Monday , 15 October 2018

Animals

These Creatures Have Just Way Too Much Venom In Them

Mexican Beaded Lizard While it doesn’t have fangs, this lizard will chew on its prey until its venomous saliva drips into the wound. Bites can cause respiratory arrest in humans. Brazilian wandering spider This spider’s venom is so strong that it rivals that of many snakes. Symptoms include intense pain, paralysis, and respiratory arrest (followed by death). Fat-tailed scorpion The …

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Animal Architects Build Some Pretty Amazing Stuff

Spider webs: In the aftermath of a particularly heavy flood in Pakistan, spiders retreated to the safe high ground of trees to build their webs. Cathedral Termite Mound found in Litchfield NP, Australia. Pufferfish circles: Male pufferfish make these on the ocean floor by flapping their fins and swimming in circles. The goal of the artwork is to attract a …

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Couple Saves A Starving Dog, And Gets A Huge Surprise

Sometimes, when I’m a passenger in a car, driving a long and unchanging route, I stare out the window and just see what wildlife I can see. It looks like Lacey Wheeler is the same way. She and her partner Audra were driving home from visiting family in Ohio when they saw what they thought was a baby deer on …

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Animals Are Out Best Friend

It’s pretty well-known that penguins ‘propose’ to one another by finding and presenting a pebble to their potential mate, but it turns out that that isn’t where the romance ends with these flightless love birds. Once together, penguins are virtually inseparable. The only time that are separated are for hunts and during extreme blizzards in which they get lost. Elephants …

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Now This Is A Funny Way To Document Your Labrador’s Growth

“Axl, about 5 days after we took him home (7.5 weeks). His full name is Axl Riley, Axl was born on 9/11 so his middle name is in tribute to one of the many rescue dogs that worked at ground zero” “He always followed me into the bathroom. Here he is at 8.5 weeks” “9 & 1/2 weeks (The puppy, …

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Rescued Dog Makes Heartwarming Transformation

Just a fair warning, the first few images are pretty nasty. So, yeah. This BBL (beautiful black lab) was rescued from a squatter camp. She was not only malnourished, but she was riddled with ticks. Most people lose their minds when one tick is found. LOOK AT ALL THOSE TICKS. Dear oh dear. The process of removing all of the …

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An Open Letter to My Dead Dog

In coming home for the holidays (Kamloops, BC- a small town in the interior of British Columbia) I was greeted at the door by a chorus of loud barks and wagging tails. It made me forget, if only for a second, how god damn cold it was. Living away from loved ones is never easy, but it’s amplified by 1,000,000 …

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