Home | Animals (page 5)


World’s weirdest mammal survives oxygen starvation by behaving like a plant

Researcher Gary R. Lewin holding a naked mole-rat. (Picture: PA) You might remember them from Kim Possible or just because they’re so weird. But naked mole rats don’t often get the credit they deserve. Man jailed for having sex with stray dog and assaulting reporter The bizarre animal is so clever it can survive oxygen starvation by behaving like a ...

Read More »

One Man’s Plan to Transform a Major City Into a National Park

0SHARESShare What is a park? For most of us, a park is a place apart—a reserve of nature in a world increasingly dominated by human activities and arranged to fulfill human needs and desires. But a park is also for people— a place of refuge for the human soul, which tends to wither when long separated from green and growing ...

Read More »

46 Surprising Cat Facts That'll Make You Say "Wow"

0SHARESShare Jenny Chang / Getty Images / BuzzFeed 1. Your average house cat’s genetic roots can be found in the Middle East. In a 2007 study, researchers found that house cats shared a the majority of their DNA with wildcats found in Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. 2. White cats are actually prone to deafness. Not ...

Read More »

Adorable baby lamb rescued after falling down a 10ft well

It was bleating for its mum (Picture: RSPCA) An adorable young lamb was rescued by the RSPCA after being trapped down a well. Walkers sparked the scramble to rescue the adorable young sheep after they heard its distressed bleating. Couple facing jail after staging their baby’s death on a London bus The lamb was stuck 10ft below ground in a muddy ...

Read More »