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Court Rules Police Officers Can Legally Execute Your Dog If It Does Anything But...

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit concluded Monday that police officers are justified in killing citizens pets; even if those animals are not attacking or attempting to attack them. Judges MOORE and CLAY (Circuit Judges), and HOOD (District Judge) heard an appeal from the plaintiffs Mark and Cheryl Brown, of Battle Creek, […]

Photo of This Frog Goes Viral, Experts Say It’s 1 In A Billion

A new image coming out of Australia is causing fright all over the world. This is a carnivorous tree frog. And in the picture you can see the snake it is devouring sliding into the frog’s stomach. The image was shared on Reddit where it quickly went viral. As you can see, it is a shocking […]

The Eco Apocalypse In Indonesia That No One Is Talking About

Some of the most devastating fires the world has ever seen are happening right now in Indonesia, and this unfolding disaster is getting little attention. Annual fires during the dry season have become typical in the last 20 years or so as slash and burn rain-forest farming techniques have ravaged this once pristine part of […]

Have You Ever Seen Your Dog Doing THIS? He’s Trying To Tell You Something

Many dog owners love having their loyal companions around but completely miss on some of the cues and body language they’re trying to send their people. These are some common dog behaviors and what they mean. 1. Bringing things to you. You may think he’s telling you he wants to play fetch when he brings […]

Octopuses Have Started To Crawl Out Of The Sea

Over the weekend, dozens of octopi were spotted crawling on a beach in Wales. This unnatural phenomenon has not yet been explained but approximately 20 or more octopi have been seen crawling up a beach in New Quay in Ceredigion on Friday night. Some of the octopi could be seen moving up the beach while […]

Blind Pitbull Abandoned On Park Bench After Giving Birth Finally Gets The Love She...

Abandoning pets is never cool, but abandoning a blind dog who’s sick and scared out of her wits is an especially inconceivable act. Unfortunately, that’s what happened to Poly, this loveable blind pitbull who was rescued from a public park in Santa Barbara, California. In addition to her abandonment, Poly also suffers from heart and […]

Meet The Himalayan Bees That Make Psychedelic Honey

Deep in the Himalaya Mountains lives a bee that produces what locals call “mad honey.” Mad, or red honey, is produced by Apis dorsata laboriosa, or Himalayan Cliff Bee. It’s the largest bee in the world and they make an unusual honey. Apis dorsata makes honey out of Rhododendron flowers. Rhododendron contain grayanotoxins which is […]

This Man Comforted A Gorilla Who Just Lost His Mother

Losing your mom or dad is one of the most tragic things that can happen to you. The sadness involved in loss isn’t just experienced my humans. Many animals experience the same pain as photographer Phil Moore perfectly demonstrates. This mountain gorilla, housed in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, lost his […]

This Japanese Photographer Specializes In Shooting Ninja Cats, And The Result Is Too Purrfect

Turns out, cats know more martial arts than ninjutsu. Japanese photographer Hisakata Hiroyuki has decided to dedicate a fair portion of his time to shooting cats during their totally serious combat practices, and the result is purrrfect. Threatening stares, explosive kicks, powerful punches, Hiroyuki has captured it all. He has successfully proven that felines have […]

People Are Freaking Out Over Strange Alien Looking Bug, But It’s Actually Found Almost...

Australia is known for its abundance of creepy crawler critters, and it’s not uncommon for residents to see these furry and scaly things in the privacy of their own homes. Not long ago, one family found a dangerous snake, not only in their home but slithering around in their child’s toy box. Imagine the feeling of […]

Squirrel Eats The Wrong Mushrooms, Gets Stoned And Goes On Epic Journey

As a law-abiding member of society, I have definitely never been stoned (honest). However, a lot of people I know have, and they’ve recounted their dramatic experiences to me. One of these friends of mine actually got high after accidentally eating a pot brownie. When cannabis is eaten, its effects are more potent, and this […]

Not Just For Humans — Watch CBD Oil Stop This Dog’s Seizure In Under...

