Dogs and their enhanced sense of smell have been an integral part of helping the Ukrainian army fight against the Russian invasion. In fact, courageous pups in Ukraine have even been awarded medals of honor for their ability to detect and clear explosive devices. The Ukrainian army recently added a new canine recruit to their force, and he came by way of Russia.
Maggie Epling knew that she wanted to give back during her summer break from college.
The California condor—Gymnogyps californianus—was once king of the Western skies.
South African wildlife photographer and conservationist Nick Kleer has encountered many majestic animals throughout his career. But he seems to have formed a special bond with some adorable and amusing meerkats. And recently, one of his more entertaining interactions with the curious creatures has gone viral because it’s just so darn endearing. What’s more, the clip shows just how good the man is at his job.
As a little girl, Brittany Davis of Bedford, Texas, dreamed of someday owning a Great Dane.
Many pet owners love to snuggle with their dogs in bed at night.
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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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.
After two years, the Boston Marathon was finally back to normal.
Bears are often overlooked among the dwindling animal species of our planet.