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Animals & Pets

The Daily Treat: Finally, There Is a Twerking Turtle

Originally posted 10/20/2014 06:00PM

You know what to do with that big fat shell.

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Ripple the Dog Steals the Spotlight During Canadian Weather Forecast

Originally posted 10/20/2014 01:35PM

Mike Sobel, weatherman for the Global Edmonton Morning News, learned one important thing about the brindle mastiff mix serving as his one-time cohost: "Ripple likes to play."

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Mama Bear Is Reunited with Cub Stuck in Trash Bin (VIDEO)

The Daily Treat: Mama Bear Is Reunited with Cub Stuck in Trash Bin

Originally posted 10/17/2014 02:45PM

Forget playdates. For a mother bear and her cub, Pasadena, California, became a playground on Thursday.

News helicopters captured their city adventure, which began when the two California black bears were spotted hanging near a dumpster in a busy business district. The mother stood on a ledge as her baby struggled to get out of the receptacle.

"They bring their cubs to an area where there's a decent amount of food, decent amount of water, and there's no threat," California Department of Fish and Wildlife game warden J.C. Healy explained to NBC Los Angeles.

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UpdatePosted 10/17/2014 07:30AM

WATCH (If You Dare!): Hundreds of Sharks Have Feeding Frenzy on North Carolina Beach

Originally posted 10/15/2014 03:35PM

Lunch break!

A large group of sharks in the waters off Cape Lookout, North Carolina, dramatically came up to the shore to snack on a school of bluefish, reports Fox 31.

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Firefighters Save Dog with Human Oxygen Mask

UpdatePosted 10/16/2014 08:15PM

Firefighters Save Dog from the Brink of Death with Human Oxygen Mask

Originally posted 10/16/2014 05:15PM

Thanks to the quick thinking and brave actions of a group of firefighters, a dog named Keiser has a second chance at life.

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Credit: Courtesy Nikki Reed
Nikki Reed Adopts Another Pet – Can You Guess What She Took Home This Time?

Nikki Reed Adopts Another Pet: a Kitty!

Originally posted 10/16/2014 07:15PM

There's yet another special someone in Nikki Reed's life – and, no, Ian Somerhalder has no reason to be jealous.

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UpdatePosted 10/16/2014 08:40AM

Dog Ricochet Surfs with 2 Boys Who Need Heart Transplants

Originally posted 10/15/2014 04:20PM

Surf dog Ricochet, America's favorite surfing golden retriever, has raised money for wounded warriors, kids with special needs and even made a terminally ill child's wish come true.

Now she's trying to help two teenage boys.

Both are 19, both are named Jacob, both have the same heart condition – and both will die if they don't get heart transplants.

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Filed Under: Animals & Pets, Dogs
Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty
Polar Bear Breaks into Home in Alaskan Village

UpdatePosted 10/16/2014 12:45AM

Polar Bear Breaks into Home in Alaskan Village

Originally posted 10/15/2014 11:30AM

Ruby Kaleak's part-time job on polar bear patrol in the village of Kaktovik, Alaska, usually means chasing the animals back to the Beaufort Sea. But she wasn't expecting to shoo one of the biggest bears she's ever seen out of a house last week.

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Taylor Swift Surrounded by Lots and Lots of Cats in New Diet Coke Ad

Originally posted 10/15/2014 06:30PM

When you're done aimlessly dissecting Taylor Swift's latest hit for hints about her exes – pro tip: You're better off focusing on the confession she rearranged her furniture for a dance party – redirect your attention to the true loves of her life.

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Credit: Jane Lethlean/The Journal-Standard/AP
Get Acquainted with the World's Tallest Cow

The Daily Treat: Get Acquainted with the World's Tallest Cow

Originally posted 10/15/2014 01:00PM

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 Guinness World Records photo shoot on Monday.

Hanson received an email in mid-August saying Blosom had been named the world's tallest cow. She sought the record after veterinarians and the cow's foot trimmer constantly noted the 2,000-lb. animal's large size, Hanson said.

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