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Huge lizard that terrified Florida neighborhood caught

World / Offbeat Nov 9, 2018

Huge lizard that terrified Florida neighborhood caught

Florida authorities have caught a huge lizard that terrified residents of a suburban Miami neighborhood for months. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Thursday the Asian water monitor lizard measures more than 8 feet (2.5 meters) long. The lizard is an escaped pet. It ...

Hokkaido cat owners search for pets that fled during quake

National Sep 23, 2018

Hokkaido cat owners search for pets that fled during quake

Many cat owners in Hokkaido are desperately looking for their missing pets, fearing they have gotten lost after fleeing their homes in the turmoil created by the level 7 earthquake on Sept. 6. The animal management center in Sapporo, the capital, has been contacted about ...

English bulldog crowned world's ugliest dog

World / Offbeat Jun 24, 2018

English bulldog crowned world's ugliest dog

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. The dog's owner, Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, will receive $1,500 for ...

Bali's Kintamani dogs seek global recognition

Asia Pacific Jun 8, 2018

Bali's Kintamani dogs seek global recognition

When in Bali's Kintamani highland, take the roads less traveled, for this will let you see more than just the beauty of mountains and lakes. One road will lead you to the village of Sukawana, where you can meet with another kind of beauty: ...