A trio of hogs no longer needs to worry about someone huffing and puffing and blowing their house in!
The three female pigs made their debut this month at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo. They're mulefoot hogs, which have single non-cloven hooves that resemble those of a mule.
The domestic breed is considered critically rare by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy because they aren't commonly bred by farmers, the zoo says.
"I'm happy as a Corgi in a sweater wearing booties walking kindly through the leaves in the middle of the fall / I'm peachy as a puppy sitting soundly in a lady's lap watching all the birds fly this-a'way and that."
Best song lyrics ever written? We think so.
Well, hello there, bright eyes!
The baby bird is thriving, doubling in size in just five days. And she’s already losing some of her downy feathers to look more like an adult.
The hand-reared owlet’s parents are education birds who are trained to fly free during shows and perch on a glove, and this little one will follow in their footsteps.
“She’s been doing well in her first public interactions,” says Cathy Schlott, manager of animal training at the National Aviary. “Her visitors love seeing her up close, and she’s well on her way to being a great education bird.”
Your cat knows she's fancy — and she reminds you of it all the time. You humor her by offering nothing but the best cat treats, but if you're storing them in a plain old plastic container, you're not living up to kitty's expectations.
Instead of that ugly Tupperware, keep your cat's treats in this beautiful jar from artist Arthur Court. This storage container combines a pebbled glass jar and a stylish aluminum lid, with a signature Arthur Court sculpture of a cat reaching for a fish. It is guaranteed to raise the level of snack-time sophistication for your cat. (And also guaranteed to look better on your kitchen counter than that plastic monstrosity.) There is also a companion dog treat canister available for the sophisticated pooch. Both make ideal wedding or housewarming gifts for your pet-loving friends.
These pieces are not dishwasher-safe. Hand wash, and dry the aluminum top immediately to prevent staining.