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Saturday, December 2, 2017

Draco Volans: The Tiny Dragon Discovered In Indonesia

As it turns out, dragons do exist. Well, these little guys technically aren’t dragons, but they are flying lizards, which seems pretty close. The tiny lizards are known as “Draco volans,” and over the course of thousands of years, they developed an amazing way to evade predators: Flight. Their small, wing-like appendages allow them to […]

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 […]

6 Ways To Live a Healthy Lifestyle With Your Pet

Your pets are your babies, and just like any good parent would do, you’re committed to leading a healthy lifestyle by example. Unlike human children, many “fur babies” can almost immediately become your running partner, play in the park partner, and recreational buddy from a very young age. When considering bringing a pet into your […]

Here Are 20 Irrefutable Reasons Why Dogs Are Better Than People

Cats get all the glory on the Internet. Even Grumpy Cat himself makes a little more than waitress, freelancer or intern. (Yes. That cat makes money.) But what about dogs? Why aren’t there any famous Internet dogs? Here are some reasons why man’s best friends should be making at least as much as (or more than) a cruelly deformed cat. […]

Panda Babies Sleeping In Baskets Make Their First Public Appearance

These baby pandas are a cause to celebrate! Ten pandas were born this year at the Ya’an Bifengxia Giant Panda Breeding Center, and this past Friday, they made their debut public appearance. The pandas range in age from two weeks to two months old. The deputy minister of Animal Management at the China Conservation and […]

TV Crew Finds Wet, Exhausted Possum Bracing For Harvey

Brian Curtis from KXAS/NBC Dallas spots a possum trembling and exhausted on a Houston bridge, saying that “everything is trying to seek shelter from this storm.” via: www.nbcmiami.com From Around the Web

A Dog Is Re-Elected Mayor For A Third Term, Proving Politicians Are Useless

As millions of Americans struggle to decide whether to elect a volatile narcissist or a calculated warmongering criminal as their next leader, one Minnesota town is doing politics right — they just re-elected a dog to his third term as mayor. Duke, a nine-year-old Great Pyrenees, was first elected mayor of Cormorant, Minnesota in 2014. […]

Some People Left Their Dogs Tied Up To Die In The Flood And It...

Houston, Texas, is currently experiencing catastrophic levels of flooding due to the torrential rains being dumped in the region by tropical storm Harvey. Five people have been reported dead so far, many more are injured, and thousands have been displaced. But as people flee to save themselves, many are forgetting to take their animals with […]

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 […]

This Rescued Sea Turtle Says ‘Thank You’ In A Way That Will Move You...

2012 saw the glorious (but obvious) declaration that non-human animals are conscious, living beings. This may have already been apparent for anyone who has lived with or experienced being around an animal in their day-to-day life, but as we know the science-community holds strict guidelines when declaring anything as definitive. The video below showcases a beautiful […]

Top 10 Ways To Prevent Your Pets From Getting Cancer And Dying Young

One out of every three Americans will get cancer in their lifetime, and only half of those victims will survive it, so how are our pets any different? Cancer barely existed in America a century ago, and that’s because we didn’t process food with chemicals then, and we didn’t have chemical-based medicine then, and we […]

Heartbroken Dog Visits His Best Friend’s Grave Every Day

  This little dog named Cesur recently lost the one person in his life who mattered most to him. But even in the wake of his best friend’s death, Cesur’s love and loyalty for him still has yet to fade. Last week, after years of illness which had left him paralyzed, 79-year-old Mehmet Ilhan died […]

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 […]

World’s Most Photogenic Shar Pei And His Cat Are The Best Friends Ever

Paddington the dog and Butler the cat are inseparable. The droopy Shar Pei, often dressed up in costume, patiently sits beside his feline friend, putting up with her cat antics. The best friends live with their owner Annie Jacob and three other cats in Tasmania on the south coast of Australia. One has to wonder—while Paddington seems to sincerely […]

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 […]

Koko The Gorilla Adopts 2 Baby Kittens After Being Unable To Have Her Own...

Koko the gorilla received a special gift for her 44th birthday. The gorilla, famous for her knowledge of American Sign Language, was presented with a box of kittens and allowed to choose two as pets; the remaining cats were adopted into good homes. Koko received her first cat “All Ball” after signing that she wanted […]

Man, Who Teased A Bear By Dangling Food In Its Jaws, Viciously Mauled By...

Rule No. 1: Never get too close to a bear in its enclosure. Rule No.2: Never tease a hungry beast by dangling food over its head. Naiphum Promratee, 36, learnt these life lessons the hard way. Promratee hung a bowl of rice into a bear’s enclosure while visiting a temple in rural Phetchabun province, Thailand. […]

Hunters Stunned & Can’t Explain The Crazy Neon Blue Fat on This Wild California...

