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Adam M. Roberts: Celebrities Stun in their Treatment of Animals

It's a good thing my 11-year-old, animal-loving, vegan daughter, Mia, despises Justin Bieber--otherwise, the dinner table would be much more contentio... Read more: Leonardo Dicaprio, Justin Bieber, Kristin Davis, Elton John, Ricky Gervais, Born Free USA, Born Free, Adam Roberts, Adam M. Show More Summary

The University of Central Florida Forum: New Florida Predator Needs to Be Stopped Now Before Problem Worsens

The Nile crocodile, unlike the American crocodile or alligator, does not try to elude humans. Being an apex predator, it welcomes the challenge from other animals and does not go down without a fight. They can grow up to 18 feet andShow More Summary

Barbara Falconer Newhall: Does Your Dog Have a Soul?

Julie Barton calls Bunker her soulmate. They were as emotionally close as a dog and a person can be. But, to hear Barton tell it, there was more than just friendship going on here between dog and human. There was healing. Read more:Show More Summary

Paula Froelich: The Best Vacation Ever? Cuddling Orphaned Baby Rhinos

The unlucky orphans end up at Khululu, where the rhinos are raised and eventually released back into the wild in a program reminiscent of the wildly successful David Sheldrick elephant orphanage, in Kenya. Read more: Travel, Vacation,...Show More Summary

SmarterTravel: The World's Most Adorable Animals (And Where To Find Them)

Do you spend most of your work days gazing at cute animal clips on YouTube? (We won't tell your boss.) Why not tear yourself away from the computer and go see them in person? Read more: Animals, Adorable Animals, Quokka, Arctic-Fox, Penguins, Hplifestyle, Travel News

Watch Monkeys Snatch Tourists' Valuables As Ransom

Sunglasses, hats and smartphones (at least one with a camera) are travel must-haves for any human taking a sunny vacation. But for monkeys in Bali, t... Read more: Monkey, Monkeys, Sneaky Animals, Bbc, Chris Packham, Travel News

Alex Solis: 11 Illustrations That Remind Us Just How Adorable the Circle of Life Can Be

Savage. Menacing. Ruthless. Predators get a pretty bad rap. But behind those jagged teeth, powerful jaws and razor-sharp claws, every predator has a softer side. Maybe even an adorable one. Read more: Arts, Funny Pictures, Alex Solis, Illustration, Drawing, Adorable Animals, Adorable, Cute Animals, Circle of Life, Predators, Arts News

Don't Let This 'Cute' Video Fool You -- Lemurs Should Not Be Pets

A viral video of a lemur appearing to demand a back scratch had the Internet collectively cooing with awe this week, but a conservation group says the... Read more: Lemur, Exotic Pets, Wildlife, Madagascar, Animals, Green News

Guy Allegedly Tips Prostitute With A Pet Primate, And It Gets Weirder

He took his monkey business too far. An Oregon man tipped a sex worker with a small primate that he stole from his own pet store, the Eugene Police De... Read more: Prostitution, Exotic Animals, Oregon, Primates, Crime News

Zorianna Kit: Beat-Boxing Spider Monkey

I spent some quality time with this spider monkey, and when I brought out a stuffed animal, the excitement it created was caught beautifully in this video, proving just how positive the effects of animal enrichment can be. Let the beat-boxing...Show More Summary

Nirja Raju: Palm Trees and Leopard Spots -- Italy's Affair With the Exotic

Italy's flora and fauna reveals stories of conquests and exotic animal hunts that continue to inspire fashion, design and art. Read more: Italy, Fashion, Rome, Florence, Gucci, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Travel, Exotic Animals, Style News

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

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