That little headbutt in the second one gave me diabetes.
“Excuse me, human. I would like a petting, please. Yes, thank you.”
“Um, excuse me, human? Human? Ah yes, I’d like another petting please. Ah, thank you.”
Always reblog Polite Cat.
Say hello to the ‘Butterfly of the Sea’ also known as a Sea Robin or Gurnard.
An odd looking fish, this species is a bottom dweller, they live on the sea floor and can actually “walk” along underwater by alternatively moving its pelvic fins and short pectoral fin rays. It’s not related to flying fish, nor do they glide in air, the large pectoral fins are normally held against the body but are spread out when threatened to put off predators.
Clouded Leopard Now Extinct in Taiwan :(
by Doulas Main
The Formosan clouded leopard, a clouded-leopard subspecies native to Taiwan, is now extinct, according to a team of zoologists.
“There is little chance that the clouded leopard still exists in Taiwan,” zoologist Chiang Po-jen told Taiwan’s Central News Agency (CNA). “There may be a few of them, but we do not think they exist in any significant numbers.”
Zoologists from Taiwan and the United States have looked for the animal on and off since 2001, to no avail. To see if any of the animals remained, the researchers set up about 1,500 infrared cameras and scent traps in the Taiwanese mountains but found nothing…
(read more: Live Science)
(photo: Ministry of Public Affairs - Republic of China (Taiwan))
“Friendship bear and chimpanzee ~ Unexpected friendships have a couple of guests Zoo Myrtle Beach Safari park, South Carolina, USA. The five-month grizzly bear named Bam Bam and chimpanzees Wali play and grow up together, enthralling visitors to the park. As soon as the friends grow up, they will go into the natural habitat: Bam Bam in North America, and the Wali in the jungle of southern Africa. Photos by Barry Bland/Rex Features