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  • Check out this glow-in-the-dark frog

    Scientists have discovered a tree frog that's the first amphibian with natural fluorescence that lives in South America.
    Taboada Faivich/AFP/Getty Images
  • Holy Cow:This Cow Is Over 6 feet

    Danniel the 6 ft 4 inch cow is fed by owner Ken Farley and visitors on a farm in Eureka, California Nov. 4, 2016.
    David Johnson/Barcroft Images
  • Two-Headed Rattlesnake Slithers

    A young rattlesnake with two heads is seen in its enclosure at the reptile zoo in Scheidegg, Germany, July 22, 2016.
  • New Species of Spider Shows Off Its Colors

    A specimen of the newly-discovered Australian Peacock spider, Maratus Bubo, shows off his colourful abdomen in this undated picture from Australia.
  • An Owl Twists Its Head Upside Down

    Wildlife photographer Alain Balthazard captured the moment a short-eared owl managed to tilt his head in Champagne-Ardenne, France, April 2016. According to Balthazard, 49, the birds turn their heads up to 270 degrees in a display of surprise and curiosity when humans approach.
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  • Bird's-Eye View of a Hummingbird

    Photographer Matt Rose captured this shot of a hummingbird in his back yard in Glendale, Calif. on Feb. 16, 2016. Rose told ABC News that he was standing about two to three feet away from the bird when he took the photo.
    Matt Rose
  • Squirrels Appear to Be Playing Chess

    Two squirrels appear to be playing chess, January 2016 in Voronezh, Russia.
    Vadim Trunov/Solent News/REX/Shutterstock
  • A squirrel appears to be taking a photo of another squirrel, January 2016 in Voronezh, Russia.
    Solent News/REX/Shutterstock
  • World's Cutest Animal Makes Its Debut

    This unusual African sengi is one of two making its debut at Chester Zoo. The tiny newcomer, also known as a round eared elephant-shrew, was born at the zoo for the very first time during the summer in a special behind-the-scenes breeding facility. Bizarrely, the tiny creatures are not thought to be directly linked to their shrew cousins in other parts of the world and are more closely related to elephants, and are amongst very few mammals that naturally pair up for life.
    Chester Zoo/REX Shutterstock
  • Polar Bears Play With Pants

    A polar bear found a peculiar way to cover up her bear bum, when she discovered some pants in the snow near a small Eskimo settlement in the Arctic Circle. Professional wildlife photographer Daryl Balfour spotted the bear inspecting the stray piece of frozen clothing. She was accompanied by her cub, who was fascinated by his mother's discovery and attempted to steal the strange object from her.
    Caters News Agency
  • Turtles Hitch Ride on Hippo

    Turtles hitch-hike on the back of a hippo in South Africa's Kruger National Park.
    Caters News Agency
  • Meet the Cat That Resembles a Werewolf

    There is a breed of cat which resembles a werewolf. The Lykoi cats get their quirky looks from a naturally occurring Sphynx cat mutation mixed with black domestic shorthair. The first litter was born in July 2010 according to Johnny Gobble, a practicing Veterinarian and Lykoi specialist based in Tennessee. Now the eye-catching and spooky appearance of these cats has started a trend in breeding the type.
    Brittney Gobble/REX Shutterstock
  • Baboon Brushes Up on Dental Hygiene With Old Broom

    Georgia, a female hamadryas baboon was spotted brushing up on her dental hygiene - by using a bristle from an old broom as dental floss to clean her teeth, at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park in Devon, England, Oct. 11, 2015.
    Liz Chisholm/REX Shutterstock
  • Butterfly Crowns Lizard's Head

    A butterfly casually perched above the head of a lizard at Usman Priyono backyard on Sept. 21, 2015 in Batam, Indonesia.
    Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Giant Panda Cub Celebrates 2nd Birthday!

    Giant panda cub Bao Bao is given a cake to enjoy on her second birthday, at Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, Aug. 23, 2015. Bao Bao's second birthday comes a day after her mother, 17-year-old Mei Xiang, gave birth to twins, August 22. This is only the third time a giant panda living in the United States has given birth to twins.
    Michael Reynolds/EPA/LANDOV
  • Dachshund Tries Out New Wheels

    Ralph, a six-year-old dachshund, who suffers from a genetic spinal disorder, tries out his new wheels in Brisbane, Australia, Aug. 19, 2015. This pocket-sized patient is no silly sausage when it comes to his latest ride. Ralph was gifted a new set of wheels this month after a long and painful battle with intervertebral disk disease, a genetic spinal disorder. Owners Carmel and Cameron Nall have spent more than $12,000 nursing their beloved pup through surgeries and rehabilitation after he lost all movement and feeling in his hind legs last September.
    Newspix/REX Shutterstock
  • A Curious Snail Gets Uncomfortably Close to This Crocodile

    An inquisitive snail takes a look at some very sharp crocodile teeth in South Jakarta, Indonesia, Aug. 15, 2015.
  • Is This the World's Most Confused Cat?

