Adorable Animals Being Adorable of the Day: Timon the Meerkat and Pumbaa the micro-pig, born weeks apart, are the best of friends according to their handlers at the Dunhampton-based education animal display company Tropical Inc.
“They showed great interest in each other from the start,” said Tropical Inc employee Kelly Shambly, “almost like they were meant to be friends.”
A rare baby Sand Cat was born to Israel’s Safari Zoo recently. Once a common cat in the dunes of Israel, the cat has become basically extinct in the region. The newborn has given hope to conversationalists who hope one day to reintroduce the Sand Cat to the wild. - The Uniblog
An ancient breed of highland cattle known as “kyloe.” They are stout and have adapted to grazing on plants that many other cattle avoid. Their long shaggy hair protects them from the cold winters and rainy weather.