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10 animals that hibernate, aside from bears

Welcome to Fat Bear Week at Mashable! Each fall, Katmai National Park holds a competition as Alaska’s brown bears finish fattening up for their long winter hibernation. This year, Mashable is getting in on the salmon-munching action. Check
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Reporter stays impressively calm in the face of mysterious animal on live TV

Live news: it's full of surprises. Including ... mysterious animals? Morgan Saxton, a broadcast journalist for KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah, kept on reporting even when an unexpected animal entered the camera frame. "What you're seeing is actually a
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What happens when an animal influencer dies?

It’s Viral Market Crash week on Mashable. Join us as we take stock of the viral economy and investigate how the internet morphed from a fun free-for-all to a bleak hellscape we just can’t quit. Four and a half years ago, Chloe Kardoggian
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The world's pretty messed up, so here's a bunch of tiny-weeny cheetahs

If you've yet to fill your quota of daily spluttering over baby animals, this should tip you right over the edge. A group of six newborn cheetah cubs have been unveiled to the public, having arrived at Taronga  Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo,
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From puffins to brown bears: The 10 best wildlife livestreams of the summer

Whether it’s a pair of hawks nesting over a bustling city, or a young lioness lounging in the sun, when technology and animals peacefully combine the results can be phenomenal.  SEE ALSO: A dominant brown bear has returned to the Alaska
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The internet is cheering for this raccoon stuck on a ledge of a high rise building

Few things bring the internet together like lost animals.  A raccoon captured all of our hearts on Tuesday when it started scaling a high rise office building in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota. According to MPR News, the little guy got stranded
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Meet the tardigrade...the world's most 'indestructible' animal

The tardigrade is a microscopic 'water-bear' that can survive extreme temperatures, withstand extreme radiation, and could be around long after we're all gone.   Read more...More about Animals, Mashable Video, Japan, Vaccines, and Indestructible
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Strange, alien-looking deep sea creatures revealed in new ocean videos

While traversing the seafloor in a pressurized bubble 3,200 feet beneath the ocean, marine photographer Gavin Thurston spotted an odd creature, about the size of a football.  "It looked like a mix of four animals," said Thurston. He shone a
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Please watch these good chimpanzees frolicking in a ball pit

Animals and ball pits are a tried and true formula for a good pick-me-up. This time, nine rescue chimpanzees are the featured animals. Caregivers at the Project Chimps sanctuary created a ball pit for the former lab chimpanzees. Some chimps
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Let this dude show you all the different animal noises a violin can make

Who ever said violins were only made for music? Sebastiaan Kulwanowski somehow used his violin to play nine different animals sounds. From a cow's moos to an elephant's trumpet-y noise, he performed a pretty close depiction of each creature.