Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

look at this fucking helpful father

Photograph by Holger Hollemann, European Pressphoto Agency
Male marmosets in South America not only carry, feed, and groom their twin babies, but also may act as "midwives" during birth, grooming and licking the newborns.
Marmoset dads may be so involved in parenting because of the high cost of birth for the mother: While in the womb, the babies eventually make up 25% of her body weight—equal to a 120-pound woman giving birth to a 30-pound infant.

look at these fucking lethargic fatties

Monday, June 18, 2012

look at this fucking demon

Photograph courtesy NIWA
Female black dragonfish—such as this newfound specimen of the Idiacanthus genus—are "fierce predators" of small fish. But "interestingly, male dragonfish lack teeth and a functional gut, and are thought to live only long enough to breed," biologist Malcolm Clark said.

look at these fucking pack-hunting hawks

Friday, June 15, 2012

look at this fucking pitiful cat

old, but classic photo.

look at this fucking eight-legged underdog

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

look at this fucking motherly gorilla

Older gorillas baby-talk with the young, just like humans do.