12:48 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 10/15/2014 01:00PM
A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.
Patty Hanson and Blosom the cow smiled for their official Guinness World Records photo shoot on Monday.
Hanson received an email in mid-August saying Blosom had been named the world's tallest cow. She sought the record after veterinarians and the cow's foot trimmer constantly noted the 2,000-lb. animal's large size, Hanson said.
Originally posted 10/11/2014 07:00AM
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.
Originally posted 10/06/2014 07:10PM
Animal control officer Wanda Snell knows what she saw: A veterinarian inserted a needle into the black-and-brown mutt and injected a chemical meant to euthanize the dog no one had adopted. The animal moved a bit and was still and quiet by the time she left the shelter for home.
What Snell can't explain is how or why a mixed-breed dog that nobody wanted recovered overnight and has since bounced back fully from what should have been a lethal injection.
Originally posted 08/06/2014 04:15PM
Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr When we call Goska Zdziechowska a "big cat lady," we're not referring to the size of her love for cats, but rather the size of the cats she loves.
Originally posted 08/05/2014 08:20AM
Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr If only this were narrated by Morgan Freeman.
Originally posted 08/04/2014 08:45AM
Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr This is one swan lake you don't want to get too close to.
Originally posted 07/14/2014 02:00PM
Allowing consumers to make bold new fashion statements such as "I was mauled by a wild tiger," the Kamine Zoo in Hitachi City, Japan, has elected to raise money by auctioning off Zoo Jeans, which have been stylishly ripped by its own four-legged residents.
Originally posted 06/24/2014 11:00AM
It's impossible not to stare at Kim Dillenbeck's dog, Pig.
Originally posted 05/31/2014 08:30AM
If your piggybacks are strong enough, any bicycle can be a tandem for you and your farm animal of choice, as the cyclist in this clip proves.
Originally posted 04/02/2014 03:15PM
She may not be on any official best dressed lists, but we'd take style advice from this kangaroo any day.
Boomeroo – who was adopted by Virginia resident Julia Heckathorn at just 3 weeks old – boasts an entire wardrobe of human clothing. Among the duds filling her closet: shirts, sweaters and dresses, all purchased from baby shops.
"When we first got Boomeroo, she was wearing a little shirt, and she's worn clothes ever since," Heckathorn, 28, told the U.K.'s Daily Mail. "She loves her tops, and when I have to take her top off to clean it, she puts her arms out and waits for me to dress her again."
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