Blackfish follows the story of Tilikum, the largest orca (killer whale) in captivity, who currently resides at Sea World, Orlando. Tilikum is a “notoriously vicious” orca who has been associated with the deaths of three people
We no longer have to die wondering what it’s like to be eaten by a polar bear, thanks to the ingenuity of the veteran producer of TV One’s new Polar Bear Family and Me, Tuesday, 8.30pm. Jason Roberts built a perspex and steel version of a shark cage, designed to resist the depredations of these powerful beasts, while watching them up close
If you think one of the new faces on Shortland Street looks vaguely familiar, then you’re right.
Beluga whales can vocalize in a way remarkably close to human speech, or at least one could, scientists say. An acoustic analysis of whale recordings revealed the human-like sounds were several octaves lower than typical whale calls. Scientists think the whale’s close proximity to people allowed it to listen to and mimic human conversation. […]
Have you ever wonderewhat happens when a Great Dane mix finds a grasshopper in the kitchen? This brave Great Dane has encountered a viscous live grasshopper in his kitchen. He chases it around for a bit, having a little fun, but for the most part staying at a safe distance. And just when he is ready to go […]
Do you ever wonder what cats do when they think we’re not looking? Well take a look at this CNN video catching feline friends, when they think no human eyes are on them.
A woman in China who went to Changsha Central Hospital was in for a surprise when she sought help for an itch in her left ear. Doctors removed a spider from her ear canal that had been living inside her for five days. The woman, referred to only as Ms. Lee, arrived at China’s Changsha Central Hospital […]
A baby sloth at a zoo in the Netherlands is clinging to a new friend for dear life. A teddy bear has given to a 2-month-old sloth named Sjakie (pronounced “Sharkey”) at the Burgers’ Zoo. The stuffed bear not only provides a friend to cuddle with, but it give the baby […]
“Move a little to the left. Brush that fur out of your eyes.
Eight years ago former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Senate Bill No. 1520 into law, which will prohibit the sale and production of foie gras in California. On Sunday, July 1, 2012 that ban from 2004 will finally go into effect. The legislation states: “The bill would prohibit a person from force feeding a bird for the purpose of enlarging […]