Category: Animal Life

netherlands

Better Than a Premier Inn: Bridges Meant For Animals

A Brilliantly Simple Solution To Roadkill

The bridge in the picture above one of many created in the Netherlands to allow animals to cross highways safely. This solution to the problem of roadkill on freeways gathered world-wide attention and now similar bridges have been (or are currently being) built in places around the world that have a history of roadkill problems. If you want to take a look at them for yourself, this link has site-wide discount codes for Premier Inn.

You likely won’t be surprised to find out that places like Montana and Alberta, which both have had serious roadkill problems in the past, are building similar bridges along their highways. The bridges are not only to protect the animals from our vehicles, but … Read the rest

guilty dog

Livingsocial.com Moments: Guilty Dogs Are The Best Somehow.

If you’re a dog owner, this has happened to you.

You come home from a long day of cashing in Livingsocial deals at local spas, restaurants, and shops, and you just want to have a sandwich and take a nap.

But your dog has other ideas. He’s been home all day. He knows you’re tired. Your motor skills are weak…and you’re dog knows it’s time to pounce. You make a big, tasty sandwich right in front of him, and then you decide to go to the bathroom.

The second you turn your back.

Watch as this adorably guilty dog attempts to hide the fact that he has an entire sandwich in his mouth! Holy crap, I truly have no idea how he manages to keep … Read the rest

octopus takes camera

You’ll Never Guess Who Took This Picture

“I tried to get some photos of an octopus, but it grabbed the camera and got some of me instead!”

 

Filmmaker and Reddit user WattersonBill posted this photo from a lab where he was attempting to photograph an octopus. He inserted the camera into the tank with the octopus, and at first everything was going to plan:

 

 

 

As we all know the octopus is an incredibly intelligent animal (yes, it’s an animal. We weren’t sure either so we looked it up). This octopus noticed the camera and decided to reach out for it:

 

 

The octopus then started taking pictures of its captors, thereby reinforcing just how terrifyingly intelligent they really are:

 

 

 

This is only one … Read the rest