Love is a funny thing. It urges us to do things we’d never imagine possible. It is what make us open our hearts to another creature, and this trait doesn't belong to humans alone. Sometimes animals form unusual bonds that bend our understanding of the wild kingdom.
Most animals mind their own business. They keep to themselves and only get down with their own species. But some animal loves are too great to be confined by a little thing like genetic viability. These animals are breaking barriers and giving the world some of the cutest new creatures around, like Ippo, the Zonkey born recently in Italy. Which animals create the cutest crossbreeds? Let’s do the math.
Everyone loves a wedding. Apparently, that includes animals. Pet-weddings are becoming more and more common, and more and more ridiculous. Is it really necessary for your chihuahuas to get hitched? I don’t think so, but there are others out there who would disagree with me, and we've got the photos to prove it.
When it comes to promiscuity, some animals have us beat, paws down. From bonobos to dolphins to snakes, we've found the eight sluttiest animals in the world. 1. Sea Hares are hermaphrodites, and make good use of having both sets of equipment. They form long…let’s call them “love trains,” with multiple partners involved.
Humans aren't the only creatures that mate for life. Certain animals form bonds that last lifetimes, raising families and protecting their territory together. Some animals pairs are even better at monogamy that humans! 1. Gibbons: sharing some of the strongest bonds in the animal kingdom, gibbons are highly devoted to their mate.
There's probably nothing worse than being the only single person in a room full of couples who are in love, cuddling and making kissy faces at each other. (Ugh.) And these animals feel your pain.
Check out these eight unusual animal relationships!
Today is Dame Jane Goodall’s 79th birthday. If ever there was a woman I admire it would be Jane Goodall. A world-renowned pioneer and recognized as the world foremost expert on chimpanzees with 45 years of research, she is also a UN Messenger for Peace. As a child, Jane had a toy monkey given to her by her mother and dreamed of living in the jungle and writing about the animals she loved so much.
Brrr! It's cold outside. Most pets wear a furry coat every day of the year, but sometimes their owners just can't resist dressing them up in a winter sweater or jacket. Cats and dogs do get chilly sometimes, but it's probably best to let them manage their own climate control. Watch what happens when these 10 pets get bundled up.
Can't wait to find out what's under the Christmas tree? Neither could these dogs, cats, elephants, and other animals. They were good all year, so they couldn't wait to see what Santa brought. And these funny videos of them opening presents are the gift that keeps on giving.
Jumping on a trampoline isn't just fun — it's good for your health. Scientists have found that low-impact bouncing boosts lymphatic circulation, improves bone density, and might even make you happier. (Have you ever tried to frown on a trampoline? It's almost impossible!) But trampolines aren't just doctor-approved. These 8 animals love them, too
Everyone needs a cuddle sometimes, even the furriest of creatures! From newborn kittens snuggling to a spooning sesh between a baby tiger and a piglet, we've rounded up seven adorable animal videos that might just melt your heart.