Approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters annually every year. Of those, approximately 3.3 million are dogs and 3.2 million are cats.

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Posted by John P. Barker

Elephants love playing in mud and water, but sometimes things get a bit out of control.  In this case, this poor pachyderm got in a little over his... trunk.

 

Posted by Rebecca West

Did you know that the combination of a bird's body language and the noises it makes can speak volumes as to how it's feeling?

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Imagine going out for a peaceful day of fishing, feeling a tug on your line, and pulling this monster out of the water!  How would you even release it back into the wild?!

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Meet Zeke.  He is far more talented at shooting hoops than I am.  I can barely dribble the ball...

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It is April, so ther baseball season has beguns. They asked me to throw outs ther first ball. I buried it in ther litter box insteads.

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Guard your cheese and sausages when travelling through Manchester England's airport.  Apparently the sniffer dogs there prefer those delicious scents over that of marijuana and cocaine...

It wasn't exactly a Great Train Robbery but a Japanese train was held up – for 19 whole minutes – by a cat who just wanted a warm place to chill out.

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Oooo! Humans can blow bubbles too! Who knew?