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Betty Chu
New York, NY
Executive Producer, Discovery Digital Media
Interests: yoga teacher, struggling marathoner, unicorn lover
Recent Activity
Our friends at The Dodo dug into our video archives JUST to bring you all the special cuteness we've kept tucked away for a rainy day! And, guess what? ... IT'S RAINING. Watch precious bébé elephants being all cute 'n stuff: Want more? Check out more baby elephant videos from... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Congratulations to the BULL SHARK, the first-ever CHAMPION of our MONSTER MADNESS bracket face-off! Your votes don't lie - the bull shark is the fiercest, most monstrous of Jeremy Wade's catches EVER, according to you, the fans. Here's how the tourney shaped up: Watch the full line-up of monster catches... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Ready for some late afternoon, heart-melty awwws? Here you go: You can watch more adorable feline cuteness in this TOO CUTE! KITTENS video playlist: Betty Chu is a Digital Media Executive Producer for AnimalPlanet.com. Follow her on Twitter @beddychew or Facebook. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Prepare yourselves to dive in to the hottest River Monsters adventures yet! Jeremy Wade is BACK for season seven and he's breaking the surface and diving into the lairs of aquatic beasts with six brand-new episodes, premiering Sunday, April 5, at 9 PM E/P. Here's a sneak peek: In the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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MEOW from Austin, Texas, where the cat lovers came out in droves last night to dance the night away! At Animal Planet's Next Cat Star party yesterday, our favorite cat star Lil Bub was appointed our official spokescat! And, you may have caught it via our Meerkat live video stream... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
In South Africa's Kruger National Park, the first all-female anti-poaching unit fights to save the endangered rhino, the majestic animal on the brink of extinction. Post by Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit. The Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit was founded by Transfrontier Africa, an organization mobilizing to protect and save rhinos and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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It's a historic day for animal rights! Ringling Bros. have announced their plans to retire all of their elephants. Read the full report from our friends at The Dodo: By Stephen Messenger The era of exploiting elephants for human entertainment just took a huge blow, thanks to public backlash. One... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Ever see a baby elephant learn how to climb a log? Well, this little guy figures it out pretty quickly in this video posted by the Save Elephant Foundation of Thailand: Pretty adorable, right? Sadly, this precious pug did not have as much luck: Watch more baby elephant videos from... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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You may have seen this amazing photo of a weasel on the back of a woodpecker making it rounds on the web. Although this may seem like a scene out of adorable fairy tale fiction, the reality is, this weasel is apparently trying to KILL this woodpecker, according to multiple... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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OK maybe that headline is a little bit of an exaggeration ... but I would argue it a legit possibility and scientific FACT. Watch for yourself: Lexi, you are the CUTEST! Learn more about the Samoyed in our Dog Breed Selector >> And, watch more adorable videos about the breed:... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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The internet is ABLAZE about that dress — and so are we about THIS puppy! We've been circulating this puppy photo around our offices and the Animal Planet family is torn apart over the color of this adorable pup. We can't decide — what color do you see?! Keep staring... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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It's snowy. It's COLD. It's winter. And, the only thing that makes it bearable might be warm, cuddly, snuggly moments like these, right? Enjoy! ADORABLE. (But P.S. - This precious fox may be this man's BFF but don't try this at home with wild foxes!) Learn about another beautiful man-fox... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Some people (*guilty*) may be terrified of these nocturnal hunters -- but here's proof that bats can be quite cute and cuddly: WHO is craving bananas now? And snuggling with a BAT?? Want to know more about bats? OF COURSE you do! Find out about bats in the wild: Betty... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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In case you missed the Oscars last night, here's all the warm and fuzzy from the entire evening wrapped up into one ADORABLE clip: Ewoks + Puppy Cuteness = Award WINNING! Photo: YouTube screengrab You're SO welcome. Happy Monday! Want more adorable puppy videos? OF COURSE YOU DO! Enjoy: Betty... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Brrrrrr! Heard enough complaints about the east coast deep freeze yet? Well, though ice and slush may be halting some of our daily lives — here's one kitty who LAUGHS in the face of Old Man Winter! NOTHING will stop this cat from getting his food: Bundle up those furry... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Ever wonder what Tia's favorite Pit Bulls & Parolees episodes of all time are? OF COURSE YOU DO! Prepare to relive her most memorable moments this Saturday, Feb. 21, in a special evening programmed with Tia's favorite episodes — followed by an all-new episode "From Darkness to Dawn" at 10/9c!... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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It may be a frigid Friday the 13th for most of us on the east coast but at least we're only one day away from a cozy, warm and fuzzy Valentine's. And what better way to celebrate LOVE DAY than watching cute animal videos? Kick it off with this one:... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Henri est un chat qui est un peu triste ... Le SIIIIIIGH. If you don't remember Henri, he's a bonafide kitty cat film noir star as you can see in his now classic Paw de Deux, a very important short-form, docu-film-noir feature in the Feline category: In what may be... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Valentine's Day is around the corner and even the teeny, tiniest furballs are feelin' the LOVE. Watch this precious dream date between two of the cutest Valentines: Ever been on a date THIS adorable?! Yeah. Didn't think so. Photo: YouTube image Interested in adopting a hamster? Learn more about them... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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If you missed the Grammys ... well, this minute and a half of groovin' owls may very well make up for it: ADORABLE, right? Photo: YouTube screengrab Want more? No worries! We have more owl videos just for YOU! See them in the wild doing what owls do ... Enjoy!... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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If you aren't already following Manny the Frenchie on Instagram, you are certainly missing out on one very important — and ADORABLE — French bulldog! We are all huge fans of this precious pup here at Animal Planet offices — so we were more than THRILLED to see him cheering... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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A rare 15-foot megamouth shark was found washed ashore in the Philippines. The elusive fish was dead on discovery by local fishermen. There have only been 66 reported sightings of the shark, Megachasma pelagios, with only 60 of those confirmed. The species was only discovered in 1976. #ThrowbackThursday: Remember this... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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In case you missed it, PUPPY BOWL XI is right around the corner! And, this year, the Bissell Kitty Halftime show is blowing it out with a very special guest — the one, the only, the fabulous, feline sensation ... KATTY FURRY! That's right — she'll be headlining everyone's most... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Paddle boarder Rich German has always dreamt of seeing Orcas in the wild. Well, earlier this month, his dream came true ... and it was SPECTACULAR: Photo: YouTube image Gray whales, blue whales and orcas can be seen off the coast of Southern California this time of year making their... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Thandi the rhino — and poaching survivor — gave birth to a calf this past Tuesday at the Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa. ... HOORAY THANDI! Photo: Kariega Game Reserve / Adrian Steirn (www.adriansteirn.com | instagram.com/adriansteirn | @adriansteirn Thandi and two male rhinos were the victims of a horrific... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet