Killer Whale Facts That Prove They're the Baddies of the Sea
Find out what makes the killer whale so unique and why they need our protection now more than ever.
Flaco, New York's Celebrity Owl, Found Dead After Crash
New York residents are mourning the loss of Flaco, the Central Park owl, after he was reported dead.
These Animals Have No Natural Predators
Some animals have evolved to be at the top of the food chain in their habitats, with no natural predators to fear.
15 Most Dangerous (and Deadliest) Mammals in the World
Some of these animals are obviously dangerous. But others will surprise you.
These Animals Seem Docile but Are Actually Dangerous
Your chances of any of these animals attacking you are slim, but they're never zero.
Animal Behaviors Are Shifting Due to Climate Change
Climate change is affecting how animals behave and evolve.
If These 10 Species Go Extinct, We’re Screwed
If bees go, we all go.
Fascinating Facts About Walruses
Get to know the wonderful walrus and the challenges it encounters in a consistently changing environment.
Longest Animal Pregnancies, Ranked
And we thought nine months was long.
15 Crazy Extinct Animals We'd Totally Adopt
Forget huskies. We want a pet dire wolf.
These Crazy Animal Attractions from the Past Would Never Fly Today
Dancing bears at circuses used to be the status quo.
These Tourists Made Park Rangers Lose Faith in Humanity
If you're guilty of doing any of these, go apologize to a park ranger. We'll wait.
Most Famous Wild Animals of All Time
These famous wild animals have left an enduring mark on our understanding of the natural world.
12 Most Infamous Shark Attacks in History
Beach days aren't as inviting after reading about the worst shark attacks in history.
How Dangerous Are Coyotes, Really?
What should you do if you run into a coyote? Here's what the experts say.
Biggest Fish in the World, Ranked
Great white sharks are huge, but the biggest fish in the world is even larger.
Oldest Endangered Animal Charities and Organizations That We Applaud
These animal charities and organizations are saving our planet one conservation project at a time.
Funny Animal Memes to Laugh at Before Your Next Zoo Trip
Need a good laugh? These wholesome animal memes of your favorite friends at the zoo will do the trick.
Largest Safari Animals in the World
The biggest safari animals make Great Danes look like hamsters.
Best Wildlife Safari Destinations in the World
Step into a live National Geographic special with a visit to one of these amazing wildlife safaris.
Meet the Harpy Eagle — a Bird With a Wingspan the Size of an NBA Player
The harpy eagle is both fascinating and frightening due to its massive size.
Largest Reptiles in the World
The largest reptiles in the world put Great Danes to shame.
Your Guide to Caring for a Sulcata Tortoise
While owning a sulcata tortoise may be appealing, there's a lot of work and care that goes into it.
Biggest Birds in the World, Ranked by Weight
The biggest bird in the world is taller than a human, and some birds have wingspans as long as a car.
Meet the Mexican Eagle, Mexico's Impressive National Bird
The crested caracara is known more commonly as the Mexican eagle and has been part of Mexico's folklore since the 14th century.
15 Fun Facts About the Shoebill Stork
If you've ever wanted to meet a dinosaur, the shoebill stork is as close as you'll get.
What's the Loudest Animal in the World?
The loudest animal in the world could kill you with its voice alone, and plenty of these top contenders will at least burst your eardrums.
10 Biggest Cats in the World, From Large to Extra-Extra Large
The biggest cats in the world weigh more than a human family of four. See how your favorite wild cat matches up to the competition.
Adorable Baby Hippo Facts That Will Melt Your Heart
Adult hippos are one of the most dangerous animals on Earth. But baby hippos are impossibly cute and (mostly) harmless.
15 Animals Your Dog Might Be Scared Of
It’s good to know the dog predators and keep your pet away from them.
20 Largest Spiders in the World, Ranked
Which spiders are the absolute largest across the globe?
10 Most Famous Bear Attacks in History
It's rare, but every now and then, a grizzly bear attack will occur — these ones happen to be the most famous.
Animals That Mate for Life Will Make You Believe in Love
They might not formally exchange vows, but these animals commit for life.
15 Coolest Desert Animals, Ranked by Toughness
Desert animals, even the tiny ones, have unique adaptations to help them handle the heat. But which one is the toughest?
The Story of P-22 Mountain Lion Piques Interest in This Wild Cat Species
Los Angeles wildcat P-22 has brought the plight of mountain lions into the spotlight.
Fascinating Fox Facts We Never Knew
They are basically kittens and puppies combined when they're young.
Based on Your Personality, Which of Santa’s Reindeer Are You?
