Inside the glorious and lucrative world of Instagram’s famous pups

Manny has achieved a lot for a six year old. He’s a philanthropist and social media influencer with more than a million followers on Instagram, including Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart. He’s appeared on Good Morning America and had his own booth at a music festival. He has numerous licensing and sponsorship deals with brands […]

Why do dogs love us? Geneticists hunt for DNA clues

I wonder often IF dogs love us.  Most people assume so. And here’s research on why.  I’ll have to assume it’s true until my dog says otherwise Somehow, dogs have evolved to like being around humans Somehow, dogs have evolved to like being around humans. In return for their exuberant, slobbery affection, dogs have convinced […]

Brilliant Elephants Jump Into Action, Figure Out How To Save Calf That Fell Into Pond

Elephants famously have great memories, but they’re also pretty quick on their feet, as these two adults in Seoul’s Grandpark showed when they figured out how to rescue a drowning young elephant. This article originally appeared at:

Feeding a HUGE Galapagos Tortoise named Buckshot!

On this episode of Dragon Tails, Coyote feeds a HUGE Galapagos Tortoise named Buckshot! Buckshot tips the scales at around 140lbs and is nearly 25 years old. The crazy thing is she’s not even half grown so she is eating constantly…seriously, don’t let this tortoise near your salad bar! Speaking of tortoises… are they actually […]

Bumblebees learn to roll balls for a reward

Researchers trained bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) to move a ball in order to access a sugar solution as a reward. Other bees learned from experienced bumblebees and the bees choosed the ball positioned closest to the center. This article originally appeared at:

Watch a Rescued Baby Wombat Frolic and Get Tickled

After a heartbreaking start to life, things are finally looking up for George the wombat. In fact, slowing him down now seems like the biggest challenge!! At just 4 months of age, little George’s mum was hit and killed by a car. Thankfully a passer-by checked her pouch and discovered this tiny, scared face staring […]