Stick with me, kid

A lion cub named Cecil plays with Zahra, a four-week-old white lion cub who was rejected by her mother because of an infectious disease. Thankfully Zahra has fully recovered and is being raised by keepers at Magan zoo, in Felsőlajos, Hungary

What was that?

Owls can rotate their necks a maximum of 270 degrees without breaking blood vessels or tearing tendons, which makes for pretty intimidating looks.

You’re late

Why do we feel like we’re in trouble? These Gelada baboons, also known as the ‘bleeding-heart monkey’ have fatty sitting pads that are perfect for sitting in the Ethiopian Highlands.

Panda ant

Even though it carries the adorable nickname ‘panda ant,’ the Euspinolia militaris not an ant at all but a species of wingless wasp.

Friend or snack?

An adorable turtle looks up to see a dragonfly landing on his nose. Is this the beginning of a new friendship or a quick bite to eat?

Golden child

A golden baby Cat Ba langur, also known as the golden-headed langur, sits next to its mother. A Cat Ba langur is a critically endangered species endemic to Cát Bà Island, Vietnam. Photograph by Thomas Vijayan.

Slow swim lane

Slow and steady wins the swim? The pygmy three-toed sloth exists solely on a single island, Escudo de Veraguas, off the coast of Panama.

Good morning

A cute silver fox gets right underneath the parent’s snout in this candid photograph by Tin Man Lee which won the Wildlife Category of Nature’s Best Photography in the 2018 Windland Awards.

Met Gala bug

The Saturniidae Moth Caterpillar is a spectacular sight to behold and appears to be the most colorful and fancy caterpillar on Earth.

Hitchhiking flowers

While we can imagine a story where these sunflowers are thumbing their way across the country, the Helianthus annuus can easily sprout through cracks in asphalt.