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Medium-sized cats from around the world

Medium-sized cats from around the world

Cats come in two kinds, right? Big huge things that roam the wilds of Africa and Asia, hunting prey and roaring everywhere. And the humble domestic cat, leaving you half-dead birds and lounging in the most inconvenient places.

Great apes: What's so great about them?

Great apes: What’s so great about them?

The great apes will always hold a special place in my heart. They’re so close to human, I find them fascinating. I usually find myself siding with them during The Planet of the Apes films.

Baby animals who look like nothing like their parents

Baby animals who look nothing like their parents

It’s said newborn human babies closely resemble their fathers. This is so that the father feels obliged to stick around and care for his unbelievably handsome/beautiful baby. I’m not really sure about this theory because most babies, to me, look a bit like Winston Churchill no matter who the father is. Anyway, it seems that this isn’t always the case when it comes to animal babies. These animal mums are obviously a lot more independent than us humans because their sprogs don’t look like their dads or, in fact, their mums…

Things you might want to touch on holiday, but shouldn't

Things you might want to touch on holiday, but shouldn’t

Anyway, touch is an underrated sense. I don’t feel (that was actually unintentional) we give it enough importance; it’s only when we’re denied the opportunity to touch something that we realise how much we want to touch said thing. So read on and then consider how much you want to touch Juliet’s breast and an orang-utan, amongst other things.

Pigs from around the world

Pigs from around the world

In many ways, pigs are just like us – they’re highly-intelligent, social animals who, just occasionally, enjoy rolling around in a big muddy puddle.