Man feeds kangaroos toast, still gets attacked by one

Another reminder that despite their somewhat cute appearance, kangaroos are yes, still wild animals. An 80-year-old man has been injured after being attacked by a kangaroo on Thursday morning at Bendalong, located in New South...

Parrot screaming ‘help’ prompts call to police

Diego the parrot somehow learned to yell the word "help," and his cry caused quite the confusion this week. According to a report from Oregon Live, an unnamed delivery driver was out on his route...

Horse steals a bride’s spotlight by posing with the biggest smile

Typically on a bride's wedding day, the last thing she wanta is to share the spotlight. However, there might be a few exceptions, especially if you're an adorable horse. Bride Patti Womer loves her two...

the dog mom’s thirsty relative

A dog aunt at work.Image: Shutterstock/LightField StudiosBy Chloe Bryan2017-10-28 15:00:00 UTC Not every dog lover can have a dog. But every dog lover can act like it. Perhaps this is you. Perhaps you are unable...

Dog threatens owner with a knife (but is still a good boy)

Even good boys do bad things sometimes. Charlie the dog somehow managed to get his paws on a bread knife, causing a brief hostage situation that fortunately ended peacefully. After a few tense moments, Charlie came...

A cat ran onto a football field and might’ve been the best player all...

CAT. FIELD!Image: Patrick Smith/Getty ImagesBy Johnny Lieu2017-10-27 05:33:47 UTC No, we're never going to get sick of cute animals running on the field at serious sporting contests. Especially when they are likely the best player...

Giant earthworm photographed following heavy rains in Australia

The rains have been pouring down in Queensland, Australia. That's resulted plenty of earthworms, specifically the digaster longmani, which is a native species found in the southeast of the state, as well as northern New...

Chloe the Mini Frenchie died unexpectedly and the dog’s fans are devastated

Image: Jenny Anderson/WireImageBy Brian Koerber2017-10-25 23:56:28 UTC Instafamous pup and very good dog Chloe the Mini Frenchie has died, Chloe's human, Loni Edwards, announced via Instagram on Wednesday. "She was an incredible pup and we're...

Maybe don’t get a photo with your friends inside a crocodile trap

Please don't do this. A group of four men who got photographs of themselves in a crocodile trap are being investigated by authorities, after their antics were shared on social media. "I was absolutely gobsmacked, this...

Diver swims five miles to shore to escape shark stalking him

It's a situation no ocean swimmer wants to find themselves in. John Craig was free diving off the coast of Shark Bay in Western Australia on Friday afternoon, when he suddenly found himself alone —...

Baby manatees take to the sky for rehabilitation

These orphaned baby manatees are being flow from Florida to the Cincinnati Zoo and back for rehabilitation and eventual release into the wild. Read more...More about Animals, Mashable Video, Animal, Conservation, and Nature

Dogs rescued from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria are being adopted

After surviving Puerto Rico's deadly Hurricane Maria, a group of rescued dogs have arrived in U.S. cities, ready for adoption. In one instance, reported by the New York Post, a total of 53 dogs were...

The cutest photos from the annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

A canine kissing booth at the 27th Annual Tompkins Square Dog Parade on Saturday.Image: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty ImagesBy Laura Vitto2017-10-21 21:21:43 UTC Now in its 27th year, the annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog...

Man compares a $10,000 dog with a $1 dog, and the results are shocking

Before you run out and buy that budget $1 dog, please watch this video. Seriously though, the trend of comparing cheap and expensive food and products has reached an all-time high, so this parody from...

Dogs are more expressive when people are paying attention

A good dog just waiting for some attention.Image: FLPA/REX/ShutterstockBy Nicole Gallucci2017-10-19 22:06:36 UTC Want to see some serious puppy dog eyes? Try spending more time near your pooch. Sure, new toys and food are nice,...

Good dog fired by CIA because she can’t be a narc gets a new...

Not everyone is up for a life in working for an intelligence agency. Such as a dog named Lulu, who was recently dropped from the CIA's explosive detection canine (a.k.a. bomb dogs) training program.  A few...

At last, we can all rest easy knowing this iguana has been arrested

Image:  Stuart Police Department via StoryfulBy Max Knoblauch2017-10-17 13:56:51 UTC Take a deep breath, folks. Feel that? That's relief. The nightmare is over. This one iguana is finally in jail. Florida’s Stuart Police Department has,...

The heartwarming moment a family discovers their dog survived a deadly California wildfire

A family was elated to discover that their Bernese Mountain Dog, Izzy, somehow managed to survive the wildfires that have ravaged areas of California.  Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen hiked miles to Weaver's...

House cat perfectly photobombs a live news report of cougar sightings in Mississippi

A house cat found the perfect opportunity to photobomb a live news segment.  Fox13's Scott Madaus was teasing a live report from a field in Hernando, Mississippi where someone claims they spotted a cougar one...

Somehow this guy accidentally kept his neighbour’s cat hostage for five days

Sometimes it can be hard to distinguish your pet from others that look like it. It's something that happened to one New Zealander, although it took them five days to realise they had accidentally kept...

Koala found more than 300 yards offshore rescued by coast guard

Koalas aren't really that well known for their swimming abilities. Yet they sometimes find themselves off land, as the folks from the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard discovered. They found the marsupial on mooring 300 metres...

