Alligator found in pool at New Jersey motel

/ Aug 16, 2017

Alligator found in pool at New Jersey motel

An alligator has been found in a swimming pool at a motel at the New Jersey shore. The 3-foot-long (91-cm) alligator was discovered Tuesday morning at the Bayview Inn & Suites in Atlantic City. Authorities say it is not clear where the alligator came from, how ...

Jul 30, 2017

Dog finds help for girls struck by lightning in Utah

Two girls are recovering from a lightning strike after their dog brought help to the mountainside scene in Utah. Authorities say the girls, ages 8 and 16, were crossing a meadow to explore during a family camping trip when the lightning hit Friday morning. The Beaver ...

South Korea's ex-president hounded over dumped dogs

Mar 14, 2017

South Korea's ex-president hounded over dumped dogs

Seoul AP It was hard to imagine that ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye could get any more unpopular. But that was before an animal rights group accused her of animal abandonment for leaving nine dogs at the presidential palace before returning to her private ...

/ Mar 10, 2017

Tokyo infant mauled to death by pet dog

A 10-month-old girl mauled by a pet dog died in Hachioji, Tokyo on Thursday, according to the police. The dog was a pet kept by the girl's grandparents. At around 4:35 p.m., Midori Yasuda was suddenly attacked by a 4-year-old male golden retriever when she ...

Catraband: Kitty smuggler caught in Auckland

/ Dec 22, 2016

Catraband: Kitty smuggler caught in Auckland

A cat-crazy Canadian woman who tried to smuggle her pet into New Zealand in a handbag was immediately sent home after being caught at Auckland airport, officials said Thursday, calling her attempt "very stupid." Officials condemned the hapless bid to circumvent strict biosecurity laws after ...