After A Rough Start, Baby Rhino Is Now Winning At Life

Six-month-old one-horned rhino Jalada Prasad had a prance party in honor of his public debut Friday at Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata, India. Little dude had some rough early months after his mother was killed by poachers. But! He was rescued and nursed back to health, and now appears to be quite the peppy fella. » 3/29/15 4:30pm Sunday 4:30pm

All Hail King Wallace As He Munches On His Iron Throne Made Of Carrots

Wallace the rabbit is already a budding YouTube celebrity, and now he's the King of the Andals and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, Protector of the Realm, and the happy owner of an Iron Throne carefully crafted from carrots. » 3/28/15 12:00pm Saturday 12:00pm

This Is The Funniest Fake Dinosaur Documentary You'll Watch Today

This is "Dinosaurs: Terrible Lizards," a hilarious animated mockumentary by the folks at Rathergood that depicts dinosaurs – which literally means "terrible lizard" – as literally terrible, useless, sucky lizards. » 3/24/15 12:30pm 3/24/15 12:30pm

When Viewing An Eclipse, Safety Is Important

Unfortunately, it was too cloudy in London for this carefully (and, might we say, rather snappily) attired canine to observe yesterday's eclipse. » 3/21/15 8:50am 3/21/15 8:50am

Hilarious Parodies Of 1920s Films Featuring Dogs Instead Of People

In the late 1920s, somebody at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer had a really strange idea: making short comedy films poking fun of recent films by replacing all the human characters with trained dogs in clothes. Here are all nine episodes made between 1929 and 1931 known as the "barkies." » 3/13/15 3:00pm 3/13/15 3:00pm

Stop And Admire This Charismatic, Saucer-Eyed Octopus

New Theory Claims Yawning Evolved To Help Humans Eat Insects

According to Emma Kowal of Harvard University, yawning evolved in our hunter-gatherer ancestors to be a highly efficient method of bug-consumption. Her argument is thoroughly and impressively researched, logically presented, undeniably captivating, and hilariously wrong. » 2/23/15 1:47pm 2/23/15 1:47pm

City's Owl Problem Got So Bad, It Had To Make This Awesome Sign

A spate of owl attacks in Salem Oregon's Bush's State Park has spurred park officials to install twenty signs that depict an owl with outstretched talons descending upon a hapless, terror-stricken stick figure. » 2/13/15 2:16pm 2/13/15 2:16pm

Our First Glimpse Of Chester Zoo's New Baby Black Rhino!

Meet Fara — an Eastern black rhino that was born in Britain's Chester Zoo this past weekend. Here are some amazing pics, along with remarkable footage taken of her birth. » 2/03/15 4:00pm 2/03/15 4:00pm

A Koala Soaks His Paws After Being Rescued From A Bush Fire

A bush fire in Adelaide, Australia imperiled humans and animals alike this week. Jeremy, the young male koala pictured here, was the first bushfire victim to pass through the Australian Marine Wildlife Research & Rescue Organization's wildlife clinic. » 1/10/15 8:34am 1/10/15 8:34am

Need A Pick-Me-Up? Check Out These Animals Made Happier By Prosthetics

Humans aren't the only creatures whose lives can be improved by prosthetics. All sorts of animals have developed a better quality of life thanks to prosthetic tails, legs, beaks, and more. And seeing them live life to the fullest will bring a smile to your face. » 1/09/15 3:10pm 1/09/15 3:10pm

David Attenborough Just Kicking It With A Flying Swan Is The Best

Here's your daily dose of general adorableness: HD footage of a swan flying within arm's reach of David Attenborough, who is chilling on a boat, narrating and cooing and chuckling and just taking it all in, man. » 1/09/15 1:05pm 1/09/15 1:05pm

Somebody Remade Raiders Of The Lost Ark With A Dog And It Is Perfection

Produced and Directed by Zach King and Jadon Gauthier, the five-minute remake is called Raiders of the Lost Bark (naturally), stars a Boxer puppy named Indiana Bones (of course), and the villains are kittens (OBVIOUSLY). » 12/28/14 3:37pm 12/28/14 3:37pm

Watch This Rescued Sea Otter Pup And All Will Seem Right With The World

We have the good people at Zooborns to thank for this, the most eyeball-blastingly cute thing you will see all day. "Pup 681" was rescued off the coast of California but now calls Chicago's Shedd Aquarium home. » 12/09/14 4:40pm 12/09/14 4:40pm

Man Charted How His Heart Rate Changed During His Marriage Proposal

Now here is one of the sweetest data visualizations we've ever seen. This fellow decided to track his heart rate on the day that he proposed to his lady friend and created this graph to show how the rate of palpitations changed before, during, and after the big moment. » 12/02/14 2:40pm 12/02/14 2:40pm

Peter Capaldi Recorded This Message In Character To Help A Grieving Boy

It's always immensely sweet when actors who play iconic characters understand the power those characters have and wield them for good. Peter Capaldi recorded this video as the Twelfth Doctor to help a nine-year-old boy with autism cope with the death of his grandmother. » 11/07/14 7:00pm 11/07/14 7:00pm