Why Do Cats Bring Their Prey To You?
It might be rather traumatic or disgusting to see a dead bird or mouse on your bed or dining table. It doesn't make sense at first sight: why would your cat bring dead animals to you? Don't get mad at your little, cute, pawed friend. They mean very well!Intended spoiler: It isn't to earn your appreciation and bring you a present! Get reading!
17 Animal Species On The Verge Of Extinction
According to scientists, our planet is now in the midst of its sixth mass extinction of plants and animals — the sixth wave of extinctions in the past half-billion years. We’re currently experiencing the worst spate of species die-offs since the loss of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. Although extinction is a natural phenomenon, it occurs at a natural “background” rate of about one to five species per year. Scientists estimate we’re now losing species at 1,000 to 10,000 times the background rate, with literally dozens going extinct every day. 30 to 50 percent of all species are possibly heading toward extinction by mid-century.And unfortunately, our knowledge on biodiversity and ecosystems is scarce.Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for the Environment, gave a speech last year on Biodiversity, Food and Sustainable Development at Milan Expo Biodiversity Park and said “To quote the World Resources Institute, we know more on how many stars there are in our galaxy than how many species there are on Earth!”So, now is the time for us to pay attention to what we’re about to lose if we keep dominating nature relentlessly.
20 Awesome Things About Raccoons Guaranteed To Make You Adopt One!
Raccoons are mid-sized mammals native to North America, and they are absolute QTs. They love to swim, climb and have a curiosity about cat food, as well as shiny stuff. Some people in the US own raccoons as pets and some raccoons sneak into houses, even though they are not invited. So why don't you consider letting those sweet animals into your home? If you have a hard time convincing yourself, just take a look at to our list.
It's Not As Easy As You Think: 15 Facts About Being A "Centaur"
Centaur is a mythological creature with the upper body of a human and the lower body of a horse. They're always portrayed in movies or books as wise, kind and strong creatures with their six-pack absi making most people think it must be awesome to be a centaur. But is it? Let's objectively think together about what it's like to be a Centaur...