Animal Kingdom

Overgrown Sheep ‘Baarack’ Loses 78 lbs. Of Matted Wool with an Epic Haircut

                                          Baarack, the rescued sheep had a densely matted coat that grew unchecked for years   Months of social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19 have kept many people from getting regular haircuts. But even the most overgrown stay-at-home hair can’t compare with the plight of a merino sheep in Australia wearing a whopping …

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Why Do Dogs And Cats get ‘Zoomies’ and run Around In Random Bursts Of Speed?

One moment a pup is peacefully eating kibble, and the next it’s running around the house like there’s a fire burning under its tail. These episodes of “zoomies” last for up to several minutes, but they can feel much longer when a dog bulldozes through a crowded home. So, why do dogs, cats and other …

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The deadliest disease wipes out 90 Species of Frogs

The deadliest disease targets amphibians such as toads and frogs. A new study shows that the fungal infection has damaged global biodiversity more than any other disease. The villains are two kinds of fungi-Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) and Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal). Together they have driven the decline of at least 501 amphibian species, or about one …

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Scientists discovers Bizarre looking creature in the Indian Ocean

On March 16, 2020, researchers aboard the Schmidt Ocean Institute’s ship Falkor stumbled upon a beautiful *giant* Apolemia, a type of siphonophore, in the Indian Ocean off western Australia. The scientists are not sure of the exact length of the silly string-like creature, which was found in the Ningaloo Canyons at a depth of 2,070 …

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