Animals

6 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

(SamiraBouaou, Epochtimes)
(SamiraBouaou, Epochtimes)

Halloween is often a very busy night with the doorbell ringing, kids running around in costumes, and candy everywhere! To keep the celebration fun and...




  • The Comoro Islands lie to the north of Madagascar and are a haven for wild animals. This footage shows a maki, an adorably small and cute brown lemur found on the island, playing with the hands of a human. (AOL Screenshot)

    Adorable Lemur Plays With Hand (Video)

    The Comoro Islands lie to the north of Madagascar and are a haven for wild animals. This footage shows a maki, an adorably small and... Read more

  • Millions of social media users have seen the video of an alien-like sea creature with about 100 moving arms that was recently reeled in by a fisherman in Singapore. After all the attention it received, experts have said that the odd-looking organism caught by Ong Han Boon is actually a relatively common Basket Star. (AOL Screenshot)

    Mysterious ‘Sea Alien’ Identified as Basket Star (Video)

    Millions of social media users have seen the video of an alien-like sea creature with about 100 moving arms that was recently reeled in by... Read more

  • Patty Hanson is all smiles for the camera as she holds onto her Holstein cow Blosom while photographers from the Guinness World Records in London, England, document the world's tallest cow for the 2016 book of world records, in Orangeville Ill., on Oct. 13, 2014. Hanson received notification of the distinction for the world record in August about Blosom, who measured 6 feet 4 inches tall at the wither (shoulder) in August. (AP Photo/The Journal-Standard, Jane Lethlean)

    World’s Tallest Cow Goes to Guinness

    ORANGEVILLE, Ill.—A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world’s tallest. Patty Hanson and Blosom the cow smiled for their official... Read more

  • Edible crabs are said to be the largest crabs in the UK, typically measuring about 6 or so inches in width. An arial image that is now garnering quite a bit of attention online depicts an absolutely massive crab that looks more like a monster. (AOL Screenshot)

    Could a Monster-Size Crab Spotted in UK be Real? (Video)

    The crabs human see or eat are usually only six or so inches across their shells. An aerial image taken in the UK captured a... Read more

  • You’re not getting any pudding. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

    Who You Calling an Elephant? Animals Have Weight Issues Too

    I run 50km per week on my treadmill and eat a calorie-restricted diet; this is something our ancestors didn’t have to do. But then they... Read more

  • A five-month-old puppy was recently rescued in India in an operation that lasted four hours. The canine had somehow fallen into hot tar that was spread around a construction site. (AOL Screenshot)

    Rescuers Save Puppy That Fell in Tar (Video)

    A five-month-old puppy was recently rescued in India in an operation that lasted for four hours. The canine had somehow fallen into hot tar that... Read more

  • The San Diego Zoo has welcomed two Cheetah cubs to its Safari Park. The nearly three-week-old female cubs are being hand fed and are receiving around the clock care. (AOL Screenshot)

    San Diego Zoo Welcomes Cheetah Cubs (Video)

    The San Diego Zoo has welcomed two Cheetah cubs to its Safari Park. The nearly three-week-old female cubs are being hand fed and are receiving... Read more

  • Recently the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration captured footage of a hydromedusa gracefully maneuvering around in the water. (AOL Screenshot)

    Rare Bizarre-Looking Creature Spotted by Underwater Researchers (Video)

    Bodies of both fresh and saltwater hold a vast amount of mysterious and beautiful creatures. The hydromedusa is one of them. Recently the National Oceanic... Read more

  • (Discovery Channel)

    WATCH: Hunter or Hunted? Tiger Takes on Wild Dogs

    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... Read more

  • An Australian family paid to have their pet goldfish named George undergo surgery to remove a large tumor on his head. (AOL Screenshot)

    ‘Risky’ Surgery to Remove Pet Goldfish’s Tumor a Success (Video)

    A pet goldfish named George was so loved by his family in Australia, they dished out the dough needed save him from a tumor. George, the... Read more

  • Scientists searching the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico stumbled upon a strange-looking sea creature. (AOL Screenshot)

    Strange-Looking Sea Creature Discovered on Ocean Floor (Video)

    Scientists searching the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico stumbled upon a strange-looking sea creature.…... Read more

  • Other birds are missing out. (YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    Most Birds Can’t Taste Sugar – Here’s Why the Hummingbird Can

    Chickens are not fussy eaters. Any object resembling food is worth an exploratory peck. But give a chicken the choice between sugary sweets and seeds,... Read more

  • 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)

    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... Read more

  • 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)

    Chinese authorities killed almost 5,000 dogs in one city after blaming five human deaths on rabies. The city of Baoshan in southwestern Yunnan province killed... Read more

  • 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


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