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20 Animals Who Are So Glad You Could Stop By

20 Animals Who Are So Glad You Could Stop By

It's Monday, and these animals didn't think you'd have enough time to stop by. They're so glad you did! Hiiiieeeeeeee! i.imgur.com / Via reddit.com ...read more Source: buzzfeedShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...

Seeing Sick, Homeless Pit Bull’s Rescue and Inspiring Transformation Will Touch the Deepest Parts of Your Soul

Seeing Sick, Homeless Pit Bull’s Rescue and Inspiring Transformation Will Touch the Deepest Parts of Your Soul

When Annie Hart rescued a sick, homeless pit bull, not even she could have predicted the miraculous transformation the animal would undergo. Hart is the executive director of the ...read more Source: the blazeShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...

21 Animals Whose Failure To Jump Correctly Will Make You Sad And Also Laugh

21 Animals Whose Failure To Jump Correctly Will Make You Sad And Also Laugh

Or: why you need to follow Animals Sucking at Jumping on Tumblr forthwith. Via animalssuckingatjumping.tumblr.com ...read more Source: buzzfeedShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...

Great white shark caught just yards from pro surfing competitions on Australia’s Gold Coast

Great white shark caught just yards from pro surfing competitions on Australia’s Gold Coast

Great white shark caught just yards from Gold Coast pro surfing competitions. Credit: supplied An 11-foot great white shark was hooked and killed Wednesday on Australia's Gold Coast, just yards from ...read more Source: grind tvShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest...

A deer enters a hospital in Koprivnica

A deer enters a hospital in Koprivnica

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Facts That Prove Pugs Are The Best Breed Ever

Facts That Prove Pugs Are The Best Breed Ever

These pugs will restore your faith in humanity.  ...read moreSource: buzzfeedShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...

Enormous lake trout far heavier than world record

Enormous lake trout far heavier than world record

Rob Scott poses with 52-pound lake trout he caught recently at Lac la Croix. Photo courtesy of Rob ScottA Minnesota angler was on top of the world after a recent ...read moreSource: grind tvShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...

11-Year-Old Girl 'Wasn't Scared a Bit' When She Shot Cougar to Save Brother

11-Year-Old Girl 'Wasn't Scared a Bit' When She Shot Cougar to Save Brother

On February 26th Breitbart News reported that an eleven-year-old central Washington girl shot a cougar to save her brother. She shot the cougar on February 20th, and her father now ...read moreSource: breitbartShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...

Therapy Llama…”Making People Smile”

Therapy Llama…”Making People Smile”

Whether they've earned it or not, it’s no secret: Llamas don’t have the best reputation. They’re more often portrayed as unapologetic spitters and capricious kickers (or hat-loving, homicidal maniacs) than the kind of animal you might want to wrap your arms around. But therapy llama Rojo and his buddies in Vancouver, Wash. are showing off their kind’s...

Sad Koala Lost His Home

Sad Koala Lost His Home

Loggers found him sitting amid the scraps of timber and bark that had once been his home forest.Australia's Daily Telegraph interviewed WIRES NSW general manager Leanne Taylor on how the animal got there: Koalas would have been moved out of their homes in preparation for planned logging activities...[It] is common for koalas to roam back to their home range...

Pugga-Bunny? What The?

Pugga-Bunny?  What The?

Pennsylvania’s Department of Animal Sciences at Faber College announced this week that their four year long project to create a hybrid pug/rabbit finally met with success. “This has been a frustrating but ultimately rewarding project,” said Dr. Dave Jennings, head of the Animal Sciences Department at Faber College. Since the breeding program began in...

Gorilla Reunites With Man Who Saved Him

Gorilla Reunites With Man Who Saved Him

 What does a millionaire casino owner have in common with a wild gorilla? That sounds like it could be the opening line of a cheeky joke, but in actuality, what they have in common is a very heartfelt bond. Damian Aspinall may be a jet-setting casino owner, but he's also the head of The Aspinall Foundation, a conservancy group dedicated to supporting...

No Plucking Around: Chicken Hotel

No Plucking Around: Chicken Hotel

Chicken owners often take to urban farming blogs with this lament: Where to house the ladies when they leave town?Bill Bezuk, owner of Eugene Backyard Farmer in Eugene, Ore., used to offer a chicken sitting service, but biking around town before and after work proved onerous, so he came up with another idea: a luxury chicken hotel.Bezuk named it The Nest, and...

