamster you would probably picture the furball in a cage, on a wheel. But while these rodents are incredibly popular as pets, some of them still live in the wild. There are about 26 different species of hamster that are spending their days away from captivity, and Bored Panda has compiled a list of them to show you that these little creatures are one of the cutest things you could meet outside.
The 10 Best Cities For Dogs
These places are pupper paradise.
Dogs Use 19 Signals to Tell Us What They Want
These are the gestures our pets use to tell us they want food, toys, and love.
The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans
A writer comes face-to-face with the cat deep in the Amazon jungle and left with a new understanding of its surprising resilience to poaching and habitat loss.
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The oldest living thing on Earth
Mayflies live for a day, humans live a century - if we’re lucky - but what is the oldest living organism on the planet?
The animals that are almost invisible
These animals’ ability to control light renders them almost invisible
Get up-close and personal with these incredible sharks
Watch How Researchers Are Tracking Polar Bears in Russia
A thorough survey of this population could lend insight into the aftermath of sea ice loss.
Dog domestication happened just once, ancient DNA study suggests
DNA of ancient canines counters idea that dogs were domesticated twice, in Europe and Asia.
Dog Domestication: Is A New Study Barking Up The Wrong Tree? - Dead Things
Ancient DNA, say researchers, suggests the dog was domesticated much earlier than thought, and in only one place — a challenge to a landmark 2016 study.
The oldest 'bad boy' in the world - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News
Credit: (© Evgeny V. Yan/FSU Jena) (Jena, Germany) He's Australian, around half a centimetre long, fairly nondescript, 300 million years old, and he's currently causing astonishment among b..
The strange experiments that revealed most mammals can swim
There are urban myths that mammals like camels and pigs lack the ability to swim – but as far as we know just one genus of mammals struggles to keep its head above water