Posts in category "Animals"

When baby animals attack: Snow leopard makes Bronx Zoo debut

Thumbnail image for 'When baby animals attack: Snow leopard makes Bronx Zoo debut'
Perhaps I should just rename Viral Video Wednesday to Viral Videos of Baby Animals Wednesday. Because – once again – I’m sharing a video of a baby animal. This time, it’s of the new snow leopard cub at the Bronx Zoo. Snow leopards are one of my five favorite animals. (Oh, yes. I’ve ranked them.... Read more »

Baby panda meets mom who might eat him (or her)

Thumbnail image for 'Baby panda meets mom who might eat him (or her)'
It is well documented that I am committed to sharing the best in panda entertainment. The above video making the circuits now is from the Associated Press and shows a panda mom meeting its panda baby (gender unspecified). According to the AP’s description beneath the video: Zookeepers in Taipei, Taiwan’s zoo introduced a month-old baby... Read more »

Tales of Gusto: Psycho battles a rattlesnake and Bavarian finger wrestling

It’s time – once again – for Tales of Gusto, when I celebrate those who do awesome things in life. I have three different stories to share this time: 1. Psycho the Chihuahua poodle mix Yes, animals can for go the gusto, too, and be included on this list. Especially when a little bugger steps in front... Read more »
Advertisement:

A hillbilly, a raccoon and the end of a long day

Thumbnail image for 'A hillbilly, a raccoon and the end of a long day'
It’s been a long day. A loooooooooooong day. After a long day, I like to smile. The above video helps me accomplish that. I saw it first a few days ago on the WGN morning news. It has made the rounds so there’s a chance you’ve already seen it. To which I reply, so what.... Read more »

Tales of Gusto: Weddings, kittens and zombie squids

Tales of Gusto: Weddings, kittens and zombie squids
Here at Going for Gusto, we celebrate those who go for the gusto with our Tales of Gusto. This week, I’ve ran across a number of stories about people who recently have done awesome things and couldn’t settle on just one. So, instead, we’ll be linking to five stories about the following who have tales... Read more »

Nayembi, a baby gorilla at Lincoln Park Zoo, is the cutest animal ever

Thumbnail image for 'Nayembi, a baby gorilla at Lincoln Park Zoo, is the cutest animal ever'
I told myself recently that I was going to devote less time on Going for Gusto on baby animals. Then I saw the above video of Nayembi, the baby gorilla at Lincoln Park Zoo, and I realized, “Who am I kidding? Of course, I’m going to keep posting about baby animals.” Just in case people... Read more »
Advertisement:

The YouTube Hall of Fame: Acetaminophen, cat science and Calvin and Hobbes movie

YouTube has thousands upon thousands of new videos every week, but how do you know which ones are worth watching? How do you know which ones will make you laugh and which ones will make you avert your eyes in horror? That’s where I come in. Here at Going for Gusto, I’ve created the YouTube... Read more »

A tiring day calls for cute cats playing patty cake

Thumbnail image for 'A tiring day calls for cute cats playing patty cake'
It’s been a long day already. Happily, one of my in-laws sent me the above video yesterday of these two cats playing patty cake. It has 2 million YouTube views already  and – as we all know by now – who am I to argue with a legion YouTube viewers? So, for others out there... Read more »

Python hunting in Florida: 5 reasons it's a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad idea

Python hunting in Florida: 5 reasons it's a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad idea
Pythons are not animals to be messed with it. They are big. They are scary. They are quite capable of eating a small human. Do you know what else fits these categories? Lions, great white sharks, velociraptors and oversized zombies – all creatures I consider incredibly stupid to hunt. But unlike the others I just... Read more »
Advertisement:

Baby gorilla makes debut at Lincoln Park Zoo – 5 reasons you should stop by and visit

Baby gorilla makes debut at Lincoln Park Zoo – 5 reasons you should stop by and visit
Lincoln Park Zoo is debuting its newest addition today – a baby western lowland gorilla. As you can see from the picture, it’s awfully adorable. According to the Chicago Tribune, the public can stop by the Regenstein Center for African Apes at the zoo from 1 to 4:30 p.m. to say hello. Unfortunately, I’m at... Read more »
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Fresh Chicago News

  • About Us

    We write about sports, movies, pop culture and really whatever catches our fancy in a humorous and (sometimes) poignant way. You can contact editor Joe Grace at joewriter81@gmail.com. And please like our Facebook page at Facebook.com/GoingForGusto. It would mean a ton to us as we try to grow.
  • Recent posts

  • Categories

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: