Some of the most popular animal stories from the last week include:
- New research shows that dogs' closest wolf ancestors probably went extinct thousands of years ago.
- Your cat probably thinks your a cat, according to new research.
- A touching video was released showing a polar bear cub seeing his mom for the first time.
- A British woman survived a traumatic attack from a raging bull elephant that was later euthanized.
- A shark species thought to be extinct was discovered in an unlikely place -- a Kuwaiti fish market.
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