Thanks to all of you elephant lovers who made such great Animal Capshunz in the spirit of World Elephant Day! Here are some of our favorites.
Scientists have recently analyzed a full octopus genome and found that their DNA is unlike anything else on Earth. With lots of genes packed densely together and genes that would normally group together being spread out through the genome, they have said that the octopus is basically an alien. Of course, anyone who's seen a sci-fi movie could have told you that just by looking them.
There are a lot of weird animals that we don't see often but that doesn't mean they aren't adorable. Many of these animals are unfamiliar because they are rare or endangered. Others simply don't fit the typical cute and fuzzy mold.
Birthdays are very special and when each year is the equivalent of seven human years they don't come along that often either. These animals and their owners really know how to celebrate. Everyone knows a good cake is an essential part of a birthday party!
Maybe you just saw another documentary on Megalodon and it's now in your dreams, consuming half of your house in one gulp. Perhaps, like me, images of goblin sharks prance in your head just as you're about to fall asleep. If you think the only comfort you have is the fact that dying from a shark attack is more rare than getting struck by lightening, well, luckily you are wrong. These sharks are as harmless as the sheep you were counting before they were all eaten by a great white shark.
Pumpkin lives in Nassau, Bahamas with her adopted mom Rosie Kemp, her husband and two dogs. According to The Dodo she fell from a tree into Rosie's backyard and her mother never came to claim her. In Nassau there are no raccoon rescues and raccoons are legal to own so Rosie took her in and raised her as part of the family.