04:18 PM EDT 04/23/2015
Exotic Animals & Pets
Originally posted 03/26/2015 09:15AM
The San Diego Zoo got a new hippo on Monday. It looks like a pretty good one.
Originally posted 03/17/2015 10:20AM
Crazy stuff like two cuddly marsupials holding their own fuzzy Wrestlemania on the ground.
Originally posted 03/17/2015 06:50PM
Winston, Oregon's Wildlife Safari is "dedicated to conservation, education and research of native and exotic wildlife," per its website.
Originally posted 03/15/2015 11:10AM
This is what it's like to go where eagles dare.
Originally posted 02/26/2015 04:30PM
Citizens of Phoenix can now rest easy: two escaped llamas previously terrorizing (and most likely fertilizing) the streets have been captured.
Originally posted 02/26/2015 01:30PM
Purmerend, an otherwise sleepy town in the Netherlands, has been haunted lately by a rogue European eagle owl, responsible for at least 15 attacks over the past three weeks.
Originally posted 02/05/2015 02:45PM
McDonald's may say they are "lovin' it," but this slogan does not extend to kangaroos.
On Friday, Diana and Larry Moyer brought one of their five pet kangaroos to a McDonald's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, prompting a customer to call the police, reports WISN.
"He's just a little guy, but you can touch him and pet him," Larry says of Jimmy the kangaroo.
The couple often brings the smaller marsupial with them on errands to keep Diana, who is battling cancer, company. Jimmy isn't a licensed service animal, but the kangaroo is a therapy pet.
Originally posted 01/29/2015 12:50PM
Fishermen in the Philippines happened across a shocking discovery on Wednesday: a rare megamouth shark was found floating in the water near the beach, reports Business Insider.
The creature, which was found dead, was brought to the shore to be examined. This marks the 60th sighting of the species. At 15 feet, this specimen is larger than most estimates for male megamouths. Researchers also counted 50 sets of tiny teeth on the shark
Originally posted 01/25/2015 07:45AM
What do chimpanzees talk about when they talk about love? (Or anything else, really?)
Scientists are finally getting to the root of that question. A new study published in Animal Behaviour details the efforts of scientists who studied chimpanzees in the Ivory Coast's Taï Forest for over 750 hours.
Originally posted 01/19/2015 02:05PM
There are a lot of heroic pets in the world, but none more unlikely than Ludwig.
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