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June 19, 2021, 8:20 PM

Bandit responsible for vehicle break-ins is a black bear

Surveillance video helped police get to the bottom to a series of break-ins.
June 19, 2021, 8:20 PM
June 18, 2021, 4:57 PM

Mother duck and ducklings hatched in school courtyard venture through hallway

Every year at Arthur W Coolidge Middle School, a mother duck hatches her ducklings in the school courtyard, and the teachers help the little family through the hallways to get out into nature.
June 18, 2021, 4:57 PM
Mother and ducklings hatched in schoolyard waddle through hallway
June 18, 2021, 2:37 PM

Bear breaks into parked vehicle in New Hampshire

Police in New Hampshire are warning residents not to leave food or trash inside their vehicles after a flurry of reports of bears “causing considerable damage.”
June 18, 2021, 2:37 PM
Bear breaks into parked vehicle in New Hampshire
June 18, 2021, 1:35 PM

Police rescue baby deer trapped in basement window

After officers from the West Bloomfield Michigan Police Department brought it out, the little fawn walked away.
June 18, 2021, 1:35 PM
Police rescue baby deer trapped in basement window
June 17, 2021, 3:31 PM

Bengal cat chases and eats cicadas

This cat likes to have its cicada and eat it too.
June 17, 2021, 3:31 PM
Bengal cat chases and eats cicadas
June 17, 2021, 3:14 PM

First murder hornet sighting of 2021 reported

Experts in Washington have confirmed the first sighting of the potentially deadly insect in the U.S. this year.
June 17, 2021, 3:14 PM
First murder hornet sighting of 2021 reported
June 16, 2021, 8:26 PM

Black bear spotted snacking from a bird feeder

Matt Budwick’s father was cooking steaks when he saw the bear make its way to their cabin in De Soto, Wisconsin.
June 16, 2021, 8:26 PM
Black bear spotted snacking from a bird feeder
June 16, 2021, 2:24 PM

Dozens of sea lions swamp fishing boat

All aboard! Dozens of sea lions seeking to escape a pack of hunting killer whales in southern Chile surprised the crew of a fishing boat by trying to board it en masse.
June 16, 2021, 2:24 PM
Dozens of sea lions swamp fishing boat
June 15, 2021, 5:58 PM

Deer and agouti rescued from animal trafficking become best friends

The deer and agouti have formed a special bond at an animal sanctuary in Bolivia.
June 15, 2021, 5:58 PM
Deer and agouti rescued from animal trafficking become best friends
June 15, 2021, 5:45 PM

Guinea pig and dog relax together wearing matching shades

While it was snowing in Montreal, Quebec, Bingo and Gemma were dreaming of being in the sun.
June 15, 2021, 5:45 PM
Guinea pig and dog relax together wearing matching shades
June 15, 2021, 1:42 PM

Duck family visits Brooklyn bagel shop

MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS: This big city duck and her brood took a stroll through the streets of Brooklyn, stopping traffic and even visiting a local bagel shop.
June 15, 2021, 1:42 PM
Duck family visits Brooklyn bagel shop
June 15, 2021, 1:38 PM

Tiny bear cubs rescued amid conflict

CUB ON IN: Two tiny bear cubs as "small as kittens" and unable to open their eyes are rescued by villagers and given shelter at the India-Pakistan border.
June 15, 2021, 1:38 PM
Tiny bear cubs rescued amid conflict
June 14, 2021, 9:42 PM

More than 100 monkeys cross river in China

The monkeys jumped into the water one by one, leisurely swimming to the other side of the river.
June 14, 2021, 9:42 PM
More than 100 monkeys cross river in China
June 14, 2021, 8:52 PM

Goats and puppy friend take a moment to sunbathe on backyard swings

Tammy Tunison found her goats Alex and Junior, and her puppy, Q, swinging and relaxing in the sun.
June 14, 2021, 8:52 PM
Goats and puppy friend take a moment to sunbathe on backyard swings
June 14, 2021, 8:52 PM

Rescued kangaroo with missing ear showers her caregiver with love

The young joey, Milly, shared a special moment with her caregiver at the Red Box Wildlife Shelter in Elphinstone, Victoria.
June 14, 2021, 8:52 PM
Rescued kangaroo with missing ear showers her caregiver with love
June 14, 2021, 8:38 PM

Adorable tiny goslings hop up a flight of stairs with mom and dad

For your daily dose of cuteness!
June 14, 2021, 8:38 PM
Adorable tiny goslings hop up a flight of stairs with mom and dad
June 13, 2021, 8:07 PM

