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Why Our Canine Domesticus Look So Much Like Us?

How many times have you looked at someone’s dog and said, “my God, that pooch looks just like its master?” You might have pondered yourself that being compared visually to your furry pals might have had something to do with why we call them “man’s best friend.” Others might take offense at the similarities, particularly if we’re talking about a “bulldog” or the derogatory term “bitch” that’s been associated. . .

Dusty, The Klepto Kitty, Is A One-Cat Crime Wave

Dusty, the cat, is the most famous cat burglar ever to strike in San Mateo, California. He has stolen hundreds of items in his home neighborhood and everyone there knows where to check for missing items -- from underwear and swim suits to a bag of water balloons and a couple of Frisbees. The local kids have been learning the hard way not to leave anything outside overnight.

Lions And Tigers And Bears And -- Jeans? -- Oh My!

One of the most certain ways to make sure that you have the coolest jeans in town has long been making sure that your pair was heavily distressed and the more ripped the better. It used to take weeks and months of heavy wear to get them right where we wanted them to be. Now you can buy them pre-torn, but what if you could get jeans where every rip and tear was made by a lion, or tiger, or bear -- oh, my!

Stuck Dog Is A "Chip" Off The Old Cinder Block

There are times when dogs are really smart. And then there are times when dogs are, well, not so much. Take the case of a little dachshund in Phoenix, Arizona, who got himself stuck in a decorative cinder block in a wall last month. He had been in the middle of a daring nighttime escape attempt when everything went terribly wrong.

Didya Know Didga The Cat Rides A Skateboard?

There are people out there who say that cats can't be trained. The truth be told is that they can be trained, they just often choose not to be. For Didga, possibly one of the coolest cats on the planet, it was a choice to be awesome. She and her best friend, Robert Dollwet, worked together to get her cool moves down pat and on video.

PBS ‘Snow Monkeys’ Captures Unlikely Friendship Between Leader & Low-Ranker

Snow Monkeys’ producer and cinematographer Joe Pontecorvo and his wife Nimmida sought to capture the life of Japanese Macaques deep within the snow-covered mountains of Northern Japan, in a valley named Jigokudani, meaning “Hell Valley,” which is also referred to as the Japanese Alps.

Wild and Woolly: Elephant And Sheep Are BFFs

Themba the elephant was orphaned when his mother fell off a cliff when he was just six months old. He was rescued by humans and taken to the Shamwari Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in South Africa. Since baby elephants nurse from their mothers for up to two years and Themba wouldn't take the bottle he was in danger of starvation -- that is until he met Albert the sheep.

Koko The Gorilla’s Bond With Robin Williams (Video)

With a friendship spanning almost 14 years, Robin Williams met Koko, the gorilla, at the Gorilla Foundation in Woodside, CA back in 2001. Going deeper than the old cliché:  “monkey sees, monkey does,” it's been said that our now-departed beloved comedian and Koko experienced a genuine bond.

Oh Grate! The Top 10 Animals Stuck In, On & Under Manhole Covers

Life in modern society ain't always easy for humans, so let's cut our animal friends some slack – literally – when they get themselves into sticky situations trying to navigate our unnatural urban infrastructure. It would help, however, if they'd stop trying to use sewer grates and manhole covers as doors. Just sayin'.

Modern-Day Three Bears: Panda Triplets, First Known Surviving Trio

July 29th was an auspicious day. It marked the birth date of the first known surviving panda triplets. The 12-year-old Chinese mother, named Juxiao (which translated means “chrysanthemum smile.”) who delivered the three little bears at Guangzhou’s Chimelong Safari Park waits anxiously with the rest of the world who are all rooting for their survival.


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