Rare & Beautiful Nilgiri Marten

The Nilgiri Marten is so elusive that honestly nothing is really known about them. They are arboreal but occasionally descend from the trees to do who knows what. Secret Nilgiri Marten business apparently. I just think its adorable with its black fur and yellow-orange throat! You don’t see mammals with bright colors that often...

Supermodel of the Horse World: the Golden Akhal-Teke

This is the supermodel of the horse world: a breed known as the Akhal-Teke. It’s one of the most visually striking breeds I’ve ever come across – they’re famous for their natural metallic bloom of their coat which is just absolutely breathtaking. Akhal-Teke horses can come in a wide variety of colors including bay, black...

Valais Blacknose Sheep Are the OMGWTF Kind of Cute!!!

These adorable messes of curls are real-life sheep beasties! I know, I know. They don’t even look real, right? Well, that’s why Valais Blacknose Sheep are my new favorite breed of domesticated creature. Honestly, when I first saw photos of these guys I thought they were just well-crafted felt projects. Imagine my overwhelmin...

Rare, fang-tastic Tufted Deer shocks with its huge canines

This strange creature is the Tufted Deer (Elaphodus cephalophus); a poorly studied but fascinating animal. They’re named for the tuft of reddish hair that grows on their foreheads. Males have tiny antlers that barely poke through this interesting hairstyle. They’re small for deer standards, only reaching 20-28 inches (50-70 ...

If Pokemon were real!

Lurking within the bowels of Reddit are some pretty incredible subreddits like this one. Digital artists come and post their photoshopped Frankenstein creations of animal hybrids. Normally I don’t enjoy posting photoshopped stuff, but I think these guys are seriously talented in the way that they combined these animals. Plus, ...

The Hickory Horned Devil

Caterpillars don’t usually conjure up images of horror and danger… do they? Well, I think your idea of a caterpillar might change forever after you’ve seen the Hickory Horned Devil, the caterpillar of the Regal, or Royal Walnut Moth (Citheronia regalis). Bright green in color with long, red spikes with black tips, the Hick...