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Free At Last! Tuffy The Bear Rejoices After Being Rescued From Bile Farm

By Meera Dolasia on April 28, 2016
Free At Last! Tuffy The Bear Rejoices After Being Rescued From Bile Farm

Animal videos are always heartwarming. However, the one that captured Tuffy, a black bear splashing in a pool, is even more so. That's because it shows the animal's unbridled joy after being rescued from a bear bile farm, where he was locked in a tiny cage and tortured for years. In fact, Tuffy was so thrilled with his newly found freedom that he did not return to his den that evening — Instead, the bear spent the night sleeping under the stars.

Loyal Penguin Returns Annually To Bond With Brazilian Man Who Rescued Him

By Kim Bussing on April 20, 2016
Loyal Penguin Returns Annually To Bond With Brazilian Man Who Rescued Him

In May 2011, Joao Pereira de Souza stumbled upon a stranded Magellanic penguin outside his shack on Proveta Beach in Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro. The bird was soaked in oil and unable to move. The 71-year-old retired bricklayer scooped up the starving penguin, nursed it back to health and put it out to sea.

Surprise! City Birds Are Smarter And Healthier Than Their Country Counterparts!

By Kim Bussing on April 10, 2016
Surprise! City Birds Are Smarter And Healthier Than Their Country Counterparts!

A recent study conducted by a team of researchers from Canada's McGill University has uncovered that birds who live in urban environments are not just better at problem-solving and more skilled in tasks that require innovation than their rural counterparts: they also have stronger immune systems!

Video Of The Week — Talented Beagle Breaks Yet Another World Record

By Meera Dolasia on April 4, 2016
Video Of The Week — Talented Beagle Breaks Yet Another World Record

In September 2015, Purin, a nine-year-old female beagle made headlines when she broke the record for the most goals (14) caught by a dog with the paws in a single minute. On March 22, which happened to be National Puppy Day, the talented dog that lives in Japan, did it again.

Always Wanted A Sleepover With Sharks? Then You May Want To Read This!

By Meera Dolasia on April 4, 2016
Always Wanted A Sleepover With Sharks? Then You May Want To Read This!

Here is some good news for those that are looking for adventure in their lives. Peer-to-peer rental site Airbnb is accepting applications for people that are brave enough to spend a night inside the shark tank at France's Aquarium de Paris.

Video Of The Week — Gorillas Love Egg Hunts Too!

By Meera Dolasia on March 28, 2016
Video Of The Week — Gorillas Love Egg Hunts Too!

If you think Easter egg hunts are meant only for humans, think again. At Ohio's Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, even the animals join in the fun. On Saturday, March 19, park officials organized the annual egg hunt for the resident western lowland gorillas by hiding brightly colored boiled eggs and other treats inside their enclosure.

Social Media Helps Kunkush, A Lost Refugee Cat Reunite With His Family

By Alexis Baro on March 25, 2016
Social Media Helps Kunkush, A Lost Refugee Cat Reunite With His Family

In November 2015, Suva Al Alaf and her five children fled the ISIS-controlled town of Mosul in Iraq and set sail aboard a small boat to Lesbos, Greece. Though the family had to leave behind almost everything they owned, the one thing they were unwilling to give up was their cat, Kunkush, who was safely tucked inside a basket.

Video Of The Week - Cincinnati Zoo Debuts Adorable Newborn Cheetahs

By Meera Dolasia on March 21, 2016
Video  Of The Week - Cincinnati Zoo Debuts Adorable Newborn Cheetahs

On March 18, the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden in Ohio released the first pictures and video of its newest residents - Five adorable cheetah cubs. The cute newborns that include three males, and two females had to be born via a rare C-section surgery on March 8, due to some medical complications with their mother, five-year-old resident cheetah, Willow.

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