Why you should travel 15 hours to China to hang out with pandas

Millions visit the Chengdu panda research base every year to see the cuddly creatures — and with direct flights, it's now a lot easier for Americans to get there.

Dog or cat adoption on your mind? 5 tasks to tackle so you can afford a pet and give it a happy home

The costs to own a pet are nothing to sniff at. Here's everything you need to consider before buying a dog, cat, rabbit or other animal — and how to save money once you do.

Scientists are getting even closer to bringing back the woolly mammoth

How soon will we have woolly mammoths back?

Kesha Emails: What's next after singer revealed producer Dr. Luke's fat-shaming comments?

By revealing these emails, Kesha and her team hope the court will release her from her contract.

A Goat Drowned Because People Couldn't Stop Taking Pictures of It

Selfies cost this goat its life.

Woman Tries to Save Caged Husky, Ends Up Being an Even Bigger Hero

This woman's social media post saved 13 malnourished animals.


The Beautiful Koh Tachai Island in Thailand Is Now Closed — And It's All Your Fault

Tourists are responsible for Koh Tachai's damaged environment.

5 Extinct Animals Science Could Bring Back to Life

Call it a comeback tour.

Kesha Surprises Coachella With Moving Performance Showing Her “True Colors”

"I won't apologize for the fire in my eyes, let me show you my true colors."

Patrick Is the World's Biggest and Oldest Wombat of Your Cuddling Dreams or Nightmares

Cuddle this wombat. If you dare.


The Ili Pika, a Pikachu-Like Creature, Is Going Extinct

A tiny mammal said to have inspired the Pikachu Pokémon character is going extinct.

8 Amazingly Weird-Ass Animals You Never Knew Existed

Here are eight incredibly weird animals you may have never seen.

The 'Naked and Afraid' Premiere Teaser Video Shows Man Eating a Still-Beating Snake Heart

The survivalists may be naked, but they're not afraid to eat a beating heart.

11 Amazing Animal Instagram Accounts to Follow in 2016

Animals are the real stars of Instagram.


Walking Fish, Noseless Monkey and 200 More New Species Discovered in Himalayan Mountains

Ever wonder what a noseless monkey looked like?

Scientists Made a Surprising Discovery Throwing Vegetarianism Into Question

There's bad news for hard-core vegetarians.

Enormous Spiders Are Invading Your City

No, this is not science fiction.

There's One Key Thing That Killed Off All The Dinosaurs

Had this not happened, there's a good chance they wouldn't have gone extinct when they did.


Stunning Time Lapse of Life in Slow Motion Shows the True Beauty of Planet Earth

You've probably never seen life quite like this.

This Is Exactly How Much Weight Humans Take Up on Earth, Compared to Other Animals

When you include their livestock and pets, it's a heck of a whole lot compared to other mammals.

Look How Nature Transformed Birds Into Statues

The extreme climate of Lake Natron in Tanzania has caused birds to calcify into statues.

What is a Blobfish? Only the Ugliest Animal in the World

Blobfish has been voted the ugliest animal by the Ugly Animal Preservation Society in order to increase global awareness of endangered species. Who says being shallow doesn't have its benefits?

Can Fingernails Help Us Regenerate Lost Body Parts?

Proteins found in fingernails may hold the key to regrowing lost limbs, much like geckos and starfish.


Why Do Animals Dance to the Backstreet Boys?

Watch this video of a sea lion bobbing its head to a Backstreet Boys song...you know...for science.

Dianna Hudson Lion Killing Shows Wildlife Education Needs An Update

When a lion killed a wildlife sanctuary intern on Wednesday, the public reacted with "shock." But what about our wildlife education enables this surprised reaction to such a logical tragedy?

Euro 2012 Predictions: These 9 Animals Are Even Smarter Than the World Cup Octopus

Inspired by Paul the Octopus in 2010, pigs, elephants, and other animals are predicting this year's Eurocup results. What kinds of college students would animals make?

Oceanic Discoveries With Medicinal Powers

There are many important reasons for why we need to explore the ocean depths and implement policy to protect them and their strange and beautiful inhabitants