Category Archive: Animal

Jun 05 2014

More than a Little Creepy: Doubleparlour Sculptures

Sometimes artists manage to find a niche for their art right at the bottom of the uncanny valley. You know that sinkhole in the bottom of the valley? That’s where the creatures that inspired the sculptures above live. They may have even crawled all the way out of the cave under the sinkhole. Say hello …

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Jun 04 2014

This Watermelon Bites Back: Beautiful Alligator Carved from Watermelon

  Who are these people and why do they get all the talent where it comes to fruit and vegetable carving? I can’t even carve a decent pumpkin without one of those stupid patterns that never turn out how I hope. I think it’s probably a patience thing. I don’t have the patience to wait …

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Jun 02 2014

Chipmunks in Space, Or at Least Hanging Out with Star Wars Action Figures

When life gives you a backyard full or chipmunks and Star Wars action figures most people will make lemonade and watch the chipmunks in the back yard while playing with their action figures. But photographers aren’t most people. They’re the kind of people who want you to like their pages on Facebook and who keep …

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May 30 2014

Nothing to See Here: Just Otters Playing the Organ

Given enough time a million otters on a million keyboards will reproduce the entire works of Bach. “Ah, Bach.” While it may look like a great way to entertain visitors, allowing the otters to play with the musical instrument also serves an scientific purpose. Known as environmental enrichment, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo explains that the …

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May 30 2014

Such Cutes: Puppy Leading a Horse

Youtuber zhaan35 posted this uber-cute video of Walker, a 3-month old puppy, taking Tucker, an 11-year old horse, for a walk. Kinda makes me wonder in the puppy was named before he started doing this. Maybe he’s just living up to his name. My cousins had a dog named Rocky who, when you took him …

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May 27 2014

Good Dog: Dog Takes a Drone for a Walk

The animal world seems to be getting along pretty well with the robot world. I’m guessing there is some sort of mutually beneficial agreement between the two parties for when the robots rise up and take over the earth. The dogs probably asked for exclusive rule of the European continent and cats demanded that they …

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May 27 2014

Because Canada: Man Rescues Baby Moose and takes it to a Coffee Shop

If you’re never experienced a moose then you are really missing out. Moose are one of natures running jokes. They’re the gangly teenagers of the big-game world. From the moment they’re born until the moment they die they spend all their time trying to grow into their long legs and knobbly knees. As you can …

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May 23 2014

Save Me! Save Me!: Mother Bear Pulls Cub off the Road

What do you do when you’re a mother bear and you find yourself in Kootenay National Park in Canada? You call me immediately because I would love to meet a bear who can read. What do you do when one of your cubs is stuck on the traffic side of a K-Rail in the park? …

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May 23 2014

Squee: Cutest Goat in a Wheel Chair You’ll see Today

This is Frosty the Snowgoat. He lives on a farm in Australia. When Frosty was even younger than he is now he was afflicted with Joint Navel Ill. A disease that left poor Frosty without the use of his hind legs. Luckily for him the Edgar’s Mission non profit was around to nurse him back …

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May 21 2014

Hypotheticals: If Famous Cats Existed as 8-Bit Video Games

You you recognize the cat above? “That’s a cat?” Yes, that’s a cat. In fact it’s your favorite cat named Sylvester. This is Sylvester as he might have looked in an 8-bit video game in the 80’s. He’s not the only one that got this treatment though. An artist has created a whole set of …

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