Heavy Petting

No, perverts, the other kind of petting. I spend way too much time seeking out adorable and interesting stories, pictures, and trivia about the animal kingdom. Follow along as I share my freakish love of domestic and wild creatures.

June 27, 2013 12:09 pm January 12, 2012 11:33 am

I want to eat breakfast with a rhino iguana.

January 3, 2012 9:40 pm
Alien world discovered in Antarctic deep-sea vents

"The yeti crabs seem to cultivate¬†gardens of bacteria¬†on their chests, which are covered with hairy tendrils.”

January 2, 2012 6:10 pm
Spaz had the right idea on this cold, snowy morning

Spaz had the right idea on this cold, snowy morning

December 29, 2011 4:52 pm
My sister spotted this elephant seal giving an impassioned speech in Point Reyes, CA. Thanks, Manuela!

My sister spotted this elephant seal giving an impassioned speech in Point Reyes, CA. Thanks, Manuela!

4:47 pm
60 Cutest Animal Pics of 2011

U.K. paper The Telegraph always knows what’s up when it comes to cute animals

11:09 am

I could probably watch this video on repeat till the end of time.

11:01 am

In my next life, I will orchestrate elephant beauty pageants

July 23, 2009 7:54 pm
Trip to Yellowstone!

I spent 3 days in Yellowstone with my mom and aunt. As per usual, lots of animal pics…See more here!

7:42 pm
Baby takin born at the Los Angeles Zoo. Takin part of the goat-antelope group and share their habitat with giant pandas…seriously, people, how magical is China?
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Baby takin born at the Los Angeles Zoo. Takin part of the goat-antelope group and share their habitat with giant pandas…seriously, people, how magical is China?

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