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Friday Catblogging: A Cougar in Utah

Anastasia Tsioulcas reports Man Escapes Cougar: ‘Dude, I Don’t Feel Like Dying Today’: Twenty-six-year-old Kyle Burgess was on a 10-mile run on Saturday up Slate Canyon in Provo, Utah. He told the Deseret News that when he saw four cougar cubs on the trail, he took out his phone and started filming. But when Burgess…

Friday Catblogging: Live Safari TV

Heather Djunga reports that one can Go on safari at home with a twice-daily live-stream from South Africa: When viewers join a tour, they ride “virtually” with rangers on dusty roads. They visit locations that wild animals frequent, such as watering holes where elephants, rhinos, leopards and other animals go daily to drink. Each safari…

Snow Leopards of Northern India

Dina Mishev writes How a lifelong obsession with snow leopards led me to northern India: It is an afternoon toward the end of our stay at the lodge that Namgail spots snow leopards: a mom and two cubs, maybe even the ones of which Norboo and I saw the tracks. We spent days driving up…

Thirsty Koala Drinks from Cyclist’s Water Bottle

  View this post on Instagram   There were about a dozen cyclists around me watching this (all men) and several commented that it was genuinely the best thing they’ve witnessed. What a truly wonderful experience. Check out my previous posts this morning for explanation. : : : #cyclingtips #cycling #roadcycling #roadbike #roadbikelife #lifeonabike #travelbybike…

Friday Catblogging: Facts About Jaguars

Daisy Hernandez offers 7 Amazing Facts About Jaguars, One of the World’s Coolest Cats (‘The big cats are among the fiercest apex predators in the world’).  If one is to be a predator, it’s best to be an apex predator:  According to Live Science, jaguars are “the biggest cats in the Americas” and weigh up…