Over the past couple of years, we have seen more and more videos showing the miraculous ability of cannabis to stop seizures in their tracks. From oil extracts to nasal sprays, the proof is now undeniable that cannabis is medicinal and offers a real solution for those suffering from debilitating seizures. And it’s not just […]

Artist Who Breastfed Dog and Fertilized Her Egg With Dog Cell Wins Prestigious Prize

A Slovenian artist breastfed her dogs and fertilized one of her eggs with a dog cell as part of an award-winning three-month art project. She also produced a video documenting the creative process behind the bizarre venture. Maja Smrekar lived in seclusion with her dogs as part of the lengthy artistic experiment, which was titled […]

Heroic Dog Wouldn’t Leave Herd Of Goats In Santa Rosa Wildfire

They say that dogs are man’s best friend, but it turns out canines actually pretty loyal to their fellow animals as well. One Great Pyrenees refused to leave the flock of goats he tends, even as the Tubbs Fire, which has ravaged much of northern California, threatened his life. In and around Santa Rosa, the […]

Before Owner Leaves Everyday, Cat Gives Him This Special Goodbye That Has Internet Melting

Just like us, our pets develop habits, routines, and rituals. Whether it’s the first feeding of the morning or a bark to remind you when it’s time for their daily walk — our animals become creatures of habit. The sweet cat in this video has a ‘special goodbye’ that he requires from his owner each […]

59 Year Old Dying Chimp Refuses Food, But Then She Recognizes Her Old Caretaker’s...

This is Mama, a 59 year-old chimpanzee who was matriarch of the colony at the Royal Burgers Zoo in Arnhem, the Netherlands. The colony is famous as the basis of groundbreaking research involving primate behavior, resulting in the book Chimpanzee Politics by Frans De Waal. Back in April 2016 she was coming to the end […]

31 Healthiest Foods For Your Dog and The 13 You Need To Avoid

Being good pet parents, we are always looking for ways to please our fur babies. As hard as many of us may try to keep our dogs on their canine diets, sometimes we just can’t resist slipping them an occasional human morsel. A lot of people feel that dogs should not be given any “people” food, however, […]

Police Believe Venezuela Zoo Animals Stolen For Food Amid Crisis

Venezuela authorities are investigating the theft of animals from a zoo in western state of Zulia that were likely snatched to be eaten, a further sign of hunger in a country struggling with chronic food shortages. A police official said two collared peccaries, which are similar in appearance to boars, were stolen over the weekend […]

Lone Zoo Keeper Stays Behind In Dead Of Raging Forest Fire To Do What...

As one of California’s most destructive wildfires blackened acre after acre of Sonoma County, Peter Lang of Santa Rosa made a choice: He would leave his house to the winds of chance, but do everything in his power to protect the more than 1,000 animals trapped at his wildlife preserve, Safari West. His Facebook post […]

Mountain Lion Chained To Circus Truck His Entire Life Takes First Free Steps After...

Mufasa the mountain lion was just a baby when he was torn from the wild to be bought and sold on the exotic pet trade. As a result, he has spent the last 20-years of his life chained to the back of an illegal Peruvian circus truck, as he was carted from town to town […]

Lost Tourist Says Monkeys Saved Him In The Amazon

Locals believe the young man angered forest spirits—before he disappeared mysteriously for nine days—but he is just glad to be alive. In the Bolivian Amazon, where vast rivers wind endlessly through mountainous terrain and a thick blanket of fog creeps through the trees, the locals say the jungle can swallow you in a second. Venture […]

You’ll Never Guess What All That Stuff Is In The Water

Located in Nairobi, Kenya is a beautiful lake called Lake Nakuru. It is a National Park that is home to many wild animals including lions, rhinos, leopards, and giraffes. But what makes this place unique, well, I’ll let you see for yourself. The sight is rather astounding. Along the coastline, millions, yes we said millions, of […]

The Moment Man Is Cut Out Of 23 Foot Python’s Stomach

Ophidiophobia is the abnormal fear of snakes. It is estimated that approximately one third of the adult United States population has an abnormal fear of snakes. Ophidiophobia is sometimes called herpetophobia which is a general fear of reptiles and other amphibians. Some researches have argued that due to evolution humans have grown to have an […]

Photos of Beach Tourists Prove We’re Becoming Disconnected From Nature

Long before the days of 24-hour convenience stores and instant communication, human beings lived in some semblance of harmony with nature. People used to know that we too are also a part of the circle of life, and that respect is what holds it all together. Sadly, so many have totally lost this connection now and […]

Giant Prehistoric Shark Teeth Washing Up On North Carolina Beaches

Carolina may be in for a big surprise, as giant teeth belonging to the ancient Megaladon have been washing ashore.  Experts estimate that with fossilized teeth washing ashore measuring approximately six inches long, he prehistoric shark-like creatures would have measured an estimated 60 feet long. Some of the teeth are as large as an adult’s […]

