Who is this transparent alien? Why, it’s a glass squid.

“Who is this alien?” is Mashable’s enduring series about the exceptionally peculiar critters that inhabit a relatively small, ocean-dominated world in the outer realms of the Milky Way galaxy, called Earth. Many of these lifeforms, you’ll find, are quite alien.  California’s Monterey Bay teems with whales and vivacious seals. But, over 1,000 feet beneath the […]

April the giraffe is going on birth control

After having five children in her just 17 years on earth, April the giraffe is ready to go on birth control. The famous giraffe from Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York will also be moved to a barn where she’ll be provided with senior care. Giraffes typically live up to 25 years in the […]

All-white albino panda looks ‘strong’ in new photo

Image: WOLONG NATIONAL NATURE RESERVE/HANDOUT HANDOUT/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock By Alison Foreman2019-05-27 23:58:19 UTC Thanks to a group of Chinese researchers and a rare genetic mutation, we’re discovering that the world’s best bear can get even more adorable. On Sunday, scientists at Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan, China released a photo of an all-white, albino giant panda […]

The Talking Animal Cinematic Universe is real. Trust us.

You know the Star Wars universe. You know the DC Extended Universe. You know the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  How about the Talking Animal Cinematic Universe? Movies and television shows allow us to peer inside other worlds, worlds where almost anything is possible. Sometimes these worlds are real. Sometimes they’re fiction. Sometimes they are shared worlds […]