Posts Tagged ‘animals’

A homeless dog named Miley shows us the power of love

December 20, 2013 |  by  |  Lifestyle, U.S. Headlines  |  1 Comment
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Miley, a homeless dog, is rescued.

Miley is pictured here in the Los Angeles trash pile where she was rescued.

Hope for Paws received a call that a dog was abandoned and barely alive in a Los Angeles-area dump. Founder Eldad Hagar jumped in his car and rushed to see the dog who would later be named Miley. He filmed Hope for Paws’ incredible rescue. After just two weeks of love and care, Miley went on to do something absolutely amazing that is sure to make you cry with tears of joy. Read More

Brutal crocodile attack leads to horrific death of 26-year-old

August 25, 2013 |  by  |  Breaking News, World Headlines  |  2 Comments
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A saltwater crocodile leaps from the water in Australia

A saltwater crocodile leaps from the water in Northern Territory, Australia taken May 2009.

Mary River, Australia: A large saltwater crocodile brutally murdered Sean Cole as he swam with a friend in Mary River National Park on Saturday.

Witnesses report they saw the massive predator sun itself just 15 minutes before the 26-year-old man disappeared from the water. Police recovered Sean Cole’s body late Sunday. Read More

Orangutan Cools Himself Off With Towel At Japanese Zoo

August 22, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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Humans aren’t the only ones that complain about the ungodly heat in the summer. In the cutest story of the day, an orangutan at a Japanese zoo was captured on video cooling himself off–with a towel!

Get the video of the orangutan after the jump!
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Bronx Zoo Runaway Cobra Found Alive And Well

March 31, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Lifestyle  |  4 Comments
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New Yorkers have been up in arms for the past week ever since catching wind of the escaped cobra fiasco at the Bronx Zoo. Make no mistake, the missing Egyptian cobra was not your average pet snake–crafty, deadly and…….on Twitter?!?!

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Dog sold in China for $1.5 million dollars

March 16, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Lifestyle  |  1 Comment
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It looks like a dude in China really has a thing for red heads, because it was just reported that he dropped a cool $1.5 million dollars on a Tibetan Mastiff, thus making this canine the priciest pooch on the planet.

Keep reading for more on the World’s Most Expensive Dog… after the jump!

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Scottish Deerhound Hickory Named Best In Show

February 16, 2011 |  by  |  Entertainment, Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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Hey dog lovers! A 5-year-old Scottish Deerhound named Hickory was named Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show 2011. What’s a Scottish Deerhound, you ask?

Read on for more info and a pic!
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Top 10 Most Popular Pet Names

December 16, 2010 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  16 Comments
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Finding the perfect pet name for your dog or cat can often be tough.

Today Petfinder.com, the largest online, searchable database of adoptable pets, announced its annual ranking of the top 10 most popular pet names, and found that for the fourth consecutive year in a row, “Buddy” fetched the top spot as the most popular name for adoptable dogs. For cats, “Lucy” once again purred its way to first place, barely beating “Midnight” for the No. 1 adoptable cat ranking.

See below for the full list of most popular pet names!

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Bear Gall Bladder Uses?

November 30, 2010 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  40 Comments
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The search term ‘bear gall bladder uses’ recently spiked on search engines when two stories recently mde national news:

On Nov. 19, the remains of a mutilated bear cub was found by a road crew in Triangle , Virginia. Authorities discovered the bear cub’s gall bladder had been removed.

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World’s Longest Cat Calls Nevada Home

October 21, 2010 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  1 Comment
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In my book, a 4 foot long cat is called a tiger, but according to the Guinness Book of World Records, the world's longest feline hails from Reno, Nevada and measures 48.5 inches from the tip of his nose to his tailbone. 5-year-old Stewie, a Maine coon owned by Robin Hendrickson and Erik Brandsness, is the new Guinness World Record holder for the world's longest cat and looks quite proud. Maybe there is something in the water because they don't make cats like that out here the East Coast. But I digress. Having a 4 foot cat could come in handy. Stewie could act as a scarf in the cold winter months, scoot along furniture to dust it off, and if you walk him him the park, he could act as a chick-magnet for a guy in need of a little attention. I mean, who wouldn't gawk at the world's longest

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