Posts tagged "animals"

Scooter The Llama Escapes, Is Tased & Captured By Florida Cops

A llama, clearly influenced by Kanye West, led Florida cops on a nine-hour goose (llama?) chase around Leon Country Friday night, before being Tased and returned to its owner. Scooter the Llama -- seen above with a couple of police officers who are like, "whaaaa?" -- made it all the way to Tallahassee…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 3, 2013

9 Squittens You’re Gonna Want To Squish

Squittens! It sounds like a noise that happens in your ladydrawers after a makeout session, but hell to the NO. Squittens are kittens that look like squirrels — specifically kittehs which sit up on their hind legs like squirrels peering around for nuts. Some squittens, like the cutie named Petal above, are born without bone…

Nightmare Animal: The Blood Slug Of Southern Australia Will Haunt Your Dreams

When I was a kid, some friends and I wandered down to the woods at the end of our cul de sac. There, we found an old clawfoot bathtub that someone had dumped. The bathtub was full of water, and we started fishing around in there and pulled out a leech. Holy crap, that wa…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 1, 2013

Valiant Tiger Undergoes Surgery To Remove Massive Hairball

Cleaning up your cat's daily hairball attack aftermath got you down? Be grateful you're not the vet who had to remove a terrifying 4 lb. hair ball from this handsome tiger's stomach. After his handlers noticed that he wasn't eating, they performed surgery to remove the basketball-shaped object, and the little dude is doing just…
By: Megan Reynolds / May 25, 2013

This Woman Is Trying To Give Birth To A Shark

"I love a good piece of dolphin meat on my plate, but every time I feel bad for eating an endangered animal," 32-year-old artist, Ai Hasegawa, told Vice. "We're soon going to be facing a global food shortage crisis. But I still want to give life, I don't want 30 years of…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 21, 2013

It’s Time To Cry: Oklahoma Tornado Survivor Finds Her Dog — Alive! — During News Interview

I didn't sleep at all last night after reading about and seeing the horrific aftermath of the deadly tornado that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma. Such gruesome images and unbelievable destruction. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who was affected (if you're looking for specific ways to help, check out this list).
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 21, 2013

Asshole Monkey Steals Lollipop From A Puppy

I hate it when I'm sitting on the grass, trying to enjoy a lollipop and a monkey comes along and steals it. Even worse is when the monkey steals my lollipop and then hits me in the face with it. That's so fucked up! Well, at least this puppy is getting a lesson in sharing…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 19, 2013

Service Dog Named Hero Dons A Cap And Gown For Graduation

A young lady named Bridget Evans graduated from the graduate program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this week — and right by her side, wearing a matching blue cap and gown, was her service dog named Hero. "We can read each other’s minds," Evans told "The Today Show." "We’re so attuned to each…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 18, 2013

Frisky Q&A: Discussing The 2013 Cicada Invasion With My Dad, A Man Who Loves Cicadas

As you probably know by now, the cicadas are coming. Thirty billion cicadas, to be exact, are poised to swarm the northeastern United States pretty much any day now after spending the past 17 years underground. Many of my east coast friends have already vowed to stay inside for four to six week…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 16, 2013

Man Who Was Swallowed By Hippo Lives To Tell The Tale

Just in case you were still not convinced that hippos deserve a place on our list of animals that are total assholes, does Paul Templer have a story for you. Templer was working as a tour guide on Africa's Zambezi River when his group of kayaks came across a two-ton bull hippo who…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 13, 2013

7 Animal Mommies And Babies!

Is there anything sweeter than animal moms snuggling their babies? Even if you and your mom don't have the most Hallmark of relationships, your heart melts into a big mushy puddle when you see a mommy dog/goat/wildebeest/whatever giving her newborn babe a bath with her tongue. Yeah, her own tongue. The animal kingdom is intense.
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 12, 2013

Chicago Airport Hires Herd Of Goats To Mow The Lawn

Following in the steps of Paris' lawn-mowing sheep, Chicago O'Hare recently announced a two-year plan to hire a herd of goats to keep grass trimmed on airport grounds. The adorable (and eco-friendly!) goat grounds crew will be able to access areas that are hard for landscaping machinery to get to, and happily…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 10, 2013

PETA Tries To Convert Us To Veganism With A Supercut Of Animals Having Sex

Vegans have a bigger sexual appetite! That's PETA's new ploy to get us to stop eating/wearing/using animal products. And how do they illustrate their point? Oh, with a supercut of wild animals fucking set to the tune of "Teddy Bear's Picnic." I certainly enjoyed PETA's "Do It Like They Do" ad way more tha…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 9, 2013

Finally, A Store For All Your Guinea Pig Fashion Needs

Have you been having trouble finding a good selection of clothing, hats, and hair extensions for your pet guinea pig? Fret no more, my friends: an online store called, fittingly, Guinea Pig Fashion has got you covered. The Japanese retailer carries a huge variety of cavy [That's another name for the guinea pig,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2013

Is Lil Bub Safe In The Hands Of Robert De Niro?

Don't get me wrong, I am not about to complain about this choice photograph of Robert De Niro clutching Lil Bub at the Tribeca Film Festival Directors Brunch. However. As an animal lover, I do have my concerns that Bub's saturation level has passed the point of Internet sensation and entered exploitation territory. Bu…
By: Rachel Krause / April 24, 2013

Your Daily Squee: Baby Rhino Learns To Roll In The Mud Like Her Mama

This adorable little rhino is named Anna. She was born just one week ago at the Lion Country Safari in Florida, and had no idea how to properly wallow in the mud until her mom showed her. Luckily for us, the whole thing was caught on camera. And it is adorable. [YouTube…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 23, 2013

Quick, Snuggle A Koala While You Still Can!

Frisky readers, you know I would never steer you wrong where adorable animals are concerned. And that's why I'm telling you to hop the first plane the Australia and find a koala to hug. Snuggle the shit out of that koala. It might be the last chance you ever get. We knew the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 22, 2013

Let Baby Hedgehog Vs. T-Shirt Soothe Your Soul

How this baby hedgehog feels wrestling this t-shirt is pretty much exactly how I felt about this week. I just kept chewing and chewing and chewing and the t-shirt wouldn't give. It's been a crappy one but it's almost over. In the end, the baby hedgehog prevails, I think. At least that's the way…
By: Ami Angelowicz / April 19, 2013

If People Ate Like Animals, Dinner Would Be More Entertaining

I've been watching this "How Animals Eat Their Food" video non-stop this week and wondering why it didn't occur to me to make this video first. It should have because I've been eating like a flamingo since 1989 to annoy my brother (minus the pink unitard). All this time I could have been entertaining the…
By: Ami Angelowicz / April 17, 2013

Today In Florida: Ginormous, Rat-Sized Snails Invade

The state of Florida continues to prove that end times are nigh with an infestation of giant African land snails. This species of snail is a very special one that can grow as large as a rat and subsist on stucco and plaster to keep their shells healthy. (That means they will be devouring Floridians'…
By: Ami Angelowicz / April 15, 2013
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