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Unusual Pets

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British University Gives Owl Named "Yoda" an ID Card

British University Gives Owl Named "Yoda" an ID Card

Originally posted 07/29/2015 02:00PM

Owls have long been regarded as the wisest of animals, from centuries-old folktales to Harry Potter.

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Tiny Baby Skunk Just Hangs out in Man's Pocket (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/28/2015 10:05AM

Meet Sweet William. Sweet William is a baby skunk who this gentleman, Farmer Bob, found sick and orphaned on the side of the road.

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Polish Fugitive Cow Finally Captured After Two Years on the Run

Polish Fugitive Cow Finally Captured After Two Years on the Run

Originally posted 07/16/2015 11:00AM

Note: Pictures of Matylda are difficult to come by. Pictured above is a cow we believe to be similar to the fugitive.

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Sweet Bulldog with Only Half a Body Refuses to Give Up (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 07/10/2015 12:00PM

Bonsai the bulldog has not had an easy life.

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Twin Goats Remind Us There Are Annoying Siblings Across All Species (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/06/2015 10:00AM

"Get back on your side of the car. MOOOOMMMMM!"

These twin goats belong to Hope Hall, of the Sunflower Farm Creamery in Cumberland, Maine. Their names are Charlotte and Harper, and Charlotte is the one patiently dealing with her sister's out-of-this-world irritation skills. We're getting flashbacks to every road trip we ever took as a child.

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Quasi Modo, Hunchbacked Mutt, Crowned 2015 World's Ugliest Dog

Quasi Modo, Hunchbacked Mutt, Crowned 2015 World's Ugliest Dog

Originally posted 06/27/2015 12:50PM

The world's ugliest dog is pretty adorable.

Quasi Modo, a 10-year-old pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix, so-named for his hunchback (the result of birth defects), was honored for his so-called ugliness at the annual contest on Friday.

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Watch This Bear Steal Hot Sauce for Her Cubs From a Fridge

Originally posted 06/16/2015 02:50PM

Just call her chef mama bear! While searching for food for her cubs, a mother bear found just what she was looking for in an outdoor patio refrigerator: Frank's RedHot Sauce.

The bear was caught on a cell phone video rummaging for a treat while her two cubs patiently looked on at a family's backyard in Kinnelon, New Jersey. When the mama bear was content with her find, she carried the hot sauce in her mouth and left for the nearby woods with the two youngsters – perhaps looking to add a little spice to her latest kill!

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Here's An Octopus So Cute They're Thinking of Naming It 'Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis' (VIDEO)

Originally posted 06/16/2015 12:10PM

The annals of science are filled with oddly named animals. For instance, did you know there's a kind of chewing louse named after Far Side cartoonist Gary Larson, and a species of fly named after Beyoncé?

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Meet Bon-Chan, the 150-Pound Celebrity Tortoise Who Loves Being Walked Like a Dog

Originally posted 06/12/2015 11:05AM

Godzilla may be an official Japanese citizen now, but Bon-chan is the latest reptile to steal the nation's heart.

The 150-lb. African spurred tortoise can often be spotted taking lumbering, leisurely strolls with his owner Hisao Mitani through Tokyo's Tsukishima district, reports WFSB.

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