Rhino Poacher Has Change of Heart, Helps Save Endangered Animals Instead

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Photo Credit: Subhamoy Bhattacharjee, IFAW-WTI  Maheshwar Basumatary, fondly known as “Ontai,” by his colleagues, is a tracker, photographer, naturalist and wildlife defender – but he used to be a rhino poacher. While it’s impossible to undo what’s already been done, it’s never too late for a better future. He may have once earned a living […]

The Internet’s Happiest Dogs Can’t Stop Smiling

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Dogs are adorable but when they smile they are even more adorable. Dogs are some of the happiest creatures are on the planet, and they teach us a lot about positivity and living in the moment. Simply being in the presence of a dog is enough to make most people smile, so when your dog […]

Super Adorable ‘Tofu’ the Red Panda Makes Public Debut

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Photo Credit: Patti Woods Truesdell/Detroit Zoo Visitors to the Detroit Zoo got quite a nice treat recently when Tofu, a baby red panda made her public debut. The adorable creature was born in June and stepped out with her mom, Ta-Shi. The pair were seen exploring together in a wooded part of their enclosure. The […]

16 Neat Things Every Elephant Lover Needs

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Elephants are huge creatures with equally big hearts and brains, hence why so many people are gaga for these gentle giants. Elephants have been documented showing humor, grief, compassion self-awareness, cooperation, tool-use, playfulness and swift learning abilities. This is largely related to the large size and many complex folds of the elephant brain, more advanced […]

16 Hysterical Examples Of Cat Logic

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Sometimes your cat seems like a completely logical, smart individual capable of thinking for his or herself. Other times you can’t help but question cat logic. Cats are the most curious creatures, smart enough to always get what they want but not smart enough to grow up and move out of your house. Instead you’re […]

Netherlands Officially Bans Wild Animals From Being Used in the Circus

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Photo Credit: nltimes.nl In a move that will hopefully encourage other nations to follow suit, Netherlands officially bans wild animals from being used in the circus.  Just last week, on September 15, a the ban officially went into effect, leaving animal rights activists everywhere breathing a bit easier. This is great news as magnificent animals like lions, bears, […]