Be More Dog (Click for Video)
UK Mobile phone company O2 has a great new ad that features a cat whose life was pretty boring until he decided to be more dog. Now, life is full of sticks and fun. We learn that the Latin phrase carpe diem actually means, “grab the Frisbee.” Maybe we should all be a bit more dog.
Tornado Survivor Finds Her Dog During Live TV Interview (Click for Video)
Miraculous stories of survival emerge after one of the strongest tornadoes in history tore through an Oklahoma suburb. An elderly woman whose home was destroyed by the Oklahoma tornado found her pet dog among the rubble during a live TV interview.
The footage of Barbara Garcia came as fellow survivors began reliving the terror they felt while winds of up to 200mph obliterated their neighbourhoods. Read more
Beat Keeping in a California Sea Lion (Click for Video)
This is amazing! One of the resident sea lions, Ronan, at the University of California Santa Cruz is the first non-human mammal shown able to find and keep the beat with musical stimuli according to Peter Cook in the Department of psychology.
Ronan is seen being rewarded for bobbing her head to simple sounds like a metronome and then to more complex dance music.
Jimmy Stewart Reads a Poem About His Dog Beau (Click for Video)
Jimmy Stewart was a one of a kind class act. He is seen here reading his famous touching poem about his dog Beau on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” in 1981.
Whale Shark Rescue (Click for Video)
In this remarkable video that was filmed out the coast near Wollongong in southern New South Wales, Australia in 2003, we see an amazing rescue of a whale shark. The animal approaches a fishing boat to ask for help as it had been entangled by a rope and needed help to get it off. One of the fishermen, Joe Sciberras, got into the water with a knife and was able to cut the whale shark free, saving its life. Read more
Bucket of Sloths (Click for Video)
Watch this adorable video of a bunch of sloths hanging out together in a big bucket. It was produced by National Geographic explorer and zoologist Lucy Cooke, who has written her first book entitled,A Little Book of Sloth, which features photos, facts, and stories about the residents of the world’s first sloth orphanage. The book is scheduled to be released on March 5, 2013 and a percentage of the sales will go towards sloth conservation.