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July 26, 2021, 2:42 PM

Snow leopard at San Diego Zoo catches COVID-19

An unvaccinated snow leopard tested positive for COVID after a test of his stool confirmed the virus's presence.
July 26, 2021, 2:42 PM
Snow leopard at San Diego Zoo catches COVID-19
July 23, 2021, 3:53 PM

Bulldog puppy excitedly greets baby after “near death” illness

20-month-old bulldog Mr. Lincoln is seen greeting four-month-old Oakley after he got treatment at Lone Star Bulldog Club Rescue for severe kidney and bladder problems.
July 23, 2021, 3:53 PM
Bulldog puppy excitedly greets baby after “near death” illness
July 23, 2021, 2:14 PM

People battle to return humpback whale to ocean

Watch the dramatic moment a group of conservationists battle for over four hours to save a beached humpback whale and return him to the ocean.
July 23, 2021, 2:14 PM
People battle to return humpback whale to ocean
July 23, 2021, 4:10 AM

Seagull hits girl in face while on amusement park ride

Two girls celebrating a birthday got a surprise visitor while riding at an amusement park in New Jersey.
July 23, 2021, 4:10 AM
Seagull hits girl in face while on amusement park ride
July 20, 2021, 3:00 PM

Try not to tear up watching these turtles swim in the ocean for the first time

Eleven critically endangered hawksbill turtles swam in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef for the first time in May, after they were released into the ocean.
July 20, 2021, 3:00 PM
Watch these turtles swim in the ocean for the first time
July 20, 2021, 2:59 PM

Please enjoy these frolicking baby bison

At Custer State Park in South Dakota, over 400 bison calves were born this year.
July 20, 2021, 2:59 PM
Please enjoy these frolicking baby bison
July 19, 2021, 4:05 AM

Firefighters smash through wall to rescue missing dog

Cincinnati firefighters smashed through a cinder block wall to save a dog that had been missing for several days.
July 19, 2021, 4:05 AM
Firefighters smash through wall to rescue missing dog
July 18, 2021, 10:19 PM

Dogs saved from devastating floods in Europe

Residents in Liege, Belgium, rescued two dogs from the catastrophic flooding that has inundated parts of Europe.
July 18, 2021, 10:19 PM
Dogs saved from devastating floods in Europe
July 18, 2021, 10:18 PM

Illinois zoo introduces baby wallabies

Three wallaby joeys born at the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago last year finally made their public debut.
July 18, 2021, 10:18 PM
Illinois zoo introduces baby wallabies
July 15, 2021, 11:00 AM

Don't look up! Bangkok's slitherers keep snake catchers busy

Parkgoers looking for relief from coronavirus restrictions got a surprise.
July 15, 2021, 11:00 AM
Bangkok's snakes keep catchers busy despite virus surge
July 14, 2021, 10:30 PM

Watch what happens when an adorable baby kangaroo tries to go in the wrong pouch

A little kangaroo joey named Jelly Bean got confused and tried to jump into her aunt’s pouch… and Mom’s reaction is priceless.
July 14, 2021, 10:30 PM
Baby kangaroo tries to go in wrong pouch, mom’s reaction priceless
July 14, 2021, 6:28 PM

Bear family beats the heat at Lake Tahoe

The record-breaking weekend temperatures in the West drove this family of bears to seek relief in the cool waters of Lake Tahoe.
July 14, 2021, 6:28 PM
Bear family beats the heat at Lake Tahoe
July 13, 2021, 10:53 PM

Animals cool down at Moscow Zoo

A panda bear enjoys a swim and cools down at the Moscow Zoo in Russia.
July 13, 2021, 10:53 PM
Animals cool down at Moscow Zoo
July 13, 2021, 10:53 PM

Handlers care for bear cub before releasing it back to the wild

Handlers in Islamabad, Pakistan, are preparing to release Daboo the bear cub back into the wild by teaching him how to find food.
July 13, 2021, 10:53 PM
Handlers care for bear cub before releasing it back to the wild
July 12, 2021, 6:20 PM

Woman untangles chipmunk and saves the day

A woman helped a chipmunk dangling from a porch chair after she found its claw caught in her patio furniture.
July 12, 2021, 6:20 PM
Woman untangles chipmunk and saves the day
July 12, 2021, 6:19 PM

These little bears are determined to get their snacks, and we don’t blame them

Amy and Sonya, sister Syrian brown bears at Orphaned Wildlife Center in Otisville, New York, worked very hard to snack on the chicken strips and peanuts hiding in large PVC pipes.
July 12, 2021, 6:19 PM
These little bears are determined to get their snacks, and we don’t blame them
July 12, 2021, 6:19 PM

This pit bull and mama deer are adorable BFFs

A local deer who lives on Brenna Hyzy’s family’s property visits every night to play with the family’s pit bull, Zola.
July 12, 2021, 6:19 PM
This pit bull and mama deer are adorable BFFs
July 11, 2021, 11:46 PM

Florida breaks annual manatee death record in first 6 months

More manatees have died already this year than any other year in Florida history
July 11, 2021, 11:46 PM
July 11, 2021, 11:26 AM

7 African penguins die at Florida aquarium, authorities say they may never know why

Seven penguins have suddenly died at a Florida aquarium and authorities, so far, have been unable to figure out the cause.
July 11, 2021, 11:26 AM
7 African penguins die at Florida aquarium, authorities say they may never know why
July 10, 2021, 10:07 AM

