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Animals

"The dog ate my homework" - literally

"The dog ate my homework" - literallyA high school student from Magnolia had a good excuse for being late with her AP homework. Her dog ate it, literally, and it could have killed him.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Galveston veterinarian hopeful for survival of brown pelicans

Galveston veterinarian hopeful for survival of brown pelicansAt Galveston's Seawolf Park, the people and pelicans are both after fish.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Texas

Tortured, dead animals found near San Antonio

Tortured, dead animals found near San AntonioA tortured and strangled dog is just the latest animal discovered dumped on the side of a road in Wilson County.
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Animals

Texas man turns himself in for attack on pit bull

Texas man turns himself in for attack on pit bullA West Texas man charged with trying to kill a pit bull with a knife and hammer has turned himself in to authorities.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Criminal charges considered after dog's mouth taped shut

Criminal charges considered after dog's mouth taped shutThe dog, named "Bear" is now in the custody of Freeport Animal Control.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Animals

Man survives 525-pound bear attack with knife

Man survives 525-pound bear attack with knifeThe 525- pound bear charged Johnson, knocking him unconscious briefly.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

A dozen Injured pelicans rescued in Galveston

A dozen Injured pelicans rescued in GalvestonThe injuries appeared to be caused by fishing lines and hooks.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Galveston Animal Services discover Caiman Alligator as pet

Galveston Animal Services discover Caiman Alligator as petThe officer took the alligator from the home and will now be housed at Moody Gardens.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Weird

When pigs fly? Not on this plane

When pigs fly? Not on this planeA US Airways crew ordered a disruptive pig off a plane this week
  • Weird
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Animals

Dog takes bullet for family, saves child after road rage attack

Dog takes bullet for family, saves child after road rage attackWitnesses say the shooting began with road rage and ended up with the gunman following the SUV to a strip mall
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks ago
Animals

Lakeland man catches 719-pound gator

Lakeland man catches 719-pound gatorThe heaviest gator on record in Florida is 1,043 pounds on Orange Lake in 1989
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
News

Adventure racer gives stray dog a meatball, dog follows him to finish line of 430-mile race

Adventure racer gives stray dog a meatball, dog follows him to finish line of 430-mile raceThis is the most extreme version ever of Homeward Bound.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Injured manatee stranded in Chambers County

Injured manatee stranded in Chambers CountyA manatee has been spotted thousands of miles off course, away from home and the warm waters off the coast of Tampa, Florida.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Animals

Missing dog thrown from moving vehicle

Missing dog thrown from moving vehicleOn a road less than a mile from Brandon Mason's home, someone had thrown his dog, Davey, out like trash from a moving car.
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Entertainment

Cute pit bull fights fear one backward step at a time

Cute pit bull fights fear one backward step at a timeAn Austin woman's pet pit bull is putting his fears behind him -- literally.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 month ago
Animals

About 140 turtles stunned in South Texas cold snap

About 140 turtles stunned in South Texas cold snapExperts are caring for about 140 turtles stunned in a cold snap that left the reptiles stranded on South Texas beaches.
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Hunter shoots, kills Minnesota family's pet

Hunter shoots, kills Minnesota family's petA hunter in Rice County, Minn. shot and killed a family pet over the weekend
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
News

Owner of killer pit bulls sues family of beagle they killed

Owner of killer pit bulls sues family of beagle they killedA woman whose four dogs attacked and killed a neighbor's beagle is now suing the dead dog's owners for up to $1 million.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Dallas Safari Club may cancel endangered rhino hunt

Dallas Safari Club may cancel endangered rhino huntA Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa said it will cancel the hunt if a federal agency denies the winning bidder's request
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Wounded Texas dog needs help for surgery

Wounded Texas dog needs help for surgeryAbandoned, hungry and hurt, a 2-year-old dog was found by a Liberty Hill family with a bullet wound on the side of the road
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Features

Andean bear gives birth to two cubs at the National Zoo

Andean bear gives birth to two cubs at the National ZooAndean bear gives birth to two cubs at the National Zoo
  • Features
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Animals

Baby elephant survives 14-lion attack

Baby elephant survives 14-lion attackA 1-year-old elephant wandered off from his mother in Zambia, and 14 lions attacked him
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Animals

Internet mourns loss of celebrity lemur Zoboomafoo

Internet mourns loss of celebrity lemur ZoboomafooJovian, the Coquerel's sifaka lemur and star of the short-lived PBS wildlife show for kids, Zoboomafoo, died Monday
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Texas

Wild mustangs help military veterans re-enter society

Wild mustangs help military veterans re-enter societyMilitary veterans often have a hard time rebuilding their lives after war. But something special happens when you get a soldier together with a wild mustang.
  • Texas
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

"Starbucks" recovering after surgery

"Starbucks" recovering after surgery"Starbucks" recovering after surgery
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Features

Voters decide on name for Dallas Zoo's newborn giraffe

Voters decide on name for Dallas Zoo's newborn giraffeThe name means "united" in Botswana.
  • Features
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Video: Dog rescued after spending days on roof

Video: Dog rescued after spending days on roofVideo: Dog rescued after spending days on roof
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Animals

7 years later, Denver man's lost dog turns up in Atlanta

7 years later, Denver man's lost dog turns up in Atlanta"When she asked, 'Is his name Jordan?' That's when my jaw hit the ground," Nuanes said.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Texas

Bald eagles find new home in 'fake' electric tower

Bald eagles find new home in 'fake' electric towerAs a species, American bald eagles are no longer endangered. But two of the birds have faced a different kind of peril in recent years because they built their annual nesting spot at the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center in Seagoville atop a high voltage electric tower.
  • Texas
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

BARC opens new clinic

BARC opens new clinicThere's a new way to get your dogs and cats spayed and neutered at an affordable cost in Houston.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago