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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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Meet Justin and Jen – The Chickens

Meet Justin and Jen – The Chickens

Originally posted 06/10/2015 02:00PM

Jennifer Aniston and fiancé Justin Theroux are the proud parents of 17 adorable chickens.

The actress, 46, chatted with PEOPLE about her unusual collection of clucking pets, including why it's so hard to name chickens.

"We attempted to do that, but there are 17 of them now," Aniston said about trying to remember which chick is which.

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Barry the Tricycle-Riding Terrier Is an Inspiration to Us All

Originally posted 06/10/2015 12:00PM

Remind us to never give up on our dreams.

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Look at this Presidential Red-Tailed Hawk Just Hanging Out at the White House

Look at this Presidential Red-Tailed Hawk Just Hanging Out at the White House

Originally posted 06/04/2015 05:00PM

Look at this hawk. Really look at it. Doesn't it look ... commanding? Regal, even?

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Your Perfectly Ugly Dog Could Take Home This Prestigious Honor

Your Perfectly Ugly Dog Could Take Home This Prestigious Honor

Originally posted 06/04/2015 04:55PM

Calling all ye underbited, all ye crooked-faced, all ye bulgy-eyed – your time to shine has come.

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Filed Under: Cute Pets, Unusual Pets
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Meet Rylai, the Snow White Red Fox Captivating the Internet

Meet Rylai, the Snow White Red Fox Captivating the Internet

Originally posted 05/13/2015 02:00PM

There's a foxy lady burning up the Internet, and (surprise!) her last name isn't Kardashian.

Rylai, a pet white marble red fox, is fanning a viral forest fire with her cuteness – clocking more than 63,000 followers on Instagram so far.

The young pet – whose name is pronounced Rye-Lie – comes from generations of pet lines, according to her Facebook page, and would never survive in the wild. Her account includes adorable images of her yawns, cuddly naps and yummy meals, but as she grows, she will be more difficult to keep as an indoor pet and may require an outdoor enclosure.

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90-Year-Old Tortoise on Wheels Is Faster than Ever After Rat Attack

Originally posted 04/28/2015 01:30PM

Meet Mrs. T. She pities the fool who doesn't believe in second chances.

This 90-year-old tortoise from Pembroke, West Wales, was recently the victim of a savage rat attack, but now she is back on her feet, or wheels in this case, reports The Telegraph.

Mrs. T lost her front feet during hibernation, when a rat chewed them off, leaving the reptile immobile. Mrs. T's owner, Jude Ryder, rushed the tortoise to the vet as soon she discovered what happened. Doctors stressed to Ryder that the animal need to get moving again to stay alive.

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We Need to Talk About the Latest Dog Grooming Craze in Taiwan

We Need to Talk About the Latest Dog Grooming Craze in Taiwan

Originally posted 04/24/2015 11:00AM

Taiwan is at the forefront of a major trend in pet care.

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Filed Under: Dogs, Unusual Pets
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Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney Expand Their Brood – with a Coop of Chickens!

Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney Are Raising a Brood of Chickens

Originally posted 04/23/2015 01:15PM

They already took the (polar) plunge: Now Lady Gaga and fiancé Taylor Kinney are expanding their brood – with a peep of chickens.

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