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Aug

Is this the cutest caterpillar ever?
With its rounded horns and fuzzy face, the insect has been compared to Hello Kitty.

What’s the deal with cats and windows?
Cats possess many odd quirks and habits, but one of their most endearing qualities is their love of windows. It seems like once they find a good window perch, they won’t leave for hours. Here’s why.

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In honor of National Dog Day, here are 12 lifesaving tricks to teach your dog.
Does your pooch come when you call? Having an obedient pooch isn’t about tricks; it’s about knowing how he’ll respond in an emergency situation or when he’s near a busy street.

Lauren Bacall leaves thousands to beloved dogThe actress left $10,000 of her $26 million estate to her Papillon, Sophie.

Lauren Bacall leaves thousands to beloved dog
The actress left $10,000 of her $26 million estate to her Papillon, Sophie.

Jellyfish stings are like ‘supersonic harpoons’Unprecedented slow-motion video shows what happens when a jellyfish injects its venom.

Jellyfish stings are like ‘supersonic harpoons’
Unprecedented slow-motion video shows what happens when a jellyfish injects its venom.

smile-forallthe-haters:

Sooo cute♡ I want a Penguin*-*

smile-forallthe-haters:

Sooo cute♡ I want a Penguin*-*

25

Aug

How to train your cat to walk on a leashFrom selecting the right equipment to getting your cat comfortable in a harness, here’s everything you need to know about walking your feline friend.

How to train your cat to walk on a leash
From selecting the right equipment to getting your cat comfortable in a harness, here’s everything you need to know about walking your feline friend.

36 random animal facts that may surprise youFrom immortal jellyfish and death-defying tardigrades to proposing penguins and voting bovines, here are three dozen randomly interesting facts about our planet’s impressive array of animal life.

36 random animal facts that may surprise you
From immortal jellyfish and death-defying tardigrades to proposing penguins and voting bovines, here are three dozen randomly interesting facts about our planet’s impressive array of animal life.

These adorable fur balls survived a raging forest firePikas are sensitive to shifts in temperatures and their movements are considered a reliable indicator regarding global warming.

These adorable fur balls survived a raging forest fire
Pikas are sensitive to shifts in temperatures and their movements are considered a reliable indicator regarding global warming.

No one, not even animals, can copyright animal selfiesThe U.S. Copyright Office recently ruled that photos taken by animals belong in the public domain, but photographer David Slater argues there’s more to his ‘monkey selfie’ than meets the eye.

No one, not even animals, can copyright animal selfies
The U.S. Copyright Office recently ruled that photos taken by animals belong in the public domain, but photographer David Slater argues there’s more to his ‘monkey selfie’ than meets the eye.