Animals

Most recent Animals blogs and columns

  • Tabatha Bundesen and her cat, Grumpy Cat,whose real name is Tardar Sauce, pose for a photograph on Friday April 4, 2014 in New York.  Bundesen says that Grumpy Cat's permanently grumpy-looking face is due to feline dwarfism.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Grumpy Cat Tours NYC, Happy and Extremely Chill, Hollywood-Bound

    NEW YORK— Watch out world, Grumpy Cat has hit her terrible twos. The top dog in Internet cat stardom, known for her downward smile and bugged-out... Read more

  • African Grey Parrot
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    Fair-Minded Birds

    New research conducted at Harvard demonstrates sharing behavior in African grey parrots. “I think people usually think of the natural world as being akin to Tennyson’s... Read more

  • Guanacos restore the espinal.
Meredith Root-Bernstein

    When Rewilding Isn’t Mad: Guanacos Can Transform the Espinal of Chile

    Rewilding is considered one of the crazier ideas in contemporary conservation. The idea of resurrecting woolly mammoths and setting them loose in Siberia and the... Read more

  • An image of a spider with wings has again gone viral, but it’s a fake. (Screenshot/ Twitter)

    Winged Spider Hoax: Image of ‘Scientist Discovers’ Spider With Wings in Newspaper is a Fake

    An image of a spider with wings has again gone viral, but it’s a fake. The image has a caption that reads, “Scientist discovers winged... Read more

  • A viral Facebook post claiming to have a video of the “scariest snake ever” that was “probably the largest non-marine creature living on earth” is just a Facebook scam.

    ‘Scariest Snake Ever; Largest Snake Ever Discovered’; ‘World’s Largest Snake in Brazil’ Shocking Videos are Fake

    A viral Facebook post claiming to have a video of the “scariest snake ever” that was “probably the largest non-marine creature living on earth” is... Read more

  • An article is claiming that a 200-million-year-old dinosaur egg hatched at the museum in Berlin, Germany, but it’s a hoax. (Screenshot of World News Daily Report)

    ‘200 Million Years Old Dinosaur Egg Hatches in Berlin Museum’ of Natural History is Fake

    An article is claiming that a 200-million-year-old dinosaur egg hatched at the museum in Berlin, Germany, but it’s a hoax. “A malfunction with the heating... Read more

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    Hero Pig Saves Goat From Drowning

    A pig selflessly swims out into a pond to rescue a goat that had gotten its leg stuck and couldn’t move.…... Read more

  • Talking Raven (Video)

    A raven is one of several larger-bodied members of the genus Corvus. They have black plumage, large beaks and speaks……... Read more

  • Dog Surprises Officer After Being Freed From A Fence (Video)

    This clever dog know’s exactly what to do after being freed from the fence by the officer.…... Read more

  • Dog Wants to be Friend With Cat (Video)

    The dog is very friendly, but the cat, well, is a bit tense……... Read more

  • Rescued Cougar Orphans (Video)

    Three young mountain lions — orphaned in eastern Oregon last month when their mother was shot by a hunter — have been growing up out... Read more

  • Born to be Friends (Video)

    “They fight like cats and dogs.” No. Dogs and cats can form fast friendships. The initial meeting sets the stage for future considerations in the... Read more

  • Runaway Puppy

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  • Armadillo Dances to Billie Jean

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  • Raccoon Popping Bubble Wrap

    Popping Bubble Wrap is as fun for humans as it is for the Raccoon. Take a look and see by yourself!…... Read more

  • The Battle Between the Rooster and the Security Guard

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  • Goats Balance

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  • Would You Be Freaked Out Seeing This Fish?

    For more Rémi Gaillard.…... Read more

  • Bird Caught Roof Surfing in Russia

    In Russia, bird surf roof.…... Read more

  • Cheetah and Dog Celebrate Anniversary of Friendship

    Kasi and Mtani the cheetah and Yellow Labrador at Busch Gardens Tampa are best of friends.    …... Read more


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