The Water Bowl: Baby Crocodile Swims in Public Pool!
09/02/2011 AT 11:30 AM EDT
Swimmers using a public pool in Australia shared the pool uneasily with an unexpected guest: a baby crocodile. The human swimmers crowded into other lanes and left the crocodile by himself in the shallow end. "It was a free lane. He had it to himself." –BBC News
A 90-year-old Florida woman is in critical condition after being attacked by an alligator in her garden. She had her leg bitten off, but was rescued by a neighbor, who grabbed the woman and shot at the alligator. –Daily Mail
Tiny cows that stand at 3-ft. tall when they are fully grown? They exist! This special breed, called the miniature zebus, is native to Sri Lanka. The zebus was once on the verge of extinction but has been bred successfully at England's Small Breeds Farm Park. –Daily Mail
A Connecticut woman is suing her neighbor, a man who she accuses of sexually abusing her horse. She's seeking at least $5,000 for emotional distress. –AP
The Tripoli Zoo in Libya has suffered as a result of the country's current conflict, with empty bullet casings and garbage littered around the zoo, and animals either dead or in serious need of food and water. –AP