Animal

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Critically Endangered Species May Go Extinct as Land Degrades

Species with depleting populations could be casualties of desertification.
Shamani Joshi
9.9.19
Australia Today

Meet the Australian Marsupial That Literally Shags Itself to Death

Researchers confirmed that male kalutas are dying en masse after "intense" mating sessions driven by polyamorous females.
Gavin Butler
9.9.19
Side Gigs

I'm a Therapist Who Walks Dogs to Stay Sane

After seven or eight hours of listening to people talk about life’s complexities, the simplicity of being with dogs is a relief.
Francesca Sternfeld
12.10.18
Snacks

These Vegans Really Believe Animal Crackers Are 'Problematic'

"[T]he phenomenon of animal crackers remains problematic and part of a wider culture of speciesism.”
Karen Chernick
9.25.18
Australia Today

Tourists in Australia Accidentally Trained Kangaroos to Attack For Food

One unlucky visitor needed 17 stitches in her face, “from her eye to her chin."
Millie Roberts
5.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Woman Saved a Drowning Squirrel Using CPR She Learned on 'The Office'

Dunder-Mifflin's bad CPR training just saved a real life.
River Donaghey
4.8.18
horse

Some Asshole Thought It Would Be Cool to Bring a Horse to a Miami Nightclub

A horse walked into a packed bar and it went about as poorly as you'd expect.
River Donaghey
3.9.18
sculpture

Voluptuous Women Ride Elephants and Ostriches in These "Ironic" Sculptures

Italian sculptor Matthias Verginer hopes his work encourages people to accept themselves.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.20.17
Stuff

The Animal Prosthetics Companies Creating Bionic Donkey Legs and Wheels for Rams

Meet some of the organizations working to give disabled animals a shot at a normal life.
Paula González
7.6.16
Art

Expired Medicine Creates Abstract Animal Paintings

South African artist Jo Voysey’s unconventional choice of mediums highlights the contentious relationship between human and animals.
Tanja M. Laden
5.25.16
Art

Monumental Wildlife Portraits Capture Wastelands Once Roamed

Photographer Nick Brandt transforms his portraits of East African wildlife into ephemeral monuments to a vanishing world.
Shana Nys Dambrot
4.23.16
Stuff

We Talked to the Woman Who Says She's Spoken to Cecil the Lion from Beyond the Grave

"Animal communicator" Karen Anderson says that the murdered beast is doing "just fine" in the afterlife.
Ralph Jones
8.3.15
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