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This ‘Dog Goldberg’ Machine Is an Overload of Cute This ‘Dog Goldberg’ Machine Is an Overload of Cute

Yeah, yeah, I know it’s an ad. But it’s just so damn adorable. I’m not sure why I’ve never seen a Rube Goldberg device powered by dogs before. It’s just a wonderful idea, perfectly executed by Beneful (with the help …

‘Frankenstein’s Cat’ Author Emily Anthes Speaks At Google ‘Frankenstein’s Cat’ Author Emily Anthes Speaks At Google

Emily Anthes, author of the book Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts, recently participated in an “At Google” talk, discussing the book and animal biotechnology in general. Google has now made the talk available for all to …

3D Printing Let This Duck Walk Again 3D Printing Let This Duck Walk Again

3D printing is doing some amazing things in the world of prosthetics. A little boy born without a hand was recently given one through an open-source 3D printer project, and now a duck born with a foot deformity is back …

Gorilla Taunting Leads To Animal’s Retaliation Gorilla Taunting Leads To Animal’s Retaliation
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A gorilla at the Dallas Zoo recently got some revenge on a group of nasty kids who were taunting him and calling him ugly. With an annoyed facial expression so close to that of a human who’s been bullied too …

Saving Endangered Animals Discussed At Google Saving Endangered Animals Discussed At Google

Peter Knights, Executive Director and co-founder of WildAid, recently participated in an “At Google” talk to discuss efforts to save endangered wildlife. Knights was interviewed by Diane Solinger, manager of GooglersGive, at the YouTube campus. Knight discusses how the organization …

“World’s Ugliest Dog” Contest Includes Online Voting “World’s Ugliest Dog” Contest Includes Online Voting
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The title of “World’s Ugliest Dog” may not sound like one that would be hotly contested, but every year dozens of animals from all over the country descend upon the contest for a chance to win a big cash prize …

Fox In Jar Gets Help From Passerby Fox In Jar Gets Help From Passerby

A fox who found himself in a quandary recently got a little help from two men who happened to be nearby. The kit had his head stuck inside a glass jar and was lucky enough to find some helpers with …

Two-Faced Kitten’s Mother Rejects Her Two-Faced Kitten’s Mother Rejects Her
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A kitten born with a rare “double-face” has been rejected by her mother, so the owner is giving her extra love and feeding her through a syringe. Little Deucy was born at 6:11 a.m. on 6/11 in Amity, Oregon. She …

Delavan Turtle Dies After Being Beaten by a Golf Club Delavan Turtle Dies After Being Beaten by a Golf Club
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[Graphic photos of animal cruelty below] A female snapping turtle found severely beaten in a sand bunker of a Delavan, Wisconsin golf course has died from her injuries. Authorities believe that the turtle was probably attempting to lay her eggs …

Captive Chimps May Soon Get Endangered Species Protections Captive Chimps May Soon Get Endangered Species Protections

If a recent proposal is finalized, captive chimpanzees will be given an extra layer of protection – the same afforded to their wild counterparts. As of right now, only wild chimpanzees are considered an “endangered” species. Captive chimps, on the …

Deer: Doritos Bag Is A Harmful Predator Deer: Doritos Bag Is A Harmful Predator

A Florida deer was saved from an uncertain fate over the weekend when a sheriff’s deputy removed a Doritos bag that was completely covering the animal’s head. Like the drunk guy who gets his hand stuck in the Pringles can …

Giant Pink Slugs Found In Australia Giant Pink Slugs Found In Australia
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Giant pink slugs have been found on a mountainside in Australia, and park rangers say that on a good day, you can see hundreds of them clustered on the rocks, creating an odd juxtaposition between nature and a very unnatural …

Glow-in-the-Dark Cockroach One of the Top 10 New Species Glow-in-the-Dark Cockroach One of the Top 10 New Species

For the past six years, the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University has compiled a list of the top 10 new species named in each year. They’ve just released the new list, which features a glow-in-the-dark cockroach, …

Students Bitten By Fox In Georgia, Will Be Treated For Rabies Students Bitten By Fox In Georgia, Will Be Treated For Rabies
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Two students were bitten by a fox at an elementary school today which has sparked a “fox hunt” in the area for the animal. The AP reports that two male students were bitten by the fox after the animal found …

This Is Hopefully The Best View You’ll Ever Get Of The Inside Of A Grizzly Bear’s Mouth This Is Hopefully The Best View You’ll Ever Get Of The Inside Of A Grizzly Bear’s Mouth

Ever wondered what it might look like from a first-person perspective to be eaten by a grizzly bear? This video might give you an idea. Don’t worry, it’s not a gross mauling video, but Brad Josephs’ “A Grizzly Ate My …

Bus Hits Deer, Which Then Runs Around Interior Like A Maniac Bus Hits Deer, Which Then Runs Around Interior Like A Maniac

A video of a bus crash with a deer is gaining some viral steam. According to the video’s description, the white-tailed deer crashed through the CamTran bus on Tuesday evening. It shows the deer crash through the windshield, then flail …

Guy Amazingly Catches Flying Bird In Midair Guy Amazingly Catches Flying Bird In Midair
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You don’t see people catching flying birds in midair everyday. FB-Rambo uploaded this video of a hunter that does just that to LiveLeak on Monday, and it has quickly become one of the top videos currently on reddit.

Lion Tacos Pulled After Restaurant Generates Controversy Lion Tacos Pulled After Restaurant Generates Controversy

There was a time when you could go into a restaurant in Tampa and get yourself some lion meat tacos. Those days are now behind us. Taco Fusion has reportedly pulled lion from the menu after causing a media stir. …

Baby Duck Falling Asleep Continues To Capture The Internet’s Heart Baby Duck Falling Asleep Continues To Capture The Internet’s Heart

This video of a baby duck falling asleep, or struggling to stay awake, rather, has been around for about a year. In fact, in a couple days, it will be the video’s one-year anniversary on YouTube. According to search data …

Swallowed By Hippo: A Man’s Harrowing Tale Swallowed By Hippo: A Man’s Harrowing Tale
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River guide Paul Templer was an experienced traveler by the age of 27; he led tours down the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe many times, and had encountered rambunctious animals there before. But none would prove to be so terrifying as …

Cute North American River Otters Get Exhibit At Aquarium of the Bay Cute North American River Otters Get Exhibit At Aquarium of the Bay

There is currently a lot of web interest in river otters as more places are opening up North American river otter exhibits. Wildlife DNA lab recently received an $18,000 grant to research them. Residents of San Francisco with an interest …