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I'm With Stupid: Giving a Rat's Patootie About Looking Cuter

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.27.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I feel sorry for rats; I really do. They supposedly make great pets, and their faces are every bit as cute as those of gerbils and mice. But there's just something about that tail -- that hairless, wormlike tail -- that creeps people out.

Icky Study Suggests Hyena Isn't To Blame For Bad Smell

| Beth Skwarecki | Posted 11.13.2013 | Science

To a hyena, a grass stalk like this is an olfactory Facebook. He can tell from a sniff which other hyenas are in the area: male or female, young or ol...

WARNING: Safaris Are Highly Addictive! A Primer for the Adventure of a Lifetime (PHOTOS)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 04.13.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy


Sandy Hook Elementary: Where Scar Killed Simba

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Dr. Faheem Younus

Mr. President, you are our Mufasa. You cannot say that "each time I learn the news I react not as a President, but as anybody else would -- as a parent." Let us -- the mothers, fathers and teachers -- react as parents but you must react as a President.

Searching For Lions In Botswana

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.19.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I grab my flashlight and shoot the beam towards the coals of the fire. Two dog-like mottled shapes. Four electrified eyes.

Hyena Poop Reveals Wild Animals' 'Observation' Of Lent

Posted 04.07.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/04/2012 08:32 PM EDT on LiveScience Humans aren't the only ones who give up certai...

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 6

Ken White | Posted 05.20.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

There is so much to say about lions. These are striking animals. Habituated as they obviously are to our vehicles, one is almost drawn to reach out a hand to touch the lions. Almost... I suspect that would be a very good way to lose a hand.

PHOTOS: Psychic Animals -- A Cat That Predicted 50 Deaths, Dogs That Sense Seizures And More!

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We know that animals can be extremely intuitive creatures. Whether you think that snakes can sense impending natural disasters, or that a cat predicte...

WATCH: Decoding The Hyenas' Laugh

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In this clip from Reuters, researchers from France and California have made progress decoding the infamous laugh of the hyena to better understand its...

We're Cute Too! The Most Underrated Adorable Animals (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Eve Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Certain animals have a stigma about them and just don't get enough credit. This week, HuffPost Green thought we'd give a little bit of love to the cut...

This Week in Animals: Loving Lions, Smart Dogs, Chinese Pandas and More! (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We posted some incredible animal stories this week on the HuffPost Green page, including scientific studies, animal videos and adorable photos. Vote f...

Bronx Zoo Gets Hyenas From Denver Zoo

New York Times | Jennifer 8. Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For the first time at least 30 years, the Bronx Zoo will be home to hyenas, courtesy of the Denver Zoo. A sister-brother pair of spotted hyenas, also ...

Stop the Madoff Guilty Plea!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Once again, Bernie Madoff is about to steal something of importance from us -- the right to a really juicy, lengthy, painful and entertaining trial that drags him and his family through the muck.