Accoutrements Horse Head Squirrel Feeder may be the strangest garden gadget yet, and it's being offered for just $12.54, today only, originally $33.95. This hanging vinyl 6-1/2" x 10" (16.5 cm x 25.4 cm) squirrel feeder makes it appear as if any squirrel that eats from it is wearing a Horse Mask. You'll laugh every morning as you drink your coffee while staring out the window into your backyard. Product page. Continue reading for another video and more information.
The creature you see above is not a Pokemon, but rather a neotenic salamander called the Axolotl, a master of regeneration. Unlike other amphibians, they reach adulthood without undergoing metamorphosis, and instead of developing lungs to take to the land, adults remain aquatic and gilled. The axolotl does not heal by scarring and is capable of the regeneration of entire lost appendages in a period of months, and, in certain cases, more vital structures, even the brain. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Photographer Daniel Biber tried to capture a photo of starlings flying in the sky, but all of a sudden, they began to swirl together in response to a predator being close by. What happened next? They twisted to form a giant bird, or a one-in-a-million shot if you will. "Only when I checked the pictures on the computer later, I realized what formation the starlings had created. I was so concentrated on taking pictures at the time that I hadn't realized that the starlings had created a giant bird in the sky," said Daniel. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Photographer Tim Flach spent the past 2-years traveling the world documenting the lives of threatened species, like the Philippine Eagle above. This species is among the rarest and most powerful birds in the world, so much so that it has been declared the Philippine national bird. It's critically endangered due to massive loss of habitat resulting from deforestation in most of its range, and killing a Philippine eagle is punishable under law by 12 years in prison and a heavy fine to boot. Continue reading for more pictures.
Graffiti artist Evgeny Ches wanted to create forest installations unlike any other, and it's safe to say that he's successfully done so with these plastic wrap animals. "Hi, my name is Evgeny Ches, I'm a graffiti and contemporary artist from Moscow, Russia. I call the technique that I use Cellograffiti, it's basically painting on the plastic wrap instead of walls or other places," said the artist. Continue reading for more pictures.
Photographer Joachim Munter from Helsinki, Finland specializes in capturing wildlife, like the photogenic squirrel you see above. Sure, some of these shots may have taken hours, if not days, to find the perfect moment, but as you can see, they were well worth the wait. "Upon first glance, these animals look like they were trained. From a curious fox to a hungry squirrel, Munter builds such a strong bond with the creatures, they look perfectly comfortable while in front of his lens," said Bored Panda. Continue reading to see more. Click here for a few bonus images.
Airtight Artwork's Matt Wilson uses old kitchen utensils to create magnificent animal sculptures, mainly birds. "The upcycled work I create is a testimony to the belief of conserving and appreciating our resources, so that the environment in which we live will continue to be an environment in which we desire to live. My goal as an artist is to make artwork unlike art people have seen, while at the same time recognizable in the identity of everyday materials," said Wilson. Continue reading for more pictures and another video.
These aren't costumes, just realistic animal ski face masks by Canada-based Beardo. Each one comes printed with an "ultra-realistic HD design" with several varying patterns, including fur, whiskers, and even wet noses. Not just limited to normal house pets, like cats and dogs, but you can also choose from pandas, koalas, as well as foxes. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Japan-based photographer Hisakata Hiroyuki has been capturing action photos of cats in martial arts poses and posting them on Instagram. To date, he's amassed thousands of fans, and now, he even turned some of the images into lenticular creations that show motion. "Each of the pictures freezes leaping cats in time and makes them look like they're practicing fighting techniques and sparring with other cats," according to Peta Pixel. Continue reading for more, including a video of the lenticular creations.
Azuki, a hedgehog who lives in Japan, recently went on a camping trip, and his owner posted the adventure on Instagram. Yes, the tiny hedgehog got his own set of miniature Coleman camping gear, complete with a tent, kayak, and barbecue. The food may have been plastic, but we're sure he got plenty of treats after the shoot. Continue reading for more pictures.