Today is National Monkey Day! Although this holiday technically commemorates the day John Scopes was convicted for teaching evolution in the infamous Monkey Trial ending on July 21, 1925 (bet you didn't know that fact), we decided to use that bit of history to commemorate some silly monkey phrases. Check out cute creatures acting as the saying would imply — "Monkey see, monkey do," after all!
Meet the most smiley animal on earth: the quokka. A native of Australia, the quokka is a marsupial in the macropod family (along with wallabies and kangaroos) with a permanently positive outlook. Its most distinct characteristic is the appearance that it is always smiling. If you're feeling blue or just having a bad day, look no further. Click through to get an instant mood-booster and learn a few fun facts about quokkas while you're at it!
April is National Frog Month, dedicated to the loved (or loathed) amphibian. In honor of all things frog, we've rounded up a collection of adorable frog pictures paired with cool facts that might surprise you. Considered one of the oldest amphibians on the planet, frogs have inspired artists, writers, scientists, and dancers for years. Click through to learn more and celebrate the unique characteristics of frogs.
Whether your pup's ears regularly stand at alert or drag through the dirt, they probably fall into a handful of ear shapes with whimsical names. Candle flame, tulip, button, and rose aren't just code names: they actually describe the form that a dog's keen listening devices might take. Click through and see if you can spot the ear that most looks like those found on your own dog!