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Everyone Should Be Okay With This Google ‘Panda’ Update Everyone Should Be Okay With This Google ‘Panda’ Update
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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.” …

Decapitated Snake Bites Itself in Your Daily WTF Video

Warning, this may creep you out – depending on your tolerance for nature being freaky as hell. I’m going to let you guys in on a little secret about my phobias. I really, really hate spiders. I also really, really …

222 Golden Retrievers: New Record at Guisachan Gathering
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Pictured at Guisachan House in Tomich, Invernessshire, was a record breaking number for the Highland gathering of the gentle canines. The festival was to celebrate the breed and its history but there was fun to be had. The festival included …

Guy Kicks Cat on Vine, Infuriates the Internet Guy Kicks Cat on Vine, Infuriates the Internet
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“Look at this goddamn cat on my porch. Get the f*ck off my porch,” said Walter Easley moments before kicking a kitten off his porch and into his yard. He then posted a video of the incident on Vine. After …

Bear Steals Dumpster From Restaurant, Caught On Tape
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Bears can be pretty clever when there’s something they want, and since they have the brute strength to back up most plans, it’s not hard for them to get whatever they desire. But they aren’t usually caught on camera, considering …

Look At All These Birds On Google’s Street View Look At All These Birds On Google’s Street View

It’s always fun to see what kinds of cool things Google captures with its Street View cameras. Sometimes it is simply deliberate photographing of landmarks or interesting areas. Sometimes people intervene, and put on a show (mildly NSFW). Sometimes, nature …

Zookeepers Check Out Some Animals With Google Glass Zookeepers Check Out Some Animals With Google Glass

The Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia has put out a video in which its staff members strap on Google Glass and give us an up close and personal look at some of the animals. “We had the opportunity to try …

Woman Burns Dog Alive, Brags About It on Facebook Woman Burns Dog Alive, Brags About It on Facebook
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[WARNING: Graphic images of animal abuse below] In what the St. Louis, Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force is calling one of the most notorious animal cruelty cases in its history, a woman has been charged with felony animal abuse and …

Etsy Bans Items Made From These Animals Etsy Bans Items Made From These Animals
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Etsy updated its Prohibited Items policy this week to ban the listing of items made from certain animals, such as those designated as threatened or endangered. This includes (but is not limited to) fur, pelts, ivory, teeth, bones and taxidermied …

Digg Founder Kevin Rose Chucked a Raccoon Down Some Stairs Over the Weekend [VIDEO]
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On Saturday, at approximately 1 in the morning, Digg founder Kevin Rose chucked a raccoon down a flight of stairs. I know you all just went “what in the actual f**k are you talking about” – but before you start …

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

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
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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
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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

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
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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
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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

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

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 …