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January 16, 2021, 3:43 AM

Humane Society: 97 cats survive house fire; some injured

Nearly 100 cats survived a house fire in a town outside Rochester, New York.
January 16, 2021, 3:43 AM
January 15, 2021, 6:45 PM

A herd of white-tail deer graze amid winter blizzard

The blizzard blanketed Graceville, Minnesota.
January 15, 2021, 6:45 PM
A herd of white-tail deer graze amid winter blizzard
January 15, 2021, 9:28 AM

Mother bear and cub explore Machu Picchu

A couple of Andean bears were spotted exploring Machu Picchu in Peru, taking advantage of the mostly tourist-free ruins.
January 15, 2021, 9:28 AM
Mother bear and cub explore Machu Picchu
January 15, 2021, 12:23 AM

We're not horsing around; this horse is having the best snow day

Spirit, a horse from Oregon, frolics in the freshly fallen snow.
January 15, 2021, 12:23 AM
We're not horsing around; this horse is having the best snow day
January 15, 2021, 12:18 AM

Adorable dog in a recovery cone experiences snow for the first time

Jamie, a rescue dog from Durham, England gets to explore and play in snow for the very first time.
January 15, 2021, 12:18 AM
Adorable dog in a recovery cone experiences snow for the first time
January 14, 2021, 4:15 PM

Adorable baby seal soaks up sun at North Carolina beach

A juvenile seal took some time to catch some rays on the beach in Emerald Isle, North Carolina.
January 14, 2021, 4:15 PM
Adorable baby seal soaks up sun at North Carolina beach
January 13, 2021, 4:56 PM

Endangered Indian rhinoceros baby is born in zoo in Poland

An endangered Indian rhinoceros was born last week in Wroclaw Zoo in Poland, a hopeful development in efforts to preserve the rare animals
January 13, 2021, 4:56 PM
January 13, 2021, 8:53 AM

Miracle cat reunites with owner after vanishing 3 years ago in deadly California mudslides

A pet cat who was thought to have died along with her owner in the California mudslides in January 2018 that killed 23 people has been found three years later.
January 13, 2021, 8:53 AM
Miracle cat reunites with owner after vanishing 3 years ago in California mudslides
January 12, 2021, 2:47 PM

Puppy hilariously ‘discovers’ doorstop

Golden retriever pup Jake went viral after his owner Garrett Kiefer posted a video of him playing with his favorite new toy on Facebook.
January 12, 2021, 2:47 PM
Puppy hilariously ‘discovers’ doorstop
January 12, 2021, 12:07 AM

Elk run through the surf on Oregon beach

Onlookers couldn’t believe their eyes as a herd of elk came running through the waves along the Oregon coast.
January 12, 2021, 12:07 AM
Elk run through the surf on Oregon beach
January 11, 2021, 7:46 PM

Deer play in snow as winter storm hits Texas

A herd of deer enjoyed the snow at Cleburne State Park in Johnson County, Texas.
January 11, 2021, 7:46 PM
Deer play in snow as winter storm hits Texas
January 8, 2021, 6:34 PM

Deer plays ‘peekaboo’ with driver in national park

Becky Foster found two deer foraging in Mount Nebo State Park in Arkansas when one decided to play from behind the tree stump!
January 8, 2021, 6:34 PM
Deer plays ‘peekaboo’ with driver in national park
January 7, 2021, 7:18 PM

Brilliant pony finds hilarious way to get every last morsel of hay

We definitely can relate to 14-year-old Ellie, the pony!
January 7, 2021, 7:18 PM
Brilliant pony finds hilarious way to get every last morsel of hay
January 6, 2021, 5:11 PM

On the llam: 'Very chill' llama found wandering off highway

A passerby spotted a wandering llama in a field off an interstate in Massachusetts and with the help of an animal control officer, brought it to a farm for safekeeping
January 6, 2021, 5:11 PM
'Very chill' llama found wandering off highway
January 6, 2021, 4:14 PM

Horses adorably play in the snow

Nancy Vadeboncoeur filmed her two 20-year-old horses, Dante and Sunshine, enjoying their time in the snow on the ranch in Quebec.
January 6, 2021, 4:14 PM
Horses adorably play in the snow
January 5, 2021, 1:01 AM

Two friends saving a fawn stranded on the ice is the best thing you’ll see all-day

