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Sumatran Rhino Caught On Camera In Rare Footage [Watch]

Sumatran Rhino

A Sumatran rhino was caught in rare footage on camera in Indonesia, roaming in its natural habitat. The Borneo Island area in Indonesia has not seen the critically endangered rhino species in quite a while. This makes the footage caught on the camera traps of particular interest to those involved in ensuring the Sumatran rhinos… Read more »

Flying Spider Webs In Dallas Exist, Are Terrifying

flying spider webs dallas

You know what? Forget everything about flying spider webs being a real thing, we are so not accepting this reality. Unfortunately for Texas, whether we admit it or not, flying spider webs are sweeping the city of Dallas. And by sweeping, we mean “actually, pervasively flying around, getting stuck in your hair when you go… Read more »

Toad Swallows Bat Then Smiles For Photo

cane toad

Scroll down to the bottom of this article. Go ahead. You see that photo? What is that? Is someone conducting a science experiment on that frog? Is it an alien? It turns out that the bizarre photo shows what happens when a toad swallows a bat. A park ranger at Cerros de Amotape National Park… Read more »

Testicle-Eating Fish Found In New Jersey Lake

Testicle-Eating Fish, Also More Commonly Known As A Pacu

A fish known as a testicle-eating fish, or otherwise known as “Pacu” has been found in a New Jersey lake. The Pacu fish isn’t a native species to American water, but rather the Amazon. New Jersey isn’t the first unusual place the fish has turned up. According to the Huffington Post, the fish has also… Read more »

Eagle Attacking Deer Caught On Camera In Russia

eagle attacks deer

Unprecedented photographs of an eagle attacking a deer were taken in southern Russia and have amazed people around the world. The three trip-camera was set up in order to take pictures of Siberian tigers in their natural habitat. It so happens that, instead of picturing tigers, the camera shot, in a two second period, three… Read more »

The One-Eyed Pirate Cat Charms The Internet

Sir Stuffington One Eyed Pirate Cat

Move over Grumpy Cat! Sir Stuffington, the one-eyed pirate cat, is charming his way through the internet! Sir Stuffington and his siblings were found in the town of Troutdale in Oregon. All of them suffered from different ailments, but Sir Stuffington was by far in the worst condition. He was found without his eye and… Read more »

Miracle Milly: World’s Smallest Dog Beats Guinness World Record

Miracle Milly: World's Smallest Dog Beats Guinness World Record

Miracle Milly is the world’s smallest dog according to Guinness World Records. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the previous world’s smallest dog was a tiny terrier from Poland. Another dachshund puppy vied for the title of the world’s smallest dog, although you’d imagine with those short feet this determination was based upon height and… Read more »

Google Maps Dog Gets A Second Chance

Google Maps Dog Rescued After Being Abandoned

Google Maps dog Sonya has been given a second chance at family life after Internet user Jennifer Velasquez spotted the abandoned canine while using Street View. Velasquez contacted Los Angeles-based Hope for Paws right away, and let them know she had seen the dog near a vacant building. Responding to the call, Eldad Hagar found… Read more »

Ikea Monkey Will Remain In Sanctuary

Ikea Monkey Lawsuit

The Ikea monkey will remain in an animal sanctuary. Ontario Superior Court Judge Mary Vallee dismissed Yasmin Nakhuda’s request to take the monkey home. Nakhuda refers to herself as Darwin’s mom. Last year, Darwin was found wandering around an Ikea parking lot. He was wearing a beige coat with sheepskin accents and a diaper. He… Read more »

Dog Saves Baby From Abusive Babysitter

Familys Dog Saves Baby From Abusive Babysitter

A South Carolina family’s dog is being called a hero this week because he was able to alert the parents of 7-month-old Finn Jordan of his abusive babysitter. According to ABC News, Benjamin and Hope Jordan suspected something was wrong when their dog began to growl and snarl at the babysitter, Alexis Khan. “We noticed… Read more »

Massive Molasses Spill Devastates Honolulu Harbor Marine Life

Molasses Spill

A massive molasses spill in Hawaii has killed thousands of sea-dwelling creatures, and despite the marine life carnage, experts say nature will rectify the imbalance eventually. The massive molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor involved 233,000 gallons of the sticky substance accidentally released into the waters Monday, creating a situation Gary Gill, deputy director of Hawaii’s… Read more »

World’s Ugliest Animal: Meet The Blob Fish [Video]

ugliest animal

Congratulations blobfish, you’re officially the world’s ugliest animal. The Ugly Animal Preservation Society held a contest last month to decide once and for all which animal was the ugliest in the world. The contest was full of stiff competition from animals like the pig-nosed turtle, the Titicaca ‘scrotum’ water frog, and the flightless dung beetle,… Read more »

Pittsburg Zoo Blames Mother In 2-Year-Old’s Mauling Death

Pittsburgh Zoo Blames Mother In Mauling

The Pittsburgh Zoo is blaming a mother for a 2-year-old’s mauling death. Maddox Derkosh was killed by a pack of African dogs at the zoo. His mother reportedly held him above the railing so he would have a better view. Maddox somehow fell over the railing and into the dog exhibit. His parents have filed… Read more »

Eagles And Wind Farms: A Deadly Combination

Wind Farms Eagles

Eagles and wind farms are a deadly combination. Studies suggest at least 67 eagles were killed in wind farms in the last five years. As wind facilities increase, so do the number of deaths. Wind farms are clusters of wind turbines. Each turbine is between 150 and 280 feet tall. The smallest rotors are approximately… Read more »

Grizzly Bear Attacks The Hunter Who Shot It

Grizzly Bear Attacks Hunter

A grizzly bear attacked the hunter who shot it. John Matson of Rhode Island shot the bear on an Alaskan hunting tour. Around 90 minutes later, the bear mauled Matson, causing serious injuries. On Monday evening, Matson and his friends were on a guided tour in the Alaska wilderness. Matson eventually spotted and shot a… Read more »

Mississippi Gator Record: Heaviest And Longest Ever Caught

Mississippi gator record

The Mississippi gator record has been smashed three times in just one week, with the latest record breaking alligator being the heaviest and longest ever caught in the Magnolia state. The massive creature weighed in at 741.5 pounds, and measured a touch over 13 feet long. Dalco Turner needed all the help he could get… Read more »

Six-Clawed Lobster Goes On Display In Maine Aquarium

quarium director Aimee Hayden-Roderiques and David Libby

Lola the six-clawed lobster was captured but won’t be eaten. Instead, she has been sent to the Main State Aquarium where she can be observed by visitors. The mutant lobster and her rare six-claws will be on display during regular business hours from Wednesday through September 29. The aquarium is located in West Boothbay Harbor…. Read more »