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Archived Since:June 21, 2011

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The Staggering Amounts Americans Pay To Kill Exotic Animals

The killing of Cecil in early July has ignited a global conversation about trophy hunting, American trophy hunters and the fragility of wildlife.... Read more: Cecil the Lion, Cecil the Lion Killing, Poaching, Exotic Animals, Wildflife, Conservation, Hunting, Trophy Hunting, Green News

Meet Rambo, The Octopus Who Takes Pictures Of Her Aquarium Visitors

Question: Who has two eyes, can take eight selfies at once, and is an absolute sucker for underwater photography? Answer: Rambo. Rambo the octop... Read more: Octopus, Octopus Photographer, Photography, Animals, Weird Animals, Weird News News

Ken White: People and Other Animals: It's a Croc (Not!)

I have a three-inch scar on my right forearm from when a caiman (a horribly ignored exotic "pet" I was involved in rescuing) tried to separate that part of my limb from the rest of my body. The scar is now decades old but the memoryShow More Summary

Simon Barnes: Real Members Of The Animal Kingdom That Are Stranger Than Fiction (NEW BOOK)

What a long, strange trip it's been. Every step confirmed the truth: that life on earth is not weirder than we imagine: it's weirder than we are capab... Read more: Animals, Weird Animals, Books News

Katherine Harmon Courage: Scientists Spy on Sex Lives of Octopuses

Finding a human mate is difficult enough. We at least, however, have bars and online dating sites. For the octopus, things can be a little more challenging. Read more: Octopus, Animals, Weird Animals, Reproduction, Science, Sex, Biology, Marine Biology, Oceans, Science News

WATCH: This Creature Loves Her Toothbrush More Than Anything

Ninita the pygmy marmoset knows how to appreciate the simple things in life. Like her toothbrush, for instance, and... actually, that's about it -- s... Read more: Pygmy Marmoset, Marmoset Loves Her Toothbrush, Pygmy Marmoset Loves Toothbrush, Baby Animals, Cute Baby Animals, Cute Animal Videos, Video, Good News News

WATCH: Bird Does An Uncanny R2-D2 Impression

Bluey the budgie has been watching a little too much "Star Wars" lately. That, or he's just trying to tell us what his fully operational battle statio... Read more: R2d2, R2d2 Bird, R2-D2, R2-D2 Bird, Bird Mimics R2d2, Bird Impersonates R2-D2, Bird Sounds Like R2d2, Bird Sounds Like R2-D2, Weird Animals, Funny Animal Videos, Video, Good News News

These Itty Bitty Octopi Have 8 Tentacles, Infinite Cuteness

Think puppies and kittens have the monopoly on cute? These baby octopi would beg to differ. Thanks to their bulbous heads, giant eyes, and teeny t... Read more: Cute Animals, Animals, Octopus, Baby Octopus, Baby Animals, Cute Baby Animals, Octopi, Sea Creatures, Oceans, Cute Octopus, Adorable, Cute Baby Octopus, Green News

Justin Beach: WTF Evolution?: My Favorite Tumblr Is a Book Now

Truth be told, I don't spend a whole lot of time on Tumblr, but there are a few masterpieces that are worth keeping an eye on. One of my favorites is Mara Grunbaum's WTF Evolution?, which takes a regular look at some of evolution's strangest and most perplexing creations. Show More Summary

Annabel Osberg: A Room Is a Cage, The World a Zoo in the Collages of Vikky Alexander

The photo-collages in Vikky Alexander's first show at Wilding Cran Gallery, titled Theatergarden Bestiarium, are spare. In each, one or more cutout images of toy animals are overlaid onto a photo of a sumptuous historical site devoid...Show More Summary

Greg White: Facebook Is 'Like' My Pet Monkey

I had a pet monkey. It was awesome. Sometimes. He was wild. He was a lot of responsibility. He was like... Facebook. Read more: Instagram, Social Media, Wine, Facebook, Monkeys, Exotic Pets, Comedy News

Ken White: People and Other Animals: Stray Cobra Found But Who Else Is Out There?

Cobras fill a niche where they belong. They do not belong here. There is no niche for them in San Francisco or Los Angeles. Whether smuggled-in wild caught animals or those captive-bred offspring of wild ancestors, to have them hereShow More Summary

When This Baby White Rhino Gallops, Everything Feels Right In The World

It's been at least 20 years since a female white rhino has been born at Ramat Gan Safari in Israel, but no one seems to be celebrating more than the b... Read more: White Rhino, Video, Baby White Rhino Israel, Cute Baby Animals, Baby Rhino Videos, Rhinoceros, Baby Rhino, White Rhino Born Israel, Rhino Videos, Baby Animal Videos, Cute Animal Videos, Green News

WATCH: Fish Turns Sniper To Snag Distant Prey

We've all heard the expression "as easy as shooting fish in a barrel." Well, if the barrel happens to be full of archerfish, they may be shooting back... Read more: Archerfish Shooting, Weird Animals, Amazing Animals, Fish That Shoots Water, Fish, Archerfish Video, Fish Shoots Water, How Archerfish Shoot, Animals, Cool Animal Videos, Archerfish, Science News

Dog Survives After Eating 43.5 Socks

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable and retching when its owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospi... Read more: Dog Eats Socks, Video, Dog Eats 43 Socks, Weird Animals, Weird Animal Photos, Great Dane Eats Socks, Animals, Dogs, Dog Survives Eating Socks, Good News News

WATCH: Crab Steals Dude's Beer, Is Totally Rude About It

Nobody likes to end a night of drinking with crabs. Sadly, the cameraman in the video above was a victim of crabs when a crab stole his beer. He pr... Read more: Video, Crabs, Animals in the News, Crab Steals Beer, Weird Photos & Videos, Weird Animals, Crab Video, Weird News News

This Strange Purple Creature Is Actually A Living Colony

Scientists with cameras are a fun bunch, especially when they stumble upon something crazy-looking and mysterious they had no idea they'd see. In... Read more: Jellyfish, Weird Jellyfish, Video, Portuguese Man of War Jellyfish, Weird Sea Creatures, Ev Nautilus, Weird Animals, Green News, Steven Haddock, Erenna Species, Insane Sea Creatures, Siphonophore, Green News

Jeffrey Flocken: No Cheers for Trophy Hunting

In this modern day and age, saying that we have to kill something in order to save it is just no longer acceptable. There are ways to help communities in Africa living among (and, sometimes in conflict with) wildlife, that does not necessitate...Show More Summary

25 Heart-Melting Moments Between Animal Parents And Their Young

A parent’s love for their child knows no boundaries, and this is true both of us and of our animal friends. In these heartwarming photos of animal p... Read more: Bored Panda, Animal Parents, Cute Baby Animals, Baby Animals, Cute Animals, Baby and Parents Animals, Animal Parenting Moments, Good News News

This Is What A Duck Stampede Looks Like

When you woke up today, did you think that this was the day you'd see 100,000 vivacious ducks sprinting toward you as if their lives depended on it? N... Read more: Weird Photos & Videos, Animals, Duck Stampede, Weird Animals, Ducks, 000 Ducks, 100, Weird News News

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