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The Biggest 'Frozen' Shark You've Never Seen

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Giant 'Frozen' Sharks Are Everywhere

Update 11/18/2014 05:00 PM Originally posted 11/17/2014 03:00 PM

It's a huge, slow-moving species of shark that swims through the world's coldest waters, and the first-ever pictures of it were taken in 1995.

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Benjy, Ireland's Gay Bull, Saved by Simpsons Producer Sam Simon

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He faced execution for failure to perform. But Benjy, the gay bull of Ireland, has been saved following a worldwide appeal backed by The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon.

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A Very Special I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant: Hippo on Birth Control Gives Birth in L.A.

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Hippo on Birth Control Gives Birth in L.A.

Update 11/05/2014 02:30 PM Originally posted 11/05/2014 11:35 AM

It's an immaculate hippo-ception. Well, not really, but it's close.

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Man Punches Tiger Shark in the Face to Save His Friend

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Man Punches Tiger Shark in the Face to Save His Friend

Update 11/05/2014 10:45 AM Originally posted 11/04/2014 12:30 PM

A Hawaii woman escaped a tiger shark attack with only some injuries to her fingers and hand after her friend punched the animal until it relented.

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Parrot Missing for 4 Years Returns Speaking Spanish

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Parrot Missing for 4 Years Returns Speaking Spanish

Originally posted 10/13/2014 04:00 PM

A pet parrot that spoke with a British accent when it disappeared from its home four years ago has been reunited with its owner – and the bird returned with some new knowledge.

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This Is What It's Like to Be 20 Feet from a Sleeping Whale (VIDEO)

This Is What It's Like to Be 20 Feet from a Sleeping Whale

Originally posted 10/13/2014 09:50 AM

And you thought your roommate was weird. Did you know that humpback whales sleep upside down?

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Exotic Animal Vet Dr. K Explains the Challenge of Giving a Ferret a Pacemaker

The behavior of cats and dogs is confusing enough for most, but Dr. Susan Kelleher deals with a whole different set of animal issues.

How do you perform surgery on a fish? Give a tortoise a check-up? These are questions for which exotic animal veterinarian Dr. Kelleher has to find answers, and now she is giving animal lovers a peek into her wild and furry life.

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WATCH: Ferocious Mongoose Scares Away Four Hungry Lions

Update 09/05/2014 08:00 AM Originally posted 09/03/2014 01:00 PM

Sorry, Honey Badger, there is a new fearless sheriff running the great outdoors: His name is Mongoose.

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