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79-Year-Old North Carolina Hunter Takes Down 782 Pound Black Bear

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Hunters from across the United States are congratulating 79-year-old Thomas Capps from Richmond, North Carolina after he hunted down a huge black bear earlier on Monday, reports WTVR. The bear, which also happens to be the second largest bear to have ever been killed by a hunter in the state of North Carolina, weighed in… Read more »

A Wisconsin Pit Bull Puppy Is Found Shot And Stabbed

A Wisconsin Pit Bull Puppy Is found Shot And Stabbed

Sadly, animal cruelty is no closer to being banished from the earth, and the pit bull breed is all too familiar with the despicable act. They are no stranger to sexual assault, being viciously slashed and beaten with a shovel, and even shot with an arrow. The Inquisitr reported on Sarge the pit bull and… Read more »

A City In Kansas Considers Repealing Their Pit Bull Ban

A City In Kansas Considers Repealing Their Pit Bull Ban

Over the past year, pit bull bans are being rescinded across America as advocacy groups, owners, and animal rights groups are stepping up to defend the breed against “Breed Specific Legislation.” The Inquisitr reported on an Ohio town that is trying to fight back against its ban on pit bull breeds. With owners facing potential… Read more »

Fishermen Swim With Hammerhead Shark After Tossing Bait In Water

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A group of fishermen off the California coast caught their close encounter with a hammerhead shark on video after they baited the predator close and then jumped in the water to swim with it. Four men were reportedly spearfishing for yellowtail near Anacapa Island early in October when they sighted the eight-foot-long hammerhead swimming near… Read more »

Shedd Aquarium Takes In Adorable Orphaned Sea Otter

Shedd Aquarium

The Shedd Aquarium located in Chicago, Illinois has welcomed in their newest little bundle of joy, an orphaned five-week-old otter that was discovered on a California beach on September 30. According to the Chicago Tribune, Pup 681 was discovered on Coastways Beach in central California when she was believed to be only one week old…. Read more »

Deer With Fangs Spotted For The First Time In 60 Years

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Four rare deer with fangs were spotted in northeast Afghanistan. The Wildlife Conservation Society confirmed a male, two females, and a juvenile were observed on three separate occasions. Wildlife officials said the species have not been seen or recorded in more than 60 years. Kashmir musk deer are commonly called “deer with fangs,” as the… Read more »

Curious Elephants Toy With GoPro In Zimbabwe

After approaching the camera, the elephants began to toy with it.

A pair of filmmakers captured astonishing footage in Africa, when a herd of bull elephants approached their GoPro camera, and began to investigate it. Mike and Marian Myers were attempting to film two wild dogs near a watering hole in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe when the unexpected encounter with the elephants occurred, as the… Read more »

Coffee With Cats: America’s First Cat Cafe Opens In Oakland

First Cat Cafe Opens In The U.S.

Cat lovers can now celebrate with the opening of the first permanent cat café in the United States. On Saturday, Cat Town Cafe in Oakland, California opened its doors to feline loving customers who want to spend quality time with cute kitties while sipping a hot cup of coffee. The concept of a cat café… Read more »