Animals

WATCH: Hunter or Hunted? Tiger Takes on Wild Dogs

(Discovery Channel)
(Discovery Channel)

Tigers may be excellent hunters, but things can get rough in the woods in the worst of times.  A starving and desperate Mona the tigress attempts...




  • The Michigan family is mourning the loss of their dog Zeus, who passed away last week. The giant Great Dane was officially named the “world’s tallest dog” by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2012. (AOL Screenshot)

    World’s Tallest Dog Dies At Age 5 (Video)

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  • The Chinese government has reportedly taken what some consider pretty severe action to a rabies outbreak. (AOL Screenshot)

    Why Did China Kill Nearly 5,000 Dogs? (Video)

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  • Two deer took a walk on San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge on Friday evening, September 5, holding up the evening’s peak hour traffic. (AOL Screenshot)

    Deer Take a Walk on the Golden Gate Bridge (Video)

    Two deer took a walk on San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge on Friday evening, September 5, holding up the evening’s peak hour traffic. California... Read more

  • A prankster gave unsuspecting people the fright of their lives by unleashing a "mutant spider" on the public. But the monster wasn't what it seemed ... (AOL Screenshot)

    Polish Prankster Scares People With ‘Mutant Spider’ (Video)

    If you are afraid of spiders, this video by a Polish prankster may not be for you –but instead of a giant spider, this animal... Read more

  • Josh Gottsegen was visiting Brentwood Park in California when he came across a husky who clearly didn’t want to leave. (AOL Screenshot)

    Howling Husky Doesn’t Want to Go Home (Video)

    Josh Gottsegen was visiting Brentwood Park in California when he came across a husky who clearly didn’t want to leave. He decided to record the... Read more

  • A male cheetah cub at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park was recovering Thursday from surgery to repair a growth abnormality that caused his legs to bow. (AOL Screenshot)

    Puppy Helps Cheetah Cub Recover from Surgery (Video)

    A male cheetah cub at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park was recovering Thursday from surgery to repair a growth abnormality that caused his legs... Read more

  • A female white rhino has been born in Ramat Gan Safari in Israel. The much anticipated birth of a female rhino was the first in over 20 years at the facility. (AOL Screenshot)

    Rare Female White Rhino Born in Israel (Video)

    A female white rhino has been born in Ramat Gan Safari in Israel. The much anticipated birth of a female rhino was the first in... Read more

  • A kayaker on the Connecticut River awaits the arrival of tree swallows at sunset on Oct. 5, 2013. In the fall, up to 400,000 swallows gather nightly over a remote island on the river. (AP Photo/Helen O’Neill)

    Swallows Mesmerize Enthusiasts on the Connecticut River

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  • Five-month-old baby gorilla Joanne continues to become more active and more curious at San Diego Zoo Safari Park. (AOL Screenshot)

    Cute Baby Gorilla Still Sticks by Mum (Video)

    Five-month-old baby gorilla Joanne stands out from the rest – the next oldest in little Joanne’s habitat at San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a... Read more

  • Our favorite animal stories of this week highlight a blue lobster, a panda that might've faked a pregnancy and Hello Kitty, who isn't a cat after all. (AOL Screenshot)

    3 Strange Animal Stories (Video)

    This week there were quite a few animal stories in the news. And a lot of them were flat-out bizarre — like a panda faking... Read more

  • Odd Lindahl and Maria Karlsson, holding "mussel eggs" at Mällby farm on the Island of Orust at the Swedish west coast, August 21, 2014.

    Mussels May Be the Chicken Feed of the Future

    STOCKHOLM – Swedish farmers and scientists have realized that ground domestic mussels – ‘musselmeal’ – could replace other sources of protein in chicken feed. Today,... Read more

  • Dominic Boileau was visiting a pet shop in Ottawa, Canada, when he came across this Sand Sifting Goby fish gulping down some food. In this close-up footage, the fish appears to ingest food, only to pass some back out through a passage at the back of his face just seconds later. (AOL Screenshot)

    Sand Sifting Goby Shows Off His Food Filter (Video)

    Dominic Boileau was visiting a pet shop in Ottawa, Canada, when he came across this Sand Sifting Goby fish gulping down some food. In this... Read more

  • A man catches a 4ft shark off the coast of Bonita Springs, FL but before he can haul it up — the shark gets eaten by a grouper. (AOL Screenshot)

    Goliath Grouper Eats Shark in One Bite (Video)

    A fisherman caught a four-foot shark but before he can haul it up, the shark gets eaten by a Goliath Grouper. A whole different kind of... Read more

  • A cheetah cub that was rejected by its mother has found a true friend in a Rhodesian ridgeback puppy. (AOL Screenshot)

    Puppy and Cheetah Cub Form a Friendship (Video)

    A cheetah cub that was rejected by its mother has found a true friend in a Rhodesian ridgeback puppy. The cub, Ruuxa, was born without... Read more

  • Experts are keeping tabs on a 40-foot whale that has been spotted swimming in circles in a Virginia river. (AOL Screenshot)

    40-Foot Whale Spotted in Unlikely Place (Video)

    A whale has been spotted in the Elizabeth River. It’s not something you hear every day, but that’s exactly what’s been happening all this week... Read more

  • Brynjar Gunnarsson was jet-skiing off the coast of Sauðárkrókur, Iceland, when he was greeted with this unexpected surprise. Watch as a huge whale rises out of the ocean to lift the jet ski onto his back in this clip. (AOL Screenshot)

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