A herd of rhinos was relocated to its new home by a helicopter during a WWF rescue operation which saved them from death. Dangling from cords tied to their ankles, 19 black rhinos were transported out of the South African hills inaccessible by road in the country’s Eastern Cape. The 1,400-kilo rhinos spent 20 minutes [...]
Each year since 1985, the Bureau of Meteorology in Australia runs a photographic competition and the winning pictures go into a calendar. The 2012 calendar showcases the diversity of Australia’s highly variable weather and climate.
Retired postwoman Kathy Pruyn captures funny photos of two grey squirrels in various scenes like playing the piano, singing, pushing a wheelchair, and playing on a skateboard. She lures them by placing peanuts and peanut butter among toys in her garden in Tampa, Florida.
Halloween is near and you’ve probably seen some awesome pumpkin carvings already. Ray Villafane has been making rounds with his amazing zombie pumpkin sculpture, but there are more artists making mindblowing Jack O’ Lanterns. After a long and extensive search, here are some of the best examples of pumpkin carving art in the world: source [...]
A bloody paddle-waving brawl broke out after the men’s kayak four final at the 7th Chinese City Games in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, sending one athlete to the hospital. A Guangzhou quartet intentionally rammed their kayak into that of the Nanchang team as a retaliation for paddling in their lane during the race. The Nanchang foursome [...]
After seeing a photo of a giant panda hugging her cub at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, China, I’ve searched for similar images around the web. I hope these cute pictures brighten up your day:
An exhibition of giant sand sculptures, featuring replicas of world’s greatest sights opened in Bogota, Colombia. The world’s best sand artists have worked for months to recreate the Great Wall of China, the Egyptian pyramids, the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal and many more.
Check out some of the best dog costumes at the 21st Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade in East Village, New York City.
Tumblr called ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Noses’ manages to find Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters on celebrity noses. Is this the greatest Tumblr blog ever?
Orangutan mother Farida cuddles with her baby at ZOOM Erlebniswelt zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.