These Incredible Sand Sculptures By Andoni Bastarrika Are The Ultimate Childhood Dream

These Incredible Sand Sculptures By Andoni Bastarrika Are The Ultimate Childhood Dream

Remember when you were little and you were building sandcastles on the beach? In your mind, they were tall, abundant, rich, but in reality, there were…well, not that great. These incredible sand sculptures by Andoni Bastarrika are so lifelike and cool, that I wish I had him around when I was a kid playing in the sand. Continue reading »

Animals In Suits: Very Well Dressed Animal Portraits By Ryan Berkley

Animals In Suits: Very Well Dressed Animal Portraits By Ryan Berkley

Ryan Berkley creates comic-book inspired art and prints for your walls or family photo albums using mainly markers and colored pencils. Perhaps best known for his “Animals in Suits” series, Ryan likes to tackle surreal subject matter in a very friendly way. Continue reading »

This Facebook Group Is Dedicated To Crappy Wildlife Photos That Are So Bad They’re Good

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This Facebook Group Is Dedicated To Crappy Wildlife Photos That Are So Bad They’re Good
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Forget everything you learned at that once-in-a-lifetime photography class. And if there’s not much to forget to begin with, I’m talking drawing a blank page. We are now entering the alternative National Geographic where no definition, missed focus, awkward poses, and a shaky frame are things to be proud of. Continue reading »

Not Only People Respect Social Distancing Rules – Animals Are Also Following The Recommendation Of WHO In Order To Stop Spreading The Coronavirus Pandemic

Cats respect the social distance rule of 1-meter even while hunting
Not Only People Respect Social Distancing Rules – Animals Are Also Following The Recommendation Of WHO In Order To Stop Spreading The Coronavirus Pandemic

The WHO (World Health Organization) advises that people should maintain at least 1 meter distance between them in order to prevent spreading the coronavirus infection, which already killed more than 154.726 people and over 2.2 million confirmed cases. Continue reading »

Ptolemy Elrington Recycles Old Hubcaps Into Amazing Animal Sculptures

Ptolemy Elrington Recycles Old Hubcaps Into Amazing Animal Sculptures

Ptolemy studied at Bradford in the 80’s, travelled extensively and settled in Brighton, UK. He specialises in animals, insects and marine life sculptures made from recycled materials including car wheel trims, shopping trolleys, car parts and found objects. He’s spent the last 17 years recycling them into beautiful and elegant animal sculptures. Continue reading »

For $100, You Can Have A Farm Animal Drop By Your Next ZOOM Video Conference

For 0, You Can Have A Farm Animal Drop By Your Next ZOOM Video Conference

Odds are you and your colleagues are spending more time on video calls these days. Well, for your next team meeting or company Zoom call, why not mix things up a bit? For $100, you can have a llama or goat visit your call. Yes, really. Continue reading »

Perfect Imperfection: Photographer Documents The Beauty Of Animals With Disabilities

Beau Was Taken In As A Stray And Had The Tips Of His Ears Resected When He Developed Skin Cancer
Perfect Imperfection: Photographer Documents The Beauty Of Animals With Disabilities

From dogs with three legs to cats without eyes, the Perfect Imperfection photo series celebrates the intrinsic beauty of animals who have overcome adversity and adapted to a physical impairment. All of these animals were rescued from their former lives and given a second chance by kind and caring humans. Continue reading »

The Beautiful, Surreal And Sometimes Sinister Artwork Of Jaco Putker

The Beautiful, Surreal And Sometimes Sinister Artwork Of Jaco Putker

Jaco Putker considers himself a regular guy who just likes to create. He is not quite sure what the term “artist” means–other than it suggests someone who has the freedom to create whatever they want. When Putker works he tries not to think too hard about what he is doing as thinking too much kills his creativity. Continue reading »

Artist Liz Sexton Turns Little Animals Into Human Scale

Artist Liz Sexton Turns Little Animals Into Human Scale

Anthropocentrism is the philosophy that man is the center of the world. It is this theory that Liz Sexton fights through her hybrid creatures. Continue reading »

Mammal Photographer Of The Year 2020 Contest Gives Top Prize To Urban Fox Photo

A curious fox, a posing seal and a rolling hare are just some of the winning pics from amateur photo competition, Mammal Photographer of the Year.

Mammal Photographer Of The Year 2020 Contest Gives Top Prize To Urban Fox Photo
Roger Cox/Mammal Photographer of the Year 2020

This snap of a daring fox on a car windscreen won the main prize. It was taken by Roger Cox from London and it’s called Foxhall Zafira after the Vauxhall car the fox had jumped onto! Roger says the animal often jumps on cars to find wild cherries which have dropped from the trees. Continue reading »

What The Bloody Hell Is A … ?: Brilliant Guide To Animals

What The Bloody Hell Is A … ?: Brilliant Guide To Animals

UK TV channel Dave launched an online campaign titled “What the bloody hell is a … ?” During it, the channel shared pictures of various animals along with some of their defining characteristics. And yes, the descriptions aren’t completely legit. Well, actually, they’re almost pure fiction. But they’re so ridiculous, they’re kinda genius. Continue scrolling and you’ll see what we mean. Continue reading »

This Artist Gives Animals A Rainbow Makeover

This Artist Gives Animals A Rainbow Makeover

Ramzy Masri is a talented Brooklyn-based graphic designer who uses rainbow colors as a major inspiration for his artwork. Masri made a name for himself on social media for his colorful works on which he gives landscapes, cityscapes, people, food, and all sorts of other subjects a rainbow makeover by injecting warm colors to ordinary photographs and making them pop. Continue reading »

