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Hippo on Birth Control Gives Birth in L.A.

UpdatePosted 11/05/2014 02:30PM

A Very Special I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant: Hippo on Birth Control Gives Birth in L.A.

Originally posted 11/05/2014 11:35AM

It's an immaculate hippo-ception. Well, not really, but it's close.

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Man Punches Tiger Shark in the Face to Save His Friend

UpdatePosted 11/05/2014 10:45AM

Man Punches Tiger Shark in the Face to Save His Friend

Originally posted 11/04/2014 12:30PM

A Hawaii woman escaped a tiger shark attack with only some injuries to her fingers and hand after her friend punched the animal until it relented.

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Why Did the Tortoise Get Sick? Because It Swallowed a Turtle!

UpdatePosted 10/29/2014 12:55PM

Why Did the Tortoise Get Sick? Because It Swallowed a Turtle!

Originally posted 10/29/2014 10:55AM

Talk about meta!

A Miami vet, tending to a sick tortoise, made an ironic discovery after an X-ray revealed that the pet had swallowed a small turtle pendant, ABC News reports.

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Grizzly Bear Hijacks GoPro Camera (VIDEO)

Originally posted 10/22/2014 09:20AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Animals seem to love GoPro cameras almost as much as humans do.

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Parrot Missing for 4 Years Returns Speaking Spanish

Parrot Missing for 4 Years Returns Speaking Spanish

Originally posted 10/13/2014 04:00PM

A pet parrot that spoke with a British accent when it disappeared from its home four years ago has been reunited with its owner – and the bird returned with some new knowledge.

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This Is What It's Like to Be 20 Feet from a Sleeping Whale (VIDEO)

Originally posted 10/13/2014 09:50AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr And you thought your roommate was weird. Did you know that humpback whales sleep upside down?

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Exotic Animal Vet Dr. K on the Challenge of Giving a Ferret a Pacemaker

Exotic Animal Vet Dr. K Explains the Challenge of Giving a Ferret a Pacemaker

Originally posted 10/11/2014 07:00AM

The behavior of cats and dogs is confusing enough for most, but Dr. Susan Kelleher deals with a whole different set of animal issues.

How do you perform surgery on a fish? Give a tortoise a check-up? These are questions for which exotic animal veterinarian Dr. Kelleher has to find answers, and now she is giving animal lovers a peek into her wild and furry life.

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UpdatePosted 10/08/2014 06:20PM

Kangaroos Brawl in Australian Suburb and the Internet Is Riveted (VIDEO)

Originally posted 10/08/2014 02:20PM

Australian man Rodney Langham seems to spend a lot of time with kangaroos. At least, that's what his YouTube channel would suggest.

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UpdatePosted 09/05/2014 08:00AM

WATCH: Ferocious Mongoose Scares Away Four Hungry Lions

Originally posted 09/03/2014 01:00PM

Sorry, Honey Badger, there is a new fearless sheriff running the great outdoors: His name is Mongoose.

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Black Tiger Cub Tries to Terrify, Looks Purr-fectly Precious Instead

Black Tiger Cub Tries to Terrify, Looks Purr-fectly Precious Instead

Originally posted 09/02/2014 05:25PM

This tiger cub is only 25 days old, but the squirmy cutie has already figured out how to work the camera.

The unnamed newborn joined in on an adorable photo shoot in Hangzhou, China, according to Pix 11. During the session, the cub tried to strike some ferocious poses, but turned out looking more darling than dangerous. The rare black tiger was also joined by a dog, who allowed the wild animal to nurse from her when needed.

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