04:22 PM EDT 04/23/2015
Exotic Animals & Pets
Originally posted 04/20/2015 10:35AM
Parrots usually get short shrift in the "heroic pet" category, but there's at least one bird in Idaho who's gunning for the title.
Originally posted 04/15/2015 09:15PM
Ricky Gervais lashed out at hunter Rebecca Francis via Twitter on Sunday, criticizing a photo she took with a giraffe that she'd killed.
Originally posted 04/08/2015 06:30PM
Boulder, Colorado's Teller Lake is fighting a losing battle. The enemy? Goldfish. Thousands of goldfish, believed to have been dumped into the lake a few years ago, who have spawned into an occupying force.
"These are domestic fish actually. These are fish from a store I imagine. They can out-compete the native fish," Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesperson Jennifer Churchill told local NBC affiliate 9 News.
The fish have outgrown their domestic origins. Unconstrained by a bowl, they reach much larger sizes than you'd usual see.
Originally posted 04/07/2015 10:30AM
Originally posted 04/06/2015 11:55AM
NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral Kevin Gill has a lot of love to give.
Originally posted 04/02/2015 12:15PM
Eight animals are dead after a fire on March 26 destroyed two enclosures housing numerous alligators and crocodiles at the Garold Wayne Interactive Zoological Park in Oklahoma.
According to The Oklahoman, alligators that once belonged to Michael Jackson were among the innocent reptiles "boiled to death" during the blaze.
"When they closed down Neverland Ranch and auctioned off his property, they asked us to come get all the reptiles and alligators and other stuff," said Joe Schreibvogel, the park's founder and spokesman.
Originally posted 04/01/2015 11:10AM
The Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, Florida, has a new clouded leopard. The as-yet-unnamed kitten is about 3 weeks old, and this is footage of him a week ago that is devastatingly cute. It will destroy you.
Originally posted 03/30/2015 03:40PM
Boo, an African Savannah cat, will continue living with his family in suburban Delaware.
The exotic pet caused a stir last year when he escaped his home and remained missing for two weeks, according to NBC 10.
While Boo was eventually found and safely returned to his owner of nine years, Richard Todd, the incident caused Todd's neighbors to worry about their safety.
Originally posted 03/30/2015 07:30AM
A wild rhinoceros ran amok in the southern Nepal town of Hetauda on Monday, killing one woman and injuring several others.
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