When a couple out on their ranch in Morgan Hill, California, saw a wild pig roaming the brush, they decided to shoot it and take it home for meat. After transporting the pig back home and draining its blood, the pair cut open the pig ready to skin and portion it, only to find this wild hog […]

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 […]

Internet Is On Fire Over This Worm Video

Our world is filled with a wide variety of strange — at times even freakish — creatures that capture attention through their oddity, even as the sight or thought of them is enough to make some recoil in horror. So it is with a weird worm featuring a crescent-shaped head that a Malaysian man named Danish Ho caught […]

Dog Found Buried Alive In France Triggers Online Fury, Petition For Owner’s ‘Maximum Sentence’

Photos of dog buried alive in the vicinity of Paris have sparked anger and outrage on social media, with the owner having been detained. He may be forced to pay up to a €30,000 fine for animal cruelty, and could spend up to two years behind bars. The French mastiff was found and rescued on […]

Heartbroken Pit Bull Cries After His Family Leaves Him In A Shelter

When a high-kill shelter received this pit bull, nobody expected the emotional roller coaster he took them on. When one person offered Blue King (Blue for short) a treat, he sniffed it, but didn’t eat it. The only thing Blue did was cry behind the bars of his kennel door. Additionally, tears were dripping from his […]

18 Years After Saving Chimp Their Eyes Meet Again

18 years ago, Linda Koebner helped two laboratory chimps transition from a life behind bars back to having a normal and happy life. The two chimps, Doll and Swing had not seen Linda since the day she helped to transform their lives. When they are reunited for the first time, it’s hard not to shed […]

She Finally Got Her Baby To Sleep… Now Watch What The Puppy Does

This might very well be the most adorable video on the internet. It features a new born baby enjoying a nap as well as a puppy so little it barely has its eyes open. The puppy and the baby have a moment together that’s so precious, people everywhere just couldn’t even. I’m sure mom and […]

20 Reasons You Should Consider Having A Dog In Your Life, Backed By Science

1. They empathize With Human Pain Source: livescience.com Goldsmiths College released a study that showed more dogs will approach someone who’s crying or in distress than someone who is not. This shows that dogs are empathetic and are eager to help comfort humans in pain. Source: huffingtonpost.com 2. They can detect cancer Source: philly.com Due to […]

5 Spiritual Lessons You Can Learn From Your Dog

Did you ever realize that God spelled backwards is Dog? A dog, and most other pets as well, retain that godliness that many human beings are born with but often lose over time. Dogs are natural spiritual teachers. My neighbor’s dog, Sammy, has been a great inspiration for me. There are many spiritual lessons to […]

Camper Takes Video Of An Alaskan Brown Bear Stopping To Sit And Admire The...

Sometimes they say you eat the bear, sometimes the bear eats you, but every so often, the bear may just have a little sit down with you instead. Drew Hamilton is an employee of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game who was camping at the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary and Refuge. He was […]

This Terrifying Fish That Claimed The Life of King Henry I Is Making A...

When you think of the world’s most terrifying fish, you probably think of sharks, right? Well, I regret to inform you that the world’s scariest fish is actually the bloodsucking lamprey. The lamprey can be found all over the world, but over the years, populations in England have plummeted. While some might call that a […]

Costa Rica Is Shutting Down Its Zoos And Freeing All Animals In Captivity

Costa Rica is such a beautiful, forward thinking country, always seemingly one step ahead of the rest of the world when it comes to their sustainability and conservation practices. It comes as no surprise, then, that Costa Rica recently became the first country to implement a plan to shut down all of its zoos and […]

Black Bear Family Has The Best Summer Pool Party

The Basso family has quite a surprise as they awaken to find a Mama Bear and her five darling cubs frolicking in the welcome oasis of their backyard.  Even bears need to cool off!  They had the further bonus of all the kids play equipment; enjoying the swing set and the little slide. We get to listen […]

Cop’s Bodycam Shows Him Luring ‘Playful’ Dog Before Opening Fire, Killing It

For years, we has been reporting on the disturbing practice of police shooting people’s pets and claiming they ‘feared for their lives.’ However, the following account may be the worst we’ve ever seen. Not only did the cop shoot the dog, but called him close enough so that he wouldn’t waste his bullets, presumably, when […]

Zombie Cat and Dog Dig Themselve Out of Grave Days After Being “Killed”

It’s a true story of the little kitty that could. After Bart the wundercat was hit by a car in Tampa, FL, his owner gave him a tearful burial. But five days later, Bart clawed his way out of his grave and found his way home—just in time for dinner. Bart’s owner, Ellis Huston, told Fox13 that […]

Homing Pigeon Caught Carrying Nearly 200 Ecstasy Pills On Its Back

It appears that drug smugglers are coming up with every trick in the book to try and get their products to their customers. You might have seen Banged Up Abroad, where tourists get arrested with bags of cocaine or heroin strapped to their bodies and locked up for years. But this method of smuggling is much […]

Deadly Snakes Arrive In U.S., Shipped In Potato Chips Cans

Suspicious that a package shipped from Hong Kong might contain smuggled animals, U.S. agents who opened the package found three live king cobra snakes inside, hidden in potato chip cans. The man who was to receive the package outside Los Angeles has been arrested on federal charges. Rodrigo Franco, 34, could face 20 years in […]

Miracle Dog Honored For Bringing 62 Year Old Owner Out of Coma When Doctors...

