Park keepers have treated their big cats to seasonal gifts: their very own Easter eggs. To coincide with the U.K.'s West Midland Safari Park’s "Easter Extravaganza" — at which guests can enjoy the spectacle of 50 giant "eggs" dotted around the park — park staff created large papier-mâché eggs for the cats, complete with colorful animal-print patterns. And the park decided to make the season even more EGG-citing, filling some of the eggs with meat for their carnivorous cheetahs Cody and Epezi, as well as Sumatran tigers Hujan and Nakal. (Caters News)
Hilarious pictures have emerged of lion cubs playing with a photographer's camera equipment. The entertaining shots were taken by Jihad Adan, 37, in a lion park in Johannesburg, South Africa. While Adan, who has been taking photographs of wild animals for 20 years, survived the up-close encounter with the lion cubs, he was worried the same wouldn't be true for his camera. (Caters News)
Two un-bear-ably cute polar bear cubs have been frolicking in the snow with their proud mom. These adorable snaps show the cubs exploring the brand-new world as they venture outdoors for the first time since their birth. They're pictured rolling around on the ground and falling into snow dens. Aleksey Rodak, 43, captured the shots in March at Novosibirsk Zoo in Russia. Rodak, an amateur photographer and engineering builder, said: "It was the first time the mother bear, known as Gerda, showed her cubs to the visitors outside of the enclosure. They were born at the end of 2018 and are not the first cubs Gerda has given birth to." (Caters News)
This adorable gallery reveals the astonished expressions of dozens of puppies as they try to gobble up treats flying through the air toward them. Some of the images show them successfully catching the snacks, while others show hilarious attempts from pups who haven’t quite gotten the hang of it yet. Photographer Christian Vieler, 48, has been documenting pooches, with their eyes bulging, mouths wide open and looks of love on their faces, in his studio as part of the project “Dogs Catching Treats” since 2013. The journalist turned snapper, from Waltrop, Germany, has collected the cutest in his new book, "Treat!" (Caters News)
A gallery of heart-stopping photos has emerged that would make the palms of even the most confident of climbers sweat. Be it relaxing on cranes and cliff-hanger wedding pictures or the top of a Dubai skyscraper and hanging over NYC's Times Square, the sky isn’t the limit for these daredevils. One guy was even crazy enough to backflip on the edge of a cliff with a 700-meter drop! (Caters News)
Looking at the country following the firing of James Comey, Preet Bharara explains that it was a “wacko time” for many in the media and elected officials. A large percentage of Americans were afraid that we had an unhinged president.
Preet Bharara explains the details about, and context for, the time he declined to return President Trump’s phone call.
Preet Bharara, former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode. They discuss his infamous “non-phone call” to President Trump; his new book, “Doing Justice;” how the president gets away with lying; his theories on why special counsel Robert Mueller didn't recommend any new indictments; and what the ramifications would be if Attorney General William Barr was found to have been hiding anything due to his short summary of the Mueller report.
A group of sweet meerkats prove that it is 'simples' to enjoy yourself in a ball pit. Six of the furry creatures at a zoo spent their afternoon diving and burrowing through the multi-coloured plastic balls. Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, who shared these cute pictures across their social media, gave the meerkats these type of treats and games to help enrich their days.
This lovable pup is a real-life Pawcasso and has amassed thousands of dollars from painting a series of abstract masterpieces. Hunter, a cute Shiba Inu, creates amazing works at his home in Alberta, Canada, having been taught by his owners, Kenny Au and his wife, Denise Lo. The works created by 5-year-old Hunter would look right at home in a modern art gallery, and to date the pooch has sold more than 150 paintings. These are sold on Hunter's Etsy store and have made the artistic pooch more than £3,800 in the process. (Caters News)
Spring is always the best time to see flowers and trees blossom, but there are few sights that compare with seeing cherry trees in full bloom. In Washington, D.C., where the famous cherry blossoms bloom around the Tidal Basin, visitors can enjoy the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. The trees generally reach peak bloom from the last week of March to early April. The 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival is running from March 20 to April 14.