On Dasher on Dancer, on Prancer on Vixen — which of Santa's reindeer would you be? Take our quiz to find out.
15 Arctic Animals That Love the Snow
Most Arctic animals turn white to blend in with the snowy landscape. Naturally, we think they're adorable.
15 Reasons We Relate to Mule Deer
Mule deer are a cousin of the reindeer, and they're even cuter.
These Cute Baby Deer Are Basically Forest Puppies
You know what's even cuter than a deer? A baby deer, and these pics prove it.
Meet the Adorable Octopus That Can Kill You in Minutes
The blue-ringed octopus is miniature, but its painless bite can deliver enough venom to stop your heart.
15 Cute Fruit Bats That Are More Fluffy Than Fierce
Bats get a bad rap, but these furry little fruit bats are melting hearts while they share what it's really like being a bat.
These Baby Bats Look Like Living Halloween Decorations
Some consider bats to be creepy, but these baby bats prove otherwise. Learn all about these creatures of the night on Always Pets.
15 Fun Facts About Baby Pigeons
Ever seen one? No? There's a reason for that.
Crazy Facts About New Zealand's Cute Kiwi Bird
You probably didn't know these fun facts about the kiwi bird, the national bird of New Zealand.
Meet the Roseate Spoonbill, a Seriously Underrated Pink Bird
Few birds are as cool as the pink-feathered roseate spoonbill.
15 Things We Didn't Know About Baby Owls
They're like the kittens of the sky. But looks can be deceiving.
15 Perplexing Puffer Fish Facts
Here's a collection of fascinating facts about the fugu fish, also known as the puffer fish.
Think Owning a Wolf Hybrid Would Be Cool? Think Again
The realities of owning a wolf hybrid are harsher than one might expect. Find out what it's really like on Always Pets.
This Year's Comedy Wildlife Photos Will Make You LOL
These entries into the 2022 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards competition are guaranteed to brighten your day.
15 Reasons to Visit the Louisville Zoo in Kentucky
The Louisville Zoo is one of the most noteworthy destinations in Kentucky. Learn all about this fun family destination and why it's worth your time.
Top 15 Petting Zoos in California, Ranked
They are ethical, family-friendly and tons of fun.
Surprising Facts About Baby Sea Turtles
Baby sea turtles are cute beyond belief. But there’s more to them than their adorable looks.
15 Awesome Animals that Start With N
Here's a collection of diverse animals that start with N, from naked mole rats to nyalas.
30 Most Unusual Rainforest Animals
Tropical rainforests are home to some very unique and unusual animals.
There's a Funny Monkey Meme for Every Moment in Life
Get ready to laugh your tail off at these funny monkey memes.
30 Animals With the Shortest Lifespans, Ranked by Longevity
Which animal has the shortest lifespan of a mere 5 minutes to 24 hours?
30 Ugly Fish We Can't Stop Looking At
When it comes to ugly fish, we just don't know how to look away.
How Many Hearts Does an Octopus Have? (And Other Fun Facts)
The fact that an octopus has three hearts is just one of the many things that makes this unusual sea creature so fascinating.
25 Celebrity Animal Lovers and Their Causes
Meet some famous people who are staunch defenders of animal rights.
Yes, the Box Jellyfish Sting Is One of the Most Venomous Marine Animal Attacks
Box jellyfish are fascinating ocean animals, but only from a distance.
What Makes Portuguese Man O' War Stings So Scary
You don't gain a nickname like the "Floating Terror" for nothing. These jellyfish-like creatures don't mess around.
15 Coolest Deep-Sea Fish, Ranked
The deep blue sea has some unusual ocean fish at its very depths.
30 Most Dangerous Animals in Africa
As with any wildlife you encounter, it's important to respect boundaries and observe African animals from a healthy distance.
Fennec Fox Facts That'll Make You Love Them Even More
Smitten with fennec foxes? Find out all about these adorable canines, including whether they make a good pet or not.
We Dare You to Find Every Camouflaged Animal
Can you spot all the hidden animals?
Baby Red Panda Facts to Brighten Your Day
These precious animals are endangered.
Fun Facts About Ireland’s Unusual Pine Marten
The pine marten is one of Ireland’s rarest mammals, and you can learn all about what it looks like and what makes it so unusual from these 30 facts.
Amazing Albino Animals We Didn’t Know Existed
They are rare and remarkable.
60 of the Most Beautiful Butterfly Pictures
From the vivid blues of a blue morpho to the uniqueness of the glasswing, here are pictures of the world’s most beautiful butterflies.
