Tag Archives: Animals

Crazy Pandas

Giant Panda’s are crazy animals. Why is that they get such a huge share of youtube hits? I mean, when was the last time you saw a youtube hit about, say, a sneezing frog? Or a dancing giraffe? No. Its always the Giant Panda that comes up with the goods. Take these videos, one an […]

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Stunning Photos from Around the World

These pictures were taken by photographer Tim Allen, while the BBC was shooting a recent programme called “Human Planet“. I actually missed the programme (will def catch up with it on iplayer). But the images that Allen took are incredible and even just on their own, even more so with his own storytelling of how […]

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Best Pet Ever?

I had a cool pet once. I had bought a fish tank, and uninspired by all the fish on offer in the shop, I decided on an Axolotl who I promptly names Max Olotl. Yep, I was very funny back then (NOTE: It has subsequently been pointed out to me that calling an Axelotl Max […]

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Brilliant Photos of Swarming Birds

I guess sometimes even birds want to be other things, and what better way to achieve this than to swarm in particularly impressive ways! Take, for example, these birds who are trying to be other animals. The first pic is stunning of flamingos making a flamingo shape. Or perhaps just birds wanting to smile and […]

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How to Tell the Difference Between a Cat and a Dog

Here’s a simple task for you: Describe exactly what the difference is between the appearance of a dog and the appearance of a cat. Woofing and Meowing doesn’t count. It has to be appearance. Considering that its utterly obvious to anyone if they are looking at a cat or a dog, its surprisingly difficult to […]

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Insects Like You’ve Never Seen Them

No one really loves insects right. And their cause isn’t really helped by the photos you often see of them made to look like huge monsters, ready to eat people at the slightest provocation. Well these photos tell a very different story. Click here and here for some more of Eddie Nurcombe’s photos. But also […]

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The Mating Habits of Animals Explained

Ever wanted to gain a better understanding of the mating habits of whales, snails and bed bugs? Well look no further. Isabella Rossellini unveiled a brilliant set of short educational films (don’t worry, its work safe – Isabella remains clad in animal costumes) which were the surprise hit at the Sundance Film Festival. I have […]

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Learning to Fly

Do flightless birds make you sad? I’ve always kinda felt sorry for birds that can’t fly. Is the whole point of being a bird, the USP so to speak, not that you can soar in the clouds and look down at all the non-birds and laugh, poo or do both at the same time? Little […]

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