U.S. Government Finally Ends Research On Chimps, Hooray!

Happy days are here at last for chimpanzees and animal lovers! The U.S. government has announced that it will finally end decades of research conducted on the primates that so closely resemble humans in their genetic makeup and behavior.

Less Given To Animal Charities, But Tsū Social Network Helps

While some charity reports have stated that bequests to animal charities far outweigh donations to human causes, and that there are more fundraisers for animals, the evidence doesn't support this thesis. On November 11th, the Mirror in the UK reported that huge donations bequeathed to dogs and cats dwarf those going to good causes helping vulnerable and abused children.

When Dad Says You're Playing Too Rough! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Dads tend to have many of the same traits, regardless of species.  So when big brother gets a little rough with little sister... well, enough is enough.

And The Winners Are.... 13 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

With so many beneficial goals for wildlife welfare, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards celebrates its first year by announcing the winners of its first competition, a lucky 13 photographs of the 1,502 submitted by photographers from 54 countries.  This wild European hamster, captured by camera 'in flight,' won the top prize for Austrian photographer Julian Rad.  Wow!  Read on to catch the other 12 hilarious winners!

A Live Sand Dollar! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Generally, when I think of sand dollars I think of small, brittle discs that have dried up in the Florida sun.  It is extraordinary to see one alive and moving...

The Weekly Buzz! Mysterious Calls Of The Wild, Snarky Cats, Monkeys In Human Jobs, & More...

Researchers are learning some spooky stuff about animal communication and what the 'calls of the wild' mean. Can you believe that even their zookeepers never heard resident giraffes exchange vocalizations? I'll report why, along with what a certain male monkey doesn't possess if his calls are low and loud, and which house cats have the biggest attitudes.  Plus there's news about ....

Parachuting Beavers? What Else Don't We Know About The 1950s?

Just when you think you’ve heard it all comes the story of parachuting beavers over the skies of Idaho. If you live there currently, don’t bother running outside to see if it’s raining the furry, flat-tailed and buck-toothed creatures right now.