Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Goats in Trees

There's a peculiar video making it's way through social media of about a dozen or so goats just hanging a tree.

The perplexing video was filmed in Morocco by Michael Chinnici, a photographer at Moroccan photo tours.

The goats are drawn to fruit of the Argan tree which ripens each year in June. The animals are skilled climbers and are aided by their cloven feet. Each foot has two toes which can spread out, providing balance while the soles of their feet are soft helping to grip the branch.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Snail and Cats

Came across this strange video of a snail and cat curiously checking each other out.

As a testament to the power of cute cat videos, it has received over 200,000 views in the 6 days since it was posted. The mysterious uploader's name is かご猫 (Basket cat in englisth) and literally has around a thousand videos of cats in different settings, outfits, in baskets, etc. The most popular involve balancing things on the seemingly indifferent felines. Here are a few to help pass the time: