10:58 AM EDT 09/17/2015
Originally posted 07/29/2015 02:00PM
Owls have long been regarded as the wisest of animals, from centuries-old folktales to Harry Potter.
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.
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.
Originally posted 07/10/2015 12:00PM
Bonsai the bulldog has not had an easy life.
Originally posted 07/06/2015 10:00AM
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.
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.
Originally posted 06/16/2015 02:50PM
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!
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?
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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