Animal News Timeline

Rare White Lion Cub Born At Omaha Zoo

Lion Cubs

On Wednesday, the Doorly National Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha, Nebraska, announced the birth of a rare white lion cub as well as his more commonly-coated brother and sister, who were born to first time mother, 6-year-old lioness Ahadi, on November 21. The cubs are fathered by the zoo’s 15-year-old male lion, Mr. Big. At… Read more »

Acrobatic Seal Narrowly Escapes Great White Shark

The shark missed the seal, throwing it into the air.

A lucky seal in South Africa narrowly avoided the razor-sharp jaws of a great white shark as it burst from the ocean, tossing the prey animal through the air. According to the Daily Mail, the stunning interaction was captured in a series of images by underwater photographer Sergio Riccardo, just off Seal Island, a prime… Read more »

Stray Dog Joins Adventure Team, Follows Them Through Amazon Jungle

Despite the difficult terrain, Arthur refused to leave the team's side.

A team of Swedish athletes competing in a grueling race through the jungles of Ecuador befriended a miserable-looking stray dog, and were astonished when the animal joined up with their group, tackling the daunting terrain to follow them to the finish. As the Washington Post reports, Team Peak Performance was preparing for the final two… Read more »

Pregnant Dolphin Shot And Killed Off Florida Coast

At least 17 dolphins have been shot over the past decade in the gulf coast.

The body of a pregnant dolphin was discovered Friday on the shores of Miramar Beach, Florida. Authorities say the wild dolphin was the victim of a deadly gunshot wound in a series of disturbing violence against dolphins. A bullet was recovered from the dolphin’s body and appears to be from a small caliber gun. The… Read more »

Rare Black Seadevil Filmed In Pacific Ocean [Video]

Black Seadevil videoed alive for the first time.

A Black Seadevil was seen by researchers diving within Monterey Canyon in the Pacific Ocean. Better known as a deep-sea anglerfish, the Black Seadevil is an ugly and dangerous-looking fish that lives at a depth of 2,000 feet, or deeper. The female Seadevil is highly recognizable in pop culture since it was represented in Finding… Read more »

Puppy Love: Science Gives A Glimpse Of What Dogs Really Think

Puppies

You probably already believe that your dog loves you — it’s evident from the way your dog reacts as if your arrival home is the best thing that has ever happened in the history of the world, and the way your dog always chooses your shoes as the most preferable shoes to chew on. But… Read more »

Dog Treats Used To Maliciously Poison Dog

Dog treats were left in a backyard, stuffed with rat poison.

An 11-year-old miniature schnauzer was treated for poisoning last week after he ate some tainted dog treats he found in his backyard. Popo, the dog in question, is blind and diabetic. When he was let out into his backyard by owner, Hiro Oshida, he found a couple of the dog treats scattered around the area…. Read more »