Their beautiful colours and exotic good looks have made parrots a popular pet throughout history. Unfortunately many parrots are abandoned or put up for adoption by their owners every year, leading many to parrot rehab. What is parrot rehab? Parrot rehabilitation centres can be found all around the world. They care for parrots that have … Continued
Finding that perfect gift is a tricky confluence of knowing the recipient, figuring out a surprise element, and gifting something the person would probably never purchase for themselves. It’s a hard task, but when you actually nail it there’s no greater feeling. Of course the hardest part in all of that is finding the great … Continued
We all need a vacation once in a while, whether it’s a staycation, lounging around on a beach, or booking a tour to see all of a city or country’s most popular tourist spots. Or, if you’re a wildlife lover who wants to avoid the canned vacation experience altogether, then you could break that mould … Continued
It’s no secret the current U.S. president is a fan of business and looking out for the interests of the wealthy, and less of a “bleeding heart” when it comes to protecting wildlife and the environment. Those traits are undoubtedly why Donald Trump has had his government scrub words like “climate change,” and even the … Continued
Namibia’s Namib Desert is one of the oldest on the planet, arid for at least the last 55 millions years or so. During this time a rather incredible array of life has evolved to cope with the dry conditions. And a great wealth of these adapted animals and plants are endemic, meaning they’re not found … Continued
Imagine an animal that weighs the same as a small sachet of porridge, but can generate 1500N of force—equivalent to the resting weight of two people—in a lightning attack that’s as fast as a bullet leaving a gun. Add to this species, an arsenal of hammer-like appendages, pointed claws sharper than flick-knives, an eyesight that’s unparalleled to anything else in the animal kingdom … Continued
Sharks have roamed our planet’s oceans for more than 400 million years. Because of their size, strength, and toothy jaws, these evolutionary marvels have earned the reputation of ruthless, bloodthirsty predators. But this narrow-minded view of sharks has threatened their future. There’s a lot more to sharks than meets the eye, and with 27 distinct … Continued
The frilled-neck lizard may be one of Australia’s most iconic reptiles. Named after the flappy collar that folds around their neck, this lizard thrives in northern parts of Australia, and southern parts of New Guinea, where it hangs out high up in the treetops. Check out some fun facts about these reptiles above!
On the forested flanks of the Snježnik massif in Risnjak National Park, it’s possible—if serendipity is on your side—to spy brown bears foraging amid the trees, to spot a lonely lynx prowling across the rocks and hear wild wolves howling. You could be in a corner of Canada, but you’re not. This is slap bang … Continued
This is the first mammal to go extinct due to climate change, and you probably didn't know it existed
The image above is of the Bramble Cay melomys, or Bramble Cay mosaic-tailed rat. These rodents were once found on a tiny, remote reef island found at the northern tip of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, which they shared with shore birds and green turtles looking to lay their eggs. Very little is known about this … Continued
As one of seven species of sea turtle, the olive ridley sea turtle is a little on the smaller side in comparison to his cousins. They get their name from the greenish colouring of their shell, which starts out grey when they’re young but grows greener with age. These turtles thrive in the tropical waters … Continued
The giraffe gazelle, or gerenuk, is a long-necked species of antelope found in the deserts of East Africa. If it’s not obvious to you by now, their most distinguishing characteristic is their extremely long necks. They also have long and slender legs, which gives them an advantage when outrunning prey.
The Tree Kangaroo, or Boongarry, as the locals call them, looks like a monkey mixed with sloth mixed with a bear, but it’s neither sloth nor monkey nor bear. I think it’s safe to say, they’re anything but normal. While they have an appearance more akin to a monkey or sloth, the tree kangaroo is … Continued
Underwater mothers face challenges and dangers we cannot imagine, including those posed by human activities such as pollution, habitat loss and underwater noise from shipping and development. It’s WWF Water Wednesday, when Love Nature television explores the unique characteristics, natural history, environmental challenges and threats facing waters and aquatic species in Canada and around the … Continued
Cheetahs are swift hunters, but they have to work hard in order to bring down their prey. Watch Icons of The Wild: The Predators of Africa, now on the Love Nature app. Not a member? Subscribe now and get your first 30 days free!
Gorillas look big and menacing, but deep down they’re pretty shy. Young Anaka is nearly 2-years-old, and is already showing off and acting tough.
Stargazers are the deadly ninjas of the sea: These fish spend most of their time hiding under the sandy ocean floor. To attract prey, they use a worm-shaped lure that is attached to the floor of their mouth. When a hungry fish swims by looking to nibble on that “worm”, the stargazer leaps out of … Continued
Sloths are arboreal and mostly never leave the comfort of the trees. However, one of the only reasons they descend from the branches is to go to the bathroom, which makes them vulnerable to predators.
Cindy, an orphaned orangutan that spent her life in captivity, gets a second chance thanks to the kind-hearted people at International Animal Rescue. Here is her story.
We know that most dogs enjoy a game of fetch from time to time, so it should only make sense for some of their wilder cousins to also have a ball playing around, right? Take this coyote for instance, who was caught on tape playing with a ball in someone’s yard. YouTube user Evnissyen uploaded … Continued