Dogs are considered to be man’s best friend for very good reason. When they develop a bond with a human, there is almost nothing that can break it and this story serves as a prime example of this truism in action. Andy and his four year old Schnauzer/poodle mix were recently separated as a result […]

Cop Knocks on Innocent Family’s Door, Kills Their Dog, and Then Walks Off

 In another “only in Florida” story, we have video of a cop killing a family pet, then simply walking off. The Palacios family of Florida City, Florida thought October 20th (2016) was like any other day, when they heard a knock on their front door. When they answered the door, however, their dog, Duchess, shot […]

Giant Wild Boar Shot Dead In Alabama Man’s Backyard

An Alabama taxidermist found his next stuffing project after he shot a massive wild boar in his yard in Sterling Tuesday. Wade Seago shot the boar three times before the 372kg (820lb) animal was killed. Seago was alerted to the huge boar’s presence by his frightened daughter. “I jumped up to see what was going […]

Farmer Is Found Dead Along With 16 Of His Cows….And You Wont Believe Reason...

An unusual act of nature has wrecked havoc on a family and their farm. When a storm fell upon a farm in Amherst, Wisconsin, gasses were trapped in a deadly dome of air which poisoned and killed a farmer, 29-year-old Michael Biadasz, along with 16 cattle. Sounds like a random chain of events that rippled […]

Good Dog Saves A Baby Deer From Drowning

Meet Storm, the doggie who didn’t hesitate a second when he saw an unidentified animal drowning in the water and came to the rescue. As the dog approached the helpless creature, it turned out to be an injured baby deer. The whole incident happened when Storm’s owner, Mike Freeley, was taking a walk with his […]

Dog That Was Put To Sleep After Being Hit By A Car Miraculously Returns...

The word “miracle” tends to get thrown around quite a bit. It’s not uncommon to hear it used in reference to minor, yet positive, occurrences—like acing a test in school when you haven’t studied or finding the perfect pair of shoes (in your size!) after a flash sale practically emptied the store. Yet as much as […]

People Say They Can’t Sleep After Seeing This Terrifying Deep Sea Monster

The vast, confounding, and beautiful oceans of Earth remain largely unexplored by mankind. In fact, the deepest parts of the sea are considered by many to be the real final frontier: they’re as mysterious as outer space, but accessible enough that we rarely stop to think about just how fascinating the world underwater really is. The immense pressure at the bottom […]

Welcome To The Island Populated Almost Entirely By Puppies

One of the best parts of life is, undeniably, our ability to explore. There are so many different cultures and beautiful landmarks throughout the world just waiting to be discovered. Traveling is, of course, a learning experience as much as it is a memorable one. There are some places, though, that are so unique that […]

Animal Microchips Linked To Causing Cancer

Many veterinarians recommend them, and most animal shelters require them. Identification microchips injected into the necks of cats and dogs are touted as useful in recovering lost pets because the devices store owner and medical information. But are they safe? A new lawsuit against Merck & Co., Inc., maker of the HomeAgain pet microchip, says […]

Chinese Immigrant Sold Hot Dogs Made With Real Dog Meat

 Xi Ping Chow, a 57-year-old Chinese immigrant, has been arrested by the NYPD this week after authorities were informed that the man was making his own hot dogs with the meat of stray dogs in the area. NYC food inspectors were anonymously tipped on Chow’s operation which possibly involved recuperating dead dogs in dumpsters of […]

Study: Your Dog Will Snub People Who Are Mean to You

If you have a dog, you should probably pay more attention to the way your pet responds to other people – it could help you find out who might be mistreating you. According to a new study, dogs tend to reject treats offered by people who were mean to their owners. Scientists at Kyoto University […]

Dog Interrupts Orchestra Performance In Cutest Way Ever, Gets Rounds Of Applause

When the world-renowned Vienna Chamber Orchestra was recently performing at the 31st International Izmir Festival in Çesme, Turkey, their concert was unexpectedly interrupted by a random dog. The canine walked on the stage, got the best seats, and made itself extra comfortable. We see the doggie going towards one violinist, who continued playing to the […]

This New Green Overpass Will Allow Wildlife To Safely Cross Interstates

In the United States, animals struck by vehicles on our roadways account for around $8 billion in damages every year. Canada has a novel idea: create animal overpasses to help the animals safely cross major thoroughfares without being injured or killed. What’s great is that a recent study proved that these overpasses actually work! The animals are […]

Bald Chickens: Science or Madness?‏

Nine years ago the world was introduced to the bald chicken, a featherless chicken that was being cultivated in an attempt to create a more viable commercially raised chicken. The experiment was designed to study the “economic and environmental advantages” of a natural breed of chicken that is born without feathers. So why a bald […]