10 Cutest Ocean Animals That Will Surely Make You Smile

Closeup of a sea lion swimming underwater.

There are many fascinating creatures in the ocean, but some stand out for being especially adorable. (Image: Paul Kennedy via Dreamstime)

Dolphins and Sea Lions: The U.S. Navy’s Unexpected Defenders

A dolphin jumping in the ocean.

The U.S. Navy plans to station dozens of dolphins and sea lions at a military base in Washington State. (Image: Duncan Noakes via Dreamstime)

Equine Empathy: The Remarkable Connection of Horses to Human Emotions

A woman embracing a horse's head.

You've likely heard that dogs are man's best friend, but horses may be the most emotionally intelligent animals on the planet. Their ability to read, understand, and empathize with human emotions is unparalleled in the animal kingdom. (Image: Wavebreakmedia Ltd via Dreamstime)

What You Need to Know to Go Bat-Watching: Tips and Destinations

A giant fruit bat, known as a flying fox.

Bats, often misunderstood creatures of the night, are fascinating and vital ecosystem members. (Image: Tamas Melykuti via Dreamstime)

Exploring the Mysterious Shima Enaga Bird: Is It Real or Just a Story?

The captivating Shima Enaga.

The Shima Enaga bird is a captivating creature that has captured the imagination of many with its delicate appearance and intriguing name. (Image: via

An Expert’s Top 5 Reasons Why Dogs Can Be Considered Exceptional Animals

A dog laying on its back.

Dogs are important to a lot of humans, but what makes them so? (Image: PicsbyFran via Pixabay)

Dumbo Octopus: Delving into the Mysterious World of the Deep Sea

A dumbo octopus.

In the vast and mysterious depths of the world's oceans lies a creature that captivates the hearts of marine enthusiasts and researchers alike — the Dumbo octopus (Grimpoteuthis). (Image: Wirestock via Dreamstime)

The Legend of Old Tom: When Humans and Orcas Hunted Together


In Eden, the story of an orca named Old Tom embodies a remarkable relationship between humans and orcas, or killer whales, that's probably existed for over 10,000 years. (Image: Bhalchandra Pujari via Dreamstime)

Dolphins Saving Humans in Real-Life Situations: True Tales of Aquatic Rescues

Jumping dolphins in the sea near Curacao having fun playing.

Throughout history, there have been many tales and legends about dolphins rescuing humans. (Image: Gabi Gaasenbeek via Dreamstime)

Wildlife-Friendly Gardening: 7 Tips for Creating a Habitat that Attracts Animals

A chipmunk.

Wildlife-friendly gardening provides an excellent option for reintroducing the splendor of nature into your daily lives. (Image: JustNatureChannel via Dreamstime)