6 Terrifying Platypus Facts A humorous list detailing some of the strange qualities posessed by the platypus. Photo: break.com In this day and age everyone knows about the platypus. What most people don’t know, however, is that the platypus is the product of Satan’s nightmares sent to destroy us all. Below are 6 facts about the platypus that should prove my point: 6. This is in direct opposition to one of the three most defining aspects we were all taught about mammals: they have hair, they are warm blooded, and they do not lay eggs. Photo: Stefan Kraft 5. I have nipples. The milk is literally secreted through pores in the platypus’ skin where it pools up along grooves in the mother’s abdomen, ready to be licked up by the eager little offspring. 4. I do not know why the platypus is born with teeth, most likely because I’m far too lazy to look such a thing up. It serves no freaking purpose at all except to give me nightmares. Photo: Urville Djasim 3. Yes, that’s right, a carnivore. 2. 1.
The 50 Best Animal Photos Of 2011 I am so envious of people who know photography. I lack an artistic side and it shows not only in my pictures I take but my poor video editing. I have an attention span of a gnat and really should learn to take the time to read and learn more about how to be a better photographer and videographer. When I come across pictures of nature, animals of any kind that make an impression on me I feel I need to share them. #47 breaks my heart. Enjoy! Culture Buzz Here’s a collection of the best animal photojournalism of the year. A macaque monkey in Indonesia took a camera from a wildlife photographer before snapping himself in a variety of poses. The macaque monkey is extremely rare and critically endangered making these pictures all the more special. A boy plays with a cat while his father works on their shack at the slum of Las Mayas in Caracas, Venezuela on May 31. (Reuters / Jorge Silva ) The panda costumes are part of a new plan to reintroduce captive giant pandas back into the wild. Like this:
Kitten Care Basics | How to Care for a New Kitten | Caring for a New Kitten Raising a kitten is one of the most fun things you’ll ever do, but it’s also a big responsibility. The following guide will walk you through the basics of how to take care of that playful, purring bundle of fur. Kittens are so cute, it’s understandable that cat owners sometimes wish their kittens could stay kittens forever. 1. Though it’s not something you have any control over, your kitten’s age is more than just a number. 2. If you don’t have a vet in mind already, ask friends for recommendations. One of the first things you should do with your new cat, if not the very first, is take him in for an exam. 3. Have your vet recommend a type of food, how often to feed, and portion sizes. 4. Feeding a kitten isn’t as easy as grabbing a bag of cat chow at the nearest convenience store. 5. To keep up with your kitten’s appetite, you’ll want to establish a daily feeding routine. Get advice on the best way to litterbox train your kitten. 6. 7. 8. 9.
The 6 Most Incredible Real World Beast Masters Disney movies make hanging out with wild animals look like a walk in a fun, happy, completely predator-free park. But in the real world, being around untamed wildlife isn't so much about carefree singing and dancing and monkeyshinin' as it is about running and screaming. Then coming back later to clean up the poop trail you inevitably left behind. Or it usually is, anyway. #6. To explain this picture of a child cuddling his 20-foot-long snake, we have to tell a story. Fotobank.ruSurprisingly, it didn't end with the kid as poop. Imagine you're the proud parents of a 3-month-old baby. GettyAll that's missing is the colic. So, small. Not Koun Samang's dad, who found a python in his baby's bed and sweetly returned it to the jungle, presumably while giving it a back massage and singing it snaky lullabies. Herald Sun"Hey, what's the worst that could happen?" Seven years later, Samang and the now-giant snake he named "Lucky" are going strong. Herald SunTasting. #5. topdesignmag.com Come on, dude.
Female Kangaroos have three vaginas We interrupt your regularly scheduled news programming to bring you this wonderful piece of trivia about kangaroo genitals. Regular readers will know of my love for Inside Nature’s Giants, the British documentary where anatomists cut up large animals to examine how their bodies work and evolved. It’s a truly incredible show, combining unbridled joy at the natural world, drama, and solid educational value. So far, it has brought us the horrifying throat of a leatherback turtle, the mysterious bloodsweat of a hippo, and the exploding insides of a beached whale. This set-up is shared by all marsupials – the group of mammals that raise their young in pouches. Note that the ureters, which carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder, pass through the gaps between the three tubes. The programme also suggested that this might explain why marsupial embryos are born at such a premature stage of development. With its complicated reproductive set-up, a female kangaroo can be perpetually pregnant.