    Meet Tilly the confused cat whose neck is stuck at an angle leaving her looking constantly perplexed. With her fluffy white head tilted constantly at an almost 45 degree angle, the six-month-old fur-ball looks as if she doesn't quite understand what she's been told. The cat's pronounced tilt to her left comes from a severe brain injury she suffered before being rescued by RSCPA NSW. After extensive tests and even a course of antibiotics to cure a possible infection, Tilly's head is now left permanently in that position.
    Caters News Agency
  • See Surfing Corgi Catch Wave

    A corgi named Jojo catches a wave in the medium size dog competition during the 10th annual Petco Unleashed surfing dog contest at Imperial Beach, Calif., Aug. 1, 2015. Proceeds raised at the event go to benefit the San Diego Humane Society.
    Mike Blake/Reuters
  • See the World’s Oldest Panda Celebrate Her Birthday

    Giant panda Jia Jia eats bamboo next to her birthday cake made with ice and vegetables at Ocean Park in Hong Kong, July 28, 2015 as she celebrates her 37-year-old birthday. Jia Jia broke the Guinness World Records title for "Oldest Panda Living in Captivity".
    Kin Cheung/AP Photo
  • Brave Cat Nabs Hero Dog Award

    Tara, a 7-year-old adopted cat, wins the 33rd Annual National Hero Dog Award in Los Angeles, June 19, 2015. In May 2014, Tara fought off a dog that attacked her 6-year-old owner as he was riding his bicycle.
    Richard Vogel/AP Photo
  • See How A Frog Stays Dry in Rain

    It's raining cats and frogs... A quick-thinking frog tries to keep dry while it showers by holding a flower over its head like an umbrella. The amphibian is so determined to keep dry, it manages to climb up the gerbera daisy stalk so its body is underneath the petals. Photographer Ajar Setiadi captured the moment two dumpy tree frogs climbed the flowers in his back garden in Jakarta, Indonesia.
    Ajar Setiadi/SN/Landov
  • Check Out the Dog That Can Skateboard

    Four-year-old British Bulldog "Bobo" skateboards past office workers during evening rush hour at Singapore's central business district May 8, 2015.
    Edgar Su/Reuters
  • Film Dogs Tom Tom and Jo Jo Perform With Shopping Carts

    Film dogs Tom Tom, right, and Jo Jo perform with shopping carts at a presentation for the dog and cat show in Dortmund, Germany, April 28, 2015.
    Martin Meissner/AP Photo
  • Film Dog Tom Tom Takes Jo Jo's Picture

    Film dogs Tom Tom, left, and Jo Jo perform with a camera at a presentation for the dog and cat show in Dortmund, Germany, April 28, 2015.
    Martin Meissner/AP Photo
  • Panda Tries in Vain to Get An Apple

    Giant panda Yalin is photographed at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 31, 2015. A pair of giant pandas, the female one Shurong and the male one Yalin, were selected from 55 candidates who met the age requirement on Tuesday as gifts from the central government to Macao after three months of deliberation. The pandas, both 110 kilograms in weight, will be flown to Macao.
    Xue Yubin/Xinhua Press/Corbis
  • Meet Sauerkraut, the New Grumpy Cat

    Move over Grumpy Cat, there's a new sourpuss in town. But Sauerkraut the cat can't help looking like she is disapproving of your very existence - she was born that way. Rescued from an animal shelter and adopted by Amy and Patrick Bender, two-year-old Sauerkraut may look disgruntled, but she is in very loving hands.
    Amy Bender/Rex Features
  • Amy, from Oklahoma, explains: "When Sauerkraut came to us as a foster, it was clear early on that she had some neurological problems. But she now weighs about 5.5 pounds and is fully grown. Many people are surprised at her tiny size. She is full grown and has enough attitude for three normal sized cats. Sauerkraut does not mind travelling in cars and loves looking out the window and watching the traffic roll by. She is harness trained and also enjoys riding in her stroller.”
    Amy Bender/Rex Features
  • Sauerkraut the cat has Feline Hyperesthesia Syndrome and sometimes wears clothes to keep her from hurting herself.
    Amy Bender/Rex Features
  • Pig Excels in Dog Agility Class by Leaps and Bounds

    Amy, an indoor pig owned by Lori Stock, goes through agility training intended for dogs at the Family Dog Training Center in Kent., Wash., Feb. 10, 2015. Amy can do agility moves that most dogs her age cannot.
    Joshua Lewis/ Photo
  • See Which Animals Are Excited for Lunch

    Lemurs eat at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, Shandong province, Jan. 27, 2015.
    China Daily/Reuters
  • Penguin Wears a Wetsuit!

    Ralph the penguin has to wear a designer wetsuit to keep warm because he loses his feathers too quickly. The 16-year-old Humboldt penguin loses all of his feathers at once instead of over the course of a few weeks. The surfing brand O'Neill designed his warm wetsuit.
    Caters News Agency
  • A Van cat, which is under protection at Van Cat Research and Rehabilitation Center, walks on snow in Van, Turkey, Jan. 18, 2015. Van cat is a distinctive species of cat, found mainly in the Lake Van region of eastern Turkey.
    Ali Ihsan Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
  • Two Cuddly Koalas Get Cozy

    Two koalas, Holly and Bai'yali, nuzzle each other's noses at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Jan 8, 2015. The pair was put together to replicate koala behavior in the wild.
    Taronga Zoo
  • Cuddly Polar Bear Braves the Cold

    Little handicapped bear Antonia rests on a trunk on a cold day at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Jan. 6, 2015. The oldest bear in the zoo is 25 years old, but due to her dwarfism, she measures only 1.35 meters compared to 2.20 meter of her fellows.
    Martin Meissner/AP Photo
  • Cuddly Polar Bear Braves the Cold

    Little handicapped polar bear Antonia shows a blue tongue on a cold day at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Jan. 6, 2015. The oldest bear in the zoo is 25 years old, but due to dwarfism, she measures only 1.35 meter compared to 2.20 meter of her fellows.
    Martin Meissner/AP Photo
  • Meet Adhira, San Diego Zoo's Rare White Cobra

    A rare white monocled cobra that was found in Thousand Oaks, Calif., has gotten a name at the San Diego Zoo. The snake was named Adhira, which means lightning in Hindi. Adhira received 4,612 votes in an online poll, besting Sapheda (white), Krima (cream), Cini (Sugar), Moti (pearl) and Sundara (beautiful).
    San Diego Zoo
  • Shivering Monkey Tries to Keep Warm

