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

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

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...




  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

    Surprised Skier Glides Over Whale (Video)

    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... Read more

  • Outside and able to play for the first time - not getting shy on such a big day is a tall order for most giraffe calves. (AOL Screenshot)

    Baby Giraffe Plays Outside for First Time at San Diego Zoo (Video)

    Outside and able to play for the first time – not getting shy on such a big day is a tall order for most giraffe... Read more

  • An aggregation of anchovy amassed near Scripps Pier at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego in La Jolla, California in July 2014. (AOL Screenshot)

    Millions of Anchovies Make Rare Appearance (Video)

    An aggregation of anchovy amassed near Scripps Pier at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego in La Jolla, California in July 2014. The entire... Read more

  • Thousands of palm-sized jellyfish-like creatures washed up Tuesday night at a beach in Southern California, baffling visitors. (AOL Screenshot)

    Thousands of Mystery Creatures Invading Beach (Video)

    These palm-size, blueish-purplish, jellyfish-like creatures washed up overnight at Hollywood and Silverstrand beaches in Oxnard, baffling visitors to the shore. One long time resident identified... Read more

  • The Gorilla Foundation posted video of a meeting between Williams and Koko in 2001, and says Koko has been sad over the news of his death. (AOL Screenshot)

    Gorilla Mourns Robin Williams’ Death (Video)

    Robin Williams is being remembered for his acting talents, his comic genius – and one moment we didn’t see coming: the time he met Koko... Read more


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