A wild Pokémon appeared! Oh wait, false alarm. It’s just a Fennec Fox, quite possibly the new Cutest Animal in the World title holder (I’m sorry pandas and sloths, you had your 15 minutes of fame). Photographer Cherl Kim has been taking photos of these adorable creatures at South Korea’s largest theme park, Everland Resort. According to Kim, the Fennec Fox has been the most popular – and most photogenic – animal in his Flickr photo stream.
Here’s a suggestion to Marvel and DC: In order to save on payroll, remove Robert Downey Jr., Ben Affleck, Scarlett Johansson, and all the other high-budget stars, and replace them with manatees. Who better to portray fantastical characters than the mermaids of the sea themselves! For us to have a picture of what this possibility would look like, US-based Joel Micah Harris has come up with an illustrated series of various superheroes being portrayed by manatees.
We have to take our hats off to National Geographic. They’ve been using the Crittercam, a camera designed specifically to be worn by all sorts of wild animals from lions to whales, to get a peek into their private lives first-hand. Some of the captured footage — such as the one of a sea lion […]
They say that in Australia, everything is, like, a million times more dangerous. Well, maybe what they failed to tell us was, everything’s also a million times cuter. A pair of orphan animals in a rescue centre in Victoria, Australia have become BFFs. No, this doesn’t involve a cat or a dog. This is Australia, […]
Yes, it’s true. UK’s Chessington World of Adventures Resort has hired Animal Print Bouncers to shoo visitors away from entering its premises with animal prints on — or cover up the offensive attire with a grey boiler suit. Apparently, ever since Chessington introduced a safari-style tour that lets visitors get close to the animals, its […]
This creature is probably the most terrifying thing we’ve ever seen. It’s called a Bobbit Worm, and it hides in the ocean floor waiting to catch its prey. It’s ‘a mix between the Mongolian death worm,the Graboids from Tremors, the Bugs from Starship Troopers, and a rainbow’. It can grow up to 10-ft. long, and it’s one of the most mysterious […]
Down, canine! There’s nothing a cat can’t bring under control with a good kitty swipe. Or unbearable cuteness. Really, cats just wield this weird invisible hold over everyone. Even dogs. Especially dogs. All hail kitty.
Kaitlin Becket’s style is unlike anything I have seen in a long time. Her characters and creatures are truly unique. Incorporating elements of steampunk and oriental folklore, this quirky mix melds together with a stunning effect. Beckett’s creative palette is growing in richness as she continues to bend new mediums to her will.
There is an old greek myth about the origin of dolphins. Supposedly they were sailors who fell overboard a sinking ship and sprouted fins. If dolphins used to be human, then it’s no wonder we identify so strongly with the creatures. They still act like us. All that to say, it came as no surprise […]
Tim Jeffs’ incredibly detailed ink drawings give us another reason to marvel at the beauty of nature. His series of black and white animal illustrations captures the form of these creatures in an almost hyperrealistic way. For such detailed drawings, his compositions are refreshingly simple and balanced
If you haven’t been remiss in your Lost At E Minor reading, then you would have seen the post in March on Menswear Dog, the fashionable Shiba Inu dressed up in GQ worthy duds. It turns out that dogs aren’t the only creatures who look good decked out in trench coats, fur collared jackets, or denim shirts. In Miguel Vallinas’s series Second Skins, we see all sorts of beasts, from deer and zebras to owls and roosters, modeling the best of contemporary fashion for us.
Explain this: if cats hate water, what are they doing in the sink? Are they thirsty? Is the sink simply too ‘cat-sized’ to ignore? We could try to read the minds of all the 513 cats in this photo gallery, but we’ll pass.
Wow your friends with this highly informative tee from Sharpshirter, diagraming the strength of various animal bites per square inch. This is a necessity for any animal fan. Also quite handy during biology tests, trivia challenges, and while roaming the wild. The Know Your Chomps tee and other items from Sharpshirter are now available in […]
Wow. When Kai Fagerström found out that all manners of animals like foxes and badgers had moved into the deserted houses near his family’s summer home in Suomusjärvi, Finland not too long ago, he took these stunning snapshots. As he put it, “There’s consolation in the idea that nature is reclaiming the places it has lent to people.”
Fine art photographer Charles Fréger, who is based in Rouen, France, recently trudged through 19 countries in Europe with his lens, capturing rituals such as the Festival of Bears or Fete de l’Ours in the Pyrenees, which had men dress up as the beasts stirring from hibernation. It’s fascinating to see how people all over […]