Animals

The Legend of the Man-Tiger
The Legend of the Man-Tiger

Animals

The Legend of the Man-Tiger

Life in the rainforest is colored with glimmers of danger and flashes of magic. While I was visiting an açai project in Bolivia, one Heifer...

Peruvian Farmers Make Sure Their Guinea Pigs Don't Worry the Day Away
Peruvian Farmers Make Sure Their Guinea Pigs Don't Worry the Day Away

Animals

Peruvian Farmers Make Sure Their Guinea Pigs Don't Worry the Day Away

We human beings can sometimes be a neurotic, anxious lot, but guinea pigs might give us a run for our money in that regard. In Ccorca, Peru,...

Six Things You Need to Know About Goats
Six Things You Need to Know About Goats

Animals

Six Things You Need to Know About Goats

If you follow our work, you know that we LOVE goats. And can you blame us? Goats are adorable, friendly, hilarious AND they can help end hunger and...

Photo Bomb? Try a Goat-o-Bomb!
Photo Bomb? Try a Goat-o-Bomb!

Animals

Photo Bomb? Try a Goat-o-Bomb!

Are you looking for an easy way to spruce up your seasonal selfies and add some pizzazz to the dreaded holiday-party group photo? Then grab some...

The World's Scariest Farm Animals
The World's Scariest Farm Animals

Animals

The World's Scariest Farm Animals

Halloween is coming, and we urge our readers to keep both eyes open. You never know where a vampiric water buffalo could be lurking...

5 Things You Didn't Know About Alpacas
5 Things You Didn't Know About Alpacas

Animals

5 Things You Didn't Know About Alpacas

Sure, you know about llamas, but are you familiar with their smaller, softer cousins? No? Then it’s time to learn a little bit more about the...

5 Things You Didn't Know About Ducks
5 Things You Didn't Know About Ducks

Animals

5 Things You Didn't Know About Ducks

There are a few basic qualities that come to mind when you think about ducks. Waterproof feathers? Check. Webbed feet? Check. Adorable waddle?...

Heifer Games Conclude: Who Will Out-Adorable the Competition on the Team Floor Routine?
Heifer Games Conclude: Who Will Out-Adorable the Competition on the Team Floor Routine?

Animals

Heifer Games Conclude: Who Will Out-Adorable the Competition on the Team Floor Routine?

In the long, proud tradition of the Heifer Games, the gymnastics floor routine has always been an individual sport, as everyone knows. But this...

Heifer Games Continue: Agile Animals Show Strength on Balance Beam
Heifer Games Continue: Agile Animals Show Strength on Balance Beam

Animals

Heifer Games Continue: Agile Animals Show Strength on Balance Beam

The Heifer Games continue with Alpaca, Llama and Sheep testing their balance, flexibility and focus on the beam.

Let the Heifer Games Begin: Unlikely Swimming Champions
Let the Heifer Games Begin: Unlikely Swimming Champions

Animals

Let the Heifer Games Begin: Unlikely Swimming Champions

Some animals are natural athletes. Others? Not so much. Try, if you will, to imagine a swimming competition with some nontraditional contenders.