Exotic Animals & Pets

Parrot's Cries Bring Firefighters, Save House from Flames

Update 04/20/2015 11:20 AM Originally posted 04/20/2015 10:35 AM

Parrots usually get short shrift in the "heroic pet" category, but there's at least one bird in Idaho who's gunning for the title.

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Ricky Gervais Slams Hunter Rebecca Francis for Her Smiling Photo with Dead Giraffe

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Ricky Gervais lashed out at hunter Rebecca Francis via Twitter on Sunday, criticizing a photo she took with a giraffe that she'd killed.

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Boulder, Colorado's Teller Lake is fighting a losing battle. The enemy? Goldfish. Thousands of goldfish, believed to have been dumped into the lake a few years ago, who have spawned into an occupying force.

"These are domestic fish actually. These are fish from a store I imagine. They can out-compete the native fish," Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesperson Jennifer Churchill told local NBC affiliate 9 News.

The fish have outgrown their domestic origins. Unconstrained by a bowl, they reach much larger sizes than you'd usual see.

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Florida Man Arrested When Police Find Small Alligator in His Son's Room (VIDEO)

Update 04/07/2015 01:30 AM Originally posted 04/06/2015 11:55 AM

Kevin Gill has a lot of love to give.

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Michael Jackson's Alligators Reportedly 'Boiled to Death' in Zoo Fire

Eight animals are dead after a fire on March 26 destroyed two enclosures housing numerous alligators and crocodiles at the Garold Wayne Interactive Zoological Park in Oklahoma.

According to The Oklahoman, alligators that once belonged to Michael Jackson were among the innocent reptiles "boiled to death" during the blaze.

"When they closed down Neverland Ranch and auctioned off his property, they asked us to come get all the reptiles and alligators and other stuff," said Joe Schreibvogel, the park's founder and spokesman.

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Watch This Absurdly Cute Clouded Leopard Kitten Mew (VIDEO)

Update 04/02/2015 06:30 AM Originally posted 04/01/2015 11:10 AM

The Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, Florida, has a new clouded leopard. The as-yet-unnamed kitten is about 3 weeks old, and this is footage of him a week ago that is devastatingly cute. It will destroy you.

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Escapee Exotic Cat 'Boo' Allowed to Stay with Delaware Family

Update 03/31/2015 12:40 PM Originally posted 03/30/2015 03:40 PM

Boo, an African Savannah cat, will continue living with his family in suburban Delaware.

The exotic pet caused a stir last year when he escaped his home and remained missing for two weeks, according to NBC 10.

While Boo was eventually found and safely returned to his owner of nine years, Richard Todd, the incident caused Todd's neighbors to worry about their safety.

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Rhinoceros Chases Motorcycles Through Nepal Town (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/30/2015 07:30 AM

A wild rhinoceros ran amok in the southern Nepal town of Hetauda on Monday, killing one woman and injuring several others.

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Lions vs. Crocodile: This Time, It's Personal (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/28/2015 09:40 PM

Warning: Semi-Graphic Footage of the Inherent Violence of the Natural World

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