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Fish Travel to U.S. In Tsunami Debris

A lot of debris has made it across the Pacific Ocean since the tsunami in Japan back in 2011. So when an 18-foot skiff washed up on a beach in Washington State in late March there didn't seem to be anything surprising about it -- until they took a look inside and found a compartment with live fish swimming inside.

Royal Antelope vs Dik-dik: Does Size Really Matter?

While the Dik-dik called Aluna is stealing the current animal kingdom's spotlight, it wasn't too long ago, the public and the Twittersphere went agaga over the birth of a Royal Antelope. So what's all this fuss about? Well, apparently miniature versions of larger breeds hold a special place in our hearts.

Is The Camel As Much A Political Animal As The Elephant & Donkey?

While the two-party system would probably never consider changing their political icons, it's odd that very seldom (if ever) do you see one of our political figures riding either a donkey or elephant? And with the 21st Century well on its way and since both parties are often criticized for being stuck in the past, perhaps it's time for one of them to update their logo as a way to energize their base and motivate their constituencies.

SPCA Saves Deserted Tarantula In New York!

If your neighbors moved away and you noticed that they had left their pet dog, cat or bird behind, you would probably do something to rescue the neglected animal. But what if it was a tarantula?

Professor Speaks At Symposium About The Problems Of Trying De-Extinction

If you think you don't know what de-extinction is, think Jurassic Park. The movie franchise was a series of adventures in de-extinction. When Michael Crichton penned the first novel the idea was still fairly far-fetched to most people. Now science is standing on the doorstep of such possibilities becoming a reality.

Live Lobsters Removed From German Supermarkets

The Albert Schweitzer Foundation, an animal rights activist group formed to alleviate the suffering of farmed animals, has successfully convinced the majority of major German supermarkets to stop selling live lobsters. This and other animal rights organizations have pushed for removing lobsters from chain markets for a variety of reasons that contribute to the large crustacean’s “pain and suffering.”

Polar Bear Needs To Take A Dance Lesson From A Sea Lion? [Video]

On Dancing With The Stars, we've learned that sometimes the least coordinated human can learn to dance. Save folks like Wynonna Judd who was recently voted off the current season, others like Donnie Osmond and Kirstie Alley (not known for being able to 'shake their tail feathers') proved not only able to excel quickly, but in some cases win the competition. But what about the animal kingdom- do they also have the moves?

Sony's Animalia Launches #TechforPets For Our Pets

While pet toys are in abundance in today's marketplace, a much overlooked product line for our pets has been technological gadgets. While humans have benefited and progressed with each new technological advancement, our pets have not been privy to some of our favorite toys. Well, all that is now changing as Sony's Animalia line launches some very innovative pet technology.

Metamorphosis Of The Butterfly Celebrated In 366th Birthday Google Doodle

Google Doodles are considered today world famous. Whether commemorating an individual famous accomplishment or celebrating a noted celebrity's birthday. Google is more than often aprepos at hitting our sweet spot when it prompts us to remember some of the famous folks that made significant contributions to mankind over the years.