Brown bear takes dip at rescue center

A brown bear took a dip in the pond at an animal rescue center in Otisville, New York.
July 10, 2021, 10:07 AM
Brown bear takes dip at rescue center
July 10, 2021, 3:20 AM

Grizzly bear is fatally shot after killing California woman

A grizzly bear was fatally shot after killing a woman in California.
July 10, 2021, 3:20 AM
July 9, 2021, 3:32 AM

One of China's wandering elephants is returned to reserve

A male Asian elephant that had separated from a herd that has been wandering southwest China for more than a a year has been tranquilized and returned to its nature reserve
July 9, 2021, 3:32 AM
July 9, 2021, 12:35 AM

Officials: 7 penguins die at Florida Aquarium

Officials say seven African penguins have died at The Florida Aquarium
July 9, 2021, 12:35 AM
July 7, 2021, 7:48 PM

California identifies new, rare gray wolf pack

State wildlife officials say a new pack of gray wolves has been identified in Northern California, becoming the third pack to establish itself in the state in the last century
July 7, 2021, 7:48 PM
California identifies new, rare gray wolf pack
July 7, 2021, 3:34 PM

Herd of migrating elephants travel into woodland in China

A herd of migrating elephants traveled almost eight miles into woodland near Yuxi City in China. One male elephant strayed 37 miles northeast from the rest of the group.
July 7, 2021, 3:34 PM
Herd of migrating elephants travel into woodland in China
July 5, 2021, 3:30 PM

Seized lion returned to owner

Authorities in Cambodia returned a defanged, declawed lion that was being kept as a pet to its owner after the country’s prime minister personally intervened in the case.
July 5, 2021, 3:30 PM
Seized lion returned to owner
July 3, 2021, 6:21 PM

Search launched for exotic cat that appeared in Georgia woman's bedroom

Officials are searching for a serval, a exotic wild cat native to Africa, on the loose in Georgia.
July 3, 2021, 6:21 PM
Search underway for exotic cat that appeared in woman's bedroom
1 month ago

Bear takes a dip during heat wave

A bear at the Oregon Zoo relaxed in a pool to beat the heat.
1 month ago
Bear takes a dip during heat wave
1 month ago

Bear and cubs cool off in backyard pool amid heat wave

With temperatures soaring in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia, this mama bear and her two cubs decided to cool off with a dip in someone’s backyard pool.
1 month ago
Bear and cubs cool off in backyard pool amid heat wave
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Animals predict result of England vs. Germany

Animals are predicting the result of the England vs. Germany match in the Euro 2020 soccer championships.
1 month ago
Animals predict result of England vs. Germany
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Adorable walrus napping on a boat is the cutest sleepy stowaway

A wandering walrus nicknamed Wally has been making the rounds to Ireland, Wales, France, and Spain, and now Sicily.
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Walrus napping on a boat is the cutest sleepy stowaway
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Using drone cameras to rescue stranded animals

Doug Thron uses his skills as a drone pilot to rescue stranded animals in the aftermath of natural disasters in his docu-series, “Doug to the Rescue.”
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Using drone cameras to rescue stranded animals
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Cow that escaped slaughterhouse is headed to sanctuary

Songwriter Diane Warren stepped in to help save the life of a cow that eluded capture for more than a day after a herd escaped from a California slaughterhouse.
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Cow that escaped slaughterhouse is headed to sanctuary
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Sea lions swarm beachside town in Chile

Authorities in Chile are asking people not to feed or approach the hundreds of marine mammals that have taken over beaches in the town of Tomé.
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Sea lions swarm beachside town in Chile
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Orphaned mountain lion released back into wild

Wildlife officials in California released a young mountain lion back into the wild after it was rehabilitated at the San Diego Humane Society.
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Orphaned mountain lion released back into wild
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Man charged with violating Endangered Species Act after allegedly stealing lemur from San Francisco Zoo

A California man accused of stealing a rare lemur from the San Francisco Zoo could spend up to one year behind bars for violating the Endangered Species Act.
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Man charged for stealing rare lemur from San Francisco Zoo
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Moose spotted taking a dip at Alaska lake

A moose in Alaska decided to take a dip. Swimmers were encouraged to admire it—from a safe distance.
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Moose spotted taking a dip at Alaska lake
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China's wandering elephants on the move again

ELEPHANT ENERGY: New drone footage shows a famous ​herd of migrating Chinese elephants on the move again.
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China's wandering elephants on the move again
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Bear bites camper near Mystic Lake in Custer Gallatin forest

A bear bit a person who was camping near Mystic Lake in Montana over the weekend
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Famed escapee Buddy the beefalo adjusting to life in Florida

Officials at a Florida sanctuary say that a bison hybrid who roamed the woods in Connecticut for months after escaping on the way to a slaughterhouse has adjusted to his new life
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Bandit responsible for vehicle break-ins is a black bear

Surveillance video helped police get to the bottom to a series of break-ins.
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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.”
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Bear breaks into parked vehicle in New Hampshire
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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.
1 month ago
Police rescue baby deer trapped in basement window
1 month ago

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.
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First murder hornet sighting of 2021 reported
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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.
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Dozens of sea lions swamp fishing boat
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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.
1 month ago
Duck family visits Brooklyn bagel shop
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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.
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Tiny bear cubs rescued amid conflict
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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.
1 month ago
More than 100 monkeys cross river in China
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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.
1 month ago
Goats and puppy friend take a moment to sunbathe on backyard swings
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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.
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Rescued kangaroo with missing ear showers her caregiver with love