A Tennessee couple thought they’d found a kitten on their back deck, but when they took it to an animal rescue group, they were shocked to find out that it was actually a baby bobcat. True Rescue in Mount Juliet posted on Facebook about the incident, writing, “COUPLE WHO RUSHED TO OUR DOOR THIS MORNING: We […]

New York State’s Court of Appeals has ruled against animal rights activists who brought a suit to force the Bronx Zoo to extend basic human rights to an elephant. The appeals court affirmed a lower court ruling that Happy the elephant is not a legal person and therefore does not have the right to freedom of a […]

Does your dog watch TV? Canine behaviorist Carolyn Menteith says dogs may not understand the plot, but they do see movement and sound. Dogs can only see two primary colors…blue and yellow, so their viewing experience is different than ours. However, they can recognize other pups on-screen. “There is research to show that dogs recognise […]

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the garden.. An invasive species of earthworm have begun showing up in the state of California. The Asian jumping worm is a close relative of the common crawler you find in your flower bed. What sets them apart is their insatiable appetite and ability […]

Julie and Jimmy Johnson of Tennessee have three dogs of their own, but were surprised when a strange dog they did not own was cuddling with them in their bed. They woke up one night with a large tan-coloured dog they didn’t know sandwiched between them and quickly realized the dog posed no threat to […]

This could’ve been bad, but turned out quite well. A boy was recently reported missing in Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, but the 13-year-old was found safe and sound inside his own home by the family dog. Police had used drones, police K9s and did yard-by-yard searches for the boy by Friday morning (May 6th), but […]

Just because it looks like a puppy doesn’t mean it’s a puppy. The Cape Wildlife Center in Cape Cod posted to Facebook about a family that recently spotted a small canine wandering alone at the side of a busy road. The family took the animal home when they “mistakenly identified him as a lost puppy.” […]

A 2 year old Great Dane has been dubbed the tallest dog in the world by Guinness World Records. The powerhouse of a pooch, named Zeus, officially stands at 3 feet, 5.18 inches tall, making him the “tallest dog living (male)”. “He’s been a big dog since we got him, even for a puppy. He had […]

Spring is here, (technically) and many are eager to get the yard back in shape after the long winter season. But before you fire up the lawnmower, the NL Beekeeping Association is encouraging you to hold off for a little while. The organization, who say they are the voice of beekeepers and beekeeping industry of Newfoundland […]

If you’re adventurous, you might want to apply for a job at the world’s most remote post office. Port Lockroy in Antarctica, also known as the ‘Penguin Post Office’, needs a team leader who will manage four or five people. The new employee will need to endure freezing temperatures, limited communication, and no access to […]



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