Her name is Cow Spots. We call her Cowy.

Q. What is something your pet did that you couldn’t believe? answered by Sherrie Hockett (DVM in Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University (Graduated 1998) This is my dog Kaycee when she had four legs. I am a veterinarian in a small town. A farmer found Kaycee as a stray and […]

The People’s Choice Award

More than 49,000 images are entered into Wildlife Photographer of the Year every year, but our panel of judges can only award 100 winners. Each year the Natural History Museum chooses an additional 25 of the best images from the latest competition shortlist. We then ask the public to help us select the recipient of […]

The year’s most mesmerizing nighttime landscape photos.

20 Incredible Winning Images From the 2020 International Landscape Photographer of the Year Contest By Jessica Stewart For the seventh year, the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition highlights the beauty of our environment. Over 3,800 breathtaking images flooded in from photographers around the world, giving the judges a tough decision. In the end, […]

Why Do Birds Sing at Dawn?

BY Jake Rossen Wake up early enough and depending on where you live, you’ll likely hear a pleasant chorus of birds chirping their tiny hearts out. This a.m. avian arrangement is instinctual behavior for birds, but why? What prompts them to begin their bird bellowing in the morning? According to WIRED, this early singing is […]

Look inside the hidden world of Earth’s most beautiful caves

They’re not the dark, dirty holes you grew up fearing. By Purbita Saha Formed by millennia of rain trickling through bedrock and ice, these recesses act as time capsules for anthropologists, biologists, and climatologists, who search them for precious remnants of life predating even the dinosaurs. Today, caving also attracts nyctophiles seeking calm darkness and […]

Rare green puppy ‘Pistachio’ born in Italy

This year has been an unpredictable one, to say the least. But things got even stranger for Italian farmer Cristian Mallocci when his dog, Spelacchia, gave birth to a puppy with green fur. The tiny pooch was immediately named Pistachio. The puppy was part of a five-dog litter born at the farm on the Mediterranean […]

The year’s best photos celebrating the beauty of weather.

Weather Photographer of the Year Winners Celebrate the Beauty of Nature By Jessica Stewart Over 7,700 images were entered into the Royal Meteorological Society‘s Weather Photographer of the Year competition. Photographers from across the globe submitted their best imagery capturing the beauty of weather. From incredible cloud formations to ice and snow, the winning photos […]