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Tractor-Driving Dog Causes Traffic Mayhem

Tractor-Driving Dog Causes Traffic Mayhem

Originally posted 04/23/2015 02:35PM

Don the sheepdog is an expert herder, but his driving skills need some work.

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Firefighters Rescue Duck Stuck in Fireplace

Firefighters Rescue Duck Stuck in Fireplace

Originally posted 04/21/2015 05:45PM

Santa isn't the only chimney intruder.

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Google Wants to Help Track Down the Loch Ness Monster

Google Wants to Help Track Down the Loch Ness Monster

Originally posted 04/21/2015 05:30PM

It was 81 years ago that one of Scotland's biggest stars broke onto the mythology scene.

On April 21, 1934, "Surgeon's Photograph," one of the most infamous shots of the Loch Ness Monster, was published, starting a worldwide fascination with the water creature that lasts to this day.

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UpdatePosted 04/09/2015 09:30AM

'Drunk Birds' Snuggle with Rescuer's Cat

Originally posted 04/08/2015 03:20PM

It's a berry interesting case of some birds gone bonkers.

Last week, Alese McDowell of Albany, Georgia, says she spotted about 50 cedar waxwing birds dead on the ground and a flock flying above them as if they were "drunk."

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Lucy Liu the Chihuahua Becomes Mom to Pair of Abandoned Kittens

Originally posted 04/07/2015 06:20PM

Lucy Liu the Chihuahua – not the Charlie's Angel – is making headlines for her mothering skills.

The little dog recently adopted two kittens into her care, reports WRIC. Both of the baby cats had been found abandoned on the side of a road near New York City.

The 10-week-old felines were rushed to Hi Tor Animal Care Center for treatment, where they were later taken in by veterinary technician Jamie Apfel.

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Giant Florida Golf Course Gator Is Back – and He Brought His Appetite

Giant Florida Golf Course Gator Is Back – and He Brought His Appetite

Originally posted 03/28/2015 10:30AM

It's tee time again for Goliath the alligator.

The 13-ft reptile first made a splash on March 6, when he was found happily stomping across a course at Myakka Pines Golf Club in Englewood, Florida. The club posted photos of the alligator to Facebook, where they received international attention.

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Zookeepers Discover Boy Bear Is Actually a Girl After Two Years of Care

Zookeepers Discover Boy Bear Is Actually a Girl After Two Years of Care

Originally posted 03/22/2015 07:20PM

The Phoenix Zoo has something "em-bear-assing" to confess. For the past two years, the Andean bear keepers have been calling a boy ... is actually a girl, reports azcentral.com.

The zoo recently admitted online that they made a mistake when determining Luka the bear's sex. Keepers discovered their error while doing a check-up on two-year-old Luka before moving her to a new home at a zoo in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Cows Create Pi Symbol, Mathematicians Everywhere Moo-ved

Originally posted 03/14/2015 03:50PM

Some people (hint: us) are celebrating Pi Day by eating many, many helpings of many, many different types of pie.

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Massive Alligator Terrorizes Florida Golfers

UpdatePosted 03/11/2015 06:30PM

Massive Alligator Walks Across Florida Golf Course Like It's No Big Deal

Originally posted 03/11/2015 05:10PM

Putters at the Myakka Pines Golf Club in Englewood, Florida, have a new hazard to worry about on the greens: 13-ft. alligators.

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Couple Shocked to Find Cremated Cat Back from the Dead (Sort Of)

UpdatePosted 03/10/2015 07:40PM

Couple Shocked to Find Cremated Cat Back from the Dead (Sort Of)

Originally posted 03/10/2015 04:50PM

Zombie cat has been one-upped. Amigo the kitty not only returned from the dead, he came back to life after being cremated ... or at least that's what his owners thought at first.

According to Metro, John and Margaret Ross's cat named Amigo recently went missing from the couple's home in Hackney, England. Shortly after the pet's disappearance, a cat was run over and killed in the neighborhood. The Rosses were heartbroken to discover the deceased feline looked just like their sweet Amigo.

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