Animal News Timeline

Utah Pit bull, Shot With An Arrow, Recovering And Owners Come Forward

Utah Pit bull Found Shot With An Arrow Recovering, Owners Have Forward

As The Inquisitr reported this past Saturday, there was a Pit bull that was found badly wounded with an arrow puncturing it. Twenty minutes from Ivin, Utah, a sergeant with the Washington Country Sheriff’s office found the injured pit bull on old Highway 91. The officer called Ivin animal control officer Aggie Smith to respond… Read more »

1,000 Pound Alligator: 15-Foot Gator in Alabama a Record-Breaker

15 foot gator caught in Alabama

Officials say a 1,000 pound alligator caught by hunters in Alabama over the weekend is a record-breaker. Biologists with Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries weighed a 15-foot gator that was captured and killed by John and Mandy Stokes, Kevin Jenkins and his children, Parker, 14, and Savannah, 16, during alligator hunting season in the state, wrote… Read more »

Whole Foods Just Angered A Lot Of People For Selling Rabbit Meat

Whole Foods Market Serving Rabbit Meat

Whole Foods Market isn’t usually at the center of a firestorm for the products they carry, but the recent decision to bring rabbit meat to two stores — one in Washington, D.C., and the other in northern California — is not sitting well with animal rights protesters. According to WTVR, protests were staged this weekend… Read more »

Can Dogs Show Jealousy? New Study Claims, ‘Yes’

Dogs And Jealousy Study Implicates Canines In Not-So-Cute Behavior

Dogs may be capable of showing basic jealousy, a new study claims. (Of course, this is something that dog owners have known for years, but science has finally taken a crack at it.) According to a report from Valley News, a psychology professor decided to study for the first time whether dogs and jealousy are… Read more »

Mom, Daughter Dial 911 After Attacked By Family Cat

Dial 911: Mom, Daughter Resort To Drastic Measures Against Family Cat

A mom and daughter decided to dial 911 after being attacked by their family cat, Cuppy, according to a new report from the New York Daily News. The news site stated that the mother and daughter, who were not initially named, barricaded themselves into a bedroom and decided to dial 911 after the daughter was… Read more »

Animal Cruelty: Pit Bull Shot With Arrow In Utah, Left For Dead


In recent months, pit bulls have been subject to violence against there breed, whether the dog was a pit bull or not. Most often, the violence has been in form of shootings, but at least one case, a knife was used. In the prior cases, there were at least alleged reasons or predication, whether true… Read more »

Chicken Crossing The Road Ends In 911 Call, No Joke [Video]

Chicken Crossing The Road Ends In 911 Call, No Joke [Video]

A chicken crossing the road had one concerned citizen dialing 911 to call in the emergency in Portland, Oregon. Although the 911 dispatcher probably suspected a prank was about to happen, it turns out the 91 call was no joking matter. In a related report by The Inquisitr, in another instance of a chicken crossing… Read more »

Endangered Rhinos Airlifted Out Of South Africa [Photos]

Endangered Species

More than 100 endangered rhinos will be airlifted out of South Africa — in an effort to protect them from poachers. Although they are nearing extinction, rhinos are often killed for their valuable horns. Conservationists are specifically concerned, as the rhino population continues to decline. According to the Republic of South Africa Environmental Affairs, 333… Read more »

Rare Panda Triplets Born At Chinese Zoo

Giant Panda Cubs

A rare set of giant panda triplets was born at a Guangzhou, China, zoo. Although the cubs were born on July 29, zoo officials waited nearly two weeks to announce the birth. A zoo representative confirmed all three cubs are currently healthy and thriving. As giant pandas remain critically endangered, the cubs were conceived through… Read more »

Lion Cub Leads Indian Park Guard To Its Dead Mother

Accustomed to humans, the lion cub relied on a human for help.

An orphaned lion cub asked for help in the only way he knew how. On his rounds in the Tulsi-Shyam part of the animal preserve, a Gir Forest National Park guard named Rana Mori spotted a solitary cub hiding in the bushes. Wary of the danger, Mori began to look for the mother. But, as… Read more »