    Primates wrap up in freezing conditions after the boiler at the Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary broke down, Dec. 27. 2014 in Wales, UK.
    Wales News Service
  • Bear Twins Unwrap Christmas Presents at German Zoo

    Andean bear twins Tupa and Sonco open their Christmas gift box, full of fruit and vegetables, in their enclosure at the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, Dec. 25, 2014.
    Arne Dedert/DPA/AP Photo
  • A Panda Enjoys a Delicious Christmas Cake

    Tian Tian the giant Panda bites into a special Christmas cake in the shape of a Christmas tree, at Edinburgh Zoo, in Scotland, Dec. 17, 2014. Keepers baked the cake and drizzled it with honey as an early Christmas treat for the giant panda.
    Danny Lawson/PA/AP Photo
  • Blind Owl Has Stars in His Eyes

    Pint-sized Zeus, a blind western screech owl, lives at the Wildlife Learning Center in Sylmar, Calif., where visitors are memorized by his glittering eyes. The starry-eyed bird was found on a local resident's porch and brought to the center where Paul Hahn, the center's founder, looks after him. Zeus is named after the Greek god of sky and thunder.
    Caters News Agency
  • Kissing Squirrels Share Some Love

    Ajeet Vikram of Jaipur, India captured this image of two squirrels appearing to kiss after chasing each other around a tree.
    Ajeet Vikram/Caters News Agency
  • Check Out This Pup's High-Tech Paws

    Tara the beagle cross is able to walk again after being fitted with state-of-the-art prosthetic limbs thanks to a British animal rescue charity. Tara was found clinging to life in Romania and suffering such severe gangrene in all four legs that the front two had rotted down to the bone. Veterinary surgeons managed to save the back two but amputated the front two - saving Tara's life but leaving her unable to walk. After reading about her plight, Kelly Hare, who runs Safe Rescue For Dogs, which specializes in the care and re-homing of severely injured dogs, volunteered to help Tara.
    Jeremy Durkin/REX USA
  • Tony Hawk Has Some Seriously Feathered Competition

    Its Tony Squawk - the feathered skating sensation. The parrot and his owner have become inseparable - even going for a ride on the boys skateboard. The duo from Oregon, USA, have become a cult hit in their local area after begin spotted crusing around together. The parrot can even ride on his own - with a little helping push from his owner.
    Ian Maclean/Caters News Agency
  • Tiny Mice Say Cheese

    Two dormice are seen cuddling on a dried reed after their nest was destroyed by loggers. The pair were unharmed, and after a snuggle found a place to settle in for the night.
    Caters News Agency
  • Road-Crossing Two-Headed Turtle Doesn't Look Both Ways

    A two-headed snapping turtle sits on a rock in Hudson, Maine, Sept. 25, 2014.
    Dan Frye/WLBZ-TV/AP Photo
  • Rescued Monkey Now Blows Bubbles for Fun

    A macaque monkey rescued from laboratory research is photographed playing with bubbles during enrichment activities at the Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Sanctuary in Kendalia, Texas.
    Ashlei Martin/Caters News Agency
  • Check Out How This Monkey Gets Around

    Sarimin, a long tailed macaque, performs a stunt on his motorcycle during a street performance, Sept. 14, 2014 in Bintan, Riau Islands, Indonesia. Sarimin, popularly known as 'Monkey Mask' or 'Topeng Monyet' in Indonesia, perform various stunts to entertain the audience in return for money.
    Barcroft Media /Landov
  • See How This Monkey Gets Around

    Sarimin, a long tailed macaque, performs a stunt on his motorcycle during a street performance, Sept. 14, 2014 in Bintan, Riau Islands, Indonesia. Sarimin, popularly known as 'Monkey Mask' or 'Topeng Monyet' in Indonesia, perform various stunts to entertain the audience in return for money.
    Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Fish Glow Vibrant Under the Sea

    Genetically-engineered fish (Pterophyllum Scalare var.) glow in a tank during the 2014 Taiwan Aquarium Expo in Taipei, Sept. 12, 2014. The 2014 Taiwan Aquarium Expo runs from September 12-15 at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall.
    Pichi Chuang/Reuters
  • Glasswing Butterfly

    Creatures with clear glass-like skin can be found all over the world but their very existence is still shrouded in mystery. The fascinating organisms verge on the invisible and their translucent skin often helps them elude predators. Seen here is a Glasswing butterfly.
    Valerie Taylor/Ardea/Caters News Agency
  • Paper nautilus

    Creatures with clear glass-like skin can be found all over the world but their very existence is still shrouded in mystery. The fascinating organisms verge on the invisible and their translucent skin often helps them elude predators. Seen here is a Paper nautilus.
    Valerie Taylor/Ardea/Caters News Agency
  • Cute Cubs Escape Wildfire

    In this Aug. 29, 2014 photo provided by Bitterroot National Forest, Mont., a firefighter sits with two mountain lion cubs rescued from the burning log under which they were hiding. Bitterroot National Forest spokesman Tod McKay told the Missoulian a crew was digging a fire line when they heard noises coming from under the log. The fire prevented the crew from reaching the log, so they called in a helicopter that dropped 600 gallons of water. =
    Bitterroot National Forest/AP Photo
  • No Pain, No Gain! Snail Does A Chin-Up

    Despite carrying around a heavy shell, a snail was captured doing a chin-up on a makeshift bar from twigs fellow snails in attendance, Aug. 21, 2014.
    Caters News Agency
  • This Penguin Now Has Happy Feet

    A penguin chick born with splayed legs finally has happy feet after wearing a special pair of trousers that fixed the deformity. Staff at the Sea Life Centre in Scarborough, North Yorkshire realized it had the problem when it was around 3 weeks old. They believe it was caused by the parents' sitting on it too heavily. So staffers wrapped its legs in tight-fitting trousers made from an elastic material.
  • Sneaky Snake Spies on Supper

    An unwitting frog relaxes on a lily pad in Bedfordshire when a sneaky grass snake slides stealthily towards it, narrowly avoiding becoming the snake's meal.
    Caters News Agency
  • Are these ants dancing?

