Jan 1, 2015

Puppy heads home after 3,800-km U.S. road trip

A puppy called Penny could soon be reunited with her worry-stricken U.S. owners after she went on a nearly 2,400-mile (3,860-km) road trip that took her to an Iowa truck stop and a Pennsylvania pet hospital, her family says. The floppy-eared Vizsla has one ...

Dec 30, 2014

Python devours wallaby in giant meal: Australian ranger

An Australian ranger has captured the moment a python swallowed a wallaby at a national park in a giant feast that could keep it full for three months. Ranger Paul O’Neill was patrolling Nitmiluk National Park in the Northern Territory when he heard numerous ...

Hippo's leap from moving truck ends badly in Taiwan

Dec 27, 2014

Hippo's leap from moving truck ends badly in Taiwan

A hippopotamus that panicked while being transported by truck in Taiwan jumped from the vehicle and landed on a car, breaking a leg and causing confused residents to report a “dinosaur” on the loose. Television footage showed the animal lying on the road with ...

Newly paired

| Dec 21, 2014

Newly paired

Sox was last featured here in December 2012 and, perhaps because he is a very shy cat, had been unable to find a home — that is, until he met Jane Aliga-Caparroso and her husband, Ernie Caparroso. Shortly after losing their cat Tango to ...