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The US Navy's combat dolphins are serious military assets

The US has trained bottlenose dolphins to carry out a range of military tasks, from locating underwater mines to flagging the presence of enemy swimmers for harbor defense.<p>The Navy Marine Mammal Program at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (or SPAWAR) in San Diego, California trains 85 …

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Cat Penelope can be a faithful friend

Looking for a BFF who will always be there for you, no matter what? Penelope is just the steady companion that you need! She had a dear and devoted …

Two Playful Clouded Leopard Cubs Arrive at San Diego Zoo

Two 14-week-old Clouded Leopard cubs, Riki-san and Haui-san, were spotted pouncing, climbing and using each other as trampolines in the San Diego …

National Animal Poison Prevention Week 2016

National Animal Poison Prevention Week (Photo Credit: Shutterstock)<p>It’s not like in the movies. A person ingests vial of poison and almost instantly …

Michigan's bald eagles are the most contaminated birds in the world

When you think of bald eagles, what comes to mind? More than likely it’s a vision of the majestic birds, soaring aloft, diving swiftly to catch a …

Wren, robin or red kite: which should be Britain’s national bird?

The UK is unusual in not having an official national bird, but that will all change on 7 May, when a national poll closes (no, not that one). There are 10 birds on the shortlist – who gets your vote?<p>The US has the bald eagle, India the peacock, Israel the hoopoe, Luxembourg the tiny goldcrest and …

Garden centre moves to protect pollinators

Print<p>Related<p>METRO VANCOUVER -- Art Knapp Plantland has told its suppliers they will no longer accept nursery plants treated with neonicotinoids, a …

Photographer Alícia Rius Captures the Mesmerizing Beauty of the Sphynx Cat

For <i>Disturbing Beauty of Sphynx Cats</i>, Californian animal photographer Alícia Rius examines the beguiling contours of the hairless cat, capturing the …

Eulachon fish run draws crowds along B.C.'s Skeena River

The eulachon fish — not totally understood by science or capitalism — is suddenly a star, as spectators gather in droves to watch the oily, shiny …

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Guns of The Iditarod Trail

If you asked any musher on the Iditarod Trail about their biggest worry, you may be surprised to hear that it’s not the weather, or the trail …

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When Ferrets Are Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Own Ferrets

New York's ban on the long-bodied animals was recently upheld, and the city's ferret owners are furious and determined to continue to fight for their rights.<p>Bailey Nizama is gone but not forgotten. Her ashes are in a box that's decorated with a depiction of her wiggling down a rainbow road in the …

Lawsuit aims to ban swimming with manatees in Florida

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is about to be sued over an animal that isn’t exactly “endangered.”<p>ECO-LAWSUIT: The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a Washington, D.C.-based group, wants several tough new restrictions on human activity in manatee areas.<p>The Public Employees for …

Adorable Bison Video Draws Attention To Animal Cruelty Accusations

A seemingly adorable, funny viral video of a bison, or American buffalo, licking a woman's arm has sparked a debate over whether the bison and other animals living at the same farm are being treated properly.<p>The video, which 28-year-old Seattle resident Caroline Walker Evans uploaded to YouTube …

From blue tits to robins, the hunt for Britain's favourite National Bird is on, in pictures - Telegraph

ZSL London Zoo Announces Walkthrough Lemur Enclosure

A troop of lemurs is setting up home in Regent's Park later this week.<p>ZSL London Zoo is opening a new exhibit, In With The Lemurs, where visitors can …

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About Us

About CatTipper<p>Think of a homeless cat and you might picture sad images—but it doesn’t have to be this way. Each pet is a furry family member, just …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

1 Week Old Orphan Kitten Finds a Surrogate Mom and a New Home

A tiny one week old kitten came to an animal clinic without a mom.<p>"My girlfriend is a vet. Someone dropped off this 1 week old kitten," said …

Santa Monica poised to keep exotic animals from public spots

Howard Kaminsky stood in Palisades Park at the top of the Santa Monica Pier ramp, gently tossing Violet, his red-feathered eclectus parrot, from hand to hand.<p>The self-styled "bird man of Santa Monica" then flipped the bird into the air and, as she descended, opened his mouth, her signal to latch …

Nome, Alaska, cheers for native son in Iditarod

NOME, Alaska (AP) — There's a special excitement in the air in Nome as the lead mushers in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race get close to the finish line in the Bering Sea coastal community.<p>Nome always goes all out to welcome the mushers, but this year, one of their own is vying for the championship.<p>…

Nearly 2 Dozen Cats Rescued From Santa Ana Home Filled With Animal Feces, Urine

Authorities found nearly two dozen cats living amid trash, animal feces and urine at a Santa Ana home Tuesday morning.<p>Police arrived at the home in …

This Pregnant Stingray Might Be The Largest Freshwater Fish Ever Caught

Thailand, it turns out, is home to some massively large freshwater fish.<p>The country currently holds the world record in the category thanks to a 646-pound catfish hooked in 2005, but last week, researchers caught and released a giant freshwater stingray in the Mae Klong River that may set a new …

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5 Awesome Alternatives to Cruel Animal Attractions in Thailand

Getting the chance to see wild animals in their natural environment can be a magnificent and humbling experience. Unfortunately, there are very few …

1,400+ new marine creatures identified last year

A global effort to create a consolidated inventory of all existing sea life announced the results of eight years of work.<p>The World Register of Marine …

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