    These ants seem to be in the mood for dancing after being photographed practicing their ballet poses. Taken inside her homemade studio in Moscow, Russia, macro-photographer, Irina Kozorog, uses honey and sugar to tease the ants into the perfect position.
    Caters News Agency
  • Is This The Worlds Oldest Pet?

    A 116-year-old tortoise could be the United Kingdom's oldest pet, after living through two world wars and being passed down through three generations of the same family. Tommy, who is actually a female tortoise, was bought for £1 in 1909 from a London Market, by Margaret Cloonan. Tommy now lives with Sheila Floris and her husband Carlo.
    Caters News Agency
  • Say Awwww! "Delightfully Chubby" Hedgehog Goes to the Dentist

    Benny, the hedgehog, paid a visit to the dentist after displaying symptoms that worried his owner, Allie Daugherty. The little critter received a clean bill of health. "The vet said Benny was 100% perfect! Great teeth, healthy gums, no tumors, great skin and the right color of pink. Except he did say Benny was "delightfully chubby."
    Allie Daugherty/Caters News Agency
  • Say Awwww! "Delightfully Chubby" Hedgehog Goes to the Dentist

    Benny, the hedgehog, paid a visit to the dentist after displaying symptoms that worried his owner, Allie Daugherty. The little critter received a clean bill of health. "The vet said Benny was 100% perfect! Great teeth, healthy gums, no tumors, great skin and the right color of pink. Except he did say Benny was "delightfully chubby."
    Allie Daugherty/Caters News Agency
  • Two-Toned Cat Takes Internet By Storm

    Venus, a 'chimera' cat with a half-black, half-tabby fdeaturing one green eye and one blue has, become an internet sensation after her owner created a Facebook page in the cat's honor.
  • Baloo, Is That You?

    A brown bear at the Rostov-on-Dov Zoo in Russia, uses the corner of his enclosure to scratch his back, June 30, 2014. Spectators dubbed the bear 'Baloo' after the character in the Rupyard Kipling classic, "The Jungle Book."
    Caters News Agency
  • Pig, the Dog

    A woman scratches the head of Pig, a dog born with severe deformities, at a park in Alabaster, Ala. Found with littermates in woods near Atlanta. Pig runs and plays with other animals despite have a shortened spine, misshapen hips and no neck. She hops like a frog to stand up and walks with a high-shouldered gait that resembles a gorilla. Unable to swing her head side to side, Pig spins her whole body to see what's beside her.
    Jay Reeves/AP Photo
  • Hermit "Houses" Nicer Than Most People's

    Artist <a href="" target="_blank">Aki Inomata</a> created hermit crab shelters based on famous places around the world.. From left, Thailand, New York, and Greece.
    Aki Inomata
  • 'Bonded' Male Penguins Adopt Baby Chick

    Wingham Wildlife Park in Kent, England posted this image to their Facebook on May 14, 2014 with the caption, "Kermit and Jumbs are a same sex pair of penguins who pair bonded over 2 years ago at our park. Whilst unable to reproduce themselves, we gave them an egg this year which had been abandoned by one of our females."
    Wingham Wildlife Park/Facebook
  • Pet stores in China are in high demand over a new grooming technique that changes your Chow to look like a panda.
  • A new grooming technique in China allows your Chow to look like a panda. The process takes about two hours and lasts six weeks.
  • A Meerkat Takes Posing for the Cameras to a New Level

    Will Burrard-Lucas takes a photo while a meerkat perches on his lens in Jan. 2014 in Makgadikgadi, Botswana. These adorable meerkats used a photographer as a look out post before trying their hand at taking pictures.
    Will Burrard/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Nanuq the Polar Bear is Having a Ball

    Polar bear Nanuq plays with an Easter egg ball at the Hanover Zoo in Hanover, Germany on April 3, 2014.
    Holger Hollemann/Corbis
  • Oh, Hello Bear! Friendly Grizzly Waves to the Camera.

    A bear waves to guests at Madrid Zoo.
    Andrey Slepnev/Caters News Agency
  • See this Leaping Leopard’s High Wire Act

    A leopard leaps across a construction site near a furniture market in the Degumpur residential area in Meerut, India, Feb. 23, 2014.
    AFP/Getty Images
  • Excited Yankees Fan or Mischievous Red Sox Scout?

    A startled raccoon appears in the stands at New York Yankees spring training camp, Tampa, FL, Feb. 14, 2014.
    NYPost/Splash News
  • Sea Lion Paints Way Into Chinese New Year

    Sea lion "Jay" paints a Chinese character reading "the horse" to practice his calligraphy as part of his New Year's Day attraction at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo, Dec. 31, 2013. The event, marking the forthcoming Chinese lunar calender "Year of the Horse", will be held as part of a New Year's attraction until the end of January.
    Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images
  • Watch Snow Monkeys Take the Plunge

    These amazing pictures show the tender moment a frog helped to shield its partner from the rain, by using a leaf as an umbrella. The human gesture between the red-eyed tree frogs was caught on camera by amateur photographer Kutub Uddin, and was taken in his back garden in West Sussex, England.
    Kutub Uddin/Caters
  • Watch Snow Monkeys Take the Plunge

    Japanese Macaques groom each other in a hot spring at a snow-covered valley in Yamanouchi town, central Japan Jan. 20, 2014.
    Issei Kato/Reuters Photo
  • Nearly extinct unicorn spotting in Vietnam

