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4 hours ago

Florida zoo announces birth of southern white rhino

The female calf has not been named yet, but both baby and mother are healthy.
4 hours ago
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, 4:14 PM

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

For your daily dose of cuteness!
June 11, 2021, 4:14 PM
Adorable tiny goslings hop up a flight of stairs with mom and dad
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
May 25, 2021, 4:21 PM

Penguins take a field trip during shutdown

Waddle these penguins do during the shutdown? Explore all over their aquarium home, of course!
May 25, 2021, 4:21 PM
Penguins take a field trip during shutdown
May 24, 2021, 12:30 AM

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.
May 24, 2021, 12:30 AM
May 23, 2021, 10:56 PM

Kid climbs tree to bring leaves down to pet goats

A little girl in Tennessee climbed up a tree to bend the trunk and lower the leaves for her pet goats.
May 23, 2021, 10:56 PM
Kid climbs tree to bring leaves down to pet goats
May 23, 2021, 10:56 PM

Horse airlifted from 13-foot pit in Spain

Firefighters in Spain rescued a horse to safety after the animal fell into a 13-foot pit.
May 23, 2021, 10:56 PM
Horse airlifted from 13-foot pit in Spain
May 21, 2021, 10:45 PM

Rhino plays keyboard on his birthday

Rhino riff: Bandhu, a one-horned rhinoceros, celebrated his twelfth birthday by showing off his keyboard skills.
May 21, 2021, 10:45 PM
Rhino plays keyboard on his birthday
May 21, 2021, 10:45 PM

Koala climbs up tree after health check

A koala found herself right at home, climbing up a tree after a routine health check at an Australian wildlife sanctuary.
May 21, 2021, 10:45 PM
Koala climbs up tree after health check
May 21, 2021, 10:44 PM

Zoo welcomes rare red-bellied lemur in England

Chester Zoo staff celebrated the birth of a rare red-bellied lemur -- the first of its kind to be born there -- that weighed around 0.15 pounds.
May 21, 2021, 10:44 PM
Zoo welcomes rare red-bellied lemur in England
May 21, 2021, 10:44 PM

Fisherman misses school of cownose rays behind him

A fisherman looked completely unaware of cownose rays that swam up behind him off a beach in St. Petersburg, Florida.
May 21, 2021, 10:44 PM
Fisherman misses school of cownose rays behind him
May 21, 2021, 8:17 PM

'Little Miracle' panda cub makes public debut as National Zoo reopens

The National Zoo's 'Little Miracle' panda cub -- Xiao Qi Ji -- makes his public debut Friday as the park reopens since closing last November because of the pandemic.
May 21, 2021, 8:17 PM
'Little Miracle' panda cub makes public debut as National Zoo reopens
May 21, 2021, 7:57 PM

'Little Miracle' panda cub makes public debut as National Zoo reopens

Fans haven't been able to see Xiao Qi Ji outside since he was born last August.
May 21, 2021, 7:57 PM
'Little Miracle' panda cub makes public debut as National Zoo reopens
May 21, 2021, 8:41 AM

Big cats seized from ‘Tiger King’ animal sanctuary

The Department of Justice seized 68 lions, tigers and a jaguar from new owner Jeff Lowe. The department claimed the owners failed to provide the animals with proper food, shelter and veterinary care.
May 21, 2021, 8:41 AM
Big cats seized from ‘Tiger King’ animal sanctuary
May 20, 2021, 2:36 PM

Philly Zoo visitor introduces stuffed animal to leopard

Here, kitty!: A young visitor to the Philadelphia Zoo introduced her favorite stuffed animal to an Amur leopard -- with the big cat appearing quite amused.
May 20, 2021, 2:36 PM
Philly Zoo visitor introduces stuffed animal to leopard
1 month ago

Bear eats from bird feeder outside Maine home

This acrobatic bear helped itself to some bird seed outside a Maine family’s home, with one resident unsuccessfully pleading with the bear to go somewhere else.
1 month ago
Bear eats from bird feeder outside Maine home
1 month ago

Missing tiger roaming around Houston found safe

A Bengal tiger named India is now residing at an animal sanctuary after a weeklong search for the animal.
1 month ago
Missing tiger roaming around Houston found safe
1 month ago

Tiger seen in Houston neighborhood found after week of searching, legal wrangling

A woman, the wife of the owner, contacted police to return the animal.
1 month ago
Tiger seen wandering neighborhood found after week of searching
1 month ago

Previously missing Houston tiger heads to sanctuary

India, the 9-month-old Bengal tiger, will be transferred to the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison, Texas.
1 month ago
Previously missing Houston tiger heads to sanctuary
1 month ago

Groups call for reintroduction of jaguars in US Southwest

They contend that reintroducing the cats is essential to species conservation.
1 month ago