Vultures have a bad reputation as scavengers because they don't hunt or kill their own food, they just wait for some other animal to do it for them. But vultures are actually really important. They eat all the food that no one else wants, particularly tasty maggot-filled treats. Ewww. In fact, long ago in Mongolia, vultures even helped people get to their next life and be less afraid of death.
Apr 28, 2019
In East Timor crocodiles aren't seen as big scary animals that will try and take a bite out of your butt, they're thought of as family. It's all because of a really, really, old crocodile called Lafaek who changed the island of Timor forever.
Apr 21, 2019
Buzzing bees equal friendship in the tiny European nation of Lithuania. In fact, when you call someone your best friend in Lithuanian you say my 'bee friend'. And it's all because of honey — yummy yummy get in my tummy honey!
Apr 14, 2019
Meet Buttercup, the most famous sloth in the world. This Costa Rican superstar has been on TV shows and has become the face of slick sloth merchandise. But did you know sloths were once thought of as horrible, dirty and lazy?
Apr 7, 2019
Have you ever seen a statue of a cat waving at you from a shop window? Sometimes they're white or gold and their paw goes up and down as if to say 'come here and check out my cool store!' The Maneki-neko is a lucky symbol in Japan, right across Asia and the world; all because of the tale of a cat, a big storm and a Japanese warrior.
Mar 31, 2019
Pull on your khaki pants and get ready for an adventure, because Animal Sound Safari is back with more weird and wacky episodes! We’re lazing over to Costa Rica to meet the most famous sloth in the world, flying to Mongolia to discover how vultures help dead people and buzzing to Lithuania to learn about bee BFFs. The first episode will hit your feeds on April 1st. And that’s no joke!
Mar 24, 2019
In Kenya, there’s a superstition that owls are evil birds bringing illness and death. But one loved up owl couple is helping change that by showing 'OWL' you need is love.
Oct 4, 2018
There's a rooster almost everywhere you look in Portugal. Ceramic roosters on front doors, posters of roosters in shops, toys, tea towels and table cloths. But why?
Sep 27, 2018
In Saudi Arabia, camels are fashionable beauty pageant contestants. With millions of dollars in prize money up-for-grabs, sometimes their humans cheat to try and win big.
Sep 20, 2018
Tibetan legend has it that teeny tiny mice, floating on boats made of yak poo, defeated a human army. Find out how they did it!
Sep 12, 2018