Category Archive: Animal News

Animals in the News

Jul 17 2014

Video – Shark Chokes on Sea Lion in Australia

Coronation Beach, Australia – Beach goers were shocked to see a large great white shark splashing around near the shore of the beach. This killer predator is responsible for several deaths and multiple injuries to swimmers and surfers in Australia every year. Great White chokes on Sea Lion in Australia Evidence later revealed that the …

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Jul 17 2014

15 African Children Fed to Alligators Because They Were “Cursed!”

A forty-five-year-old Ethiopian woman faced one of the greatest tragedies that could befall a person. She lost her children- all fifteen of them. Not only did she have to deal with the pain of the loss of them, she also had to suffer through knowing what happened to them. Because the tribe that she and …

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Jul 15 2014

Studies Show Owning Pets Can Add Years to Owner’s Life

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Studies have shown that owning pets, primarily dogs, have profound effects on the health of humans and can keep them looking fresh and young. One of the most obvious reasons for this is that dogs undoubtedly increase the activity level of their owners. A researcher at St Andrews University Dr. Feng said, “if you have …

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Jul 14 2014

Giant, 10-foot earthworm found!

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Earthworms are creepy crawlers that give many people the chills upon sight of them. Burrowing deep in the earth and feeding off the remains of the dead, these creatures are amazingly simple. Many people would be surprised to hear that there are earthworms that are nearly 10 feet in length! Many countries around the world …

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Jul 13 2014

Man Feeding Bears Drew Them to Attack Residential Area

A woman who was savagely attacked by a bear at her residence in Florida back in April found evidence about the incident that made her blood boil. Bears are very defensive creatures that do not belong in residential areas with people because of the great risk they are to them. When Terri Frana saw the …

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Jul 11 2014

Model Released For Disrespectful Post About Hunting Animals With Photos

Hunting in Africa has stirred up a lot of controversy for the hunters lately- especially when they post pictures of their conquests online with disrespect. A few weeks ago, a teenage cheerleader made rise in the media and was petitioned to remove the inappropriate photos she posted on her Facebook of her smiling after killing …

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Jul 10 2014

Raju the Elephant Rescued After 50 Years of Shackles and Cruelty

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Raju is an elephant that just recently gained his freedom after nearly half a century of enslavement, starvation and torture. He spent his entire life in the Uttar Pradesh area of India contained to a very small area with spiked shackles on his legs. Everyday, Raju was made to stick his trunk out to passers-by …

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Jul 09 2014

Can Rats See in the Dark?

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Despite what most people would think, rats actually possess a greater intelligence than generally believed. Because they are so commonly used as prey for larger caged animals and for experimentation in laboratories, many people underestimate the intelligence of these creatures. But in fact, they have very sharp senses and are very adaptive to new environments. …

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Jul 08 2014

Man Rescues 400-Pound Black Bear From Drowning in the Gulf

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In Alligator Point, Florida, a black bear that found itself in a bit of a tangle was saved by a nearby biologist. The bear was weak and on the verge of drowning when the biologist made the heroic move of jumping into the gulf to attempt to save the poor bear. It was no easy …

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Jul 07 2014

Fossil of Largest Bird on the Planet Discovered

Bones recently unearthed in South Carolina prove the existence of the largest bird to ever fly over the planet. With an estimated wing-span of nearly 24 feet, this condor would have to get a running start before flight, much like an airplane because its wings were so lengthy. Bearing an approximate weight of 180 pounds, …

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Jul 07 2014

Swimmer Amazingly Survives Great White Shark Attack off Hermosa Pier

Hermosa beach is one of the most popular swimming spots in California. Earlier this week a fisherman that regularly hunts for sharks found himself and some others in trouble, after he riled up a great white shark. After taunting the 7-foot great white shark for nearly an hour in attempts to catch it, the shark …

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Jul 06 2014

The Chimp Haven Houses 110 New Chimpanzees

110 chimpanzees are excited to enter their new home at the Chimp Haven in Louisiana. The Chimp Haven, located in Keithville, is labeled as the national chimpanzee sanctuary. The 110 chimpanzees that were just relocated there came from the New Iberia Chimpanzee Research Center, a place that recently had a lot of controversy surrounding it, …

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Jul 05 2014

Ostracized Mongoose Reintegrated With His Troop By Using Vaporub!

One form of communication that animals are extremely dependent on is scent. Because many lack the capacity to communicate in other ways, some animals use their scents to mark territories, mate and even to identify each other. Recently, one mongoose that is a resident of the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo fell victim to being excluded …

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Jun 30 2014

Virginia Man Encounters Bigfoot

A fisherman in Virginia encounters bigfoot for the second time after having a run in with the mysterious creature 25 years prior but this time he was able to snap a photo of it. Randy O’Neal claims that this is the clearest image of bigfoot that he has personally ever seen and challenges anyone out …

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