4 Orphaned Lion Cubs Rescued from Ukraine Experience First Snow at Their New Home (VIDEO)

These lions are happily adjusting to life in Minnesota. Taras, Stefania, Lesya, and Prada are four lion cubs born at breeding facilities in Ukraine after Russia invaded the country. The animals were left orphaned a few weeks later, according to Meredith Whitney, the wildlife rescue program manager at the International Fund for Animal Welfare. “Early on, we made a commitment to these lion cubs that we would … Continue reading 4 Orphaned Lion Cubs Rescued from Ukraine Experience First Snow at Their New Home (VIDEO)

Colorado Man Finds Whole Family of Mountain Lions on His Porch (VIDEO)

Mountain lions are some of the most feared predators in our forest and there’s a good reason for it. They are trained killers who attack quickly using their leaping ability, speed and powerful bite to their advantage. They often take down their prey fast, grabbing onto their neck and holding their jaws tight until it’s all over. So naturally, the last thing you want to … Continue reading Colorado Man Finds Whole Family of Mountain Lions on His Porch (VIDEO)

Bear Charges Towards Hunter in Scary Video (VIDEO)

This Russian hunter came across a bear in the woods. It charged at him three times. He didn’t shoot it because it was with three cubs. Not sure how the hunter kept his composure in such a scary and vulnerable situation. We are glad no one (man or animal) was hurt in the incident. WATCH SCARY VIDEO BELOW: Original Article Continue reading Bear Charges Towards Hunter in Scary Video (VIDEO)

Tiny Animal Was Trying to Escape Busy Roadside and Woman Rushed to Help (VIDEO)

Driving along a busy road on her way to a beach near her home in Northern Rivers, Australia, Solé Beatriz Falcon caught sight of a tiny black lump struggling on the side of the highway. Falcon, an experienced wildlife rescuer, immediately knew it must be an animal in trouble. As she pulled over, she saw him more clearly — a black echidna who was trying to scale the cobblestone … Continue reading Tiny Animal Was Trying to Escape Busy Roadside and Woman Rushed to Help (VIDEO)

Mind-Controlling Parasite Turns Wolves into Pack Leaders

Wolves infected with behavior-altering parasites are more likely to become pack leaders, or abandon their packs altogether, according to an analysis of more than 200 gray wolves in Yellowstone National Park. The findings add to a growing body of evidence that Toxoplasma gondii, a single-celled parasite, pulls on the puppet strings of its hosts, goading them into pursuing risky behaviors. “We identified a substantial increase in … Continue reading Mind-Controlling Parasite Turns Wolves into Pack Leaders

Workers Find Muddy “Puppy” In Hole and Can’t Believe Their Eyes When He’s Clean!

When a construction crew found a tiny animal at a site in Canary Wharf, London, they had no idea what they had stumbled upon. The little guy was caked in mud and bits of plastic and trapped at the bottom of a hole. Though the four-legged creature at first seemed to be a puppy, his condition left the workers guessing. Thankfully, they had the presence … Continue reading Workers Find Muddy “Puppy” In Hole and Can’t Believe Their Eyes When He’s Clean!

Raccoon Asks Kind Woman to Help Him Escape from Dumpster (VIDEO)

Trapped at the bottom of a cold metal dumpster at a campground in California, a little raccoon repeatedly tried scrambling up the side to freedom, but kept falling back down. Then he saw her, a camper who looked like she might be able to help. The raccoon started jumping up and down, perhaps trying to show the woman that he needed assistance. Christine, who asked that her last name … Continue reading Raccoon Asks Kind Woman to Help Him Escape from Dumpster (VIDEO)

Tourists Get the Scare of Their Lives as Tiger Charges at Them (VIDEO)

A group of tourists aboard an open jeep had a scary experience when an angry tiger charged at them while they were clicking pictures of the big cat at an undisclosed location. The video of the bone-chilling incident, shared by Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Surender Mehra on Twitter, shows people in an open jeep clicking pictures of the tiger after they spot him behind … Continue reading Tourists Get the Scare of Their Lives as Tiger Charges at Them (VIDEO)

Avian Flu Kills Record 50.54 million U.S. Birds, Making It Worst Outbreak in History

More than 50.54 million U.S. birds have died in what is the worst Avian flu outbreak in U.S. history, according to data from the Department of Agriculture, Reuters reports. It also marks the worst animal-health disaster in U.S. history. The flu affects chickens, turkeys, and other bird species and spreads quickly among birds, which significantly impaired bird farmers. It also is carried by wild birds, which has … Continue reading Avian Flu Kills Record 50.54 million U.S. Birds, Making It Worst Outbreak in History

This Animal May Soon Be Removed from Endangered List

The Utah prairie dog population is on the mend, and the Division of Wildlife Resources is recommending that the federal government remove them from the endangered species list. There are actually three prairie dog subspecies living in the Beehive State, Gunnison’s, white-tailed, and Utah. The Utah variety landed on the list in 1973, and it has since moved from endangered to threatened. In the current … Continue reading This Animal May Soon Be Removed from Endangered List