Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster


A lobsterman says one of his traps caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster…

100,000 elephants killed across Africa from 2010-2012


Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012…

3 pairs of jeans ripped by lions sell for $3500

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A zoo fundraising group in Japan raised $3,500 last month after selling three pairs of denim jeans that…

Johannesburg zoo puts down sick polar bear


The Johannesburg zoo says it has put down its only polar bear because it was suffering from liver and heart illnesses….

Man accused of dismembering 5 dogs at Nevada motel


A 24-year-old man is accused of killing and dismembering several dogs and keeping their heads in small refrigerator…

China announces birth of rare panda triplets


China announced the birth of extremely rare panda triplets in a further success for the country’s artificial breeding program…

Sacramento man left four dogs in a hot car

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Three dogs are dead and another is in serious condition after being left in a car…

Monkeys take ‘selfies,’ sparking copyright dispute


Monkey see, monkey do. But when a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the copyright…

Dog faints when reunited with owner

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A schnauzer literally passed out when meeting owner after two years apart….

Police: 112 cats removed from North Las Vegas home

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North Las Vegas police are investigating how a woman was living with more than 100 cats in “uninhabitable” conditions…

Florida teens charged in turtle torture

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Two teen girls in Florida are facing animal cruelty charges…

FL couple attacked by cat speak out

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Florida couple trapped by ‘crazy’ cat describes attack…

Shark attack victim talks about experience

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Man bitten by shark off Manhattan Beach, CA, describes the attack…

Scientists identify what may be the largest flying bird ever

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Scientists have identified what they believe is the largest flying bird ever…

Turtle predicts Brazil vs Germany’s result


A so-called Oracle Turtle has made his pick for the world cup semi-final match between Brazil and Germany…

Child’s family won’t directly accept KFC donation


The family who says their 3-year-old girl was asked to leave a KFC restaurant because her scars disturbed…

Pet care during the July 4th celebrations

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The SPCA is advising pet owners to keep their pets happy and safe over the holiday weekend.

Undercover animal abuse videos could be illegal soon

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Agricultural interests push to make undercover investigations of animal abuse illegal…

Pig dog video goes viral online

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It’s almost impossible not to stare at the dog who’s known as Pig….

Oracle octopus predicts Germany-USA match outcome


World Cup Oracle Octopus Regina predicts outcome for Germany vs USA on Thursday’s game…

KFC: There’s no proof scarred child was asked to leave


KFC says investigations have not found any evidence that an employee asked a 3-year-old girl to leave…

Twenty dogs die in Arizona pet boarding room

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Sheriff’s deputies found 20 dead dogs piled up in a shed on Friday at Green Acres Dog Boarding Facility in Gilbert…

Doctor helps girl from KFC incident

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Doctor offers to help little girl who was attacked by pit bulls…

Second cat cafe comes to San Francisco

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A tea cafe featuring adorable cats is set to open in San Francisco this year. ..

Great white shark off Jersey coast


A group of people on a fishing trip had a close encounter with what looks to be a great white shark…

Macau female panda Xin Xin dies of kidney failure


Xinxin, the female giant panda that Macau received as a gift from Beijing has died from kidney failure…

Is eating dog meat a culinary tradition in China?

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The battle between the culture of eating dog meat in China and humanitarianism…

California mayor resigns over dog poop incident

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The doo-doo has gotten too deep for the mayor of a wealthy Los Angeles suburb who flung dog poop onto a political opponent’s property…

China dog-eaters dodge activists with early feast

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The controversy of the dog meat festival in Guangxi China….

KFC probes whether scarred girl was asked to leave


A KFC restaurant employee in Mississippi allegedly asked a 3-year-old girl to leave because her facial injuries disturbed other patrons…