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Tackling plastic pollution in the Galápagos | Stories | WWF

Around the world, humans produce an estimated 1.3 billion tons of plastic waste per year, a number that is set to increase to 2.2 billion by 2025. In countries such as Ecuador that have limited garbage collection services, some of this plastic waste inevi

News | Animal Links

Fundraiser by Susan Cain Tellem : #TurtleStrong Malibu Fire Relief

Susan Cain Tellem needs your help today! #TurtleStrong Malibu Fire Relief - Hello turtle friends from Susan and Marshall at American Tortoise Rescue. Our house and the turtle hospital in Malibu burned down Friday, November 10, during one of California’s

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

7 Facts About Ragdoll Cats

The Ragdoll cat can be described in three words: big, beautiful, and friendly.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

11 Ways To Make Your Dog Feel Less Alone When You’re At Work All Day

It's one thing to leave your dog home alone when you've got a quick errand to run. It's a whole other situation when you leave your fur kiddo home for the eight hours or so while you're at work. But it's a pretty common scenario. Most dog owners…

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Environmentalists: To Save The World, Dump Your Pets

According to a study out Monday on global climate change, your dog (or your cat) is probably killing the environment, and if you want to stem the tide of global warming, it's time to say "good-bye" to Fido and Fluffy.

Pets & Animals | Animals

'Gold-diggin' dog swindles free burgers from McDonald's

Princess can't seem to curb her craving for Big Macs and fries, so the dog has taken to sneaking out at night and walking herself to the parking lot of a local McDonald's in Oklahoma City to get her fix of free burgers.

Pets & Animals | Animals

The film debut of the Antarctica “headless chicken monster,” a rare sea cucumber — Quartz

Scientists accidentally discovered a deep-sea swimming cucumber in the waters off Australia during a marine conservation project.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

How 31 Alberta wolves changed the natural balance of Yellowstone National Park

An eco-experiment that started with 14 Alberta wolves being introduced to Yellowstone National Park has shown just how powerful the laws of nature really are.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

This Hilarious Optical Illusion for Birds Could Save Your Life

Birds and planes are a bad combination, but it’s not so easy to shoo our avian friends away from airport runways. Thankfully, scientists from France have stumbled upon an ingenious solution to the problem—an optical illusion that appears to scare the

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Let's Talk Dog Exercise — How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Every Day?

When it comes to dog exercise, how much exercise does a dog need every day based on breed and age? How do you exercise your dog if you’re short on time?

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Stray Dog Was So Matted No One Knew What Kind Of Dog He Was

He looks SO different now!

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Nepal's Tiger Population Nearly Doubles in Last Decade

Better protections, including an increased number of anti-poaching rangers, has allowed populations of tigers to grow quickly.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

S.African lion cubs conceived artificially in world first

Watching the two little lion cubs boisterously play with each other at a conservation centre outside of South Africa's capital Pretoria, it's hard to see anything out of the ordinary. "These are the first ever lion cubs to be born by means of artific

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Snow leopard 'poses for selfies,' goes viral | Fox News

A snow leopard, high up in the mountains of China, discovered several cameras used to photographs of their surroundings. The snow leopard did what anyone would do upon discovering a camera - take a selfie.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

5 Lessons That My Cats Taught Me

The best lessons in life can be learned by living with and observing cats. Cats are great companions but they don’t just provide comfort, cats can really teach us a lot about how we go about living our best lives.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

25 Shelter Dogs Who Made It Big

From four-legged movie stars to heroic rescue dogs, some of history's most amazing pooches were adopted from shelters.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Clever puppy escapes his house and then rings the doorbell to get back in

A puppy managed to escape his home, but then figured out how to ring the doorbell to get back inside.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

25 Benefits of Adopting a Rescue Dog

According to the ASPCA, 3.3 million dogs enter shelters each year in the United States. Although that number has gone down since 2011 (from 3.9 million) there are still millions of dogs waiting in shelters for a forever home. October is Adopt a Shelter Do

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Good Samaritan arrested after helping animals survive Florence

A woman was taken into custody after providing care to more than two dozen animals – 17 cats and 10 dogs – for owners who had to evacuate.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Wisconsin man naps with cats at animal sanctuary, goes viral | Fox News

A 75-year-old retired Spanish teacher in Green Bay, Wisconsin, made headlines this week after he was documented taking cat naps -- with actual cats.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

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Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Hurricane Florence Heroes Rescue 6 Trapped Dogs from Rising Waters: 'They Would Have Drowned'

Rescue workers continue to help those in the Carolinas stranded after the devastating damages of Hurricane Florence, including six dogs who were found abandoned in a locked cage in Leland, North Carolina, as flood waters rose

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

How You Can Help Animals Affected by Hurricane Florence | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

The New Dog Sport: A Dog’s Nose Work Is Never Done | The Outline

Nose work is a new sport in which dogs seek out specific scents. It’s also an opportunity to let dogs do what they do best.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain | Smart News | Smithsonian

The neuron is not found within lab mice, possibly explaining why mouse studies often do not translate to human brains

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Texas woman shocked to find 'stubborn' hen sitting on massive snake in wild photo | Fox News

A hen in Hull, Texas was rather “clucky” when a massive snake decided to rest near the animal rather than make the chicken its next meal.

