Ayam Cemani chickens are as black as your soul, through and through. They’re a breed of Indonesian chicken found in Indonesia. They have all-black everything, right down to their beaks and bones.
Today for your daily dose of strange, we’re discussing platypus milk: the hot new thing in the medical world. Apparently, ten-odd years ago scientists found that platypus milk had incredible antibacterial properties. Enough so that it could be used in defense against superbugs aka antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Petey’s not your average bearded dragon. Not only is Petey a Twitter celebrity but she also has a penchant for (cue dramatic music) murder. I think my lizard may have murdered someone pic.twitter.com/p6V7O6Ay2Q— izzy (@danisnobunk) March 5, 2018 The photo was snapped at Petey’s home (suspicious) by Isabella Mione.
One Española Island tortoise is credited with saving his species by having sex with literally everyone. The tortoise is named Diego (assumedly after the San Diego Zoo where he came from) and he’s a total stud. He started out as one of three remaining males of his species.
If ‘sexy’ isn’t the first word you would use to describe chickens, you aren’t alone. The fine art photo project Chic!ken, however, might make you reconsider. The chickens are the ultimate boujee birds, strutting their feathers in front of photographers Moreno Monti and Matteo Tranchellini.
A fishmonger cat named Dog (yes, you read that right) is blowing up the world of pet fashion. Chó is a cat owned by a fishmonger, whose name literally means ‘dog’ in Vietnamese. Chó’s owner, Lê Quốc Phong, chose his name based on the cat’s personality.
Drop the doggy Xanax. Forget about Poochi Sushi and Reiki for your cat, let’s take a stab at pet acupuncture The traditional Chinese practice has recently found its way into your pooch’s paws. Pet owners have started gravitating towards the alternative medicine in order to treat their four-legged friends’ ailments.
Cricket’s a one-eyed pony who moonlights as a night-time corgi express. This video was taken by Cricket’s mom when she came home unexpectedly one night. She busted the dog and pony during what was clearly the most epic adventure that ever took place.
Canuck the Crow has a rap sheet a mile long, causing mischief and mayhem wherever he goes. The crow is half-domesticated, half-wild, and all hilarious. From stealing active crime-scene evidence to being hired as an actual employee at the PNE the crow is an urban legend come to life.
Sloths, also known as the kingpins of the underworld. Or, at least this one is. Sort of.