Florida zoo announces birth of southern white rhino

The female calf has not been named yet, but both baby and mother are healthy.
June 13, 2021, 8:07 PM
June 12, 2021, 2:20 PM

From car crashes to plane delays, cicadas wreaking havoc by the billions

Cicadas have been blamed for causing a car crash, delaying a plane and interrupting newscasts as they reemerged after 17 years underground.
June 12, 2021, 2:20 PM
From car crashes to plane delays, cicadas wreaking havoc by the billions
June 12, 2021, 1:22 AM

Lobster diver injured after getting caught in humpback whale’s mouth

Michael Packard says he was injured when he got caught in the mouth of the whale for about 20 seconds. His sister said he suffered a broken leg.
June 12, 2021, 1:22 AM
Lobster diver injured after getting caught in humpback whale’s mouth
June 11, 2021, 3:33 PM

Cows cause chaos in Bolivian city

More than a dozen cattle ran wild through a Bolivian city, injuring at least four people, with the mayor declaring the animals a “danger to life and for commuters and everyone.”
June 11, 2021, 3:33 PM
Cows cause chaos in Bolivian city
June 11, 2021, 3:20 PM

Cat battles robot vacuum cleaner in cute standoff

‘He is now a feared droid destroyer,’ cat dad Adam Francis said.
June 11, 2021, 3:20 PM
Cat battles robot vacuum cleaner in cute standoff
June 10, 2021, 11:08 PM

Sea lions enjoy sun and surf in Alaska

A pod of sea lions was spotted lazing about and soaking up some sun in Alaska.
June 10, 2021, 11:08 PM
Sea lions enjoy sun and surf in Alaska
June 10, 2021, 2:08 PM

Loyal squirrel guards cash register

TOUGH NUT: A Turkish jeweler has the best place to squirrel away his earnings. His cash register is guarded by a loyal, lion-hearted squirrel who attacks anyone who lays a finger on his cash.
June 10, 2021, 2:08 PM
Loyal squirrel guards cash register
June 10, 2021, 2:07 PM

Endangered orangutan released back into the wild

FREEDOM: An endangered male orangutan is rescued and released back into the wild in West Kalimantan, in Borneo, Indonesia.
June 10, 2021, 2:07 PM
Endangered orangutan released back into the wild
June 10, 2021, 12:21 AM

Arctic wolf cubs play in Belgium park

Five arctic wolf cubs born in April to parents Gery and Keysa spent the day frolicking in a wildlife park in Belgium.
June 10, 2021, 12:21 AM
Arctic wolf cubs play in Belgium park
June 9, 2021, 2:01 PM

Westminster dog show welcomes four new breeds

Meet the new four-legged breeds set fur puppy fame as they compete in the 145th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Tarrytown, New York.
June 9, 2021, 2:01 PM
Westminster dog show welcomes four new breeds
June 9, 2021, 12:07 AM

Parrothead the turtle released into ocean after months of rehab

Caretakers at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Florida celebrated World Oceans Day by releasing a rehabilitated turtle named Parrothead back into the ocean.
June 9, 2021, 12:07 AM
Parrothead the turtle released into ocean after months of rehab
June 8, 2021, 10:56 PM

Baby Linnaeus's two-toed sloth born at Florida zoo

Zoo staff is caring for the baby sloth.
June 8, 2021, 10:56 PM
Baby Linnaeus's two-toed sloth born at Florida zoo
June 8, 2021, 5:06 PM

Amorous cicada blamed for causing car crash in Cincinnati

The insect flew through an open window, striking the driver in the face.
June 8, 2021, 5:06 PM
Amorous cicada blamed for causing car crash in Cincinnati
June 8, 2021, 2:37 PM

Wandering elephants become viral stars in China

China's wandering elephant herd have become a viral sensation in the country, racking up hundreds of millions of views.
June 8, 2021, 2:37 PM
Wandering elephants become viral stars in China
June 7, 2021, 10:20 PM

Swimmers get up close to pod of dolphins in New South Wales

A lucky group of swimmers floated alongside a pod of dolphins at Australia's Coogee Beach.
June 7, 2021, 10:20 PM
Swimmers get up close to pod of dolphins in New South Wales
June 7, 2021, 4:36 AM

Oldest male chimpanzee in US dies at San Francisco zoo

The 63-year-old was a hand-reared performing chimp before coming to the zoo.
June 7, 2021, 4:36 AM
June 6, 2021, 9:48 PM

