Being shy is not necessarily a bad thing for cats

Being shy is not necessarily a bad thing for cats
Animals

Two weeks ago, I stepped out of the house to talk to Swooner and Charlie, only to discover two men in a van sent by the local council trying to take our pet cats. It caused an uproar in our community, and sparked ongoing discussions with various parties.

Bear Gifts Deer Bones To Guard Dog In Exchange Of Being Allowed Access To This Man’s Trash

Bear Gifts Deer Bones To Guard Dog In Exchange Of Being Allowed Access To This Man’s Trash
Animals

Famous kingpin Pablo Escobar said, “Everyone has a price, the important thing is to find out what it is,” and apparently for one man’s guard dog his price was some deer bones. In a tweet that has since gone viral @JesseNeon shared with the internet that, the animal that is supposed to be mans’ best friend, was in fact not as loyal as he thought.

Kitten Destroys Owner’s Earphones, Returns With Snake As Replacement

Kitten Destroys Owner’s Earphones, Returns With Snake As Replacement
Animals

Look, let’s face it: animals are cute, especially when they’re babies. Kittens, puppies, rabbits, chicks – you name it, they’re cute.

Rare Asiatic Black Bear spotted in Demilitarised Zone

Rare Asiatic Black Bear spotted in Demilitarised Zone
Animals

A rare Asiatic black bear has been spotted in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ), South Korea's government says.

Today in Pictures, May 13, 2019

Today in Pictures, May 13, 2019
In pictures

Children dressed as deities and characters from popular culture are held above the crowd on pedestals before a parade at the Cheung Chau Bun Festival in Hong Kong; newly ordained priests lie on the floor as Pope Francis leads a mass in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in Rome, Italy; and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

Beautiful Photos That Capture The Magic Of The Great Rann Of Kutch & Will Convince You To Visit

Beautiful Photos That Capture The Magic Of The Great Rann Of Kutch & Will Convince You To Visit
In pictures

In a country as diverse as India, there are plenty of beautiful hidden corners, rolling hills and warm beaches to camp at. A true traveller will vouch for that. Anyone's first instinct is to discover the hills or the beaches. But the Great Rann of Kutch is a gem sitting in plain sight and it is a place we highly recommend to anyone looking to plan their next travel. The white sands, the simple life and breathtaking sunsets will leave you in awe.

Lovely plants for busy people

Lovely plants for busy people
In pictures

If you love to decorate your house with plants, but find yourself too occupied with work, studying and other stresses, this is a list of perfect plants for you! They are beautiful, easy to take care of and ask for nothing for return.

Garuda Indonesia named world's most punctual airline

Garuda Indonesia named world's most punctual airline
Asia

UK-based air travel intelligence company OAG named Garuda Indonesia the most punctual airline.

China's ancient city that's luring expats

China's ancient city that's luring expats
Asia

Nanjing offers a different pace than bustling Beijing or futuristic Shanghai, but one that newcomers are happy to embrace for the peaceful trade-offs.

Pilot in Myanmar lands plane without front wheels

Pilot in Myanmar lands plane without front wheels
Asia

A Myanmar pilot safely landed a jet without front wheels after the landing gear failed to deploy.

Baby penguins hatched at San Diego Zoo

Baby penguins hatched at San Diego Zoo
Animals

The San Diego Zoo has two new arrivals: a pair of endangered African penguin chicks.

Woman opens a Corgi Cafe after a surprise litter of pups and the photos are too aAdorable

Woman opens a Corgi Cafe after a surprise litter of pups and the photos are too aAdorable
Animals

There’s a cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, where 12 adorable Corgis rush to meet customers as soon as they open the door. It’s called Corgi In The Garden and yes, it’s as cute as it sounds.

Berlin zoo panda Meng Meng wins 'Favorite Panda Outside China' award

Berlin zoo panda Meng Meng wins 'Favorite Panda Outside China' award
Animals

The Giant Panda Global Award ceremony was held in Berlin on Thursday. Meng Meng, a female panda that arrived at the Berlin Zoo last year, won a gold award in the category of "Favorite Panda Outside of China".

Cute or creepy: Why humans love some species, loathe others

Cute or creepy: Why humans love some species, loathe others
Animals

The Chinese giant salamander, the largest amphibian in the world, is not cute.

Berlin zoo brings pandas together in hope of romance

Berlin zoo brings pandas together in hope of romance
Animals

Sometimes love takes its time, but Zoo Berlin is hoping that this is the year for panda romance.

The Giant Panda Is a Closet Carnivore

The Giant Panda Is a Closet Carnivore
Animals

A new study shows that the nutrient profile of the bear’s all-bamboo diet is much closer to that of a typical meat eater.

Newborn golden snub-nosed monkey makes public debut in south China

Newborn golden snub-nosed monkey makes public debut in south China
Animals

Clinging tightly on its mother, a newborn Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey made its public debut at the Guangzhou Chimelong Safari Park in south China's Guangdong Province on May 1.

San Diego Zoo Prepares for Pandas to Return to China

San Diego Zoo Prepares for Pandas to Return to China
Animals

The San Diego Zoo dismantled its Giant Panda Friendship Wall Tuesday, signifying the end of its giant panda farewell celebration and its 23-year giant panda loan agreement with the People’s Republic of China.

Invisible lives: Butterflies in the sea

Invisible lives: Butterflies in the sea
Animals

The scene of a sea butterfly flapping its “wings” and flying through the chilly water of the Arctic seas is mesmerizing. This tiny creature—size of a lentil—spends its entire life drifting aimlessly in the shallow parts of the ocean.