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend adopted a new dog and boy is it cute

Image: Adam Glanzman/Getty ImagesBy Chloe Bryan2017-10-07 20:41:02 UTC Friends, some great news: Chrissy Teigen and John Legend (and Luna) have adopted a small dog. Teigen and Legend, who already have two Frenchies — Penny and...

New Zealand's adorable cat cop not strong in the field, but 'good at admin'

Cats aren't the first animals you'd think to join a police beat, but in New Zealand, things are a bit different. Tia the cat works at Wellington District Police, helping out senior constable Kerry Morrell...

Pesky koala gets itself stuck up drilling rig

Koalas aren't usually the most active of animals. But they are good climbers, as South Australian firefighters discovered when they found one perched on top of a drilling rig on a construction site in Adelaide...

NPR accidentally posts about a cat on its Facebook, now people want more of...

Accidentally posting personal stuff onto a work page is every social media manager's worst nightmare. This time, after the last few days, it came as a moment of relief. On Monday, an NPR staffer's accidental...

Paw print pins raise money to stop puppy mills

Pincause has fought for human rights, gender equality, and the importance of science — and now the pin-making activist team is raising money to stop puppy mills across the U.S. The couple behind the pins...

Mom mistakes poor pet crab for giant terrifying spider

Sebastian was right: the human world is definitely a mess. A teeny pet crab named Crabby managed to escape his tank, and was out for a stroll through his owner's home when the unthinkable occurred:...

Woman deathly allergic to dogs forcibly pushed off plane, and Twitter has no sympathy

Another plane booting video is gaining traction online months after the violent United incident.  A woman was forcibly removed from a Southwest flight Tuesday, but this time around the passenger is getting very little sympathy...

Fishermen get a dose of surprise sea lion after reeling in a fish

Surely the only thing better than a sea lion is a surprise sea lion. Although we're not too sure if this sea lion was particularly happy with these fishermen reeling in its lunch, as witnessed...

576 border collies gathered together for a borking good time

A magical thing happened on Sunday: 576 border collies with smiling faces gathered together, apparently breaking the unofficial record for the most border collies in one place at one time. The event, which was put...

Costumed dachshunds race for the win in annual ‘running of the wieners’

No, you aren't dreaming. The Teckelrennen Annual Dachshund Race is a real thing. The yearly event took place Saturday in Melbourne, Australia, where dozens of dachshunds gather each year as part of the Hophaus beer...

How to Pet a Cat So It Actually Likes You

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These baby meerkats are here to steal your jaded, jaded heart

*Sho* cute.Image: National Zoo & Aquarium in CanberraBy Johnny Lieu2017-09-21 03:14:45 UTC Dang meerkat pups, why you so cute. A trio of baby meerkats have just made their public debut at the National Zoo and...

Hero driver rescues possum being harassed by two birds

No one likes a bully. Especially Laurence Kirk in Sydney, Australia, who decided to take matters into his own hands when he spotted two magpies giving a possum on the road a hard time. Beeping the...

Very excited dog has a ball invading an Argentinian soccer game

Dogs are loveable things, but they're especially adorable when they interrupt important human things. Like this soccer match between Argentinian soccer teams San Lorenzo and Arsenal on Saturday, which found itself interrupted by the appearance...

Doting boxer cares for eight needy piglets as her own

A litter of rescue piglets is motherless no more, thanks to a boxer named Treasure who's taken the group under her care. Per Australia's 9News, the unlikely family resides at Spectrum Plants in Wongawallan, Queensland,...

Intrepid koala hangs on for dear life to a car axle for 10 miles

Brave and strong.Image: Shutterstock / rickydBy Emma Hinchliffe2017-09-16 14:50:05 UTC If you ever get trapped in a sticky situation, just think of this koala.  Kelli the Koala found a new home up against the axle...

Oh nothing, just this cute subantarctic fur seal having a nap on the beach

Shhh...Image: Matthew Hoskins, Park Ranger Team Leader, Parks VictoriaBy Johnny Lieu2017-09-15 07:37:16 UTC Who doesn't love a snooze on the beach? Park rangers at Wilson's Promontory in Victoria, Australia were greeted with the...

Good lord, please get this snake off the subway

In the realm of New York City subway trains and the animals that wind up on them, snakes are by far the most disturbing. In what is truly a nightmare to behold, this brief clip...

Just a great white on the beach, nothing to see here

Nope.Image: Shutterstock / Alessandro De MaddalenaBy Shannon Connellan2017-09-11 07:25:43 UTC Going for a cheeky afternoon dip proved a little difficult for folks in Sydney on Monday, due to a casual cameo from, y'know, a...

These Malaysian firefighters are having a hard time catching a massive crocodile

A group of firefighters in Malaysia were having a little bit of trouble catching a giant crocodile Sept. 3.  The hulk sized croc had his mouth agape, meanwhile the firefighters scrambled to figure out the...

These stock photos put rescue animals center frame

For creatives looking to do a little good, a new collection of stock photos featuring rescue animals lets licensees donate to a Los Angeles-based animal shelter with each download. The project is a collaboration between...

Just 23 great photos of cats standing on two legs

It's always just a bit weird when animals that are not meant to stand on two legs decide that today is the day they'll test out their height. And somehow with cats, it's always...

Video is definitive proof dogs are bad at saving

Amber Mcdonald/EyeEm/Getty Images Dogs are great in many respects. They are loyal, friendly and selfless companions who are clinically proven to help relieve stress in humans. But as this video proves, they are very bad...
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