July 2016

Monthly Archives

  • Pint-sized Pachyderms

    Apart from being the largest land animals in the world, elephants are also the only mammal that can’t jump!  Just like humans have a preferred hand, elephants also have a preferred tusk.  Elephants do NOT like peanuts, and can purr just like cats!

  • Shake, Rattle ‘n’ Roll

    Apparently the science of shaking oneself dry is “fascinating” to scientists, and dogs can rid themselves of 70% of the water in their fur within 4 seconds! Incredibly, a drop of water can be thrown from an animal’s fur during shaking at acceleration of between 10-70 times gravity! Wouldn’t it be nice to make do […]

  • Getting Sprung!

    We’ve all been in that extremely uncomfortable situation where someone has caught us doing something we weren’t supposed to be doing, and the feeling can be truly mortifying!  Do you turn and run? Do you try and make excuses? Or do you just accept the embarrassment? (and hope you never have to see that person […]

  • H2Oh-So-Cute

    When one thinks about cute baby animals, one rarely thinks of the aquatic ones that dominate the oceans and waterways.  Given the immense size of the oceans and what is yet to be explored, who knows just what cuties are waiting out there for us to discover them?!

  • Liquid Kitties

    I always knew that cats were super flexible and incredibly curious, but some of the situations these kitties get into seem to defy the laws of physics.  From squeezing into teeny boxes that are so obviously too small for them, to “pouring” themselves into vases and other containers, it would appear to be proven, once […]

  • Trending

    Time For the Dentist?

    No ones likes to visit the Dentist, and these animals are obviously no exception!  Exhibiting some extraordinary underbites, they remain undoubtedly cute nonetheless!

  • Fun and Games

    Playing is an important part of development and provides us more than just fun.  There are many benefits that include improving circulation, lowering stress levels, helping with weight management, and strengthening bones.  Perhaps some of the most important benefits are that it helps build self-esteem and mutual respect – so get out there and enjoy […]

  • Windows

    It is said that eyes are the window to the soul, and these incredible beasts certainly must have some beautiful souls if their eyes are anything to go by!  Eyes come in several different shapes, and in nature the pupil shape can also differ.  It is believed that vertical pupils are found in ambush predators, […]