News | Animal Links

How do cats contribute to your health and well-being?

Cats are loved for their elegance, their calming purrs, and the sweetness of their cuddles, but do you know how they can actually improve your health?

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Nile or Asian monitor lizard scaring Davie FL families | Miami Herald

A six-foot Nile or Asian monitor lizard has eluded trappers from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Martin County Trappers in the Davie family neighborhood of Zachary and Maria Lieberman.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

No kidding! Goats prefer to interact with humans who look happy - The Irish News

A new study has found the first evidence that goats respond differently to happy and angry humans.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Farmers should 'smile' at their livestock to produce better meat

Farmers should try to look happy around their livestock to make sure the meat tastes better after slaughter, a new study suggests.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Pet Photographer Kaylee Greer Highlights Dogs in Shelters: Photos

Kaylee Greer, a pet photographer, is using her talent to highlight dogs in shelters — find out more

News | Animal Links

Dogs rush to help when owners cry, study suggests - CNN

Dogs will move faster to be with their owners, on average, if the owner is crying versus humming a tune, a small study finds.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

This Colorful New Seahorse Is the Size of a Grain of Rice

Researchers have discovered a tiny new species of pygmy seahorse that inhabits the boulder-strewn coasts of Japan.

News | Animal Links

Survey: Pet Owners Happier, Wealthier, More Fit Than Non-Owners - Study Finds

If you think pets are the pits, you may not be living to your potential. A new survey finds that people who own pets are happier, earn more money, and exercise more frequently than those who don't.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Massive python slithers up Australian man's home in shocking video | Fox News

A homeowner in Australia captured an unwanted surprised on camera, as a nearly 10-foot long python slithered its way up the side of his home.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Bear steals pizza from Tennessee restaurant customers dining on patio | Fox News

Carolyn Ball, a waitress at Howard’s Steakhouse in downtown Gatlinburg, said a young black bear cub came up from the creek for a free meal.

News | Animal Links

Historic Cat Photos on International Cat Day - The Atlantic

Fashions and technologies may change over time, but cats never go out of style.

News | Interesting Links

Mare stuck in mud is rescued by volunteers in Ireland | Fox News

A horse was trapped in a mud pond in Limerick, Ireland, on Friday night, but volunteers worked together to free the animal from the muck, the Limerick Leader reported.

News | The News

Massive, voracious lizards are invading the southwestern US | Fox News

A group of South American lizards, known as tegu lizards, have taken over parts of Florida and there is concern they could expand into the southwestern U.S. in what is being described as an invasion.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

The Lassie Effect: Study Looks at Empathy in Dogs | The Bark

Dogs are thought to be very aware of people’s emotions, but if a pup’s owner was really upset, would he actually go out of his way to offer help and comfort? Some not only will, a new study found, they’ll overcome obstacles to do it.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

New Jersey police rescue deer 'doing laps' in swimming pool | Fox News

Depending on how you look at it, they either rescued the deer or totally ruined its morning.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Disney will permanently allow dogs in some resorts, theme park blogger reports - Orlando Sentinel

Last year, Disney announced it planned to charge $50 to $75 a night to cover cleaning fees and allow visitors to bring their dogs.

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

Very good dog finishes Australian half marathon, earns medal, gets taken to dog jail

Don’t worry, he’ll get adopted if his owners don’t claim him.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Grieving mother orca falling behind family as she carries dead calf for a seventh day | The Seattle Times

Researchers are keeping vigil over the orca mother for a seventh day. Now she's falling behind her pod. "I am so terrified for her well-being," said researcher Deborah Giles. "She is a 20-year-old breeding-age female and we need her."

