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45,000 Wild Horses To Be Killed By U.S. Government To Save Money, Grazing Pasture

45,000 Wild Horses To Be Killed By U.S. Government To Save Money, Grazing Pasture

On Friday, the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board voted in favor of killing 45,000 wild horses currently in government holding.
Scientists Officially Name Parasitic Worm After Barack Obama

Scientists Officially Name Parasitic Worm After Barack Obama

Scientists have just officially christened Baracktrema obamai, a parasitic flatworm named after the United States’ current president.
Dolphins Have Conversations Like Humans Do, New Study Says

Dolphins Have Conversations Like Humans Do, New Study Says

Scientists have long known that dolphins are very intelligent creatures, and now — for the first time ever — researchers have recorded the underwater mammals having a conversation.
Therapy Animals: Heartwarming Photos And Surprising Facts

Therapy Animals: Heartwarming Photos And Surprising Facts

It wasn't until 1961 — and by accident — that American psychologists saw the health benefits offered by animals.
17 Bizarre Scenes From Turkey’s Camel Wrestling Festivals

17 Bizarre Scenes From Turkey’s Camel Wrestling Festivals

This ancient tradition is just as bizarre as you think it is.
What We Loved This Week, Aug. 28 – Sept. 3

What We Loved This Week, Aug. 28 – Sept. 3

Michael Jackson was a Grand Prix racer?
Dogs Understand What You’re Saying And How You’re Saying It, New Study Finds

Dogs Understand What You’re Saying And How You’re Saying It, New Study Finds

Man’s best friend has more in common with its owner than we thought.
Koala Conservation Efforts Intensify As Species Rapidly Declines

Koala Conservation Efforts Intensify As Species Rapidly Declines

Scientists have called the declining koala numbers a "wicked problem."
Vienna Zoo Surprised By Birth Of Twin Pandas

Vienna Zoo Surprised By Birth Of Twin Pandas

Last Monday, a giant panda named Yang Yang gave birth to a cub at the Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria — or so the zookeepers thought.
Researchers Film Stubby Squid Off California Coast

Researchers Film Stubby Squid Off California Coast

When recently crawling the ocean floor off the California coast, remotely-operated vehicles controlled by the Nautilus exploration vessel happened upon the most unbelievably adorable marine creature on Earth: a stubby squid.
Massive 400-Year-Old Shark Is The Oldest-Living Vertebrate

Massive 400-Year-Old Shark Is The Oldest-Living Vertebrate

Scientists have recently discovered an approximately 400-year-old Greenland shark, making it the oldest vertebrate animal ever recorded.