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Rami The Odd Pit Bull Dachshund Mix Gains ‘Ambassador’ Status


Pit bulls rarely attract much attention, besides maybe some apprehension, due to various misconceptions. However, when a pit bull mated with a Dachshund, heads began turning and the newly created creature went viral. The Pit bull-Dachshund mix named Rami, hailing from the deep south of South Georgia, has become something of an internet celebrity. He… Read more »

The Famous Beluga Whale Nanuq Dies At SeaWorld Orlando While On Loan

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The famous beluga whale, Nanuq, has died at SeaWorld Orlando. Nanuq was part of the Wild Arctic attraction and the “Beluga Interaction Program.” The beluga whale died on Friday while being treated for a fractured jaw sustained from an “interaction between two animals.” SeaWorld Orlando made the announcement on Friday afternoon via the company’s official… Read more »

Pit Bull Puppy Set On Fire, Denied Care By Owner

Scott Cusson and Edward Turner Jr. were arrested for setting a 9-month-old pit bull puppy on fire and then denying her care.

A 9-month-old pit bull was set on fire in Albany on February 9. The responsible party, Scott Cusson, 19, and the owner of the dog, Edward Turner Jr., 19, were both arrested on Thursday. On the day of the horrifying incident, Cusson threw flammable liquid onto the pit bull puppy, Roxy. He then used a… Read more »

Bald Eagle Assessment – National Symbol Is Thriving In The Wild

bald eagle

Wildlife researchers in the United States are now saying that the bald eagle – the national symbol – has flown back from the brink of extinction and is now thriving in the wild. Sightings of bald eagles have increased greatly by members of the general public and conservationists are excited about new bald eagle nesting… Read more »