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean | Popular Science

It may seem like sort of a silly thing to ponder, born out of owners’ love for their pets and the human-animal bond between them. But determining a pet’s “real” age is actually important because it helps veterinarians like me recommend life-stage

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

'Shark in the cage!' Shaq pulled from water after predator wiggles through bars of enclosure | Fox News

Shaquille O'Neal couldn't escape a curious shark, as the predator wiggled its way through metal bars of a 12-foot-tall enclosure the NBA star was locked inside of.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Man Senses Someone Watching Him — And Finds The Cutest Spies - The Dodo

“A lot of times I don’t even realize they’re there. I just turn around and there’s a snout sticking out from under the fence.”

Pets & Animals | Animals

500-pound goliath grouper eats shark as shocked Florida fishermen watch: 'He just sucked it in' | Fox News

There's a reason goliath groupers are called the garbage disposals of the sea — they eat everything in sight, including sharks.

Science & Technology | Fun Science Stuff

12 Of The Saddest Science Facts Of All Time

It's lonely spacecraft and abandoned animals all the way down. I'm so sorry.

Psychology | Personality

This Is Your Brain on Fatherhood | Science | Smithsonian

What clownfish stepfathers and Dad-of-the-Year foxes teach us about paternal neurochemistry in the animal kingdom

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Chill Armadillo Decides To Use Family's Pool While They're Out Of Town

Living the wild life can sure be exhausting at times — there's so much scurrying around. Fortunately for one leisure-loving armadillo, he found just the place to take a load off for a while

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

A mini horse was found on a Japanese rooftop three days after disappearing | Fox News

A miniature horse that went missing during Japan’s devastating floods last week has been found alive and stranded on a roof.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Senior Dogs Abandoned At Shelter Being Too 'Loud' And 'Smelly' - The Dodo

They were both so confused — but now they're getting the best second chance ❤️️

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

GOOD BOY: British Special Forces Combat Dog Takes Down Three Syrian Jihadis, Saves Fellow Soldiers

A Special Air Services dog is being hailed as a hero after he successfully fought off a Jihadi surprise attack while his unit was on patrol in Syria.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Alaska Over a Century: From Natural Wonders to Government Plunder

Retracing a famous environmentalist's journey almost 120 years ago, an author discovers a very different Alaska.

News | Animal Links

Dogs Use 19 Referential Signals to Communicate With Humans

These are the gestures our pets use to tell us they want food, toys, and love.

Pets & Animals | Animals

What happens if someone catches the Loch Ness Monster? - BBC News

Scottish Natural Heritage said it would "dust off" a document prepared almost 20 years ago for such an event.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Antelope sends honey badger flying in epic fight | Fox News

An epic fight between an antelope and a honey badger has gone viral after pictures emerged of the antelope sending the honey badger flying.

Pets & Animals | Animals

20-foot shark surprises Coast Guard crew off Maine coast: 'It’s real life Jaws'

A U.S. Coast Guard crew had a close encounter with a massive shark this week as it was returning from a search-and-rescue mission off the coast of Boothbay Harbor in New Jersey.

Pets & Animals | Animals

'Gang' of rhino poachers mauled to death by pride of lions after breaking into game reserve | Fox News

At least three suspected rhino poachers have been killed by a pride of lions after they broke into a game reserve in South Africa.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

'It's a miracle': 81-year-old man survives attack from hundreds of bees | Fox News

An 81-year-old man in Texas is thankful to be alive after being stung by hundreds of bees.

News | Animal Links

Dogs Understand Emotions Behind Human Facial Expressions, Get Stressed By Bad Moods - Study Finds

A new study finds that dogs can read the emotions tied to their owners' facial expressions, and a bad mood can cause their heart rates to spike.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

5 Ways to Calm Your Dog During Fireworks - The Dogington Post

For parents of dogs that fear loud, unknown noises, a booming crack or the startling burst of fireworks in the distance can mean hours of heartache and helplessness trying to comfort our terrified four-legged family member.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Congratulations? Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, Wins the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

Zsa Zsa got a manicure and wore a sparkly pink collar but it was her droopy tongue and protruding teeth that charmed the judges.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

These are the 19 ways your dog is secretly communicating with you | Fox News

Scientists have discovered dogs use 19 signals dogs to try and communicate with their human pals.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Why the World’s Biggest Pig Is in Serious Trouble

The 600-pound giant forest hog is expert at avoiding people, who are increasingly hunting the animal in its African habitat.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

17 Dogs Who Should Be Utterly Ashamed By Their Behavior

Did a tornado or my dog go through this house?

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Cop Dumps 10 Orphaned Ducklings Into A Pond — Then Something Amazing Happens

These babies lost their parents — but they thankfully they weren't without a mom for long.

News | Interesting Links

Strange 'bird fish' goes viral: What is this creature? | Fox News

Images of a strange ‘bird fish’ have gone viral, prompting questions about what the bizarre creature is.

