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Monkey Business Around the World: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 4

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.28.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Monkeys are the most widely scattered primates around the world after humans, and they never cease to delight with their antics - as opposed to humans.

Our Endangered Great Ape Cousins, Section III -- Orangutans: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 3

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.21.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Once Orangutans roamed over much of Asia. Now you'll only find these fantastic red-haired creatures in Sumatra and Borneo.

Our Endangered Great Ape Cousins, Section II - Chimpanzees and Bonobos: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.13.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

After taking a glimpse last week at gorillas as they confront an ever harsher battle against extinction, it's time to look at two other members of the...

Our Endangered Great Ape Cousins, Section I - Gorillas: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 1

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.06.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

As international experts warn that over half the world's primates face extinction and, in their latest report, call for urgent action to protect human...

Jimmy Butler's 6,000 Pound Fish Tank Plays Music For His Fish

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.13.2015 | Weird News

Jimmy Butler won't be able to carry his new boombox on his shoulder. That's because it houses 50 fish and weighs 6,000 pounds.  The 26-ye...

Blue Ocean Film Festival Makes Waves In Monaco, As Cop21 Approaches

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 11.12.2015 | Green
James Marshall Crotty

The just-concluded Blue Ocean Festival and Conservation Summit aims to correct that imbalance. Blue offers a rare chance to see a range of long and short films exclusively focused on marine protection.

Sara Boboltz

Nature Documentaries Are Way More Fake Than You Thought

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment

Filming animals takes a long, boring time -- but some of the things producers have done to speed things up may surprise you.

My Kid Is an Animal! (And So Is Yours)

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.25.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The mission of the Unjunk Yourself videos is to take some of the messages about health passed around among concerned adults and convert them into a medium that is of, by, and for kids themselves.

Animal Planet's 'Puppy Bowl' Dominates Cable Ratings

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2015 | Media

By Kevin Noonan LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In what's no surprise for one of the premiere events in the puppy sports landscape, Animal...

WATCH: Meet The Pooches Of Puppy Bowl 2015

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.30.2015 | Green

Apparently there's a little football game on this Sunday, but the dog lovers of the world will likely miss it all in favor of the television event tha...

The Puppy Bowl's Utterly Adorable And Powerful Adoption Message

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2015 | Good News

Millions of fans are going to be glued to their TV screens this Sunday, and there will be one important question on their minds: just who will emerge ...

Discovery Channel Is Getting Rid Of Fake Shows

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment

Looks like Discovery won't be finding new evidence on mermaids anytime soon. Despite its ratings success with shows like "Mermaids: The Body Found"...

Thank You, WebMD, for my High-Tech Hypochondria

Abby Heugel | Posted 08.10.2014 | Comedy
Abby Heugel

Anyone who has ever logged on to WebMD knows that typing in more than one symptom can result in a diagnosis of hypochondria and then side effects from drugs you're not even taking.

Discovery Just Bought A TV Channel For Your Dog

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.11.2014 | TV

Finally, there's a way for your dog to relax after a ruff day. Discovery Communications, which owns Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, just ...

WATCH: Did The Only Network Devoted To Animals Actually Hurt Them?

Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

Journalist James West recently reported on alleged animal neglect and cruelty that occurred behind-the-scenes at the only television network solely de...

Forget About The Puppies And Gear Up For Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 02.01.2014 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adorably wide-eyed, fluffy and in need of a loving home is an unusual description for a football player. But it's perfect for th...

Twerking Baby Sloths (VIDEO)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Lucy Cooke

The sloths are set to take over the world. Not bad going for an animal with a reputation for being lazy.

What Foods Are Irresistible To Bigfoot?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.07.2013 | Weird News

The way to a Bigfoot's heart may be through its stomach, according to one of the stars of the Animal Planet series "Finding Bigfoot." Cast member J...

'Pit Bulls and Parolees' Moves To Louisiana

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 12.30.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A pit bull is trapped at the bottom of a pumping station near a New Orleans levee. Rescuers joined by a Louisiana prison inmate o...

Corgi Puppies Learning To Walk And Climb.. Does It Get Any Better?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.09.2013 | Good News

These 3-week-old Corgi pups are practicing using their short little legs to walk and climb, but some of them are having a really ruff time. Sorry,...

Andy Campbell

Our Bigfoot Hunt Reveals ... SOMETHING IN THE WATER

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.09.2013 | Weird News

It was pitch black. We couldn't make a sound. And all we had to protect us were vision cameras, sticks, and a few chicken wings. We heard a splash...

I'm With Stupid: On the Trail of Colorado's Cunning Cryptids

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.16.2013 | Denver
Todd Hartley

There's a program on Animal Planet called Finding Bigfoot that really ought to be called "Looking for Bigfoot" for reasons that need no explanation.

Which 'SNL' Alum Has A Shark Tank In His House?

Posted 08.12.2013 | TV

Shark Week may be over for the Discovery Channel this year, but there's one TV star who gets to celebrate every day. On Monday's episode of "Today,...

Can Stories Save Our Oceans? Talking With Animal Planet's Mermaids Creator

Brenda Peterson | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Stories, as much as science, can wake us up to what's really happening in our blue planet. As we celebrate World Oceans' Day, many people are debating the existence of mermaids, after watching Animal Planet's Mermaids: The New Evidence.

Animal Planet's Game-Changing Hoax

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 07.29.2013 | TV

The most-watched telecast in Animal Planet’s history is about mermaids. Sunday’s “documentary” Mermaids: The New Evidence delivered 3.6 mil...