Posted October 30, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

It was a broiling hot day in South Africa's Kruger National Park. It was hot enough for the sand to burn a lion's paws. Wildlife officials were following a lioness carrying her cub and they noted that she was becoming exhausted from the effort. Would they be able to reach shade and water in time? Suddenly an elephant showed up, scooped the cub up in his trunk, and helped the lioness on her way. Or did he?

Posted October 28, 2018 by Creature Features

Rihga Animal Kingdom Chocolates are made to order from natural ingredients by the world-renowned artisanal chocolatiers at the Rihga Royal Hotel Japan.

Posted October 28, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Oooo! Halloween is finally here and the Great Pumpkin has arrived. **smooch**

Posted October 25, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

There was a time in China, around 2,300 years ago, when people of high status were entombed in crypts that would also contain the bodies of exotic animals and domestic livestock. Animals such as leopards, lynx, black bears, and cranes, among others, have been found in these tombs. Archaeologists working on a set of 12 burial pits were surprised to discover the remains of an unknown and extinct type of ape inside one of them.

Posted October 24, 2018 by Creature Features

A boat-hating beaver from northern Germany isn't very 'poplar' with river travelers since the lumbering rodent felled a 65-ft tall tree onto a couple's motor yacht.

Posted October 24, 2018 by Kitty Devine

Elephants and rhinoceroses are two of the most magnificent mammals on the planet -- and two of the most endangered. Purchase a Protect the Elephants Mug or a Protect the Rhinos Mug to help each one survive.

Posted October 23, 2018 by Creature Features

The so-called 'Headless Chicken Monster' may be a viral sensation but this oddly-proportioned oceanic sea cucumber just wants to be left alone.

Posted October 22, 2018 by Kitty Devine

In most homes it is customary to set out a few nibbles for guests coming for Thanksgiving dinner. Perhaps the most common snack is nuts since they symbolize fall. Make these little noshes a bit more fun with this Squirrel Snack Dish.