Gage Bell and his buddy Bransen Jackson carried a young deer back to shore after it was stranded on the ice at Utah’s Panguitch Lake.
January 5, 2021, 1:01 AM
Two friends saving a fawn stranded on the ice is the best thing you’ll see all-day
January 4, 2021, 4:20 AM

Horses roam across snow-covered ranch

A resident in Canada captured her two 20-year-old horses wandering around the ranch during snowfall.
January 4, 2021, 4:20 AM
Horses roam across snow-covered ranch
January 4, 2021, 4:20 AM

Husky bounces through deep snow

Slow-motion video captured a husky running through the snow in Vermont.
January 4, 2021, 4:20 AM
Husky bounces through deep snow
January 2, 2021, 10:17 PM

Aquarium agrees to delay beluga whale delivery amid lawsuit

Friends of Animals says the trip from their home in Canada would hurt the whales
January 2, 2021, 10:17 PM
December 31, 2020, 9:07 PM

A real-life Paddington bear cub was rescued after being held in captivity in a home

Ukuku, a two -month-old spectacled bear cub, is being cared for after being found in a home in southern Peru
December 31, 2020, 9:07 PM
A real-life Paddington bear cub was rescued after being held in captivity in a home
December 31, 2020, 6:31 PM

Left behind: How to prepare pets for a post-pandemic life

Pets who have become accustomed to humans staying home with them face changes.
December 31, 2020, 6:31 PM
Left behind: How to prepare pets for a post-pandemic life
December 31, 2020, 4:56 PM

Squirrel cozied up in a tree for a Christmas slice of heaven

In true New York fashion, a squirrel at a Brooklyn park took shelter in a tree to munch on a slice of pizza.
December 31, 2020, 4:56 PM
Squirrel cozied up in a tree for a Christmas slice of heaven
December 29, 2020, 7:56 PM

Rare baby hippo explores Mexican zoo

The Nile hippopotamus explored Mexico's Zacango Ecological Park with his mother.
December 29, 2020, 7:56 PM
Rare baby hippo explores Mexican zoo
December 28, 2020, 6:11 PM

Playful rescue fox happily bounces on trampoline

Jagger the fox enjoyed playing on the trampoline at a Minnesota sanctuary.
December 28, 2020, 6:11 PM
Playful rescue fox happily bounces on trampoline
December 27, 2020, 11:19 AM

Dog storms field during soccer match in Bolivia

A dog somehow found its way onto the field during a professional soccer match in Bolivia.
December 27, 2020, 11:19 AM
Dog storms field during soccer match in Bolivia
December 24, 2020, 3:59 PM

Pug meets a dancing Snoopy and immediately gets the zoomies

Bella the pug from Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, didn’t know how to control her excitement after meeting the iconic dog!
December 24, 2020, 3:59 PM
Pug meets a dancing Snoopy and immediately gets the zoomies
1 month ago

Panda attacks snowman filled with treats

Giant panda Ru Yi shows no mercy when it comes to carrot treats.
1 month ago
Panda attacks snowman filled with treats
1 month ago

Panda knocks off snowman’s head for carrot treats

Ru Yi, a giant panda at the Moscow Zoo, shows no mercy when it comes to carrot treats.
1 month ago
Panda knocks off snowman’s head for carrot treats
1 month ago

Python-sniffing dogs are Florida's newest weapon in fighting invasive snakes

For decades pythons have been identified as one of the biggest and most concerning invasive species in Florida, having drastically impacted populations of native species.
1 month ago
Python-sniffing dogs are Florida's newest weapon in fighting invasive snakes
1 month ago

Prague zoo's month-old Sumatran orangutan finally has a name

Prague’s zoo says it's finally completed the process of naming a critically endangered Sumatran orangutan born in the park on Nov 17
1 month ago
Zoo's month-old Sumatran orangutan finally has a name
1 month ago

Dog with condition that causes a cute wobbly run is the happiest pup on earth

'Josh the Doodle’ was born with Cerebellar Hyperplasia, a condition that affects his motor control. He’s still the happiest pup ever and goes crazy for ‘treat time’ in the cutest way.
1 month ago
Dog with condition that causes a cute wobbly run is the happiest pup on earth
1 month ago

Farm animals terrorize residents of Turkish town

Authorities say they captured a goat and several sheep that were reportedly harassing residents in Nevşehir, Turkey.
1 month ago
Farm animals terrorize residents of Turkish town
1 month ago