Biodiversity Heritage Library Makes 150,000 Animal And Botanical Illustrations Available To Download For Free

Biodiversity Heritage Library Makes 150,000 Animal And Botanical Illustrations Available To Download For Free

The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a veritable storehouse of natural history documentation that provides open access to its digital library, which includes over 150,000 animal and botanical illustrations that can be downloaded for free. The mission of the BHL is to make its gathered documentation openly available to the public as a tool for biodiversity education. Continue reading »

This Artist Blends Human Bodies And Animal Faces Together

This Artist Blends Human Bodies And Animal Faces Together

Ahmad Habash is a visual storyteller, director, and animator with extensive experience in different areas such as animation, illustration, videography, and paper-craft. He caught our attention with his latest project called “Anthropomorphism,” in which he used photo manipulation to exchange human faces with animals. Continue reading »

Things They Don’t Tell You: Honest Guide To Life Brought To You By Cartoonist Winston Rowntree

Things They Don't Tell You: Honest Guide To Life Brought To You By Cartoonist Winston Rowntree

Cartoonist Winston Rowntree created an honest guide to life about all those things that they don’t tell you (but should), all brought to you by adorable animals who try to deal with the harsh reality. Continue reading »

Photographer Captured The Expressions Of Animals In The Holiday Spirit

Photographer Captured The Expressions Of Animals In The Holiday Spirit

According to Belinda Richards: “I got the idea for the Classically Classy Christmas theme while wandering around Spotlight (a craft and fabrics store here in Australia) one weekend. I was looking for something that says Christmas but avoids the traditional red/green color pallet. Continue reading »

This Guy Can’t Stop Photoshopping Animals Into The Most Random Things

This Guy Can’t Stop Photoshopping Animals Into The Most Random Things

“I love animals so much I literally see them everywhere.” That’s the description one will find when one stumbles across @animalsinthings on Instagram. I first came across the photoshop wiz’s work on reddit last week and now here we are. Continue reading »

Creative Photo Manipulations Of Animals By Indonesian Digital Artist Aditya Aryanto

Creative Photo Manipulations Of Animals By Indonesian Digital Artist Aditya Aryanto

23-year-old Indonesian digital artist Aditya Aryanto (previously) photoshop animals in a creative way. Every animal has different characteristics and patterns and emotions, Aditya likes to show those in his creations. Continue reading »

Russian Artist’s Cute Felted Wool Animals Might Hypnotize You With Their Googly Eyes

Russian Artist’s Cute Felted Wool Animals Might Hypnotize You With Their Googly Eyes

Somewhere in Khabarovsk, Russia, there lives a passionate felted wool artist that makes the cutest woodland animals that seem like they came out of a Disney movie. Her name is Yulia Derevschikova, and she’s been doing this since 2015 and she has created over a hundred of these adorable little critters. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Crafts Epic Beast And Plant Hybrid Sculptures

Japanese Artist Crafts Epic Beast And Plant Hybrid Sculptures

YAGIGURA is a Japanese sculptor and mixed media artist. Specializing in ceramic modeling and pottery since a student, much of YAGIGURA’s clay sculptures are impressive expressions of nature that construct epic beasts out of plant motifs. Although there’s still plenty room left for charming meerkats and rabbits as well!. Continue reading »

Photographer Steve McCurry’s Photos Show The Complex Relationship Between Humans And Animals

The legendary US photographer’s favourite shots of creatures and how they interact with humans feature in “Animals”, his latest book.

Photographer Steve McCurry's Photos Show The Complex Relationship Between Humans And Animals
A mahout and his elephant at a sanctuary, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2010. (Photo by Steve McCurry/The Guardian) Continue reading »

Digital Artist Turns Nature’s Images Into Animals

Digital Artist Turns Nature’s Images Into Animals

Digital artist Martijn Schrijver likes playing with Photoshop and he seeks his inspiration in the beauty of Mother Nature. In his brilliant work, the Amsterdam-based Schrijver turns drops into ladybugs, waterfalls into bears, rocks into giant rhinos, while toucans get pealed banana-shaped beaks. Continue reading »

Bear In The Back Seat: Majestic Portraits Of Wild Animals By Simone Heinrich

Bear In The Back Seat: Majestic Portraits Of Wild Animals By Simone Heinrich

Amazing shots of wild animals in the Canadian Rockies by Simone Heinrich, a gifted self-taught photographer, adventurer, and nature lover who was born in Germany and came to Canada in 2003. Simone fell in love with the Canadian Rockies, its beautiful scenery and wonderful wildlife. She focuses mainly on wildlife, nature, and animal photography. Continue reading »

An Innovative Photographer Attached A Camera To A Remote-Controlled Car, Allowing Him To Capture Wild Animals

An Innovative Photographer Attached A Camera To A Remote-Controlled Car, Allowing Him To Capture Wild Animals

Over the last 11 years, Chris Bray has been taking pictures of animals using his toy car contraption while he takes guests on photography tours in Kenya. Bray purchased an ordinary remote-controlled car, stripped it of anything that could chewed or ripped off, leaving the chassis, then strapped a GoPro to the top of it. When a herd of animals has been sighted, Bray uses the toy car to approach the subjects’ general area without intruding. Continue reading »

Hot Australian Firefighters Pose With Animals For The New 2020 Calendars

Hot Australian Firefighters Pose With Animals For The New 2020 Calendars

From its humble beginnings, The Australian Firefighters Calendar was established in 1993 to support the Children’s Hospital Foundation, providing funds for research into childhood burns. Now in its 27th year, The Australian Firefighters Calendar has raised over $3 million for various charities. Continue reading »