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Posted January 27, 2017 by Creature Features

Shoplifting squirrels with a craving for candy bars have snatched several dozen snacks from a Toronto convenience store and the store owners are getting fed up with their thievery.

Posted January 27, 2017 by Creature Features

His owners describe Strider as being “fat and lazy” but the 10-year-old black house cat redeemed himself by alerting the oblivious humans that their home was being burglarized.

Posted January 26, 2017 by Creature Features

A 10-year-old surfer riding the waves north of Sydney, Australia was photo-bombed by an 8-foot-long Great White Shark.

Posted January 26, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Beavers are the most amazing creatures. Most people don't realize that these industrious animals are actually rodents. In fact they are the second-largest rodent in the world, right behind the capybara of South America. My brother Bud, who lives in Alberta, Canada, recently sent me this awesome video of a beaver family rebuilding their home near Calgary after a period of Chinook winds had warmed temperatures, which cause ice to melt and collapse, which wiped out their previous home.

Posted January 25, 2017 by Ron Callari

The Chinese Zodiac, known as Sheng Xiao is based on a twelve-year cycle, where each year within that cycle relates to a specific animal. The 12 animals break down as such: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. If you want to find the Lunar Calendar Animal for the year of your birth, you can use this Chinese Zodiac calculator.

Posted January 24, 2017 by Lady Bee

Wanted: Professional and amateur photographers who love pets.  You and/or your pet subjects must have a sense of humor.

Posted January 24, 2017 by Creature Features

A lobster caught off Canada's east coast was lovelier than most thanks to a cute heart-shaped barnacle 'tattoo' centered on its back shell.

Posted January 24, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Animals ending up on the field during a soccer match is not an unusual thing. However it is unusual for more than one kind of animal to show up on the field in a single game. Earlier this month in Mexico the teams from Pacheco and Jaguares were in the second half of a game when a dog pranced happily onto the field in Hidalgo Stadium. After his departure a cat later showed up to interrupt the game.