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Giant Python: Florida Snake Killed In Everglades A Record?

Giant Python: Florida Snake Killed In Everglades A Record?

When it comes to the giant python, Florida is literally being overrun by the large snakes. So when researchers ran into the giant snake in Everglades National Park, they killed it. But the real question is, does it beat the current record for a giant python in Florida? In a related report by the Inquisitr,… Read more »

Puppy Or Teddy Bear? Adorable Four-Month-Old Puppy Rises To Internet Fame [Pictures]

Tonkey the Shar Pei

Tonkey, a four-month-old Shar Pei puppy with a bear-like coat, has become the Internet’s latest star. Rising to fame as a Teddy bear-look-alike, this dog already has over 100,000 followers on Instagram. It’s not difficult to see why. http://instagram.com/p/5q_ODLnhC5/?taken-by=bearcoat_tonkey According to the Daily Mail, Tonkey lives in Alberta, Canada. Her owners, Christine Park and her… Read more »

Can The Northern White Rhinoceros Be Saved?

Nola, the Northern White Rhino at the San Diego Zoo.

The situation of the northern white rhinoceros is dire; only four rhinos are left. After the death of the only one in Europe, Nabire, who lived at a zoo in the Czech Republic, there remains one at the San Diego Zoo and three more living in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. The San Diego… Read more »

Hunting The Hunter As Africa’s Most Famous Lion Is Killed [Videos]

Cecil the Lion

UPDATED: The alleged killer of Cecil the Lion is a US Dentist, Walter Palmer, from Minnesota. Two independent sources gave the identity of the hunter and showed the relevant hunting permit as evidence. Park guides found the decapitated body of Cecil, Zimbabwe’s famous 13-year-old lion recently. Africa’s most famous lion had been lured off the… Read more »

Charlotte The Sloth Arrives At Denver Zoo

Charlotte Greenie arrives at Denver Zoo

Charlotte Greenie, a Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth, has arrived at the Denver Zoo and is getting along well with her new mate, Elliot. Charlotte was sent to the Denver Zoo from the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in Ohio with the hope that she will contribute to the genetic diversity of the zoo animals. In their native habitats,… Read more »