Posted August 17, 2018 by Creature Features

A pet-owner from Belleville, Illinois got that sinking feeling while trying to rescue his escaped parrot from the middle of a mud-choked lake bed.

Posted August 6, 2018 by Creature Features

Good on this couple for not leaving their 'kid' at home or in the car while shopping at Walmart. Bonus points for the backpack carrier resplendent in shades of graze.

Posted August 1, 2018 by Creature Features

Or should we say, 'In post-soviet Russia, bear share watermelon with YOU!'

Posted July 17, 2018 by Creature Features

A young woman from Weinan, China who bought a highly venomous snake from an online retailer is now comatose with no brain activity after her new serpentine pet bit her on the finger.

Posted June 6, 2018 by Ron Callari

Reality stars are a dime a dozen. However when they enhance their star-power with the power of the people, namely attracting millions of followers on social media — then you’re talking about them ascending to another realm of celebrity.

Posted June 5, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Once upon a time on the Yucatan peninsula there lived a beautiful princess who fell in love with the prince of a rival tribe. Their love was forbidden and they could never marry. When the prince was caught he was sentenced to death. A shaman took pity on the couple and changed the prince into a beetle that could be decorated. The princess was able to wear her love over her heart as a piece of jewelry -- or so the story goes. That is supposedly why women in Mexico wear live Maquesh beetles as jewelry.

Posted May 20, 2018 by Creature Features

A pet pig's thunderous snoring has so infuriated a Chinese family's neighbors, the formerly petite piglet's keepers have had to move out a half-dozen times... and counting.

Posted May 17, 2018 by Creature Features

A sixty-pound stray pig seen sauntering down Eagle Ave. in the South Bronx has had its bacon saved by the Animal Care Center of New Pork, er, New York City.