World’s Strangest

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Escaped Penguin Spotted in Tokyo Bay

Remember No. 337, the intrepid penguin that escaped from the Tokyo Sea Life Park a couple of months ago? It has been spotted in Tokyo Bay looking none [...]

Jerk Penguin

Think penguins are all sunshine and rainbows? You haven’t met … the Jerk Penguin from Tokyo Sea Life Park. Perhaps this sort of bullying is why that penguin escaped from the zoo. Hit play or [...]

Daring Escape by Penguin Number 337

It’s a prizon break unlike any other: a young Humboldt penguin known only as "Penguin Number 337" escaped a Tokyo aquarium in a brazen escape. The one-year-old Humboldt penguin scaled a rock wall and squeezed [...]

How to Train Your Goldfish

Col. Konrad Most, one of the pioneers of modern animal training, began training service dogs while serving in the Royal Prussian Police in 1906. His book on the subject, Training Dogs, described many of the basic elements of operant conditioning—including reinforcement, extinction, and shaping—that American behaviorist B.F. Skinner would later popularize. If Most were alive [...]