And The Winners Are.... 13 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

With so many beneficial goals for wildlife welfare, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards celebrates its first year by announcing the winners of its first competition, a lucky 13 photographs of the 1,502 submitted by photographers from 54 countries.  This wild European hamster, captured by camera 'in flight,' won the top prize for Austrian photographer Julian Rad.  Wow!  Read on to catch the other 12 hilarious winners!

Mythical Creatures That Were Real! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Were (are) dragons real?  What about giant centipedes?  This video displays some interesting evidence that these creatures actually did exist.

Beware: Animals That Sleep With One Eye Open

Like almost all expressions, there's an origin for the sleeping-with-one-eye open saying. That's because certain animals and reptiles are known for doing it. Can you guess which ones?

How Scary Is A Troll Cat?

Most of us have never heard of a Troll Cat. So what is it? Well, it is a creature common in old Scandinavian folklore. The cat was reputed to have been created by witches from human hair, nails, wood shavings, and other such items. Once brought to life the cat would suck milk from the teats of cows and steal cream from neighboring households only to bring it back and spit it back out in the witch's milk pail.

The Fly Vs. The Fly -- The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

With Halloween upon us, how could some crazy monster videos not creep into the Animal Video of the Day?  In this case, we have a fun (and somewhat gruesome) comparison of two of my personal favorite films.  The original The Fly is a product of its time; fun, cheesy, and just plain entertaining.  David Cronenberg's re-imagining of this film is also a product of its time--but requires quite a strong stomach to sit through...

The Weekly Buzz! Mysterious Calls Of The Wild, Snarky Cats, Monkeys In Human Jobs, & More...

Researchers are learning some spooky stuff about animal communication and what the 'calls of the wild' mean. Can you believe that even their zookeepers never heard resident giraffes exchange vocalizations? I'll report why, along with what a certain male monkey doesn't possess if his calls are low and loud, and which house cats have the biggest attitudes.  Plus there's news about ....

Jon Stewart's Animal Sanctuary And Educational Center Begins On New Jersey Farm

With comedy and interviews behind him, Daily Show host Jon Stewart and his family have decided to open an animal sanctuary and educational center on a 12-acre farm they purchased in Middleton, New Jersey.