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Feature stories about animals – the funny, the fabulous, the touching.

Black bears, like the one pictured above, are extremely intelligent animals

Brave Man Saves 400-Pound Bear From Drowning (GALLERY)

(WILDLIFE/ANIMAL PICTURES) In this daring rescue story, Adam Warwick, a biologist for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), saves a nearly 400-pound black bear from drowning. The bear had wandered far away from his home in the Osceola National Forest, and was seen roaming around a residential neighborhood in search of food. Wildlife […]

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How One Dog’s Selfie Almost Cost Him His Home

(PIT BULLS/BREED SPECIFIC LEGISLATION) Diggy the dog took the Internet by storm with a selfie that went viral in June. But his fame almost cost him his new home after the Waterford Township police saw the photo. Unfortunately for Diggy and his new family, they had violated the township’s ban on pit bulls and were […]

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So let's all think twice before judging this entire breed. Photo Credit: Tumblr

26 Pictures That Show What Pit Bulls Are Really Like (GALLERY)

(PIT BULLS/DOG PICTURES) With many municipalities across the globe calling on breed-specific legislation and “dangerous dog laws,” pit bulls have become a hot topic of debate lately. While some regard these dogs as dangerous killers who should be banned outright, others view them as misunderstood victims of breed discrimination. Support for these laws is based […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Maple Cinnamon Buns

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) With the fall weather upon us, it’s time to get get baking! Pull out your baking sheets and preheat your oven for these delicious wholewheat maple cinnamon buns! But beware: this recipe is not for beginner cooks as vegan chef Jamie Oliver categorizes the recipe under “showing off.” Good luck, and enjoy! […]

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Ann Chapman from the Louisiana State Animal Response Team carries a dog she helped rescue in Baton Rouge. Photo Credit: CNN

Flood Relief Donations: Helping Louisiana Out Of The Mud

(ANIMAL RESCUE/ACTIVISM) Last month, the United States witnessed the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy when prolonged rainfall and catastrophic flooding devastated parts of southern Louisiana. The historic and unprecedented event was quickly declared a state of emergency as it submerged thousands of homes and businesses, displacing thousands of residents and their pets. Fortunately, rescue […]

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