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A journey to see the rarest and most elusive primate. If you are so lucky to see one in the wild, be respectful of these animals and their environment.
This guy drops a firecracker into his ten gallon fish tank and actually sounds surprised when it blows up the tank.
Welcome to Collect Pond Park downtown, which Awl contributor Paolo Mastrangelo describes as "a fucking rat zoo." You know the "double rainbow" video? This is pretty much the exact opposite of that.
The plucky animals, which measure just over three feet wide, demonstrate their acrobatic skills by bursting out of the water.
At least one bear attacked three people at a campground near Yellowstone National Park before dawn Wednesday, killing one person and injuring two others, Montana wildlife officials said.
LACONIA, N.H. -- A black bear walked into a New Hampshire house through an open door, ate two pears and a bunch of grapes, took a drink from the family fishbowl and grabbed a stuffed bear on its way out the door.
"A black bear cub whose family was sniffing around a chicken coop got himself caught in a dipnet at a Hillside home in Anchorage, Ak. this week, prompting competing rescue attempts by mother and homeowner. The homeowner used his truck to pull the net back from the tree line, but the growling momma bear wouldn't let him close enough to cut the ..."
Though only 3,000 tigers survive in the wild, more than 7,000 live in the U.S. A small percentage are in established zoos. The rest prowl celebrity homes, roadside animal parks and tiny apartments. They are even used as enforcers for drug dealers.
Experts in the UK have shown for the first time that a pig's mood mirrors how content he is, highlighting that pigs are capable of complex emotions which are directly influenced by their living conditions.
The curious mammals took their guest by the hand and coasted along with him when they dropped in unexpectedly to their home in the White Sea, Russia.
They may be an unlikely pair, but just five days ago a zebra and donkey in Georgia welcomed into the world one very unique-looking baby girl -- a zedonk.
They are among the most visually stunning animals that you could ever hope to see, and while the name sea slug is somewhat yucky, the alternative, nudibranch, sounds rather sophisticated.
A voice heard on an amazing video of 300 feeding alligators says it all."I ain't never seen so many gators in my life." Ray Cason's biggest catch earlier this month, when he went fishing at Stephen C. Foster State Park in the Okefenokee Swamp in southeast Georgia, was two videos that have made a splash on Facebook and YouTube. As of Tuesday....