Bear wandering in downtown Florida city eludes searchers

A black bear seen wandering in downtown Naples has eluded wildlife officials even as sightings of the animal continue
June 6, 2021, 9:48 PM
June 6, 2021, 3:18 PM

Unraveling the mystery behind a turtle's seemingly impossible journey

Unexpectedly warm water may explain how North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles get from Japan to Baja California.
June 6, 2021, 3:18 PM
Unraveling the mystery behind a turtle's seemingly impossible journey
June 3, 2021, 11:59 PM

Bear keeps returning to family's porch

A Colorado resident captured a video of a brown bear repeatedly coming to back his porch.
June 3, 2021, 11:59 PM
Bear keeps returning to family's porch
June 3, 2021, 8:15 PM

Fire crew rescues baby deer stuck in a trench

A distressed baby deer stuck in a trench calls out for help and a local fire crew comes to the rescue in Ontario, Canada.
June 3, 2021, 8:15 PM
Fire crew rescues baby deer stuck in a trench
June 2, 2021, 8:04 PM

Moose family spotted in backyard

A moose calf ran around a backyard in Anchorage, Alaska.
June 2, 2021, 8:04 PM
Moose family spotted in backyard
June 2, 2021, 2:33 PM

Herd of wild elephants approaches city

China tries to keep a large herd of wild elephants away as they walk 500KM from a forest to approach city of 7 million people.
June 2, 2021, 2:33 PM
Herd of wild elephants approaches city
June 1, 2021, 2:40 PM

Parrot eats out of woman's hand

This nature photographer made friends with an Australian king parrot in her backyard with a little bit of help from some bird feed.
June 1, 2021, 2:40 PM
Parrot eats out of woman's hand
May 31, 2021, 9:32 PM

These dogs are getting a second chance at life

The ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center is the first-ever permanent facility dedicated to the rehabilitation and study of extremely fearful, unadoptable homeless dogs.
May 31, 2021, 9:32 PM
These dogs are getting a second chance at life
May 28, 2021, 9:47 PM

Humboldt penguin celebrates 6th birthday

Monty, the Humboldt penguin, celebrated his sixth birthday at the Santa Barbara Zoo.
May 28, 2021, 9:47 PM
Humboldt penguin celebrates 6th birthday
May 28, 2021, 4:20 PM

Baby goat wears pink life vest for first boat trip

Baby Ahna was all zipped up and ready to go in her pink life vest!
May 28, 2021, 4:20 PM
Baby goat wears pink life vest for first boat trip
May 28, 2021, 4:19 PM

This young kangaroo scratching their belly while sunbathing is a total mood

The kangaroo was filmed happily relaxing at the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Australia.
May 28, 2021, 4:19 PM
This young kangaroo scratching their belly while sunbathing is a total mood
May 28, 2021, 4:18 PM

Swan caught in fish net rescued by police officer

A police officer patiently took his time to untangle the swan trapped in a fishing net in Finland.
May 28, 2021, 4:18 PM
Swan caught in fish net rescued by police officer
May 28, 2021, 4:03 PM

Determined bird seems to insist on hitching a ride on the hood of a car

This white-rumped monjita refused to get off of a car in Brazil for over a minute.
May 28, 2021, 4:03 PM
Determined bird seems to insist on hitching a ride on the hood of a car
May 28, 2021, 4:01 PM

Police close roadway so this adorable family of ducks can safely cross

After seeings the 'frightened and disoriented' mother and ducklings, German police and environmental activists who were collecting trash in the area made way for the family to get across.
May 28, 2021, 4:01 PM
Police close roadway so family of ducks can safely cross
May 28, 2021, 2:25 PM

Otters make the most out of summer

Rescued otters enjoyed chilling in a tub of ice.
May 28, 2021, 2:25 PM
Otters make the most out of summer
May 28, 2021, 2:22 PM

Elephants migrate through Chinese city

Authorities cleared the streets after a herd of 15 migrating Asian elephants wandered into an urban area from a nearby nature preserve.
May 28, 2021, 2:22 PM
Elephants migrate through Chinese city
1 month ago

Penguins take a field trip during shutdown

Waddle these penguins do during the shutdown? Explore all over their aquarium home, of course!
1 month ago
Penguins take a field trip during shutdown
1 month ago

Last cat out of the Tiger King Park bag as seizure completed

The private zoo in Oklahoma had been the center of the "Tiger King" saga.
1 month ago