A friendship between a young girl and her cat

A friendship between a young girl and her cat

  A friendship between a young girl and her cat           Andy Prokh and his wife have had a cat for 4 years by the name of LiLu Blue Royal Lada. When the British shorthair Lilu was 2 years old, little Katherine came into the world and Andy decided it would be nice to document the journey of the newest members of the...

Beaver Bites Man To Death In Belarus Attack

Beaver Bites Man To Death In Belarus Attack

 The beaver pounced as a man went to take its photograph after spotting the animal on the side of a road during a fishing trip.12:16pm UK, Thursday 11 April 2013 Beaver teeth are sharp enough to cut down trees  Video: Beaver attack filmed in Russia by Alexander TargonA fisherman has been bitten to death by a beaver after trying to take its...

Lulu Saved After Four Days

Lulu Saved After Four Days

A dog trapped underground for four days in a drainage tunnel was rescued when its owner hired a digger to get her out.Lulu the Jack Russell disappeared down the unused pipe last Friday at Boveney Lock in Dorney, Buckinghamshire, when owner Gina Kaiser took her for a walk.But after darting into the 60cm-wide pipe under a car park she got stuck when she was unable...

Taping of Farm Cruelty Is Becoming the Crime

Taping of Farm Cruelty Is Becoming the Crime

On one covert video, farm workers illegally burn the ankles of Tennessee walking horses with chemicals. Another captures workers in Wyoming punching and kicking pigs and flinging piglets into the air. And at one of the country’s largest egg suppliers, a video shows hens caged alongside rotting bird corpses, while workers burn and snap off the beaks of young...

Two Unlikey American Heroes

Two Unlikey American Heroes

Two Amazing Stories of the most unlikely war heroes that you can only imagine. More than 200 men from Major Charles Whittlesey's battalion were trapped on a hillside with no food or ammunition in France during WWI. Whittlesey sent carrier pigeons to deliver notes asking for help. Two pigeons were shot down before the last pigeon available, Cher Ami ("dear...

Snowball The Monster Cat

Snowball The Monster Cat

An image of an enormous cat (approximately the size of a large dog) being held in the arms of a bearded man began circulating around the internet in early 2000. The picture attracted attention because it didn't seem possible for a cat to be that large, but the chance that the cat was real couldn't be ruled out either.  At first the picture stood alone without...

The Great Esc-Ape!!!

The Great Esc-Ape!!!

An orangutan who's made a monkey of her keepers by learning to build her own tools has been given a round-the-clock security guard to foil her escape bids. Zoo staff in Frankfurt, Germany, have been driven ape by female Sirih who has developed an obsession with creating tools to dismantle parts of her enclosure. "She messes with everything, including the...

Meet the Great Dane Who Raised a Deer

Meet the Great Dane Who Raised a Deer

For three days in June 2008, Isobel Springett heard the fawn crying.Apparently abandoned by its mother, the deer was weak and shivering when Springett placed it on a dog bed with her Great Dane Kate."She tucked her head under the dog's elbow," says Springett, 54, a former animal control officer. And Kate took the deer to heart."Her whole demeanor changed," says...

Rescue in SC caring for mangled, abused dog found in Essex

Rescue in SC caring for mangled, abused dog found in Essex

News of the dog being left to die in a dumpster in Northeast Baltimore strikes hard at those who live there. "You don't get rid of problems like that... especially when it comes to an animal,” said Carl Miller, “I mean it's harmless.  You know.  It's sad.  It's really sad.  I just don't get it."With his legs secured in bandages, the mixed pit bull now...

Curious Cat Walks Over Medieval Manuscript

Curious Cat Walks Over Medieval Manuscript

Inky paw prints have been discovered in a 15th century manuscript.From ancient Egyptian religions to Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat" to the latest I Can Haz Cheeseburger meme, felines, literature, and culture have enjoyed a long love affair. But perhaps no other feline has walked through history in quite the fashion that a Mediterranean cat did when it left...

Tessa The Blind Dog Who Couldn’t Walk Will Make You Believe In Magic

Tessa The Blind Dog Who Couldn’t Walk Will Make You Believe In Magic

Featuring the awe-inspiring courage of an abandoned dog named Tessa and the love-filled determination of the woman who saved her, this incredible rescue video is sure to punch you in the heart.Read More About This Awe-Inspiring AnimalShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on...

David vs Goliath

David vs Goliath

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