Linda Poon

By Linda Poon April Fools’ Day is when people roll out their best pranks, tricks, and other shenanigans just for the sake of a good laugh. But compared with the tricksters of the animal kingdom, we’re all just amateurs. (Related: “April Fools’ Day Pictures: Seven Animal Hoaxes.”) For nature’s masters of deception, the use of...

By Linda Poon While most people use K’Nex, a children’s toy alternative to Legos, to build large, complex models of rollercoasters and castles, the clever owners of a piglet named Chris P. Bacon, who was born without hind legs, turned their K’Nex pieces into a miniature wheelchair. The wheelchair attaches to a harness worn around...