The Weekly Buzz! Elephants May Hold Cancer Cure, Raccoon Thinks She's A Dog, & More

It's been a busy and buzzy week for news relating to pets and wildlife.  You've got to see the Russian robo-cockroach, the raccoon who think she's a dog, and the lost chicken who was found drinking out of a London game store toilet.  Also find out why what researchers have learned about elephants may lead to a cure for cancer.  See the sweetheart of a kitty who saved her master from committing suicide. There's more, of course; check it out!

The Weekly Buzz! Elephant Bash, Alligators On Helium, Cat On Your Head? & More...

A birthday bash for elephants, cats on your head, alligators on helium, and pet poisons, with pet advice from Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson... These stories and more are here for your curiousity at the Weekly Buzz!

Placemat Animals Will Keep Your Kids Entertained

Keeping a small child happy and engaged while the adults are trying to eat and have a decent conversation can be tricky. That is one reason that family restaurants have placemats for coloring. You can have the same thing at home with a Counting Animals Coloring Placemat or a Circus Coloring Placemat.

Lunch With A Side Of Elephant

You could call it "lunchus interruptus." This week tourists at Mana Pools National Park in northern Zimbabwe were enjoying lunch al fresco when they were approached by a bull elephant. They were advised to remain still so they froze and avoided looking at the big boy. One man, Stephen Montague of Ireland, was looking the animal's direction and that seemed to be an issue for the elephant and he tossed Montague and his brother-in-law, Shane Wolf.

The Circus is NOT Coming to Town?

If U.S. Representative Jim Moran had had his way, the days of traveling circuses would have already come to an end. That’s right . . . “lions and tigers and bears . . . oh no!”  In 2014, he took an historic stand for animals by reintroducing the Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act (H.R. 4525), which would end the use of wild and exotic animals in traveling circuses, over concerns about their welfare and safety risks they pose to us.

Humans Help Baby Elephant Reunite With Mom

For anti-poaching rangers in Africa there is no such thing as an "average" day. While their main job is keeping protected animals safe from humans seeking to profit from their demise, there are days when they protect animals in other ways. Earlier this year a group of rangers discovered an elephant calf that was hopelessly lost and worked to return it to Mom and the herd.