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Take A Look At Some Of The Best Animal Photos Of The Week

Posted 03.10.2014 | Green

This week has been an interesting one in the weird, wild world of animal news: Scientists say the record cold will have one positive effect -- inva...

PHOTOS: German Shepherd Puppy Plays In The Snow

Posted 02.16.2014 | Green

Some of the most popular animal stories from the last week include: Crocodiles can climb trees to hunt prey from above or below, researchers discov...

So, Crocodiles Can Climb Trees Now

Posted 02.13.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Bryan Nelson: If you thought that climbing a tree was a prudent way to escape a crocodile, think again. New research s...

We Are Animals and Therein Lies Hope for a Better Future

Marc Bekoff | Posted 01.06.2014 | Green
Marc Bekoff

Are humans exceptional and unique? Yes, but so too are other animals. And, just like us, animals want to live in peace and safety -- so let's stop pretending we don't know what they want and need.

This Little Animal's Survival Technique Is Beating Climate Change

Posted 12.21.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss: A new study reveals that climate change might not threaten pikas as much as scientists once thought. P...

Asian Carp DNA Found In Lake Michigan

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A water sample from Lake Michigan's Sturgeon Bay in Wisconsin has tested positive for DNA from invasive Asian carp, alth...

Woman Injured In Shark Attack

AP | Posted 12.28.2013 | Green

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A woman received serious injuries to her arm when she was mauled by a small shark on Monday as she snorkeled off Australia's...

Happy World Animal Day!

Posted 10.04.2013 | Green

October 4 is a glorious day for all you animals lovers out there, because today is World Animal Day. World Animal Day was first observed in 193...

Small Animals Sense Time Differently Than Us

Posted 09.25.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: Time doesn't fly if you're a fly, a new study suggests. In fact, flies excel at dodging our slaps an...

LOOK: Take Me Home!

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 08.03.2012 | Miami

Miami-Dade County took a great stride for animals when a resolution was passed to find a financially sound plan to make the Animal Services shelter a ...

HOOKED: Fisherman Reels In Veteran's Arm

The Huffington Post | Lauren Feldman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Weird News

One fisherman reeled in the biggest catch of his life over the weekend: a fellow angler’s prosthetic arm. Jack Wiseman is an amateur fisherman wh...

It's Quite Simple: Unfollow Trump Jr. on Twitter & 'Fire' Sons From the Show

Randall | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy
Randall

Donald Trump has to deal with his beyond privileged sons, Eric and Donald Jr. Sponsors are starting to pull themselves from Celebrity Apprentice, and why not? As long as these two "sporty" hunters, continue to co-host the program with "daddy," there's no reason to support the show as long as Don Jr. refuses to apologize and drop his "holier than thou," 1983 elitist attitude.

Abused 3-Legged Dog Learns To Surf

Posted 01.24.2012 | Good News

At first look, it's hard to tell there's anything wrong with Onyx. The black Labrador's coat is shiny and healthy, and his tail wags happily when he r...

The Top 10 Animal News Stories Of 2011

Posted 12.27.2011 | Green

2011 was a big year for animals. Throughout the year, scientists made several important discoveries. A new dinosaur species, an ancient eel and sh...

Report: Coyotes Surround Woman, Her Dogs In Lincoln Park

Posted 12.07.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago woman claims she was surrounded by a trio of coyotes while she walked her two dogs in the city's Lincoln Park neighborhood early Tuesday. ...

WATCH: Threatened Species Highlighted In Adorable Animal Videos

Posted 12.04.2011 | Green

These animals might be pretty cute, but they also might not be around much longer. October 4 is World Animal Day. According to The Boston Globe, t...

Critter Beat: Peacock Named 'Fluffy' Reunited With Family & More

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.11.2011 | Chicago

Our first round-up of animal-related news two weeks ago received so much positive feedback that we've decided to bring the feature back on a semi-regu...

Duck, Turtle, Cat: Today In Furry Friends

Posted 08.29.2011 | Chicago

It's been a busy day at HuffPost Chicago and we've been so inundated with animal news in particular that we decided to pull it all together for our fr...

Big Stink Over Dead Rhino

AP | By IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.24.2012 | Weird News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico authorities are making a stink after an odor wafting from a New Mexico property lead them to a foul discovery ...

Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mill In Need Of Homes

NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Forty-five dogs and puppies rescued from a Missouri puppy mill are looking for new homes in our area. The North Shore Animal League America's headq...

Orphaned Baby Sea Otter Living In New York Aquarium (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Aquarium is now home to a cute, cuddly orphan sea otter. Five-month-old Tazo is under the careful supervision of animal keeper Nicole Pi...

South Africa: Huge Surge In Rhino Poaching

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG — South African wildlife authorities say poachers killed 152 endangered rhinoceros in the country so far this year, about 20 more t...

PHOTOS: Baby Leopards Born In Paris Zoo

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) PARIS -- A Paris zoo has announced the birth of two rare Southeast Asian clouded leopards. The two female cubs, named Pati and Jaya, have made t...

Rare Primate Feared Extinct Caught On Camera For First Time

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) GALLE, Sri Lanka — A nocturnal, forest-dwelling primate with orb-like eyes and short limbs was photographed in central Sri Lanka late last ...

Germany Rejects Spanish Bid To Buy Paul The Octopus

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Octopus oracle Paul's prescience wasn't needed to predict how this one would turn out: His aquarium in Germany on Friday gave a resound...