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12-year-old girl sells steer for $100,000

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Want a job with no pay, lousy hours and stinky?
Help Wanted: No pay, hours can be lousy, and sometimes it stinks. That plea from animal shelters and rescues across the country doesn't sound very appealing. But thousands of volunteers answer the call every day. "I don't know how we could function without volunteers,...
Help Wanted: No pay, hours can be lousy, and sometimes it stinks. That plea from animal shelters and rescues across the country doesn't sound very appealing. But thousands of volunteers answer the call every day. "I don't know how we could function without volunteers,...
Help Wanted: No pay, hours can be lousy, and sometimes it stinks. That plea from animal shelters and rescues a...
- Posted on October 1, 2014
How do you cheer up an unhappy ape? With a harp!
Terri Tacheny long enjoyed taking her young daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul, except for the Primate House, where she thought the gorillas, orangutans and monkeys often seemed to lack energy. Her solution was a little music. Now Tacheny, a volunteer, plays once a month for ...
Terri Tacheny long enjoyed taking her young daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul, except for the Primate House, where she thought the gorillas, orangutans and monkeys often seemed to lack energy. Her solution was a little music. Now Tacheny, a volunteer, plays once a month for ...
Terri Tacheny long enjoyed taking her young daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul, except for the Primate House, where sh...
- Posted on September 30, 2014
Officials catch cougar roaming Utah neighborhoods
A young mountain lion was let back into the wild Monday, a day after roaming into a Salt Lake City neighborhood and forcing dozens of families to stay inside their homes for hours. No people or pets were injured. But the hunt for the 2-year-old cougar caused quite a commotio...
A young mountain lion was let back into the wild Monday, a day after roaming into a Salt Lake City neighborhood and forcing dozens of families to stay inside their homes for hours. No people or pets were injured. But the hunt for the 2-year-old cougar caused quite a commotio...
A young mountain lion was let back into the wild Monday, a day after roaming into a Salt Lake City neighborhood and f...
- Posted on September 25, 2014
Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job
For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken. Casey the bear, seen in "Evan Almighty" and other movies, had that demand writt...
For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken. Casey the bear, seen in "Evan Almighty" and other movies, had that demand writt...
For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but ca...
- Posted on September 22, 2014
How do you fix a panda’s tooth? Very carefully
The San Diego Zoo's giant female panda has been known to chew on bamboo up to 12 hours a day. So when Bai Yun chipped a lower tooth, veterinarians had to fix it. The 23-year-old panda went to the dentist Wednesday. She got a shot to make her numb and got the chip repaired, a...
The San Diego Zoo's giant female panda has been known to chew on bamboo up to 12 hours a day. So when Bai Yun chipped a lower tooth, veterinarians had to fix it. The 23-year-old panda went to the dentist Wednesday. She got a shot to make her numb and got the chip repaired, a...
The San Diego Zoo's giant female panda has been known to chew on bamboo up to 12 hours a day. So when Bai Yun chipped...
- Posted on September 15, 2014
Dog’s tummy was chock full of socks!
A 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable when its owners took him to an emergency animal hospital. X-rays showed a stomach full of "a large quantity of foreign material." Nearly two hours of surgery later, Dr. Ashley Magee had the answer. The dog had consumed 43 1/2 socks. ...
A 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable when its owners took him to an emergency animal hospital. X-rays showed a stomach full of "a large quantity of foreign material." Nearly two hours of surgery later, Dr. Ashley Magee had the answer. The dog had consumed 43 1/2 socks. ...
A 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable when its owners took him to an emergency animal hospital. X-rays showed ...
- Posted on September 7, 2014
“Dreadnoughtus” dwarfs 7 elephants
Researchers studying the remains of a dinosaur that was bigger than seven bull elephants. The scientists have given it an equally colossal name, Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing." Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones will help reveal secrets about some of the...
Researchers studying the remains of a dinosaur that was bigger than seven bull elephants. The scientists have given it an equally colossal name, Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing." Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones will help reveal secrets about some of the...
Researchers studying the remains of a dinosaur that was bigger than seven bull elephants. The scientists have given i...
- Posted on September 7, 2014
This little dog’s got the moves!
Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy, too. The 4-year-old, 5-pound Pomeranian blazed into the 60th edition of the Guinness World Records book. It comes out Sept. 10. He can run 10 meters (9.1 yards) on his hind legs in 6.56 seconds ...
Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy, too. The 4-year-old, 5-pound Pomeranian blazed into the 60th edition of the Guinness World Records book. It comes out Sept. 10. He can run 10 meters (9.1 yards) on his hind legs in 6.56 seconds ...
Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy, too. The 4-year-old, 5-pound Pomeran...
- Posted on September 1, 2014
What turned a lobster blue?
A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster. WCSH-TV reports Jay LaPlante of the Miss Meghan Lobster Catch company caught the creature in Scarborough on Saturday morning. LaPlante and daughter Meghan were hau...
A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster. WCSH-TV reports Jay LaPlante of the Miss Meghan Lobster Catch company caught the creature in Scarborough on Saturday morning. LaPlante and daughter Meghan were hau...
A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster. ...
- Posted on August 29, 2014
12-year-old girl sells steer for $100,000
A 12-year-old girl needs a bigger piggy bank. Shaelye Varner showed the grand champion steer at the Illinois State Fair, then sold it at auction for a whopping $100,000. That shattered last year's fair record of $62,000. Large companies like AT&T, Monsanto and DeK...
A 12-year-old girl needs a bigger piggy bank. Shaelye Varner showed the grand champion steer at the Illinois State Fair, then sold it at auction for a whopping $100,000. That shattered last year's fair record of $62,000. Large companies like AT&T, Monsanto and DeK...
A 12-year-old girl needs a bigger piggy bank. Shaelye Varner showed the grand champion steer at the Illinois S...
- Posted on August 16, 2014