5 Times Scientists Gave Animals Drugs (and What They Learned)

[♪ INTRO] “Scientists get spiders high on weed!” “Watch what happened when a scientist gave this octopus ecstasy!” Over the years, you might have seen some headlines like these. This kind of research makes for great click-bait-ey articles, because it creates a ridiculous picture in our minds, and humans love to watch animals being silly. Read more…

Why the Tasmanian Devil is So Important to Australia | World’s Weirdest Animals

The Tasmanian devil a small mammal vanquished to the island of Tasmania once flourished in Australia. Not only did they flourish they were integral to the stabilization of Australia’s ecosystem, ever since they were wiped out both plants and animals in Australia have suffered. Measuring about the size of a medium-sized dog and weighing around Read more…

We Share Our Home With Two Bobcats | BEAST BUDDIES

MELISSA: They have very, very strong jaws, and sometimes they’ll bite you just a little bit harder than what our tender arms are used to. MELISSA: Hello, we are Mick and Melissa and we are the owners of two bobcats. MELISSA: Owning bobcats, you know that you are going to have bruises and you know Read more…

6 Animals with Extraordinary Adaptations to Cave Life

[♩INTRO] It’s not easy living in a cave. There isn’t a ton of space, the pickings are slim, and then there’s the whole living-in-total-darkness bit. So it’s not surprising that the species that live in caves, or troglobites, have made some adjustments. Many are eyeless, for example, or have become basically colorless. But cave-dwelling species Read more…

Remote village where people walk on all fours | 60 Minutes Australia

You’re about to see something truly astounding a discovery that’s caused an absolute sensation one that could have untold significance for every one of us and not only that it’s a totally engrossing mystery story – You’re about to meet a family that shouldn’t exist a family like no other They could just be the Read more…

Robert Irwin’s Baby Camel Kisses Jimmy on the Lips

-What did you bring tonight to — -I’ve got some awesome animals. There’s Maverick, and we’ve got Tommy, and all kinds of animals. It’s really exciting. -Okay. -Do you want to meet your first one? -Yep. -Here we go. Whoa! He’s really on fire today. This is Maverick, and Maverick is a sugar glider. This Read more…

7 Amazing Animal Abilities That You Wish You Had

Human beings have adapted the world around us to suit our needs. It is our intelligence that allowed us to learn tool building, agriculture and language and so become far advanced than any of our fellow creatures. But, that’s not to say that some animals don’t have wonderful abilities that we can only begin to Read more…

What is the Difference Between Bees, Wasps, and Hornets?

There are many similarities and differences between our little wing-whipping friends. For starters, all can sting you. That said, you may derive some solace in the fact that when certain of them sting humans, they die- not so when they sting many other animals. The barbed stingers on honey bees particularly end up getting lodged Read more…

Most ANCIENT Dog Breeds That Still Exist Today!

From gifts from Aztec gods to reincarnations of the Dalai Lama, here are 10 of the most ancient dog breeds that are still with us today! 10. Chinese Shar-Pei The Chinese Shar-Pei are thought to have originated in Tai Lin, China, and are easily recognized by their deep set wrinkles and bluish-black tongue. They were Read more…