Officers rescue man and dog who fell through Utah reservoir ice

Dramatic bodycam footage shows officers rescuing a 66-year-old man and his dog after they fell through the ice at Utah’s Mantua Reservoir.
1 month ago
Officers rescue man and dog who fell through Utah reservoir ice
1 month ago

Highland bull completes picture-perfect wintry scene amid snowfall

Highland bull completes picture-perfect wintry scene amid snowfall in Oklahoma.
1 month ago
Highland bull completes picture-perfect wintry scene amid snowfall
1 month ago

Utah wildlife officials warn of outbreak of highly contagious rabbit hemorrhagic disease

A highly contagious disease found in rabbits is currently spreading through multiple parts of Utah, wildlife officials have warned.
1 month ago
Officials warn of highly contagious rabbit disease outbreak
1 month ago

Meet viral pups Mabel and Olive

Andrew Cotter, a traveling sportscaster before the pandemic, began posting moments with his dogs while in quarantine that eventually went viral.
1 month ago
Meet viral pups Mabel and Olive
1 month ago

Raccoon is rescued from a tree

A lonely raccoon was trapped in a tree in freezing temperatures for days until emergency services saved him.
1 month ago
Raccoon is rescued from a tree
1 month ago

Ethereal scene in Dublin as deer trot through fog

A herd of deer trotted along the grass amid fog in Dublin's Phoenix Park, creating an ethereal scene.
1 month ago
Ethereal scene in Dublin as deer trot through fog
1 month ago

Giant 9 pound goldfish found in South Carolina lake

A goldfish weighing an astonishing 9 pounds has been discovered in a lake in South Carolina.
1 month ago
Giant 9 pound goldfish found in lake
1 month ago

Koalas burned in bushfires finally return home

Fourteen koalas badly burned in the Black Summer bushfires in late 2019 and early 2020 have been released back to their homes in East Gippsland, Australia.
1 month ago
Koalas burned in bushfires finally return home
1 month ago

Tiny marmoset twins make debut at British zoo

A pair of three-month-old eastern pygmy marmosets have made their public debut at England’s Chester Zoo.
1 month ago
Tiny marmoset twins make debut at British zoo
1 month ago

Giraffes saved from flooded island in Kenya

Wildlife conservation officials in Kenya worked to save eight giraffes stranded on an island in Lake Baringo.
1 month ago
Giraffes saved from flooded island in Kenya
1 month ago

Tiger bites volunteer at Carole Baskin’s animal sanctuary

Candy Couser, a volunteer at Baskin’s Big Cat Rescue, in Tampa, Florida, was attempting to feed one of the tigers when it nearly tore off her arm.
1 month ago
Tiger bites volunteer at Carole Baskin’s animal sanctuary
1 month ago

Jet skiers rescue dolphin caught in rope

A dolphin that got tangled in rope off the coast of South Florida is swimming free again.
1 month ago
Jet skiers rescue dolphin caught in rope
1 month ago

Zoo welcomes 2 red pandas

Two red pandas have become popular visitors at a Chilean zoo, which is hosting them as part of a conservation project for endangered species.
1 month ago
Zoo welcomes 2 red pandas
1 month ago

California man captures incredible meeting with orcas

A man filmed his close encounter with whales while kayak fishing in the Pacific Ocean.
1 month ago
California man captures incredible meeting with orcas
2 months ago

Penguins enjoy fish at zoo

Penguins at ZSL London Zoo got into the holiday spirit as they were treated to a fishy advent calendar.
2 months ago
Penguins enjoy fish at zoo
2 months ago

'World's loneliest elephant' gets some help from Cher during resettlement to Cambodia

Kaavan, the "world's loneliest elephant," has been resettled at a sanctuary in Cambodia after receiving some assistance from iconic singer Cher.
2 months ago
'World's loneliest elephant' gets some help from celebrity friend Cher
2 months ago

'World’s loneliest elephant' arrives safely in Cambodia

The pachyderm dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant” after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo was greeted on his arrival in Cambodia by chanting Buddhist monks and is now on his way to a wildlife sanctuary
2 months ago
'World’s loneliest elephant' arrives safely in Cambodia
2 months ago

India villagers rescue elephant from deep well

Rescue staff and villagers took more than 14 hours to lift the elephant from a 55-foot-deep well.
2 months ago
India villagers rescue elephant from deep well