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Man's Best Friend Gets Man's Best Technology: 3D-Printed Prosthetic Limbs for Disabled Dogs

Derby the dog could be considered unlucky, born as he was with stunted, non-functioning front legs that lack paws. But one piece of luck is that …

3D Printing

Heroic Whale Rescue Reveals Sad Reality Of Pollution's Impact On Animals

Crew members at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program are like superheroes for whales.<p>Case in point: On Wednesday, after lifeguards caught word of a young, distressed humpback whale tangled in fishing line just off Maui, the team …

Deceased woman wants dog killed, buried with her

A dog owner in Indiana wants her ashes mixed with those of her beloved pet so that the two can be together for all eternity.<p>The problem: She's dead. …

Animals

Cats Are Ruthless Killers

Domestic cats kill between 1.4 and 3.7 billion birds and between 6.9 and 20.7 billion mammals (mostly mice, shrews, rabbits, squirrels, and voles) each year, according to a study published last year in Nature Communications.<p>The study indicated that both stray and owned cats are responsible for a …

Wildlife

A Dead Lady Wants Her Dog to Be Killed and Buried with Her

So her lawyer now has to go up against animal rights groups and any human beings who don't want to see a perfectly alive dog killed and put in the ground.<p><i>This isn't Bela, this is a sad-looking German Shepherd called Shannon. Still, you get the idea. (Image by Damian Synott ​via)</i><p>If you die without …

Crime

First Mountain Lion Seen In Kentucky Since Civil War, Wildlife Department Promptly Kills It

A mountain lion was seen for the first time in Kentucky since the Civil War. Though the mountain lion was in a tree when police responded to the …

Wildlife

Happy National Cupcake Day! See How These Famous Bakeries Frost Their Signature Cupcakes

Today is National Cupcake Day, and here at <i>InStyle</i>, we couldn't be more excited. It's no secret we love a good cupcake: From the sinfully delicious …