Animals

February 2, 2023

Monster Toad the Size of a Newborn Baby Is Found in Australia

A six-pound toad that will eat anything in its way—including small mammals—sounds like something out of a horror B-movie. But that's precisely what park ranger Kylee Gray encountered while doing routine track work in Australia's Conway National Park. Nicknamed Toadzilla by the rangers, the female cane toad weighed 5.95 pounds (2.7 kilograms). This is believed to be a world record for toads.

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January 29, 2023

Quick-Thinking Man Helps a Koala Cross a Busy Highway in Australia

Seeing a wild animal in an urban environment can be a striking sight. However, when animals venture out of their natural habitat they are also at risk for injury—and even death—due to cars and other risks. Fortunately, there are some people who take it upon themselves to help animals when they see them in precarious situations.

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January 19, 2023

Pug Puppy Becomes Best Friends With a Statue That Looks Like Her

Kamerin Bazemore’s pugs were in desperate need of a change. Her oldest pooch, 14-year-old Merlin, was experiencing health problems. Her other pug, 10-year-old Willow, had started to get lonely. Their pack of pugs had started to slow down. When Bazemore adopted baby Maggie, though, their family dynamics changed for the best. “Maggie is a super special puppy,” Bazemore says. “I think my favorite thing about her is her personality. She’s pretty hilarious.

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