These photos are a few years old, but worth re-sharing for Daily Squee Value.
The story: Three cougar cubs were born at a zoo in Samara, Russia, but caretakers worried that the parents might behave aggressively, and harm their babies. So they gave the cougar cubs to Cholli, a German shepherd mommy with five pups of her own and a strong maternal instinct. Cholli and the foster children got along great. She fed them and cared for them as if they were her own puppies. [via LA Times archives]
And that’s the way it is. (via Laughing Squid)
This is the Yangtze giant softshell turtle, one of the most endangered species on Earth. There are two at China’s Suzhou Zoo and one in the wild in Vietnam’s lake Dong Mo. Conservationists really need to find a fourth to aid their efforts to rebuild the species. National Geographic spoke with Aimin Wang, director of […]
Acidic solutions can help neutralize the toxins from a jellyfish sting so why shouldn’t you try to piss the pain away? (Reactions)
If you don’t want to get stuck footing the bill for a hit and run, this dashboard-mounted camera offers up to 2K resolution to make sure you always have a reliable witness, and it’s available in the Boing Boing Store for 30% off it’s usual price.The PapaGo mounts unobtrusively to your windshield to see everything […]
While some people still maintain that everything in Apple’s walled garden “just works” and is immune to the rampant malware of the Windows world, the reality is different. The Mac’s growing market share has made it a much more viable target for malicious actors, and its built-in tools aren’t always enough to fix things. Drive […]
Boasting an IPX6 waterproof rating, the Trakk Bullet Ultra Compact Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker resists dust and heavy rainfall. It’s currently available in the Boing Boing Store.The Trakk Bullet offers the same wireless convenience as other portable speakers, but few are built as tough as this one. Its utilitarian construction is designed to be a totally low-maintenance […]