(CBS News) For me the classic "shell game" evokes memories of amateur magic tricks and cons perpetrated in a lot of films in the 1980's. But when you take out the sleight-of-hand element and play it straight, in reality it is a game of observational skill. Which leads me to a very observant cat in our video above... go ahead and see what happens when he's presented with the game.Continue »
(CBS News) Raise your hand up if you want to see some cute animal antics? I'd like to imagine hands all over the world raised in unision, but the fact is I can't actually see you, and will just have to imagine it occurred. So let's start this post off with a baby panda and his mom above.Continue »
America's cities are home to more creatures than just humans. Most city-dwellers know even they have to put up with a certain amount of wildlife -- be it pigeons, rats, nutrias or what-have-you. But San Francisco has a special new resident named Sutro Sam. (Special because, unlike the previously mentioned critters, Sam is adorable.) Named after the defunct Sutro Baths, now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Sutro Sam is the first river otter to take up residence in San Francisco in nearly half a century.Continue »
(CBS News) The Internet and cats go together like peanut butter and jelly. And seeing as we are starting off a brand new year today, it's only fitting to give a double dose of both big and small cats engaged in hijinks. We kick this post off with a big cat known as a Caracal displaying some truly amazing jumping skills that would make a professional basketball player envious above.
(CBS News) A lot of smart scientists use mice for the advancement of science. But did you realize that there are some very smart mice out there, too? Don't believe me? Fair enough. Because I've got two videos to prove my hypothesis starting with the one above. Go ahead and check it out.
(CBS News) The noise of Mario's jump is one of the most recognizable sounds in video game history. It's also, for at least one skittish cat, one of the most terrifying.Continue »
(CBS News) We love our pets. And the primary pets, cats and dogs, can be cute, weird and very silly sometimes. This post is going to focus on two cases of that starting with a dog video above that is a mixture of totally random and adorable at the same time. Go ahead and watch.
(CBS News) Kids and animals separately can make for some very cute viral videos. And when they come together, the adorable overload ante is upped all the more. So go ahead and watch what happens when a little boy named Ryan encounters a beaver at the Oregon Zoo above.