Wildlife

Watch: Tigers take down drone, then attempt to eat it

In the latest nature versus technology showdown, a group of tigers have been filmed taking out a drone mid-flight.<p>The video has emerged from a …

Drones

A Teeny-Tiny Tired Puppy Emits the Most Adorable Noises While Fast Asleep on His Back

A teeny-tiny tired two-week-old Labrador Retriever puppy barked, yelped and emitted the most adorable noises, that only a puppy can make while fast …

Puppies

‘Hog Apocalypse’: Texas has a new weapon in its war on feral pigs. It’s not pretty.

Securing a Texan’s right to shoot wild pigs from a helicopter may have been Sid Miller’s best-known accomplishment before this week.<p>The state’s agricultural commissioner hangs a boar’s head and toy chopper outside his office to remind people of the law he got passed, the Austin American-Statesman …

Animals

Hospital saves premature baby hippo born at Cincinnati Zoo

Doctors at a children’s hospital have stepped in to help save a premature hippo born at Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio. Fiona was born six weeks early and refused milk which caused her to be dehydrate. Zookeepers tried to put her on a drip but her veins were too small, so doctors at a facility next door …

Animals

Kitten Found Hobbling on Street Meowing for Help - They Knew They Had to Save Him..

A little kitten was spotted crawling across a busy street one night. He was weak with a terrible limp, but his will to live was so strong that he let …

Animals

An Adorably Unlikely Prairie Dog and Parrot Duo Playfully Wrestle With One Another

In 2013, a pet prairie dog and a pet parrot, who make for an adorable, but an unlikely pair of friends, let off a bit of steam by playfully wrestling …

Animals

Cat brothers are reunited thanks to dating owners

It’s the purr-fect romance.<p>When Cathleen Cavin and Brian Herrera, both 44, connected on Tinder, they had more in common than a mutual love of walks …

Lifestyle

World's saddest bear finally finds happiness after 14-year hell in Peruvian zoo

Dominga, 14, has been rescued and placed in a sanctuary - campaigners hope that her hair may grow back.<p>A bear whose hair fell out because she was so …

Animals

Bolivia's salt flats – in pictures

The salt flats in Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, are the largest in the world and contain 50-70% of the world’’s lithium reserves

South America

What I’ve Learned in 17 Years of Running a Sanctuary for Abused and Exploited Wild Cats

<i>“If I only make a fraction of the impact that Sampson and the other cats have made on me, then I am very blessed.”</i><p>Days like this are when I realize …

Animals

If you’re having a crap morning, just look at these polar bear babies

On this incredibly windy, miserable day, we all need a little dose of happiness to get us through until opening time.<p>With that in mind, we bring you …

Animals

US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo

BEIJING (AP) — An American-born panda started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding program.<p>Bao Bao was born at the National Zoo in Washington to panda parents on loan from China. Under an agreement between China and the U.S., such panda …

World News

Delhi: Four monitor lizards die after being taken out of hibernation without permission by zoo ranger

Four monitor lizards died. Image courtesy: Delhi Zoo<p><b>New Delhi:</b> All four monitor lizards at the Delhi Zoo have died of "shock" after being taken out …

Animals

Are you kitten me? Shelter cats' dating-style profiles go viral

A prank gets laughs by giving shelter cats goofy dislikes. But the critters still need homes.<p>Delores is a tortoise-shell cat who enjoys staring out the window. Or is she?<p>Comedian Jeff Wysaski has entertained the internet for years by leaving humorous signs and other items in plain view, rewarding …

Animals

Teen facing charge after killing bald eagle with high-powered pellet rifle in Houston neighborhood | Animals

A 17-year-old who admitted to fatally shooting an American bald eagle with a high-powered pellet rifle in a Houston neighborhood has been …

Crime

Baby Giraffe Watch: April The Giraffe Will Give Birth Any Moment — Live Stream Video

OMG! Are you ready for the cutest thing you have ever seen in your entire life? A baby giraffe is about to be born and you have to see the circle of …

Babies

Utah lawmakers: The time has come to slaughter wild horses

Federal management of wild horses has been a dismal failure, resulting in ecological and economic havoc on Utah's public ranges, according to new …

Government

Gentle koala investigating his carer's arm is what dreams are made of

You have to love the story of an orphan made good, right?<p>Dust the koala, who is under the care of a koala rescue service on Australia's east coast, was found injured and taken in by Port Stephens Koalas in January. Dust was roaming the streets without his mother, according to the shelter's Facebook …

Humor

Woman charged after animals found in distress in storage locker

Cat was under some boxes and bound in tape, while dog was locked in a crate<p>A Calgary woman has been charged after a cat and a dog were found in …

Animals

Stunning Portraits of Owls Captured in Up-Close Detail

In this staggering plan by Brad Wilson, the picture taker catches extremely close representations of numerous owl types. Every winged creature is set …

Photography

Baby orangutan rescued after being kept as a pet

Baby primate Vena shyly turned her head away from a bottle as two vets tried to feed her, the latest Bornean orangutan rescued in Indonesia after …

Animals

Fading From View: British photographer Paul Coghlin's beautifully detailed portraits of endangered big cats

Award-winning British photographer Paul Coghlin gets up close and personal with endangered big cats such as snow leopards, Sumatran tigers and white …

Photography

A Litter of Puppies Create a Furry Pinwheel As They Eat From the Same Bowl at the Same Time

An absolutely adorable litter of very hungry puppies gathered in anticipation of their incoming meal. Once the bowl was set down, the little canines …

Animals

Website that generates real cats from your sketches will haunt your soul

I can't tell you how many times I've drawn a sketch of a cat and thought, <i>gosh,</i> <i>I wish I could turn this crappy doodle into an image of a real cat</i>. OK, …

Gear & Gadgets

The Pet Products That Have Us Purring and Barking for Joy Right Now

1 of 10<p>It's War<p>Get your pup a toy you aren't afraid to pull on! This tug-o-war toy is perfect for a little active fun with your dog, which is sure to …

Dogs

Snowy owl released in WNY

WESTERN NEW YORK -- After being nursed back to health, a majestic bird got a new chance at living in the wild Wednesday.<p>Department of Environmental …

Animals

What you need to know about flying with your dog

Air travel for dogs has long been a hotly debated topic among pet owners. While some swear they would never ship their beloved pets like cargo, others counter that it sometimes simply cannot be avoided.<p>Airlines cater to animal-friendly travel with special programs, ranging from JetBlue's JetPaws to …

Dogs

The Difference Between Cats and Dogs: It’s in the Breeding

<b>There are many differences between cats and dogs, but self-reliance is a key distinction between our two favorite house pets. While dogs need humans</b> …

Animals

Asia’s Last Cheetahs

The cheetah’s speed is legendary. As possibly the swiftest mammal that has ever lived (extinct relatives of the cheetah were likely not as speedy), there is nothing on earth it cannot out-run. Nothing in nature, that is. Unfortunately, for all its extraordinary high-speed adaptations, the cheetah …

Conservation

What to do with a cat that hates going to the vet?

<b>DEAR JOAN:</b> How does one disguise a pending visit to the vet from a kitty equipped with radar?<p>We keep her carrier hidden, and my husband and I follow …

Animals