40 Pictures Of Cute Animals It's official: looking at pictures of cute animals is good for you - and your work. According to the Wall Street Journal, researchers at Hiroshima University in Japan have found that photos of kittens, puppies and the like don't just make us feel better - they also help us to concentrate.
Compassionate Ostrich Offers Comfort to Baby Elephants at Orphaned Animal Sanctuary
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) in Nairobi Kenya. A very special ostrich Pea was rescued in 2014 and immediately found her place as the elephants' personal entertainer and friend. According to DSWT, the bird became an "integral part of the nursery family there" and was loved by the elephants who would hug her, play with her, and "positively maul [her] with affection."Although Pea quickly had many friends at the sanctuary there was 1 elephant with whom she had a special friendship…
Proud sausage dog poses with her newborn puppies for an adorable photoshoot
PIC FROM FORTITUDE PRESS A NEWBORN photographer has swapped babies for puppies for a unique photoshoot. Business entrepreneur, Belinda Joy Schenk is used to capturing precious moments for proud parents of their newborn bundle of joys. But when she was approached to do a newborn photoshoot of a doggy and her six PUPPIES she was somewhat shocked. SEE FORTITUDE PRESS COPY
Tadpoles overhead. Overall winner, Category winner: Ecology and Environmental Science. Tadpoles of many anuran species come in high numbers, but not many make it to adulthood. Here a group of common toad (Bufo bufo) tadpoles is seen from below by Bert Willaert, Belgium. It was shot with a canon G12 camera in a Recsea underwater housing and a Dyron dome port.
A newborn gorilla, named Ameli, rests in the arms of her mother, Anya. Picture: Jack Guez. (Gorillas comprise the eponymous genus Gorilla, the largest extant genus of primates by size. They are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Africa).