Category Archive: Animal News

Animals in the News

Aug 15 2014

Swimmer Chased by Crocodile in Mexico

A tourist is thanking his lucky stars after escaping a huge crocodile that chased him down in Mexico. This footage was filmed by Manuel Cerrara from the Boca Paila Bridge in Mexico’s Sian Ka’an. Tourist Chased by Huge Crocodile in Mexico The locals stated how they wouldn’t dare go into the water in these parts …

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Aug 06 2014

Monster Hammerhead Shark Killed in Saham

Endangered hammerhead shark caught and killed in Saham. It really saddens me to see such an enormous thing of beautiful killed like this especially a creature on the endangered species list like the hammerhead shark. I’m still in awe of the pictures for multiple reasons. It’s huge, I’ve never see a giant hammerhead like this before. …

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Aug 04 2014

2nd American Infected with Ebola

Another American has been infected with the Ebola virus since this new outbreak in July and August of 2014. The missionary Nancy Writebol is expected to land in Atlanta, Georgia tomorrow after spending time in Liberia. Ebola has killed more than 700 people in 2014 since the outbreak of this deadly non-curable virus. This is …

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Jul 25 2014

Has the Sixth Mass Extinction on Planet Earth Already Begun?

Though it is well known that many species are currently facing endangerment, the seriousness and extent of the issue aren’t as well known.  Judging by the great drops in the numbers of many species around the world, the familiar processes, and the beginning of drastic changes in the ecosystem, scientists worry that the sixth mass …

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Jul 25 2014

Creepy Insect Species Discovered

The biggest aquatic insect on earth was discovered in China’s Sichuan province about 2 weeks ago. This scary looking insect is something straight out of your nightmares. With huge pincers and a large wing span I couldn’t imagine what kind of horror it would bring if it was the size of a F-150 pick up …

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Jul 24 2014

Meet the Deadly Leopard Seal

Though most common seals appear cute and cuddly, this can be quite deceiving.  There are species of seals that are deadly, and if one is found within a close proximity of the creature, faces severe danger. The Leopard Seal, that resides in the arctic, has been labeled as one of the most vicious and deadly …

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Jul 23 2014

Are You Putting Your Dog’s Health at Risk?

While many people like to believe that their dogs possess a great intelligence, it is simply not true.  Though some breeds are more evolved than others, most dogs do not have a great mental capacity.  Their intelligence is limited to not much more than basic survival.  Whether dogs can interpret the concept of cause and …

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Jul 22 2014

Snake Charming: Not as Impressive as it Seems

Snakes are naturally aggressive, reactive and dangerous creatures. Humans exercise great caution when faced with a snake. They can be quite malignant, and certain species can take a victim’s life in a few seconds with their venom. Though most people go through great measures to avoid these reptiles, others seek them out. Some brave people …

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Jul 21 2014

Prairie Dog Passes The Plague on to Residents in Colorado

Prairie dogs are adorable little critters seen in many parts of the United States, usually living in the wild, but are sometimes kept as pets.  They are a type of ground squirrel that lives in the ground, but get the title of dog because their habitat and warning call sound much like the bark of …

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Jul 20 2014

Green Anaconda Set Loose in New Jersey’s Largest Lake!

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Lake Hopatcong is the largest fresh water lake in New Jersey, measuring about four square miles. Most of the shoreline has houses, bars and restaurants around it, and the lake is popular for boating and swimming. There is even a state park that contains it. Recently something that could be an extreme potential danger to …

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Jul 19 2014

Does Reverse Evolution Exist?

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A family that lives in Turkey has fascinated people and scientists around the world for years.  What is interesting about them is in the way they move.  The entire family gets around differently from almost every other mobile human on the planet.  They walk on all fours. A total of five brothers and sisters are …

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Jul 18 2014

Sigfried and Roy Welcome Three New Rare White Tigers to Their Secret Garden

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Even after Roy Horn of the famous duo Siegfried and Roy was partially paralyzed by a tiger, his passion for large felines never faltered. Yesterday, him and partner, Sigfried Fischbacher introduced a new set of white lions during a celebration at their Secret Garden habitat on the Las Vegas Strip. Located in the Mirage Casino, …

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Jul 18 2014

Diver Helps Sea Turtle

Diver Cameron Dietrich noticed a struggling sea turtle while diving off the coast of Mexico and decided to lend a helping hand. As Colin Sutton filmed the moment with his Go-Pro cam, Dietrich entered the water and attempted to save the turtle who was wrapped up in some type of rope. Once freed from the …

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Jul 17 2014

Is Your Cat Fat? New Invention, The Bistro, Can Help

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Not only is obesity in humans becoming rampant in humans in today’s world, it has become an issue with domesticated animals as well. The percentage of obesity in cats has actually far surpassed that of humans and any other animal. At a whopping 57.6% of domesticated cats suffering from obesity, it is about time something …

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