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Britain’s biggest dog is 7ft and weighs the same as a baby elephant

<b>At seven-foot long and weighing the same as a baby elephant, there’s no doubt that Balthazar is larger than average.</b><p>But a recent trip to the vets …

Cute Animals

Big rattlesnake caught in Texas prompts reminder of what to do if bitten: Report | NOLA.com

A large rattlesnake was captured Thursday (April 20) in south Texas, prompting local authorities there to warn residents that 'tis the season for …

Twitter just came together beautifully to save a dog whose owner suddenly passed away

Stories like this make us believe in humanity again. Twitter just came together beautifully to save a dog, Noni, whose owner suddenly passed away. Of …

Pets

When Young Eagles Ride the Winds

Adult golden eagles migrate through rough weather; younger birds might know better<p>There’s a longtime assumption about bird migration: The more years …

Birds

Lost baby goats join police on a Sunday drive

Police in Maine have picked up some adorable intruders after two miniature goats escaped from their home and wandered the streets.<p>A Belfast police …

Cat Food

Watch a Rare Drone Video of a Blue Whale Feeding

Blue whales are picky eaters. It’s not because they’re finicky about flavors; it's the meal's size that matters. The ocean giants eschew small, …

Whales

Of Course Donald Trump Jr. Spent Earth Day Shooting Prairie Dogs

God bless America.<p>Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the President of the United States of America, spent Earth Day on Saturday shooting bullets at prairie dogs, which is listed as a "species of concern" for endangerment.<p>Trump Jr. spent the weekend in Montana with Republican candidate for the U.S. …

Donald Trump

5 Animal Friendships That Are More Supportive Than Yours

Honestly I have been obsessed with animal friendships since the dawn of the internet.<p>However, if you brought in an analyst to interpret my internet …

Heroes Close Four Lane Highway To Rescue An Adorable Little Kitten

If this was a different life, and I worked as an emergency responder, here is the kind of report that would easily send me dashing out the door: A …

California sea lions threatened by poisonous algae damaging their brains

14 sea lions have died this April from domoic acid poisoning.<p>A neurotoxin released by pseudo-nitzschia algae is threatening the survival of sea lions …

Study: Whale and boat collisions may be more common

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A group of marine scientists says collisions of whales and boats off of the New England coast may be more common than …

Giraffes could soon be listed as an endangered species

Conservationists say the animals are facing "silent extinction"<p>Giraffes are considered to be one of the most iconic animals in Africa, but following …

Homeless, terminally ill dogs find sanctuary here

<b>SOUTHAMPTON, New Jersey (CNN) —</b> The brown-eyed beagle rests his head on the edge of his bed, his eyes peering out as volunteers walk by and stop to pet him. He's known as "Much Loved Bob," and volunteers say he doesn't have much time left.<p>He's one of about 27 dogs roaming Michele and Jeff Allen's …

Pets

This loyal dog stayed by his dead friend’s side after he was hit by a car

Some people are sceptical over the emotional capacity of animals.<p>But if you ever needed proof that they do indeed feel deeply connected to other …

Blue whale devours massive krill patch in a single gulp; rare video

Blue whale makes a krill patch disappear.The blue whale is the planets largest creature, measuring to about 100 feet and weighing as much as 200 …

13 amazing things animals can do with their bodies

Don't try this at home<p>In the air, ruby-throated hummingbirds have the fastest wing beats of any bird, flapping their wings 55 times in one split …

SeaWorld Announces Birth of Last Orca Bred in Captivity

Amidst heated criticism over its care of captive orcas, SeaWorld announced in March of last year that it would end its controversial breeding …

San Antonio

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Sharks at night, a feeding vampire bat and California’s wildflower super bloom are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Happy animal parents show off their babies

Animals feel happiness (and maybe even pride) in their new offspring.<p>When animals have babies, we often ascribe human feelings to what they're likely …

Watch Ants Carry Wounded Off Battlefield—Never Before Seen

Weird & Wild<p>When clashing with termites, a type of African ant rescues its injured comrades, who then recover quickly, a new study says.<p>Like people, ants are often at war. The matabele ant, a small black species native to sub-Saharan Africa, often clashes with its favorite food—termites.<p>Each time …

Ivory Coast

Death metal music attracts sharks, documentary crew finds out

A documentary film crew hit upon a novel technique to attract great white sharks - blasting death metal through an underwater speaker.<p>The Discovery …

Goose mourning loss of mate refuses to leave Woodstock shopping center

- A Woodstock woman is pleading for help to save a “mourning Canadian goose” that refuses to leave the shopping center where its mate was …

Geese

A surge in strandings of dolphins, other marine mammals on Cape Cod

Dolphin strandings on Cape Cod in Massachusetts are unusually high this year, with a particularly significant increase in the number of females with …

The world's rarest and most ancient dog has just been re-discovered in the wild

After decades of fearing that the New Guinea highland wild dog had gone extinct in its native habitat, researchers have finally confirmed the existence of a healthy, viable population, hidden in one of the most remote and inhospitable regions on Earth.<p>According to DNA analysis, these are the most …

23 Photos of Adorable Animal Brothers & Sisters

Babies and animals can be tricky subjects to photograph, so imagine the challenge of photographing baby animals. We have to hand it to the wildlife …