This photographer’s incredible images bring ice caves to life, with vibrant light illuminating the interiors of the gigantic caverns. Peter Svoboda’s work looks to capture the mysticism of the world beneath the glacier, with many of the photographer’s shots looking almost otherworldly. In order to get this effect, Svoboda, 50, uses long exposure shots, but also insists on only using natural light. Many of his images include an individual who is almost completely engulfed by the sheer size and scale of the vibrant wonders. (Caters News)
After spending the winter months hibernating inside a fridge at a rescue center in Belarus, a group of bats have awakened and are being released into the wild. To ensure a good winter's sleep, each bat was tucked inside a cloth bag by volunteers at the center then hung up inside an ordinary domestic fridge — giving them just the right temperature and amount of moisture. The Kozhanopolis center, which is located in Minsk, takes in bats that are found by members of the public after struggling to find a safe place to hibernate.
These two adorable lion cubs prepared for life without their mother by playfully fighting each other. Wildlife photographer, Aditya "Dicky" Singh captured the incredible images Masai Mara wildlife refuge in Kenya. In the 52-year-old’s heartwarming photo sequence, the cubs can be seen leaping onto each other before one punches his sibling with a cheeky paw. Singh, a photography tour guide, said: “One evening we found the cubs suckling right in the open. After they had their fill, they started playing with each other under the watchful eyes of their mother. We could not believe it then. Two days later, we again found them playing early in the morning." (Caters News)
This intrepid photographer has taken the art of the selfie to the next level, snapping his silhouetted self in front of the grand statements that exist across the natural world. The likes of giant mountain ranges, tranquil ice waters and decaying rock faces showcase just how small and fragile mankind is in the face of nature — and this forms the basis behind Gustav Willeit's breathtaking works. When the surroundings are this powerful, Willeit said, the person seems almost lost in the landscapes themselves. Willeit, 43, came up with the idea for this series having grown up around such large natural wonders. (Caters News)
On this week's episode of "Skullduggery TV," Daniel Klaidman and Michael Isikoff speak with author and investigative journalist Vicky Ward about her new book on the Kushner family, and discuss the Mueller report and the possibility of impeachment with Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif.
A calf buffalo almost became lunch for this lioness until his two protective parents saved the day. Veterinary surgeon Ben Cranke, 54, captured these incredible images, which show the reality of wildlife animals living in Botswana, Africa. The young calf is protected by his parents, but the lioness didn't leave without putting up a fight. Cranke, who was on a photographic safari, said: “An elderly 18-year-old lioness leads the hunt but fails to catch the young calf and gets butted by an older buffalo. The entire experience was harrowing but exhilarating.” (Caters News)
An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China has killed 47 people and injured more than 600, state media said on Friday, the latest casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has angered the public. (Reuters)
The sky is not the limit for these impressive slackliners, who have taken the extreme sport to another level. From walking a highline higher than the Eiffel Tower to balancing above the clouds in Portugal, these impressive photos give us a snapshot of the sights these slackliners witness from above. The various photographers who took these pictures were all visiting Europe when they captured the amazing images. (Caters News)
Mozambique's Minister of Land and Environment Celso Correia said on Thursday the death toll has risen to 242 in the country, after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands. Earlier on Thursday Correia had said the number of people dead had risen to 217 and around 15,000 people still needed to be rescued. Correia added that 30 percent of government displacement centers still have no food. (REUTERS)
Holi, the popular Hindu spring festival of colors, is observed in India and other countries at the end of the winter season on the last full moon of the lunar month.
Emergency officials in Southern U.S. states kept a wary eye on the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as massive flooding that killed four people and caused more than $1 billion in estimated damages to homes, businesses and crops threatened to extend south. Floodwaters inundated a large swath of Midwestern farm states Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa along the Missouri. States of emergency have been declared in all or parts of the three states. (REUTERS)
Floods in the Midwest have killed at least four people and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, according to Reuters. The floods, the result of last week's "bomb cyclone," inundated stretches of Nebraska and Iowa along the Missouri River. It swamped homes, covering about a third of the U.S. Air Force Base that houses the United States Strategic Command, and cut off road access to a nuclear power plant. Some 74 Nebraska cites had declared a state of emergency by Monday evening, according to the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency. More than 600 residents were evacuated and taken to American Red Cross-operated shelters. (Reuters)