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Can This Frog’s Special Power Save Millions of Lives

Since Alexander Fleming’s rather fortuitous discovery of penicillin in 1928, a vast array of antibiotics have been discovered and developed. Recently, in response to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, scientists have been investigating the antimicrobial properties of another naturally occurring substance — the skin secretions of the Phyllomedusa bicolor, also known as the Giant Monkey […]

Mexican Police Find Tiger Cub Sent By Express Mail

Mexican inspectors discovered a sedated two-month-old Bengal tiger cub packed into a plastic container Wednesday. Someone has attempted to express-mail the cub from the western state of Jalisco to an address in the central state of Queretaro. A sniffer dog at the office for environmental protection, which was meant to be looking for contraband, detected the unusual […]

Cow Living Alone On The Island After Miraculous Escape From Slaughterhouse

A cow has been living alone on an island, attacking anyone who comes near, after staging a miraculous escape on its way to a slaughterhouse. The animal made its bid for safety last month after it refused to get into a lorry taking it to be killed for meat. Instead it rammed a metal fence before making a […]

This Dog Always Saved Half Their Food For Her BFF – What She Did...

If you happen to have the good fortune of living with two dogs, you already know the deep bond dogs can share. Dog pals will nap together, play together, and are seemingly always available to stare out the window together, patiently waiting for the mail to come. We’ve also seen time and time again how dogs will help […]

Missing Dog Returns Home After Ten Years But Family Have Bizarre Theory About Where...

For most pet owners, the idea of never seeing their beloved furry friend ever again is too upsetting to even think about. They are part of the family, and life without them just wouldn’t be the same. Debra Suierveld is no exception, and when her black Labrador Abby disappeared from the family home in 2008 […]

Villagers Flock To See Baby Chicken Born With Four Legs Instead of Two Discovered...

The two-month-old chick was born with polymelia which means that it developed two extra legs in the egg – and is in demand but its owner is refusing to sell it A rare four-legged baby chicken has been discovered in rural India where it happily lives with an extra set of limbs. The two-month-old chick was born […]

Unbelievable…. This Rooster Runs To Greet His Owner At The School Bus Every Single...

Be still our hearts! We think that covers what every compassionate person will think after watching this adorable video of Frog the rooster running down the dirt road to greet his favorite human. Apparently, roosters run much faster than we thought, just look at those little legs go! According to Frog’s Facebook page, he runs to the school bus every day and […]

This Sweet Dog Walked 20 Miles Twice To Find Family Who Gave Her Up...

A dog whose story of heartbreaking loyalty to her former owners went viral on Facebook has found a new and loving home. We do not deserve dogs! Cathleen, a six-year-old Great Pyrenees mix, was given up to someone in Prague, Oklahoma after her family decided to move to a new home in Seminole, Oklahoma, just 20 miles away. […]

Discover Made – Mummified Hunting Dog Found Inside Hollow Tree

Nestled inside the Southern Forest World museum in Waycross, Georgia, is a tree stump that contains the mummified remains of a 4-year-old hound dog that’s been dubbed “Stuckie.” According to Roadside America, a blog whose owners travel the country in search of interesting roadside attractions, a lumber crew found the mummified carcass in the trunk of a […]

Shocked Family Say Pet Rabbit Has Grown Unusual Holy Phenomenon

A PET rabbit has shocked a family in Cornwall after it grew a giant cross in the middle of its forehead, causing them to question if their pet is Jesus reincarnated. To the surprise of her owners the rabbit, known as Fluff, grew the unusual pattern just before Christmas. The pet’s head now looks like […]

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 […]

Great White Sharks Are Being Hunted – And Not By Humans

With their massive size, rows of razor sharp teeth, and emotionless eyes, many consider great white sharks to be the ultimate predator. But even these incredible animals have to watch their backs, as earlier this year more and more great white shark carcasses were being washed up on South African beaches. This year, five carcasses […]

Owl Symbolism – What Does It Mean When You See An Owl

The mysterious, beautiful owl is a bird worth studying. It flies by night and it has an uncanny ability to capture prey. But because these birds are night-fliers, humans have often feared them. Many societies and cultures associate them with darkness, negativity, and mystery while others associated them with wisdom and prophecy. What Does it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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,” […]

Rescue Dog Throws Himself From Helicopter Into Giant Waves To Save Lives

Finding yourself trapped in the water without a way to save yourself can be a life threatening situation and when these situations come about, it can be to find a large and furry animal to hold onto until help is finally able to arrive. Did you know that there are special dogs who are specifically […]

Dog Found Alone on Bus at Houston Convention Center Turned Mega-Shelter

A German Shepherd was found alone inside a crate on a bus transporting Hurricane Harvey flood evacuees to Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center which has been transformed into a mega-shelter temporarily housing more than 8,000 displaced residents. Harvey, as rescuers are affectionately calling the sweet, apparently healthy German Shepherd, was found sitting calmly inside a […]

A Teen Bought A Tiger On The Streets For $300 and There Are Less...

It’s happened again. Recently, an 18-year-old from California bought a baby Bengal tiger on the streets of Tijuana, Mexico for $300 and then tried to smuggle the baby tiger into the United States. Sigh… When U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials inspected the vehicle at the border, they found the tiger laying on the passenger seat floor. The teen, Luis […]

Cat Lick Causes Blindness In Ohio Woman

In case you have been letting your cat lick your eyeball lately, here’s a warning: don’t. A woman in Ohio recently lost vision in her left eye after becoming infected with Bartonella henselae, a pathogen that is normally subclinical in cats but can cause a variety of symptoms in humans. Bartonella is a bacterium that is […]

Golden Retriever Gives Birth To Extremely Rare Puppy That Is 1 Of Only 3...

If you read the headline and thought that you were about to be lured into a garden variety click bait story about something else, we are here to let you know that you have not chosen this story in error. This is no bait and switch scenario and if you would like to see a […]

Dogs are Turning Blue In India – But You’ll Never Guess This Is The...

Handfuls of blue dogs are turning heads on the streets of Mumbai, local animal protection officers report. Their change in appearance has been linked to the pollution of a local river where the animals swim and look for food. Industrial waste is being pumped into the Kasadi River in Navi Mumbai, next to the Maharashtra […]

Indonesia Deploys Soldiers To Protect Against Terrorizing Monkeys

Indonesia has deployed armed police and soldiers to help villagers on the island of Java fight back against marauding monkeys that have been terrorizing their area, stealing food and even attacking vulnerable elderly residents and a child. The long-tailed macaques have been growing increasingly bold in their interactions with humans in the Boyolali district of […]

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 […]

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