Watch This Crab Escape A Boiling Pot To Save His Friends From Sure Death

This crab exhibits both “fight” and “flight” responses in an attempt to save himself and friends from becoming dinner In situations of pending death, there are two possible courses of action for human or beast—either accept fate or fight like hell to survive. This is known as the “fight or flight” response. Neither response is […]

Why You Should Consider Not Eating Pork

There are many religions that specifically forbid the consumption of pork. The meat is considered “unclean” and non-kosher. Is there a reason for this? Is there more to this religious teaching that we should all be aware of? It seems as though the religions that condemn pork consumption are on to something, in fact there […]

This Little Baby Was Raised In A Chicken Cage. What Happened When They Freed...

Every now and then a story comes along that both horrifies you and fills you with hope at the same time. When the folks at the International Animal Rescue organization found Budi, a baby orangutan, he was being kept in a chicken cage and being fed nothing but condensed milk. The small space and lack […]

Tons Of Animals Have Floated From Japan To Oregon On Plastic Junk

The morning of June 5, 2012, invasive species researcher John Chapman’s wife, who works for the health department in Newport, Oregon, told him he had to go with her to see a mysterious object that had washed onto the town’s beach. Chapman was initially skeptical that the beached mass would be of any interest to him, scientifically speaking. The […]

Heartbroken Goat Refuses To Eat For 6 Days, Then Rescuers Discover Why He’s So...

When Mr. G arrived at Animal Place’s Rescue Ranch in Grass Valley, California, he was a wreck. The poor little goat refused to eat, could not be cheered up and simply laid down in the corner of his stall with his head drooped down. Special treats wouldn’t even work with the sweet little goat. He […]

Enormous Turtle Found On Spanish Beach

Some creatures earn the title of ‘monster’ because they kill. Others get it because they look like they could kill. Then there are those who are called monsters simply because of their size. That’s the kind of monster that didn’t eat Barcelona or any of its citizens but just scared them because it was the […]

Russian Snake Expert Live Streams His Final Moments After Letting His Deadly Pet Black...

A well-known Russian snake expert filmed himself dying on a live stream broadcast after he let his pet black mamba bite his hand apparently brokenhearted over the breakup of his marriage. In deeply disturbing footage, video blogger Arslan Valeev, 31, from St Petersburg, pleaded with viewers to call his ex-wife as he visibly deteriorated on camera and […]

Undercover Investigation Reveals ‘Monster Foxes’ Which Are Bred 5x Too Big For Their Fur

Humanity just hit another low. A new investigation, which was conducted by the animal rights group Oikeutta eläimille (Animal Justice) earlier this spring, has revealed the extreme lengths some distributors in the fashion industry will go to. When members of the group visited five Finnish farms, a disturbing amount of overweight blue foxes were discovered.  The […]

This Is Not Photo Shopped – What You’re Seeing Is a Crocodile Named ‘Poncho’...

No, this is not photoshopped. What you’re seeing is a crocodile named ‘Poncho’ kissing a Costa Rican animal lover and fisherman named Chito Shedden. “Love conquers all” this probably best way to describe this very unusual friendship, which is rapidly changing everything we thought we knew about crocodiles. It all started back in 1989 when […]

Highly Poisonous Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake Found In California For First Time In 30 Years

Here’s something else to add to the long list of unexpected side effects of global warming: an influx of highly poisonous snakes off the shores of California. Sounds like something out of a horror film, right? Instead, it’s one of those times when reality imitates art. The increasing warm waters caused by El Niño are bringing […]

Steve Irwin’s Son Is An Award Winning Photographer And These Photos Show Why

People often say ‘like father, like son,’ and it is so unbelievably true in this case. Robert Irwin, the son of Steve Irwin, is following in his late father’s footsteps and is helping the world to fall in love with nature. Since a very young age, Robert was fascinated with the natural world. Now, together […]

Court Orders Oregon Couple To Surgically ‘Debark’ Their Dogs After Neighbors’ Noise Complaints

A court ordered an Oregon couple to have their dogs surgically “debarked” after their neighbors’ noise complaint, the Oregonian reported. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, devocalization — or “debarking” — is a controversial procedure that involves cutting dogs’ vocal cords. The Oregonian noted that opponents call it “cruel and unnecessary” to silence a dog’s […]

Dog Lies Down In Road For Hours At Spot Where Florida Accident Claims His...

