A brilliant example of the sentience of animals and how they form interspecies friendships. Humans should be cognisant of this aspect of the animal world.… Read More »Goat charges in and saves chicken from attacking hawk
An amazing video. These two have a very close relationship. It looks absolutely genuine and awesome. The sloth does the best he/she can to pet… Read More »Rescued sloth tenderly pets and cuddles beagle friend
The dog’s owner said that their golden retriever had the job of protecting their apple trees from deer who enjoyed eating the apples but it… Read More »Deer and golden retriever play together
The words accompanying this video are that the goats are licking this woman out of affection. I have no doubt, by the way, that the… Read More »Do goats lick their human caretaker out of affection or for the salt in their sweat?
When I saw this photograph I thought of another similar situation. It concerns a Netflix documentary called My Octopus Teacher, which I have not seen.… Read More »Octopus wanted to hug female diver off Oahu, Hawaii
This is another report about domestic animals being introduced into UK prisons to benefit the welfare of the inmates (click this for another report). The… Read More »Another UK prison employs animals to benefit the health of their inmates
Aggressive squirrels are attacking NYC residents and the concerning aspect of this behaviour is that, at the moment, people are unsure why. The lady in… Read More »Aggressive squirrels are attacking NYC residents
The video explains it all to be honest but I’ll add some words and comments – note: I’ve concluded that this research is rather pointless… Read More »Wild, captive kangaroos communicate with humans
Researchers are looking at how to limit infections in other species of animal in order to prevent a reservoir of the Covid-19 disease in the future.
People buy aquariums for various reasons one which is to lower their blood pressure, reduce stress and to feel better. They are meant to have… Read More »Do home aquariums reduce stress in the owner?
All 93,000 mink at a farm in Aragon, Spain are to be slaughtered under a government order after 80% of a sample were found to… Read More »Covid-19: Farmed mink infected by farmworkers who in turn were infected by the mink
People believe that dogs were domesticated between about 18,000 and 30,000 years ago. This is well before cats were domesticated at a maximum of about… Read More »Humankind has broken its ancient unwritten contract with cats and dogs
Zoonotic viruses must be treated as weapons of mass destruction says Lord Hague of Richmond (The Times). I fully agree with him. The coronavirus crisis… Read More »Viruses are like weapons of mass destruction and we must be prepared
This is very commonplace and it is wrong. When someone dies a miserable and unpleasant death they say that ‘he died like a dog’. President… Read More »President Trump should not say that Isis leader ‘died like a dog’