Pets & Animals | Animals

500 million-year-old claw-faced sea monster was a killing machine | Fox News

if you could dip your head into the oceans of Earth as they appeared 500 million years ago, you might see what looked like a spiny, disembodied claw cruising through the depths while trying to stuff an unfortunate piece of prey into its circular, fang-fil

News | Interesting Links

Why Male Dolphin Buddies 'Hold Hands'

Bottlenose dolphins in Australia call each other by name and touch frequently to maintain alliances with other males, a new study says.   

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dogs Help Toddler Escape Her Room So She Can Give Them Snacks

Colby and Bleu transformed the tiny human into their very own partner in crime.

News | Animal Links

Dogs Use Various Gestures To Get What They Want From Us

New research shows the four requests most commonly used that result in dogs being satisfied are “Scratch me!”, “Give me food/drink”, “Open the door” and “Get my toy/bone.”

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Valley of the Ragdolls

They’re floppy, relaxed, and they come when you call them. Is the Ragdoll a genetic miracle, or just one very cool cat?

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

A Woman Rescued This Fox From A Fur Farm – Then Got Her A Buddy To Stop Her Feeling Alone

For one lucky fox in Poland, life wouldn’t begin and end on a fur farm. Instead, she’d be adopted by Polly Lushchynskaya, who didn’t stop her efforts at bringing the pup home – she also paired her new pet with an unexpected companion to ease the f

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Diseases You Can Get From Your Pets

You may not be able to catch a cold from Fido, but you can get some other nasty stuff. Find out more about diseases your pets can share with you and how to protect yourself.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dogs | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Pigeons Resist Misguided Leaders - NYTimes.com

When a leader tries to take a flock in the wrong direction, homing pigeons still find the right way home.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Eagle snatches fox holding rabbit in mouth in dramatic images | Fox News

Videos and photos captured a bald eagle attempting to snatch a rabbit from a young red fox as they battled it out 20 feet in the air in what a photographer called a “dramatic act of thievery.”

Pets & Animals | Animals

Signs that your cat definitely owns you

Anyone who owns a cat knows one thing for sure: you do NOT own that cat. You are just a host who is ensuring that the cat enjoys living at your home. Your cat actually owns you and you are her servant!

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

WATCH: Hero Dog Saves His Best Friend from Drowning in the Pool - The Dogington Post

A family's surveillance camera captured amazing footage after one of their two dogs fell into the backyard pool and the other heroically saved him.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

6 squirrels stuck in a jam after getting their tails tangled | Fox News

Six squirrels tied together at their tails were unknotted Monday by a Nebraska wildlife group after a man heard their screeching cries for help.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

This Is How To Tell If Your Cat Misses You

If you have pets, then you know that going on vacation can be a little bittersweet. Sure, it's great to get away from everything, relax, and go on some new adventures, but it's also really hard to take a break from your little fur babies! You miss th…

Pets & Animals | Rescue Organizations

Much Love Animal Rescue | adopt. adopt. adopt.

Much Love Animal Rescue exists to rescue abused, neglected and homeless animals from the streets and shelters of Los Angeles and place them in loving homes. Much Love is a 100% non-profit organization run primarily by dedicated volunteers who offer their time and resources to house, train, transport and care for these animals. Since its inception in 1999, Much Love has placed over 3,500 animals into loving homes.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Special Needs Puppy Was Left At Bar Because She Wasn't Wanted

She struggles to walk because of her deformed legs, but she's still the happiest little dog.

News | Animal Links

Kangaroos High on Carrots Are Attacking Tourists

Addicted to sugar, the animals have been hitting and slashing at tourists who tease them with the surprisingly harmful snacks.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Giant alligator nearly the size of a car stops traffic on Texas highway | Fox News

A giant alligator nearly the length of a small family car was captured in Cleveland, TX. early Monday morning as it attempted to cross highway 59, near the Whataburger restaurant.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Why Can Parrots Talk? | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Tigers are legal in some Texas counties, but few are registered

By some estimates, a couple of thousand tigers live in Texas, many in backyards and most not registered with the state.

News | Animal Links

Watch Butcher Politely Show Meat Cat Before Giving it a Free Sample

Even though his customer was a bit shorter than his average visitor, this butcher was unfazed by the furry visitor. In fact, he seemed delighted to share his knowledge of deli cuts with an interested customer.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Jaw-dropping nature photos from the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest | Daily Mail Online

They include amazing animal encounters and breathtaking landscapes from the Maldives to Alaska. The overall winner of the contest will receive $10,000.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Wildlife photographer captures osprey carrying shark, carrying fish in 'one-in-a-trillion photograph' | Fox News

A photographer in Florida captured a stunning photo of an osprey carrying a small shark in its talons. The shark also had a fish in its mouth.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Threatened: A Green-Haired Turtle That Can Breathe Through Its Genitals - The New York Times

Getting on the endangered list issued by the Zoological Society of London isn’t actually about looks. Creatures have to be evolutionarily distinctive, not just weird.