    The saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet, was photographed in Vietnam for the first time in 15 years by a camera trap (right image) set by WWF and the Vietnamese government?s Forest Protection Department.
    Courtesy William Robichaud/World Wildlife Fund | WWF and Vietnamese government's Forest Protection Department
  • Dog Climbs Mt. Everest

    Motivated mutt, Rupee, made history after scaling the worlds tallest mountain with owner, Joanne Lefson and reaching the iconic Everest base camp.
  • Amazing Animals From Around the World

    Jomo, a silverback gorilla, chews on a Halloween pumpkin, Oct. 3, 2013, at the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati. The gorillas were enjoying the zoo's annual Pumpkin Hunt where they fill pumpkins with treats, such as granola, raisins, sunflower seeds, peanuts, grapes, popcorn and apples.
    Al Behrman/AP Photo
  • Amazing Animals From Around the World

    Two frogs work together to get up a tree, by one giving the other a leg-up at the Adrena Volcano National Park in Costa Rica, Sept 26, 2013.
    Nicolas Reusens/Caters News
  • Amazing Rare White Humpback Whale

    A rare white humpback whale propels itself gracefully through the waters of Etty Bay near Innisfail, far north Queenland on Aug. 17, 2013.
    Jenny Dean/Rex Features
  • New Shark Species Walks Beneath the Ocean Waves

    These are the first images to emerge of a new species of shark that walks beneath the waves. The shark can be seen using its front four fins to walk along the sea floor off the islands of Indonesia . Filmed at the Weda Resort on one of the Maluku Islands the shark crawls along the sand, a technique developed to allow them to catch prey.
  • Terrapin Hitches A Ride

    A lazy terrapin hitches a ride on the back of a deadly alligator at Sea World in San Antonio, Texas, Aug. 30, 2013.
    Shawn Miller/Barcroft Media/Landov
  • Goffin Cockatoo Is No Bird Brain

    Members of the Goffin Cockatoo family are no bird brains according to a new study by scientists in Vienna that revealed they were the only animal species other than chimps that have so far been able to solve so called "five stage" puzzles.
  • Goffin Cockatoo Is No Bird Brain

    Members of the Goffin Cockatoo family are no bird brains according to a new study by scientists in Vienna that revealed they were the only animal species other than chimps that have so far been able to solve so called "five stage" puzzles.
  • Lucky Goose Survives An Arrow Through His Head

    An extremely lucky goose has survived an arrow through his head and now has a hole through its face.
    Caters News
  • Gulls Bully Puffin for his Dinner

    Get off my dinner! A hungry puffin lost most of his fish supper to a group of ravenous gulls in the Farne Islands.
    Calum Kerr/Caters News
  • Polar Bear Juggles at Moscow Zoo

    A polar bear at the Moscow Zoo loves to show off his juggling skills by bouncing his favorite red ball for a crowd, Aug. 1, 2013.
    Olga Gladysheva/Caters News Agency
  • Lion Cub Investigates Porcupine

    This lion cub inquisitively puts his paw on a spike of the porcupine during his investigation in South Africa, July 26, 2013.
    ANDREW SCHOEMAN/HotSpot /Landov
  • Frog Stays Dry With Tiny Umbrella

    This resourceful frog was snapped sheltering from the rain by using a leaf as an umbrella, Jember, East Java, Indonesia. Penkdix Palme, 27, caught the tiny tree frog sheltering from the rain in his neighbor's back garden. The aquaphobic amphibian clung on to the stem of the green leaf for a staggering 30 minutes as it was lashed by wind and rain.
    Penkdix Palme/SWNS
  • Grizzly Bear Cools Off in Candadian Lake

    This grizzly decides the time is perfect to put his feet up and chill in the water on a warm summer's day. The adult male brown bear was clearly in a mood to relax as he floated on his back in a lake, with his feet pointing to the sky.
    Rose Smith/Solent News
  • Playful Seal Plays with Divers

    This British seal gets ready for the close up, at the island of Lundy. This underwater British seal who is so friendly he loves to grapple divers like a friendly puppy dog.
    PASH BAKER/HotSpot /Landov
  • Ruthless Showdown Between Otters

    Otters throw punches at each other in a fight over food in Indonesia. Throwing a right hook as he launches onto his opponent with his gnarling teeth at the ready, this is the OTTER-LY ruthless showdown between two otters.
  • Hummingbird battles over hummingbird feeder

    A sword-billed hummingbird (left) and a chestnut-breasted coronet battle over a hummingbird feeder near Papallacta, Ecuador.
    Nate Chappell/Barcroft Media/Landov
  • Texas Zoo Welcomes Two-Headed Turtle

    This is one of the worlds smallest reptiles that is no bigger than a child's thumbnail. The incredible creature, believed to be a typical house gecko common in the Philippines, was caught by the 14 year old amateur snapper, Corin Lenisco. Corin fell in love with him and decided to keep the lizard as a pet.
    Corin Linsico/Caters News
  • Gophers Emerge From Flood

    In Texas, two heads are better than one! A two-headed Texas cooter turtle named Thelma and Louise hatched at the San Antonio Zoo, zoo officials announced on June 26, 2013. Although Thelma and Louise was one of four Texas cooter turtles that hatched on June 18, zoo officials said she was the only one with two heads. The two-headed turtle will be on exhibit in the Zoo's Friedrich Aquarium.
    San Antonio Zoo
  • Gophers Emerge From Calgary Flood

    Gophers line the city sidewalks after their homes were flooded in the East Village area of Calgary, Alberta June 22, 2013. The flood forced tens of thousands of residents to leave their soggy homes.
    Todd Korol /REUTERS
  • Couple Love Pet Capybara

    Gary the capybara sits on the sofa at home with his owners Melanie Typaldos and her husband Richard Loveman in Buda, Texas in Sept. 2011. The couple fell in love with the South American semi-aquatic mammals during a holiday to Venezuela.
    Barcroft Media/Landov
  • Pug Dog Nurses Tiger Cubs

