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Kendall Jones Facebook Pictures of African Animal Hunting Sparks Outrage

Kendall Jones, a cheerleader from Texas has caused an uproar on Facebook after she posted pictures of animals she hunted and killed during a trip to Africa. The 19-year old shared several photos of her posing next to dead or tranquilized lions, antelope, leopards, hippos and zebras during a recent hunting excursion. Kendall Jones, from Cleburne, Texas, has been uploading these controversial pictures... 

Climate Change Could be to Blame for Smaller Salamanders

Scientists suggest climate change could be the reason salamanders in the Appalachian Mountains are getting smaller. In a study earlier this year in the journal Global Change Biology, researchers compared museum specimens of salamanders collected in the course of a half-century beginning in 1957 with those measured at the same sites in 2011 and 2012. They measured almost 9,500 adult salamanders and... 

Migaloo, the White Whale Spotted in Australia

Whale-cruise operators in Port Stephens, Australia were alerted by local residents that Migaloo, the white whale had been spotted at Birubi Point, then Boat Harbour. Migaloo, meaning “White Fella,” captured the world’s attention because it is such a rare sight. It is an “extremely rare albino whale,” reports Fox News and it was seen for the first time this year off the... 

Rare Red Wolf Born in Captivity Could Help Restore Endangered Species

A rare red wolf was born in captivity at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in Kentucky on May 2, 2014. This female pup could one day help restore the red wolf endangered species. The new female pup is just now emerging from her den and stretching her legs followed by two very attentive parents. She will remain with her parents for at least 18 months and then be transferred to a zoo or... 

Rare Lancetfish Washes up on Shore in North Carolina

A rare, cannibalistic lancet fish washed up onto Nags Head beach in North Carolina last Monday. Visitors at the Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head witnessed the fish wash up onto the shore alive. Fishers took it back out into the water in their boat, only for it to wash up on shore again. The fish was probably sick, according to researchers. The lancetfish is a deep-sea fish that rarely ever appears near... 

Cat Saves Boy from Dog Attack: Video

If you love cats and believe they are human’s best friend, you’ll love this. A family cat saved a boy from a dog attack. The incident occurred at a home in Southwest Bakersfield, California on Tuesday. The surveillance video shows the boy playing on his bicycle outside in the driveway when a dog sneaks up behind him and grabs his leg. The dog tried to pull the boy down the sidewalk, but... 

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pet Bearded Dragons

Bearded dragons could be linked to salmonella poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which released a report on the outbreak Thursday. In the last two years, 132 people in 31 states have became infected with a rare form of salmonella bacteria. Thirty-one answered a detailed questionnaire about their illness; of those, 21 said they handled or own a bearded dragon. They... 

Raccoon Attacks Baby: Charlotte Ponce Gets New Ear After Attack

Charlotte Ponce was 3-months old when she was attacked by a pet raccoon while laying in her crib. The raccoon destroyed her right ear, nose and part of her cheek. The children were taken into protective custody after the accident. Her great-aunt and uncle, Sharon and Tim Ponce from Spring Lake, Michigan heard the horrific news on the TV news and stepped in to adopt Charlotte and her older brother... 

Rare Sighting of a Giant Oarfish Along Mexican Coastline

A giant Oarfish was caught on video while a group of tourists were kayaking in the coastal waters of Baja, Mexico. The video shows two giant oarfish (Regalecus glesne) swimming near a beach in shallow water trying to beach themselves. “It was one of the most stunningly beautiful fish I’ve ever seen,” says Tim Binder, vice president of collection and planning for the Shedd Aquarium,... 

Videos of Bison Fleeing Yellowstone have People Questioning Volcano Eruption

Viral videos of Bison fleeing Yellowstone National Park have rumors swirling that the super-volcano located under the park would be erupting soon. Yellowstone National Park dismissed those rumors on Friday about the super-volcano erupting soon. Amy Bartlett said the bison were simply running deeper into the park. “It was a spring-like day and they were frisky. Contrary to online reports, it’s... 
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