Science & Technology | The Ocean & The Environment

Why Whales Got So Big

It’s often said that the ocean releases them from the constraints of life on land. It’s actually the opposite.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Anti-animal experiment group applauds Trump signing of bill that stops testing on puppies | WZTV

Sinclair Broadcast Group (WZTV)--President Trump on Friday stated he was unhappy about many things in the $1.6 trillion spending bill he signed but one group of animal-lovers is happy he did.Among the many items included in the 'Omnibus' bill was a sectio

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Sea mammals are huge for a reason | Science | AAAS

Study explores what makes sea lions and manatees much bigger than their terrestrial kin

Pets & Animals | Animals

World's last white rhino dies - CNN

The world's last male northern white rhino has died leaving only two females left to save the species from extinction.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

These are the best guard dogs, according to science | Science | AAAS

Three European and Asian breeds are better at guarding U.S. herds than local dogs

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

World's biggest puppy who weighs 12st and is 6ft tall replicates extinct ancient dog - Mirror Online

Most people think Euphrates, an American Molossus, is a fully grown dog when they spot her out on a walk - but she is only nine-months-old

Pets & Animals | Animals

Dog dies on United flight after flight attendant forced passenger to put carrier in overhead bin

United has since confirmed and apologized for the tragic accident.

Science & Technology | Science

Massive, 6-inch hairy spider saved from mind-blowing Australian flood | Fox News

It really does sound like something from a horror movie: a giant spider larger than a man’s hand, which makes loud hissing sounds and has powerful long venomous fangs.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Snailfish caught on camera in the Mariana Trench

A snailfish was filmed swimming more than 26,000 feet below the surface. It's the deepest-dwelling fish ever recorded.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

'Man's Best Friend' Took 3 Bullets to Protect His Owner From Robbers

"Rex came out with the little strength he had left in him and threw himself..."

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Kitten Who Wouldn't Stop Crying Was Trying To Tell His Rescuer Something

Ares had just been adopted from the shelter — but he'd left someone very important behind.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

New dinosaurs are being discovered in record numbers, and it’s changing everything we thought we knew – BGR

Every kid grows up loving dinosaurs. As we grow older we listen to science teachers explain how dinosaurs lived and died, we watch documentaries about the age when reptiles ruled the land, and by the time we reach adulthood most of us like to think we hav

News | Animal Links

Artificial nests bring new hope for vulnerable shy albatross

Dozens of fluffy shy albatross chicks sitting on artificial nests are a promising sign for scientists behind an innovative plan to give the vulnerable species a boost to help counteract the negative impacts of climate change.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

How The Crown Saved the Corgis | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dad comes up with the ultimate life hack for clipping his dog's nails

Pictures of man's new technique for clipping his dog's nails have gone viral on Twitter.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

People are letting their dogs take the Egg Challenge. It's much better than Tide Pods.

Try not to squeal with joy.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Prehistoric spider-like arachnid found preserved in amber, and it even has a tail – BGR

If you're one of the many people who have a fear of spiders, going back in time 100 million years apparently wouldn't have done you any good. A new, bizarre spider-like creature has just been discovered in Southeast Asia, having been encased in amber duri

Science & Technology | The Ocean & The Environment

World’s first talking killer whale: Wikie the orca learns to say ‘hello’ and ‘bye bye’

Whales are known for their impressive communications skills which allow pods to ‘talk’ to each other through complex clicks and singing, even when they are 100 miles apart.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

'Zombie Deer' Disease Is Spreading: What You Should Do

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has now been reported in deer in at least 22 U.S. states and 2 Canadian provinces. A study has raised concerns that CWD could eventually jump to humans.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Giant Pacific Octopus totally engulfs scuba diver [Video]

This incredible footage was recorded by Dennis Chow at Dillon Rock near the amazing Browning Pass, just north of Port Hardy on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. While exploring a wall during this particular dive, Dennis, Shaz and Wes noticed a Giant Pac

News | Animal Links

Every Year, Photographer Sends Out Family's Holiday Card Staring His Adorable Dog

He first began the tradition in 1990. Paddy, his rescue terrier, was the star of these cards until he passed away after the 2002 edition was sent out. Raggle is another rescue terrier who has since taken his place.