    Lurleen, the nursing mother and Noland the puppy snuggle up June 19, 2013, in Cleveland. Lurleen already is caring for four newborn kittens and now is nursing the orphaned week-old pit bull puppy in Cleveland.
    Cleveland Animal Protective League/AP Photo
  • Rodent Sports Flowery Costume

    Abandoned baby tigers are nursed by a pug dog at Oktyabrsky Health Resort in Sochi Russia, June 18, 2013.
    Artur Lebedev/Itar-Tass/Landov
  • Rodent Exhibition in Minsk, Belarus

    Two-year old male rat named Dyatlik wears a costume during a rodent exhibition in Minsk, Belarus, Saturday, June 15, 2013.
    Sergei Grits/AP Photo
  • Lazy Frog Taking Stretch Break

    Kicking back and relaxing with his arms outstretched, this chilled-out Vietnamese mossy frog appears to be loving life as he takes some time out on a water lily leaf. Photographer Angela Nelson took this photo in her hometown of Bristol, England on June 14, 2013.
    ANGELA NELSON/HotSpot /Landov
  • Kabang Returns

    Kabang, a two-year-old injured mixed breed, is shown to the media at a veterinary clinic at the financial district of Makati city east of Manila, Philippines, a few hours upon arrival from San Francisco with its handler Dr. Anton Lim, unseen, Saturday, June 8, 2013. Kabang lost half her face saving the lives of two girls. She returned home after treatment at the University of California, Davis.
    Bullit Marquez/AP Photo
  • A Pig With A Special Harness

    Potbellied pig "Chris P. Bacon," owned by veterinarian Dr. Len Lucero, moves around on a special harness, in Sumterville, Fla. on May 30, 2013. The pig was born without the use of his back legs. Lucero, who adopted the pig when a woman brought him into his animal clinic, has fashioned and bought the special harness so it can move around.
    Tamara Lush/AP Photo
  • Kingfisher Shows Off Fishing Skills

    Bonedigger the lion interacts with his dachshund friend Milo at Exotic Animal Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma. Bonedigger, a five-year old male lion, and Milo, a seven-year old Dacshund dog, are so close that Milo nonchalantly licks the massive lion's teeth to clean them. The two have been inseparable over the past five years at G.W Exotic Animal Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma.
  • Kingfisher Catches Fish Under Water

    This accomplished hunter shows off her skills as she plucks a number of small fish from the water. On numerous occasions the colorful kingfisher dived into the pond and grabbed an unsuspecting minnow from the water.
    Manfred Delph/Arco/Solent
  • L.A. Zoo Welcomes Baby Sophie

    Los Angeles Zoo's female Masai giraffe, "Hafina," with her first female giraffe calf named "Sofie" are seen in Los Angeles, May 2, 2013. The calf, weighing in at 135 pounds and standing six feet tall was born on April 22, 2013.
    Tad Motoyama/L.A. Zoo/AP Photo
  • Predator Becomes Prey

    This scaredy-cat was forced to run for cover when a herd of brave buffalo decided to strike back. The lion found itself outnumbered by its plucky prey and is pictured sprinting away from the African buffalo in the Kruger National Park.
    Dave Woollacott/Caters News Agency
  • Bird Surprised by Own Reflection

    This plucky bird picked a fight with itself - after spotting her own reflection in a mirror. Photographer Tim Withall watched in amusement as the common grackle limbered up to challenge what it thought was a feathery foe on the Caribbean island of St Lucia.
    Tim Withall/Solent News
  • Fox Fight Club

    These playful cubs lock paws and go nose-to-nose as no love is lost among the scrapping siblings. The young foxes cured their apparent boredom by standing on their hind legs and fighting with each other. Thought to be about 8 weeks old, the litter of cubs were spotted getting up to mischief while their parents were away, presumably hunting. (Donald M.Jones/Minden/Solent News)
    Donald M.Jones/Minden/Solent News
  • Elephant Tests New Leg Cast

    An alligator tries to crack a turtle's tough shell. A real-life "mutant ninja turtle's" had a hardy victory over a mighty alligator during an exhaustive battle of brute strength. The South American alligator, photographed in the Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia, spent up to 15 minutes trying to pry the turtle's shell open.
    Patrick Castleberry/Caters News
  • Two-Headed Pig Born in China

    Young elephant Suni tests her new leg cast at the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation supported Elephant Orphanage Project near Lusaka, Zambia, April 19, 2013. The orphan, known as Suni, was found dragging herself by the front legs, weak and dehydrated with severe axe wounds to her spine and legs. Staff at the Elephant Orphanage Project came to her aid and have nursed her back to health.
    David Shepard Wildlife/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Two-Headed Pig Born in China

    This picture taken on April 10, 2013 shows a newly born two-headed pig in a village in Jiujiang, east China's Jiangxi province. A local veterinarian said it is was suffering a rare deformity and would find it difficult to survive.
    AFP/Getty Images
  • Giraffes 'Neck' for Mating Rights

    The Fleishman's Glass Frog appears to change color when it moves because the background shows through its transparent flesh. It is found in South America.
    Thomas Marent/Minden/Solent
  • Male Giraffes Do The Tango

    This incredible image shows two male giraffes battling it out in bid to win a female companion. The 18 foot tall Thornicrofts appear to be 'necking' each other in what is usually a test of male dominance and mating rights. This photo was taken in South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.
    Dana Allen/Caters News Agency
  • Unlucky Sparrow Plucked from Mid-Air

    Researchers in Australia have reached a major milestone in resurrecting the genome of a gastric-brooding frog, which became extinct in 1983. A unique species of frog, it gives birth through its mouth, and vanished into extinction 30 years ago. Research into these disappearing frogs continues. <a href="">To donate to the research fund, click here.</a>
    Michael J.Tyler/University of Adelaide
  • Sparrow is Seized by SparrowHawk

