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Adorable Puppy Bowl Puppies Revealed!

Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment

Are you ready for some puppies?! While Sunday's NFL conference championships will decide which teams will participate in the Super Bowl, the bigges...

Pit Bull Survives Horrible Fire

David Mizejewski | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green
David Mizejewski

Everyone assumed Spooky perished in the fire along with Mike's three cats. But when clean up workers began going through the burned out rubble, Spooky rose from the ashes relatively unscathed.

Watch: Lizard Plays Video Game

David Mizejewski | Posted 02.13.2012 | Green
David Mizejewski


Grown Woman Terrified Of Kittens

Posted 01.28.2012 | Entertainment

While the rest of the internet purrs over them, one woman cowers in fear at... kittens. On an upcoming episode of "My Extreme Animal Phobia," a wom...

Ross Matthews and the Screaming Hairy Armadillo

David Mizejewski | Posted 01.11.2012 | Green
David Mizejewski

I recently made my debut appearance on Chelsea Lately on E!, so this week's Animal Oddity is about fun television segments.

Wild Killer Whales Put on a Show

David Mizejewski | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green
David Mizejewski

Residents of Puget Sound's Vashon Island were recently treated to the sight of dozens of killer whales hunting for salmon. What's odd about the event is how close these massive predators came to shore.

Wendy Williams Handles Scorpion and Giant Toad

David Mizejewski | Posted 12.28.2011 | Celebrity
David Mizejewski


Grown Man Is Tearfully Terrified Of Pit Bull Puppy

Posted 12.22.2011 | Entertainment

It's become a cliche, a trite bit of lazy cartooning or children's show writing, to feature a gigantic mountain of a tough guy, intimidating to all, s...

New Antelope Discovered in Plain Sight

David Mizejewski | Posted 12.17.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

There are actually dozens of specimens in museums and the animal has been recorded in the wild for decades. In fact, you can often find it in local food markets.

Odd Animal Removal Service

David Mizejewski | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

Check out the photo below. Something is not quite right about it.

It's Easy to Hate Animal Hoarders

David Mizejewski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

The recent success of several television shows dealing with the issue of hoarding is due to what I call the train-wreck effect. Getting to go behind the veil into the homes of people with extreme hoarding behavior is like looking at a horrible accident: it's traumatizing to see but you just can't look away.

Bizarre Animal Persecuted to Extinction on False Assumption

David Mizejewski | Posted 11.04.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski


David Moye

'Hillbilly Handfishin' Hope To Hook People On Fishing With Hands And Feet (VIDEO) | David Moye | Posted 09.27.2011 | Weird News

Most people are perfectly content to use a rod and reel to fish, but a small cadre of people want a more intimate experience with their seafood. Fo...

Is 'Heidi Fleiss: Prostitutes To Parrots' Problematic?

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 09.26.2011 | Green

Of all the ways to redeem oneself after being jailed for running a prostitution ring for wealthy clients, driving under the influence, and possessing ...

Wild Cougar Confirmed in Connecticut

David Mizejewski | Posted 09.25.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

Each year, dozens of reports come in from people who believe they have seen large, tawny colored cats in states where no such animals are officially documented. What are the animals that so many people claim to be seeing?

Can You Identify This Giant Insect With No Mouth?

David Mizejewski | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski


The Strangest Cat-Related Video You'll Ever See

David Mizejewski | Posted 09.07.2011 | Comedy
David Mizejewski


Are "Humanzees" Possible?

David Mizejewski | Posted 08.16.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

Shockingly, during the Cold War, Russian scientists actually carried out experiments where they inseminated unsuspecting human females with hybrid embryos created in a lab.

Lee Speigel

Forget Loch Ness! You Can Probably Find A Real Monster In A Lake Close To Home | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

You don't have to travel all the way to Scotland's Loch Ness to search for a real monster. There may be one lurking in water much closer to home. F...

Should Scientists Recreate Extinct Species?

David Mizejewski | Posted 07.31.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

In light of the current global mass extinction crisis, should we try to bring back extinct species such as the quagga or the woolly mammoth?

Corvids Are Oddly Intelligent

David Mizejewski | Posted 07.26.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

Anyone who's ever watched crows or jays in their backyard has undoubtedly seen evidence of these birds' intelligence, whether stashing food for a later date or teaming up to mob and drive away hawks.

Garden for Wildlife Month Ends This Weekend

David Mizejewski | Posted 07.26.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

Full disclosure: I work for National Wildlife Federation. But I believe so strongly that our gardens can fit into the local ecosystem and invite back wildlife forced into ever-shrinking wild areas that I'm not ashamed to make a "shameless" plug.

Nice Day For A Swim, But Watch Out For Those Armed Giant Japanese Salamanders

Animal Planet | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

In the strange world of animals, it's hard to top the giant Japanese salamander in the category of creepy-looking. Animal Planet "River Monsters" host...

Pandora Boxx Doesn't Molest Butterflies

David Mizejewski | Posted 07.09.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

This week's Animal Oddity is all about butterflies and drag queens.

David Moye

Got A 'Cat From Hell'? Call Jackson Galaxy | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

If you have a cat from hell, Jackson Galaxy may be the guy who can get little Mittens to start acting normal. Well, normal as a cat can be, anyway...