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Animals & Pets

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Just What Your Friday Needed: A Dog Wearing SJP's Huge Met Gala Headpiece

Just What Your Friday Needed: A Dog Wearing SJP's Huge Met Gala Headpiece

Originally posted 05/15/2015 04:50PM

Someone stole Sarah Jessica Parker's look – but we're pretty sure she's not mad about it.

Pet fashion designer Anthony Rubio recently created a Chihuahua-sized version of the actress's daring Met Gala headdress. The over-the-top design features strategically sewn blossoms, Swarovski crystals and glass caviar beads, and we think you'll agree that it's doggone impressive.

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Filed Under: Animals & Pets, Dogs

Neighbor Complains That Profane Parrot Says 'Prostitute' in Spanish

Originally posted 05/15/2015 04:00PM

Does this parrot have a potty mouth?

A neighbor in Tracy, California, says yes – and she's pretty upset about it. Jennifer Baca told NBC affiliate KCRA that the bird, named Rula, is repeating the Spanish curse word for "prostitute" and that her grandchildren have started using the R-rated phrase.

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Emirates Airline Bans Hunting Trophies as Cargo

Emirates Airline Bans Hunting Trophies as Cargo

Originally posted 05/15/2015 03:50PM

Emirates Airline has banned the transport of hunting "trophies" from its SkyCargo.

According to National Geographic, the airline will no longer allow passengers to bring lions, tigers elephants, rhinos and other wild animals killed through hunting onto their planes, a spokesperson said.

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Filed Under: Animals & Pets
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You Win, Australia: Johnny Depp's Dogs Have Left

Johnny Depp's Dogs Leave Australia to Avoid Being Put Down

Originally posted 05/14/2015 08:45AM

Johnny Depp's dogs have fled Australia, having been ordered out by the country's most outspoken spokesman.

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Cat Lover James Franco Loves Farm Animals, Cow Kisses

Originally posted 05/13/2015 04:15PM

It's no secret that James Franco is a cat man, but did you know his love for farm animals also runs deep?

In this exclusive video he filmed for the Farm Sanctuary, the actor talks about how he believes farm animals deserve the same respect as dogs and cats, and he applauds the hard work of the organization, which is dedicated to protecting farm animals from cruelty.

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Missing New Zealand Police Dog Reunited with Handler in Touching Video

Originally posted 05/13/2015 09:50AM

Most dogs are happy to see you, but this dog has better reason than most to get excited.

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OtterBox Phone Case Is No Match for a Real Otter

Originally posted 05/08/2015 02:45PM

It's the biggest fight since Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: it's OtterBox vs. Otter.

A visitor to the Red River Zoo in Fargo, North Dakota, recently dropped an iPhone covered in an OtterBox case into the otter exhibit by accident, reports Valley News Live.

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Tigers Escape Oklahoma Zoo During Tornadoes

Tigers Escape Oklahoma Zoo During Tornadoes

Originally posted 05/07/2015 05:40PM

Tuttle, Oklahoma, had to worry about tornadoes and tigers this week.

According to Newsweek, the city's interactive zoo, Tiger Safari, was hit by a tornado Wednesday night. The damage from the storm led to the escape of several exotic animals, tigers included.

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This Goat Is Ready for Warmer Weather

Originally posted 05/05/2015 05:40PM

In between remixes of Taylor Swift songs, goats like to relax, and one of the best ways to do this is by sitting in the sun and eating a nice book.

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California Man Punches a Bear to Save His Chihuahua

Originally posted 05/02/2015 04:20PM

A 73-year-old California man took on a bear – and won.

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