You’ve Got… Puppy?

Last week, we reported that a German man tried to send tarantulas through the mail for profit. This week, a puppy was sent through the mail as a birthday gift. The puppy is now in the care of an animal shelter for at least 1 more week. An administrative hearing officer ruled that the puppy

Zoo Animals Freeze to Death in Mexico

During the weekend, and icy cold front swept through northern Mexico, leaving 65 zoo animals dead. A cold front went over Mexico, a country famous for its warm weather Amongst some of the victims of the cold snap include peacocks, crocodiles, and parrots. Temperatures dropped to as low as 5F (-15C) on Saturday morning at

Salmonella = Good Health?

We know that salmonella is bad for your health… but Researchers from the UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health have found that a simple reprogramming can actually help to battle the enzymes of other viruses. What was even more amazing that this technique not only treated mice that were infected with cytomegalovirus, but it also

Super Pack of Wolves Ravage Russian Town

A bloodthirsty “super pack” of wolves have been terrifying a Russian town, after leaving over 30 horses dead in just 4 days. Hungry wolves are on the rampage This super pack of 400 wolves have been spotted prowling over the outskirts of Verkhoyansk, attacking livesetock at will. As a result, a 24 teams of hunters

Pet Crematorium Accuses Vet of Theft

Over in Guam, the owner of the Rainbow Bridge Pet Crematory is accusing a Veterinarian of theft. Local law enforcement has been asked to investigate in this matter. The are only 2 places in Guam where pepole can take deceased pets to be cremated, including Rainbow Bridge Pet Crematory. Where did the bodies go? The

10 Most Amazing Crater Lakes in the World

Planet Earth is home to some of the most beautiful natural wonders which has been shaped by the universe over millions of years. A natural formation that undergoes vibrant change are crater lakes. Although many people believe that the earth’s craters were actually created by meteorites which impacted upon the earth, most of these are

Meeting ‘Godzilla’ in Riverside, California

California is known for its sun, surf, and Hollywood – and now it’s home to a 5 foot black-throated monitor lizard that wanders around the neighbourhood of Riverside. Needless to say, people from Massachusetts Avenue were shocked to find this enormous alligator-like creature sharing the sidewalk with them that afternoon. Imagine seeing this creature on

Building a Tasmanian Devil Ark

Australian scientists have created their own version of Noah’s Ark – but for Tasmanian devils. This project was called Devil Ark which was part of a plan to allow the endangered species on the mainland to repopulate, just in case all Tasmanian devils fell prey to facial cancer which is not only deadly, but highly

Cat called in for Jury Duty

Yes, you certainly read that right. The story going around the Internet world is that a kitteh (sic intentional) has been summoned to court for jury duty. According to the rumours circling around last week, a cat named Sal Esposito from east Boston was called to jury duty. Depending on what case that is, that

Rare Sumatran Tiger Gives Birth

Sumatran Tiger fans and those at Taman Rimba zoo are rejoicing – a rare Sumatran Tiger gave birth to 3 healthy cubs on January 25, 2011. This was a welcome boost for the endangered species, said Didi Wuryanto who is the head of the provincial tourism and cultural agency of the Taman Rimba zoo in

Red Sea Parting is Theoretically Possible

It’s not always the case that science and religion agree with each other. However, scientific researchers have just confirmed what believers of the Abrahamic religions already knew – that the miraculous parting of the Red Sea for Moses and the Israelites to escape from the Pharoah is entirely plausible, according to new computer simulations. The