A pig's tale: Police take Ramone home
To serve and protect is a common police motto. In western Michigan, it extends even to pigs. Grand Rapids police say they rescued a 6-month-old pig named Ramone on Thursday. The pet got away from his home in the city's Eastown neighborhood and approached Officer Jeremy Huffm...
To serve and protect is a common police motto. In western Michigan, it extends even to pigs. Grand Rapids police say they rescued a 6-month-old pig named Ramone on Thursday. The pet got away from his home in the city's Eastown neighborhood and approached Officer Jeremy Huffm...
To serve and protect is a common police motto. In western Michigan, it extends even to pigs. Grand Rapids poli...
- Posted on August 25, 2013
Would you have a skunk for a pet? She does!
Keili Woodruff owns two parrots and a cat, but the 16-year-old resident of Bay City has another pet that causes people to do double takes: a baby skunk. His name is King Leon, in homage to the alternative rock band Kings of Leon. He's a 5-month-old, black furball with white...
Keili Woodruff owns two parrots and a cat, but the 16-year-old resident of Bay City has another pet that causes people to do double takes: a baby skunk. His name is King Leon, in homage to the alternative rock band Kings of Leon. He's a 5-month-old, black furball with white...
Keili Woodruff owns two parrots and a cat, but the 16-year-old resident of Bay City has another pet that causes peop...
- Posted on August 25, 2013
Rare hedgehogs named for England's new prince
Three rare albino hedgehog babies, born on the same day as Britain's new prince, have moved into a miniature castle at a Moscow petting zoo in Russia. George, Alexander and Louis are named after the Prince of Cambridge, who has those three names. On Thursday, the hedg...
Three rare albino hedgehog babies, born on the same day as Britain's new prince, have moved into a miniature castle at a Moscow petting zoo in Russia. George, Alexander and Louis are named after the Prince of Cambridge, who has those three names. On Thursday, the hedg...
Three rare albino hedgehog babies, born on the same day as Britain's new prince, have moved into a miniature castle a...
- Posted on August 23, 2013
Would you strap yourself to an airplane's wing?
Nine-year-old cousins Rose Brewer and Flame Brewer completed their wingwalk to become the world's youngest formation wingwalkers. A wingwalker is someone who rides on an airplane while standing on the wing. When airplanes fly in formation, they fly together. The girls were s...
Nine-year-old cousins Rose Brewer and Flame Brewer completed their wingwalk to become the world's youngest formation wingwalkers. A wingwalker is someone who rides on an airplane while standing on the wing. When airplanes fly in formation, they fly together. The girls were s...
Nine-year-old cousins Rose Brewer and Flame Brewer completed their wingwalk to become the world's youngest formation ...
- Posted on August 21, 2013
Florida park gets two new baby giraffes
Busch Gardens has welcomed two baby giraffes this summer. The Tampa theme park reports that a 15-year-old named Cupid gave birth to her seventh calf on June 11. The baby male weighed 188 pounds and was more than 6 feet tall. The next week, an 18-year-old named Tesa g...
Busch Gardens has welcomed two baby giraffes this summer. The Tampa theme park reports that a 15-year-old named Cupid gave birth to her seventh calf on June 11. The baby male weighed 188 pounds and was more than 6 feet tall. The next week, an 18-year-old named Tesa g...
Busch Gardens has welcomed two baby giraffes this summer. The Tampa theme park reports that a 15-year-old name...
- Posted on August 21, 2013
Band made instruments out of junk
From the beginning, Jack Berry said, the criterion for joining his band has been simple. "You didn't have to be able to play an instrument to be in my band," Berry said. "You just had to build one." That was four years ago, when Berry was 13. He had just built a one-s...
From the beginning, Jack Berry said, the criterion for joining his band has been simple. "You didn't have to be able to play an instrument to be in my band," Berry said. "You just had to build one." That was four years ago, when Berry was 13. He had just built a one-s...
From the beginning, Jack Berry said, the criterion for joining his band has been simple. "You didn't have to b...
- Posted on August 21, 2013
Watch out, Bo — there's a new dog in town
The White House says the Obamas have added a second dog to the first family. Her name is Sunny, and she's a Portuguese Water Dog — the same breed as the Obamas' other dog, Bo. The White House says that breed works well for the Obamas because of family allergies. Sunny was ...
The White House says the Obamas have added a second dog to the first family. Her name is Sunny, and she's a Portuguese Water Dog — the same breed as the Obamas' other dog, Bo. The White House says that breed works well for the Obamas because of family allergies. Sunny was ...
The White House says the Obamas have added a second dog to the first family. Her name is Sunny, and she's a Portugues...
- Posted on August 19, 2013
Adorable new mammal species found 'in plain sight'
Imagine a mini-raccoon with a teddy bear face that is so cute it's hard to resist, let alone overlook. But somehow science did — until now. Researchers announced Thursday a rare discovery of a new species of mammal called the olinguito. The reddish-brown animal is about 14...
Imagine a mini-raccoon with a teddy bear face that is so cute it's hard to resist, let alone overlook. But somehow science did — until now. Researchers announced Thursday a rare discovery of a new species of mammal called the olinguito. The reddish-brown animal is about 14...
Imagine a mini-raccoon with a teddy bear face that is so cute it's hard to resist, let alone overlook. But somehow sc...
- Posted on August 17, 2013
Run for your lives! Mutant corn!
When farmer Ben Klunk tells people about the mutant corn he found, they're all ears. Klunk said Wednesday he discovered an ear of sweet corn with four heads on his central Pennsylvania farm and has been keeping it in his refrigerator. Klunk said that when he pulled th...
When farmer Ben Klunk tells people about the mutant corn he found, they're all ears. Klunk said Wednesday he discovered an ear of sweet corn with four heads on his central Pennsylvania farm and has been keeping it in his refrigerator. Klunk said that when he pulled th...
When farmer Ben Klunk tells people about the mutant corn he found, they're all ears. Klunk said Wednesday he d...
- Posted on August 17, 2013
Lion or lyin'? Zoo replaces big cat with big dog
Behold the regal lion and hear its mighty ... bark? A zoo in the central China city of Luohe attempted to pass off a Tibetan mastiff as a lion, state media reported. The large, aggressive breed has a trademark bushy mane that gives it a lion-like appearance, but its vocaliza...
Behold the regal lion and hear its mighty ... bark? A zoo in the central China city of Luohe attempted to pass off a Tibetan mastiff as a lion, state media reported. The large, aggressive breed has a trademark bushy mane that gives it a lion-like appearance, but its vocaliza...
Behold the regal lion and hear its mighty ... bark? A zoo in the central China city of Luohe attempted to pass...
- Posted on August 17, 2013
Dog spends weekend up a tree
A dog in Davenport, Iowa, had a rough weekend. The 7-year-old border collie, Laddy, vanished from his home sometime early Friday. Though his yard contains an Invisible Fence, which is an electronic boundary, the battery in his collar wasn't working. Laddy evidently saw his c...
A dog in Davenport, Iowa, had a rough weekend. The 7-year-old border collie, Laddy, vanished from his home sometime early Friday. Though his yard contains an Invisible Fence, which is an electronic boundary, the battery in his collar wasn't working. Laddy evidently saw his c...
A dog in Davenport, Iowa, had a rough weekend. The 7-year-old border collie, Laddy, vanished from his home sometime e...
- Posted on August 13, 2013