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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Animals’

Bears Drag Woman From Garage in Florida

In a terrifying story out of Lake Murray, Florida, a woman was attacked by black bears in her garage. The bears dragged the woman from her garage and mauled her. Amazingly enough, she survived. Terri Frana went out to her garage on Saturday night where she got the surprise of her life when she found up to five bears going …

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Cat Traps Family After Trying to Attack a Baby in Oregon

All of the cat haters in the world will feel vindicated after reading about an incident in Oregon where a cat traps a family in a bedroom. This happened after the cat tried to attack a baby and the family dog. The bizarre incident led to the dad placing a call to 911 to get help with the situation. The …

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HIV Prevention Shot May Replace Pills

Two separate HIV studies on macaque monkeys show very promising results. Researchers from Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center at Rockefeller University in New York presented their findings on Tuesday at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston, Mass. They determined that a newly designed shot routinely taken four times a year could possibly protect people from the HIV virus. One San Francisco doctor from Gladstone …

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Yelp CEO Contributes $23K To Catch Whoever Has Been Trying To Poison San Francisco’s Dogs With Meatballs

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman is really looking to make a difference this week. Not only did he write an open letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer urging her to veto SB 1062, which would have allowed businesses to discriminate against gay people (eventually she did veto it), but he is also contributing to a $25,000 reward for information that would …

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Everglades Whales Stranded and Beached

The Everglades has been described to this writer as “the Australia of America,” in that most of the things inhabiting it, including many of the plants, would like nothing more than to kill you. A rugged, muggy wilderness, mentions of the Everglades do not tend to also bring to mind whales, often thought of as docile giants of the sea. …

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‘Theo and Beau’ Are the Cutest Napping Pals [VIDEO]

Dogs haven’t received the reputation of being “man’s best friend” for nothing. The recent story of Beau (a toddler living in Manhattan) and his best friend Theo (a mixture of boxer, shepherd, and lab breeds) proves that if a dog is a man’s best friend, then a puppy must be a little man’s best friend. Jessica Shyba, Beau’ mother, has …

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Head-Butting Elk Gets Euthanized

I guess playful head butting can be considered dangerous to some. Remember the YouTube viral video featuring an elk headbutting a photographer who was taking pictures of him? Well after this incident and after authorities at the Great Smokey National Park found the same elk had been approaching people on the same road, decided to euthanize him to protect the …

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Woman Named Cowit Hit a Bunch of Cows While Texting and Driving

In you-couldn’t-possibly-make-up-if-you-tried news, a woman named Daisy Cowit has been charged with a handful of crimes after plowing into a bunch of cattle in Orange County, New York. According to witnesses and police, Cowit was texting and driving when the incident occurred. She claims that she was simply checking her phones for an incoming call – but did admits that …

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Betty White To Join Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Betty White, the popular television actress, has been chosen to join Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. The museum is located in Washington D.C. and will soon be the home to a wax sculpture of the television icon. The museum is well-known and has featured many other notable celebrities over the years, in addition to the many U.S. presidents. It is always …

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Carrie Underwood’s Husband Gets Bitten By A Chipmunk

The famous country singer, Carrie Underwood, is also apparently an animal lover. She wanted at all costs for her husband to rescue a chipmunk that had gotten into their house. Underwood, is known for her time on American Idol of course, and has also made a successful career for herself after her run on the show. Her husband, Mike Fisher, …

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Walking Shark Discovered Off Indonesian Island Halmahera

Dr. Mark Erdmann, senior advisor to the Indonesian Marine Program for Conservation International was involved in the discovery of a new species of shark on the reefs of eastern Indonesian island Halmahera. One that walks. Just take a look: Erdmann writes: The shark, which has the endearing quality of using its fins to “walk” across the ocean floor, calls attention …

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Everyone Should Be Okay With This Google ‘Panda’ Update

Google announced on Wednesday that it has added more zoos to Street View. We’ve seen Google tout its zoo imagery on more than one occasion in the past, but this time, they’re claiming “must-see spots at zoos around the world.” Google is inviting people to use Street View to check out endangered species like pandas and red pandas at the …

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