Animals and Pets
Jan 6, 2015 – As the year’s first blanket of snow coated the Washington, D.C. area today, giant panda Bao Bao spent much of the morning playing in it for the very first time. The sixteen month-old panda cub tumbled down the hill in her outdoor enclosure, climbed trees and pounced on her mother Mei Xiang. This video marks Bao Bao’s first encounter with snow, resulting in high-quality frolicking. Says noted animal lover Kate Dries, “This is the most I’ve ever seen a panda move.”
Researchers at NC State University have developed a high-tech harness that is equipped with a suite of technologies to enhance communication between dogs and humans, with applications in everything from search and rescue to service dogs to training our pets.
Nature photographer Frans Lanting uses vibrant images to take us deep into the animal world. In this short, visual talk he calls for us to reconnect with other earthly creatures, and to shed the metaphorical skins that separate us from each other.
Alexis Brooks talks with animal communicator Maureen Harmonay to discuss all of the ways in which our beloved animal companions are connected to us, and the one thing that binds us all together – Love! It was in the 1970’s while racing and breeding horses that Maureen Harmonay realized she had the ability to pick up […]
The research, published in the journal Current Biology, shows how animal ears don’t just move to better hear sounds. The movements have meaning to other horses.”Most significantly, our results demonstrate that animals with large, mobile ears can use these as a visual cue to attention,” co-authors Jennifer Wathan and Karen McComb wrote.
Your 4-minute antidote to an overdose of bad news from around the world: a montage of humanitarian rescue videos
Turkish company Pugedon recently introduced a vending machine in Istanbul that releases food and water for the city’s stray dogs in exchange for recycled plastic bottles.
The undeserved benevolence of dolphins towards humans is baffling, at best. However, scientific investigations of the dolphin brain appear to offer some insight to this complaisant behavior.
Talking to animals is not nearly as difficult as it may seem. We are certainly not speaking to a ‘poor dumb creature’. Through the individual animal, we are speaking with a highly evolved being far in advance of ourselves. That’s why if we really want an answer to a particular question in life, one of the best solutions is to ask an animal. Because they have no ego, no individual thought “this is what ‘I’ want to do now”, the guiding Deva can coordinate synchronicity through animals to bring us answer we need.
Spiritual educator and medium Gail Thackray talks to Anjula Ram about her trips to Brazil to visit John of God, working with spirit guides and animals, and finding your soul purpose. Also some fascinating dialogue about working with our triggers, healing across the world, and dissolving blocks to manifesting abundance.