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Scientists at Belgian university drill holes into the skulls of monkeys to insert metal rods, for brain experiments

The university claims that the experiments have led to breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s. onkeys trapped in the University of Leuven, Belgium. The images that have surfaced show the animals hooked onto…

Dachshund rescues family’s small dog from mountain lion attack in Colorado

EVERGREEN, Colo. – This dog might be small, but he’s got a big heart for his best friend.  Winston the dachshund proved his heroism earlier this month when his buddy Mijo, a 15-year-old chiweenie,…

Owl found inside Rockefeller Christmas tree after 3 days without food

NEW YORK – This year’s Rockefeller Christmas tree brought a tiny holiday surprise to New York City. Earlier this week, workers who were setting up the tree found a small owl among…

Trophy hunter who targeted elephants and lions gets eaten by crocodiles

All animal lovers are opposed to trophy hunting. It can be hard to believe that there are people who enjoy killing at-risk animals like lions and rhinos. This “sport” has pushed…

Drools, the dog who has spent 720 days in shelter, finally finds his forever home

There are many dogs in shelters waiting for their forever homes. While it’s always hoped that a dog will quickly get adopted, some end up waiting months or even years for reasons beyond…

Dramatic horse pretends to be dead whenever someone tries to ride him

Horses really are amazing creatures. Throughout the centuries they’ve served humans valiantly, and continue to do so today. As we all know, they’re powerful, dignified animals – it’s no wonder we…

Rare Birds With “Vantablack” Feathers Absorb 99.95% of Light

Birds-of-paradise are striking animals known for their elaborate plumage, used by males to attract mates. Found primarily in New Guinea and eastern Australia, researchers are still discovering more about these…

While We’ve All Been Freaking Out, Here’s What the Baby Panda Has Been Doing This Week

Including: Celebrating Halloween and falling asleep during a check-up. As you may have heard, there’s some big news in DC. That’s right: the baby panda turned 11 weeks old. But…

Flies For Dinner: Purina To Offer Bug Based Dog and Cat Food

In a move to more eco-friendly protein sources, the world’s largest food conglomerate is offering pet owners in Switzerland a new type of kibble for Fluffy and Fido. The secret…

Animal Cruelty in Greece Now Punishable by Up to 10 Years in Prison

The Greek Parliament on Thursday unanimously passed a new law that makes serious animal abuse a crime that can lead to a maximum 10-year prison sentence. According the new provisions,…