    This is the moment an unlucky sparrow found out what the pecking order was as it was plucked from mid-air by a deadly predator. Squawking in protest the little bird was sadly no match for the bird of prey that grabbed it from a flock of hundreds. The sparrowhawk hunt was caught on camera by photographer Margitta Schuff Thomann as she crossed the Isola Della Cona nature reserve in Italy.
    Caters News
  • Snail Takes Shelter from Rain Under 'Umbrella'

    It may be cold outside but these hilarious images of the real 'Kung Fu' Red Pandas enjoying some playtime in the snow are enough to melt any heart. The cute creatures were snapped rolling around in the Vienna snow as they seemed to delight in a lengthy but friendly fracas, at the Tiergarten Schaunbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Feb. 14, 2013.
    Caters News
  • Snail Shelters from Rainfall Under Umbrella

    Heavy rainfall usually brings snails out of their shell but it had the opposite effect on this image-conscious creature who chose to cover up with an umbrella. Photographer Vyacheslav Mischenko, 48 snapped the stunning shots of the snail resting on a leaf in a forest near his home city of Berdychiv, Ukraine.
  • Polar Bear Cools Off

    Wonky the eleven-week-old puppy, whose front legs failed to develop properly after she was taken from her mother too early and fed on a poor diet is in search of a new home. The Dogs Trust in the U.K. are hoping to place the cute pup on a healthy diet that should put her on the way to a full recovery.
    Glen Minikin/
  • Polar Bear Plays in San Diego Zoo

    Due to the hot climate in San Diego, California, polar bears cool off with a swim in the pool.
  • Deep Sea Specimens from New Zealand

    University of Aberdeen scientists hold specimens of deep-sea cusk eel, cosmopolitan rattail and new eelpout. From left to right, Steve Bailey, Dr Alan Jamieson, Te Papa's Andrew Stewart. They found the new creatures off the coast of New Zealand.
    Malcolm Clark/NIWA/University of Aberdeen
  • Gonzo, Blind Sled Dog Gets Help From Brother Poncho

    Sled dogs Poncho, left, and his blind brother Gonzo are hooked up for a run at the Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel, in Jefferson, N.H., Thursday Jan. 17, 2013. Poncho has taken to helping his blind brother on regular runs.
    Jim Cole/AP Photo
  • Pug Amazingly Survives Tasmania Inferno

    Charlie the five-year-old pug has become the latest symbol of hope from the devastation wreaked by the worst of the Australian fires. He was found by police with burns to more than half his body close to his owners' devastated home in Dunalley, south west Tasmania, Jan. 8, 2013.
  • Pandas Get Their Groove On

    A giant squid has been photographed alive for the first time in the deep sea off Chichi island, Japan. Squids can be as long as a school bus and weigh up to a ton, but since they're deep divers, it has been difficult to find them in the ocean.
    Discovery Channel
  • Pandas Get Their Groove On

    The Japanese broadcaster NHK and the Discovery Channel joined forces for first video of a live giant squid in its natural habitat. It uses its tentacles to force prey into its mouth.
    Discovery Channel
  • Giant Panda Dances Gangnam Style

    Giant pandas "Qin Chuan" (R) and "Le Le" play in the snow at the Jinbao park in Weifang City, east China's Shandong Province, Dec. 28, 2012.
    ZHANG CHI/Xinhua /Landov
  • Orphaned Bobcat Is Too Nice

    "Chips" the bobcat is seen in an enclosure in Placerville, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012. A Northern California animal rescue group is trying to help an orphaned bobcat kitten with a problem: She's too nice. The kitten was only a few weeks old when she was found in August by fire crews who battled a 75,000-acre fire in the Plumas National Forest.
    The Sacramento Bee, Randall Benton/AP Photo
  • Prickly Pete, Cat Wrapped in Cactus

    On Dec. 19, 2012, the Arizona Humane Society rescued a cat dubbed as "prickly pete." The feline got stuck to a cactus.
    ABC News
  • The Great Grey Owl in Lapland

    The Great Grey Owl is shown flying ghost-like through the wintry land of Finland, invariably staring down the camera lens with its luminous yellow eyes. The bird is often called one of the "Phantoms of the North."
    Jules Cox/Solent News
  • Beekeeping Donkey

    According to the Brazilian news outlet, Jornal da Besta Fubana, beekeeper Manuel Juraci outfitted his donkey Boneco in a custom-made beekeeping suit to protect him from getting stung while the two harvested honey in Itatira, a rural town in Brazil.
    Jornal da Besta Bubana/YouTube
  • Diver Encounters 26-Foot Anaconda

    A 4-day-old newborn silverback gorilla hangs on to his mother in the Ramat Gan safari, near Tel Aviv, Israel, on Nov. 14, 2012.
    Ariel Schalit/AP Photo
  • Diver Encounters 26-Foot Anaconda

    Seven panda cubs, all born this year, relax at the Chengdu Panda Base in Chengdu, in southwestern China's Sichuan province, on Oct. 30, 2012. (AP Photo)
    AP Photo
  • 8-Meter Anaconda

    A brave diver gets up close to a huge anaconda snake resting on a riverbank after gobbling up its latest prey. Wearing just a wetsuit, snake enthusiast Franco Banfi, 53, ventured near enough to touch the scary 26 foot (8 meters) beast as it lay in the sun in the Mato Grosso do Sol in Brazil.
    Franco Banfi/Solent News
  • Sabertooth Squirrel?

