Animals

May 13, 2022

Funny-Looking Cat With Giant Saucer Eyes Becomes the Mayor of Hell, Michigan

A rather odd-looking black cat, famous on social media for her huge yellow eyes and duck-footed paws, was the mayor of Hell for a day. Let me explain. For $100, anyone can become the mayor of Hell, Michigan, a small town northwest of Ann Arbor, and, on April 24, the town had its first feline ruler. The cat's name is Jinx, and she lives in California with her owner, Mia, who rescued her in 2018.

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May 5, 2022

77-Year-Old Ukrainian Woman Risks Her Life to Care For More Than 700 Animals in Shelter

Since the war started in Ukraine, many people have gone to great lengths to protect and care for the animals caught in the crossfire. Whether risking their lives to literally carry their pets along with them as they flee for safety or staying behind to care for the animals who weren’t so lucky to make it out, unsung heroes all across Ukraine have stepped up in moments of dire need.

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April 29, 2022

Family of Five Bears Is Discovered Hibernating Under California Home

Every year, bears go into hibernation during the cold, winter months, only emerging when spring rolls around. And while most bears make their den somewhere outdoors, others find a home closer to where humans live. Recently in Lake Tahoe, California, a family of bears was discovered hibernating underneath a resident's house. A mother black bear led her four cubs—one of which was an orphan that she adopted—into an empty crawl space underneath someone's home.

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April 27, 2022

Camera Hidden in a Nest Captures Intimate Footage of Two Kestrels Raising a Family

Wildlife artist Robert E. Fuller has dedicated his life to studying how animals, especially birds, live in their natural habitats. Visitors to his gallery on the Yorkshire Wolds get to share in one of the ways he studies: by watching birds go about their daily lives through over 100 live-feed surveillance cameras trained on the nest sites of different species.

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