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Good Morning Kitten - Cute Kitten Pictures and LOLs best animal photobombs ever… Photobomb - (verb) to drop into a photo unexpectedly. An otherwise normal photo that has been ruined or spoiled by someone who was not supposed to be in the photograph. hahaha! so THAT’S why I love cats!! via www.buzzfeed.com Like this: Like Loading... Filed under animals, art, family, funny happenings, life Tagged as animals, camera, cats, dogs, funny, horses, Kodak moments, pets, photobomb, Photograph, photography, pictures Crocodile meets his match with hungry hippos These amazing pictures show the moment a brave crocodile meets his match after straying into a maze of hungry hippos. The rare scene was captured on camera by a stunned wildlife photographer who witnessed the battle of the beasts in Serengeti national park in Tanzania. A huge fight broke out between the two heavyweights of the animal kingdom after the hasty croc found himself too close to a mother and her young. Unfortunately his array of teeth and armoured shell was no competition for the raging hippos, renowned for their aggression. A hippo can apply several tons of pressure in a single bite and the defenseless croc was soon snapped up and devoured. Vaclav Silha, 45, was on the banks of the Nile taking snaps of around 50 hippos bathing in the river when the peace was broken. He said: “Mutual respect between these animals means fights occur very rarely. “One of the only reasons you might see a conflict is if the hippos have young and they think the little ones are under threat.
14 Stories That Prove Animals Have Souls Animals are capable of so much more compassion, love, bravery, and ingenuity than most people realize. Here are 14 incredible stories that reveal their hidden depths. 1. Koko the gorilla responds to a sad moment in her favorite film. Watch the video here. youtube.com 2. Alex the African gray parrot was able to count and identify colors, and he had a beautiful relationship with his person, Irene Pepperberg. Source: npr.org 3. According to scientist Krista McLennan, “When heifers have their preferred partner with them, their stress levels in terms of their heart rates are reduced compared with if they were with a random individual.” Source: dailymail.co.uk ? Guide dogs Salty and Roselle were awarded a joint Dickin Medal “For remaining loyally at the side of their blind owners, courageously leading them down more than 70 floors of the World Trade Center and to a place of safety following the terrorist attack on New York on 11 September 2001.” Source: en.wikipedia.org 5. Via: smh.com.au
Catlicious Caturday: Your necessary dose of Cat GIFs is here Cats are perhaps the funniest of all pets. And thanks to the magic of GIFs, we can now pack cute little cat-doings in a GIF animation and serve it up to you. Check out the following hilarious cat GIFs to fulfill your Caturday requirements. The Most Photogenic Dog on the Internet The 17-year-old photographer Jessica Trinh shot her dog Chuppy. This lovely golden retriever is very likable.In addition to great photography, I think it is very harmonious relationship of Jessica and Chuppy, otherwise it is very difficult to shoot such a warm photo. Source ,Source
Helpful Hippo rescues Helpless Animals Visitors to a safari camp close to where the film Out Of Africa was shot stood in awe as they witnessed the annual wildebeest migration. But as they watched thousands of animals cross the raging Mara river they were astonished to see a hippo come to the rescue of two drowning stragglers. The strong current separated a wildebeest, or gnu, from her calf and she watched helplessly as it was swept away. ‘To everyone’s amazement the hippo came to the gnu’s rescue and pushed it gently to the river bank,’ said Abdul Karim, the head guide at Sanctuary Olonana in the Masai Mara, Kenya. The infant panted for a moment before getting up and running to its watching mother. But the female hippo’s work did not finish there. ‘It was an unforgettable incident,’ said Mr Karim. ‘Maternal love can be so strong it can even surpass species boundaries,’ he added. Huge concentrations of game move between Kenya and Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park every year in the constant search for fresh grazing.