    A snaggletooth squirrel struggles to munch on a tasty treat.
    Caters News Agency
  • Dancing chipmunks in Namibia

    Dancing chipmunks, eh? Mel Gray, an Australian professor visiting Namibia, photographed this pair near a campsite. "They were running around, chasing one another, wrestling, rolling over, pinning each other down," the Daily Mail quoted her as saying. "And they were rearing up on their hind legs, seemingly like in a dance."
    Mel Gray/Solent News
  • Giant Panda enjoys Mid-Autumn Festival moon cake

    A panda eats moon cakes in the panda house of Suzhou Taihu National Wetland Park in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 30, 2012. On the occasion of China's traditional festival Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Sunday this year, working staff of the Park prepared specially made moon cakes for pandas to let them enjoy the special day with people.
    HANG XINGWEI/Xinhua /Landov
  • Medusa the Longest Snake in Guiness World Records 2013

    Reticulated python Medusa, owned by Full Moon Productions, a haunted house attraction in Kansas City, Missouri, has been named the longest snake ever to live in captivity. The 25-foot long Medusa is in the "Guinness World Records 2013 Edition."
    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records
  • Fisherman Catches 12-foot Alligator

    Rob Neil poses with the 12-foot alligator he caught Wednesday morning, Sept. 12, 2012 in the Intracoastal Waterway in Bourg, La. Neil sold the gator to Big Al's restaurant in Houma.
    Chris Heller, The Houma Daily Courier/AP Photo
  • Great White Leaps for Lunch

    This is the dramatic moment two young male hippos came tusk to tusk in an incredible African sunset duel. On a tranquil evening in the Timbavati Game Reserve in South Africa.
    Mario Moreno/Caters News Agency
  • Great White Shark Swallows Seal in Mid-Air

    Seal Island near South Africa is known for the spectacular way the great white sharks there grab the Cape Fur seals on which they feed. Here, a shark comes up from underneath and launches itself out of the water with the seal in its mouth.
    Dan Callister/
  • Rare White Lion Makes Debut at Jungle Island in Miami

    A rare white lion, Lord Ivory, is one of attractions at Jungle Island in Miami, along with two royal white tigers and two snow tigers. The white lion, seen here, is not albino, but has an unusual genetic mutation. There may be only 300 like it in the world.
    Aaron Davidson/Getty Images
  • Bob The Owl in His Own Olympic Feat

    As the world's athletes descend upon the UK for the summer games, one member of Team GB is preparing for his own epic feat of endurance - Bob the burrowing owl and his 100 centimeter sprint. The bird participated in London Zoo's Animal Athletes in Action demonstration.
    Jeff Moore/Splash News
  • Rare Albino Hedgehogs

    A couple of rare albino hedgehogs are photographed in a pet shop in Johannesburg, Friday, July 6, 2012. The nocturnal animals will be part of the World of Cats, Dogs and Pet Exhibition at the end of the month which will include a dogs fashion show.
    Denis Farrell/ AP Photo
  • Injured Panther Uses Walker

    Only one out of every two million lobsters are blue, say scientists, but Bobby Stoddard, a fishing captain out of Clarks Harbour, Nova Scotia, says he found this one. The bright color comes from a genetic defect.
    Bobby Stoddard via WABC
  • Injured Panther Uses Walker

    Reconstruction of Carbonemys preying upon a small crocodylomorph.
    Artwork by Liz Bradford/NC State University
  • Injured Panther Kitten

    A panther kitten is using a body walker to help get around after officials believe it was hit by a car in Southwest Florida, The Associated Press reported.
    Courtesy Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
  • red panda has concussion after 30-foot fall in Dresden, Germany

    At the Dresden zoo in Germany, a red panda escaped its enclosure and fell 30 feet out of a tree as firefighters tried to rescue it. The zoo says the little animal probably has a concussion.
  • Jungle Islandâ??s Orangutans use iPads to communicate

    Linda Jacobs touches an orangutan at Jungle Island in Miami. Workers there are using iPads to better communicate with the animals. Experts who work with primates have been using sign language and other methods to communicate with apes for years, but technology may open up new possibilities.
    J Pat Carter/AP Photo
  • Orangutan uses iPad

    In an experiment at Jungle Island, researcher Linda Jacobs told an orangutan a word, then showed the animal an array of pictures on an iPad screen. The orangutan correctly pointed to the image that matched the word.
    J Pat Carter/AP Photo
  • Pic Captures Bicycling Bug

    This Humboldt "Red Devil" squid was caught on camera devouring a defenseless sea gull off the Pacific coast of Canada at Victoria's Ogden Point breakwater. The squid trapped the bird with its tentacles before dragging it down to the bottom of the ocean, Ginger Morneau, the amateur photographer who snapped the picture moments before the sea gull's imminent death, told the Daily Mail.
    Ginger Morneau/The Canadian Press/AP Photo
  • Pedaling Mantis

    Macro photographer Eco Suparman was shocked when a praying mantis he was photographing jumped up onto a curled plant and looked just like he was pedaling away on a bicycle.
    Eco Suparman/Caters News
  • Polar Bear Cubs Greet Spring

    This little blue critter is a Bururi long-fingered frog from East Africa -- the first one seen in 62 years. Scientists thought it was extinct, a victim of civil war and deforestation.
    David Blackburn/California Academy of Sciences
  • Purple Squirrel Found in Pa.

    A young member of the tiniest chameleon species ever discovered perches atop a fingertip.
  • A Rabbit Gets Acupuncture

    Percy and Connie Emert of Jersey Shore, Pa., trapped this purple squirrel in their yard. They said they did not dye the rodent and had no idea why it is purple.
    Courtesy Michelle Emert Carithers and Connie Emert
  • Cat Born With Two Faces

    Bugsy the rabbit is undergoing acupuncture to help alleviate excessive circling and head twitching. Animal keepers at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C., say Bugsy's behavior is not typical for rabbits, and they have not been able to find what's bothering him.
    Museum of Life and Science
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