After a Florida woman was fatally hit by a semi truck, her pet dog remained at the scene, laying in the spot where its owner’s life was taken. Kelly Black, 42, was found dead in the street near a gas station in Jacksonville at approximately 6.15am. The truck that hit her has still not been […]

Florida Citizens Who Abandoned Their Pets Could Face Felony Charges

Many Florida residents were unprepared when catastrophic hurricane Irma appeared over the Atlantic. Extensive media coverage and government warnings had many people taking action early, but long term preparedness plans were apparently not in place for families and pets alike. Store shelves were emptied in many places and gas stations ran out of fuel. Pets […]

9 Genius Vet Signs That Every Pet Owner Can Relate To

Getting pets to go to the vet is not always fun. It’s hard to see your little (or big) fur baby so scared and confused while sitting on that metal exam table. Finding a good veterinarian is crucial to your pet’s wellness and happiness. Since cats and dogs can’t speak for themselves, you’ve got to […]

Southwest Airlines Fills Cabin With Pets Orphaned During Houston Storm In Dramatic Rescue

In scenes reminiscent of the Biblical story of Noah and his ark, Southwest Airlines took the extraordinary step this week of filling up the cabin of one of its planes with orphaned animals from flood-hit Houston. Animal shelters all over Texas are at maximum capacity after Hurricane Harvey devastated the region, leaving many pets homeless […]

Almost No One Is Talking About Floods In South Asia That Killed 1200 People

Though the carnage of Hurricane Harvey is currently dominating mainstream media, Texas isn’t the only part of the world being ravaged by flooding. International news coverage has largely ignored the torrential rainfall that has been devastating South Asia for almost the entire month of August, and it’s time for us all to start talking about […]

17 Reasons Why Getting A Dogue De Bordeaux Is The Best Thing You Could...

The Dogue de Bordeaux, also known as a Bordeaux Mastiff or French Mastiff, is one of the most ancient French dog breeds. They have worked hard throughout the years pulling carts, guarding flocks and were even employed as castle guards to the European elite. But hey, that’s not why we love them. I mean have you […]

Toddler Saved From Deadly Snake By Family Dog

Dogs are called man’s best friend for a reason. Not only do they show love and companionship when we need it the most, but they can also sense when we are in danger. In Sevier County, Tennessee, one family dog not only saved a family member from danger, but he saved a toddler from certain […]

Baby Deer Refuses To Leave The Human Who Saved Her Life

Lithuanian out doors man Darius Sasnauskas had a chance to witness a birth of two baby deer in his backyard near the Yellowstone National Park in the US. Unfortunately, one of them was injured and soon left behind by her family because she couldn’t keep up with them. “With so many predators around, she had […]

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over Video Of Strange Creature Man Filmed. Can You...

On a beach in Taiwan, onlookers watched as an “alien” creature started moving about on the rocks. People gathered around – but not too close because they didn’t know what it was – and watched as the freakish thing moved about searching for something among the rocks and sand. Those that saw it happened admitted […]

Woman Finds Tiny Frog In Salad, Adopts It As Pet

Call it a ribbeting tale of friendship. A woman in Southern California was about to eat an organic salad last Wednesday when she found a piece of protein she didn’t expect: A tiny frog. “I’m halfway through my salad and as I’m going to stab another bit, I see [the frog] peeking out from under the salad,” […]

Gorillas May Have Capacity For Speech

The study of a gorilla has led a research team to question the belief that humans are the only primates who have the capacity for speech. They found that the ape called Koko had developed speech patterns and was showing signs of being able to communicate verbally. The notion that apes could only communicate through […]

Cop Shoots Woman’s Dog, Department Apologizes By Filing Charges Against Her

A woman in Clayton County, Georgia is facing charges after a police officer shot and killed her five-month-old puppy, who witnesses say was not a threat to him. The officer, who killed the dog in the presence of the woman’s children, has a history of aggressive misconduct and was suspended for his behavior once before. […]

Unusual Friendship Between Wolf And Bear Documented By Finnish Photographer

“It’s very unusual to see a bear and a wolf getting on like this” says Finnish photographer Lassi Rautiainen, 56, who took these surprising photos. The female grey wolf and male brown were spotted every night for ten days straight, spending several hours together between 8pm and 4am. They would even share food with each other. […]