animals

The Tail-Wagging Bliss of Tucking Your Dog into Bed

Goodnight moon, goodnight lamp, goodnight pup wearing a nightcap

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Watch This Movie About Raccoon Dogs with Huge Balls

It’s an incredible tale of environmentalism in one giant package

These Gamers Are Total Pigs

New animal welfare research says pigs are intelligent enough to be trained to play video games — which might have implications for the farming industry

Can ‘Animal Prostitution’ Help Humans Rethink Sex?

We think of transactional sex as shameful and evil. But it’s way more common in the natural world — not to mention respectful, consenting and mutually beneficial — than we’re led to believe