Alligator vs. Crocodile: Facts That Set the Record Straight
Which reptile would win in an alligator vs. crocodile matchup? Here are 50 facts that set the record straight.
There Are a Lot of Reasons to Love Elephants
How much do you know about these amazing creatures?
Every Rhino Fact You Want to Know
The mighty rhinoceros is unlike any other animal.
33 Baby Dolphin Facts That Make Us Go ‘Awww’
If you have ever seen a baby dolphin, especially a baby bottlenose dolphin, then you are lucky indeed.
Most Dangerous Birds to Avoid in the Wild
These birds have surprising features that make them dangerous to all sorts of animals, including humans.
25 Smelliest Animals on the Planet
Here are some of the smelliest animals you might encounter in the animal kingdom.
We Bet You Don’t Know These 30 Fun Facts About Animals
From animals that can’t vomit to poisonous geese, check out these 30 weird animal facts.
What Is Your Spirit Animal? A Guide to the Best Land Totem Animals
We all want to know what our spirit animal is, so we created this guide to the coolest land totem animals to see which one best represents your lifestyle.
30 Fun Facts About the Irresistibly Cute Penguin
There’s more to penguins than their funny walk. Here are 30 facts about the irresistibly cute penguin.
25 Most Dangerous Spiders in the World
Here are 25 scary spiders that also happen to be the most dangerous in the world.
Strongest Animals in the World
Strength in animals is measured in a variety of ways.
Noodle the Pug and 15 Other Famous Animal Psychics
Is it a bones day or no bones day? Meet Noodle the Pug and other animals that predict the future.
31 Spooky Bat Facts for Kids (and Adults)
Are bats actually blind? Is the vampire bat real? Here are 31 fascinating facts about bats you never knew.
Dangerous Florida Animals You Should Definitely Avoid
Let’s take a look at the most dangerous animals in Florida that could kill you by land or sea.
All Your Polar Bear Questions, Answered
What exactly do polar bears eat? Where do they live? And do they hibernate? Here's everything you need to know about this beloved creature.
30 Weird Sea Animals You'll Never Forget
Of the sea species we have uncovered, there are a handful of particularly weird animals that will either fuel your imagination or maybe haunt your nightmares.
Nothing to Spit At: 30 Fun Llama and Alpaca Facts to Know
These helpful hints, tips and facts about owning alpacas and llamas will hopefully pique your interest.
Sharks Are Not the Most Dangerous Ocean Animal
Encounters with these animals can prove painful. Or deadly.
Most Ideal Dolphin-Watching Spots in the World
You can see dolphins up close and personal around the world.
19 Best Exotic Pet Stores You'll Find Anywhere
Looking for an exotic pet? These stores have everything.
These 2021 Comedy Wildlife Photos Are Absolutely Hilarious
The annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards encourages photographers to submit the funniest, most outrageous wildlife photography they can capture.
Everything to Know About Monkeys
There are many more interesting facts about monkeys aside from how they make us laugh.
60 Fascinating Facts About Lions
Whether or not you get a chance to see one in the wild, there's a lot you can learn from a lion.
The World’s Largest Bugs Are Terrifyingly Cool
There are plenty of large bugs on the planet for scientists to study (and for us to shudder about!).
25 Weird Birds You Never Knew Existed
From eating monkeys to flaunting weird bills and crazy-long feathers, these are 25 of the most unusual birds in the world.
30 Animals With the Most Amazing Superpowers and Abilities
Some animals and insects have powers and abilities that rival those of made-up superheroes.
These Weird Mammals Will Make You Do a Double Take
Here is your chance to get to know some of the most unusual, weird mammals on the planet.
25 Best Wildlife Refuges in the World, Ranked
By visiting a wildlife refuge, you help support the facility, learn about the animals and sometimes participate in their care.
31 Stunning Photos of Africa's Great Wildebeest Migration
Arguably the most famous moment in Africa's Great Wildebeest Migration happens between July and August when millions of wildebeests move into Kenya.
30 Extraordinary Endangered Animals That Could Disappear
These endangered animals may soon disappear forever, but here's how to learn about them now.
35 Scary Sea Creatures We Hope to Never Encounter
These scary sea creatures have the biggest teeth, sharpest spines and creepiest eyes under the ocean.
45 Amazing Facts About Owls
Everything you wanted to know about owls, and then some.
40 Best Zoos in the World, Ranked
These top-ranking zoos around the globe will transport you to a world of animal adventure.
50 Fascinating Facts About Dolphins
Did you know the dolphin may be the world’s smartest animal next to humans?
Beware of the World's Most Dangerous Insects
We recommend you get to know these most dangerous insects in an effort to stay safe.