Watch a tiger jump impossibly high for meat in slow motion

Holy crap. I'm pretty sure the fence separating the tigers from the humans does absolutely nothing because these tigers can easily out jump it. Look at them gracefully fly in the air and snatch the meat like a wide receiver catching a touchdown pass. These beasts are basically basically comic book superhero versions… »12/31/14 8:28pm12/31/14 8:28pm

A Redesigned Zoo Where Humans Stay Hidden Could Be Better For Animals

Even the most zoo-friendly amongst us probably harbor mixed feelings about the undeniable psychological and physical toll that captivity takes on animals. The Danish architects at Bjarke Ingels Group think they've designed a better way. A Zootopia, if you will, where humans are usually hidden from animals by grass… »7/29/14 7:07pm7/29/14 7:07pm

A Fuelband-like Collar Shows You What Life Is Like As a Polar Bear

Those nifty Fuelbands and activity trackers can measure pretty much anything you do and even knows when you're having sex. So why not use similar technology to try and understand mysterious animals like the Polar Bear. That makes so much sense! And even better, why not add a GoPro camera to see what life is like for… »7/30/13 10:00pm7/30/13 10:00pm

Japan Prepares for a Rhino Attack with Two Dudes in a Rhino Suit

In the spirit of Halloween, I wanted to show you this absolutely amazing video of Tokyo's Ueno Zoo training for an escaped rhino by dressing up two guys in a big rhino costume. Instead of candy, they're dressing up for safety »10/31/08 11:40am10/31/08 11:40am. Watch! As the "rhino" walks slowly towards the security force! Listen! To the very…

Meerkats - Better at Acting in Nature Shows than Photography

Ian Turner is a zookeeper at Longleat Safari Park. He is also rather forgetful. After taking some pictures of his meerkats for a new zoo brochure, he left his Canon EOS in their enclosure. Apparently the alpha male, Monty, secretly harbors a gadget obsession, and jumped at the chance to snap a few shots of his family… »9/07/07 3:36am9/07/07 3:36am