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Mammals

Meet Matteo And His Marmots

For Matteo Walch the Austrian Alps are alive with the sound of marmots. The boy from Innsbruck became acquainted with the creatures when he was just four years old when his family was on vacation. They have returned each year since so that Matteo can visit with the animals he loves. Don't call him a marmot whisperer though. Marmots are not as shy as they are made out to be.

News Of The Weird: Compression Suits For Camels

Horses and dogs that race already have compression suits to help improve their performance. Al Shibla, a company based in the UAE that specializes in luxury goods for horses and camels, recently launched a line of compression suits for camels. The company claims that the strange product is already generating a great deal of interest among stable owners in the Middle East.

PetsLady's Pick: Cute Baby Orangutans Of The Day

What's more fun than a barrel of monkeys? A wheelbarrow full of cute baby orangutans!

Possum Pic Still Perplexing People

This photo of a portly possum in Australia has been circulating on the internet for almost three years now. Reportedly this little marsupial had broken into a bakery and eaten the pastries until he could no longer move. It is a very cute photo with one major issue -- it may not be the real thing. There is no evidence to back up the photo and many people have claimed that it is a Photoshop job.

What Are Toroidal Vortices? The Animal Video of the Day!!!

Toroidal vortexes can be created by many methods.  In this video you will see many different types.  But a majority of the content involves dolphins and whales.  And it is beautiful.

You "Otter" Get A New Tape Dispenser

One of the most important inventions of the 20th century was tape. It quickly became an indispensable item -- pun not intended. For most of the time since tape dispensers have been useful but boring. This adorable Otto the Otter Tape Dispenser takes tape dispensing to a whole new level.

PetsLady's Pick: Funny Hedgehog Of The Day

I is special. Not every hedgehog has his owns snowman!