Alexandr and Mariya Dmitriev from Penza, Russia, have an unusual pet. It’s a cougar that has become an Internet celebrity known as Messi the Puma. Having a puma as a housecat looks somehow pretentious, doesn’t it? This is what I thought too at first. But after reading the whole story about Messi the Puma, I changed my mind. The Touching Story of Messi the Puma Messi was born at the zoo in the Russian city of Saransk along with two other cougar cubs (that were
Cute animals always make us go "aw." But have you tried to appreciate their cuteness from another angle? Life Advancer goes underneath - yes, below the pets we know and love. We're here to prove that all pets look cute no matter how you look at them. The following photos of cats and dogs from underneath will convince you. The Under Projects These cuties are part of the Under projects created by avid photographer and blogger Andrius Burba, who says that photographing pets against a
Yosemite National Park is typically a hubbub of tourist activity, and quiet is rare. But the park seems to have become the natural haven it was supposed to be. These days, Great Black Bears strutting proudly past administered buildings are not uncommon.. And if fortune smiles. Upon you, you may even come across the nearly extinct Bighorn atop the mountains. Well, we can't be one of those lucky tourists, at least not yet. Rangers still deny entry to the arguably best-known park in California. But
9-year-old Pavel Abramov has proven that when it comes to making a difference in the lives of others, age doesn't matter. When it comes to solving problems that have stumped people for a lifetime, kids are wonders. Pavel has shown his ingenuity by combining his love for art with his passion for animals. This native of the small Russian city of Arzamas creates portraits of animals and exchanges them for animal supplies. The Projects The little boy had started a project fondly termed "Kid Paintbrush"
Wildfires raged through Australia. With the help of a dog named Bear, rescue teams have finally been able to cut down losses of the animal population. It’s been a crisis for quite some time now. Australia is burning. And what’s worse than that is plants and animals alike are paying the heavy price. It is estimated that the number of animal deaths is nearing the billions, many of which are Koalas. The reason why the Koala is taking the worst of it is that they
The eye is the window to the soul, and it turns out that the camera can be the window to animal souls. Humans have long wanted to communicate with their furry companions, but few of us are animal whisperers. Photographer Robert Bahou has used his skills to enable us to unearth their personalities and the motivations behind their behavior. He presents Animal Soul, a compilation of dog and cat portraits. It is the product of many months of editing, sorting, and photographing. What Inspired 'Animal
The tentacles of this creature create images of monstrosity and fear. You are probably familiar with the octopus, but there may be facts that you may not know. This creature is one of the most intelligent animals known to man, and a million other surprises besides. Octopus Facts You May Already Know The octopus is familiar to all of us, and there are undoubtedly many things that we already know about it. Before we introduce you to a few lesser-known octopus facts, we'd like to
The quokka, Setonix brachyurus, the only member of the genus Setonix, is a small animal about the size of a domestic cat. Like other marsupials in the macropod family (such as kangaroos and wallabies), the quokka is herbivorous and mainly nocturnal. Read on to learn more interesting facts about the quokka. The Cute Quokka and 10 Facts about Its Habitat, Diet and More 1. Where do quokkas live? Quokkas are found on some smaller islands off the coast of Western Australia, particularly Rottnest Island, just