Animal crime spree: Monkeys, crabs and other wild thieves in action

Tighten that camera grip!Word seems to be spreading in the animal kingdom that stealing cameras is a lot of fun, as evidenced by a series of recent videos featuring skilled animal thieves. A word to the wise: If it comes down to a match between you and a monkey, you might lose.

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Happy ending! Rescued dog carrying mystery photo gets adopted

A rescued pit bull who was found carrying a mysterious photograph has found a new home.Soldier, a 2-year-old pit bull, was wandering in a South Carolina neighborhood last month with a tattered black-and-white photo of a young man tucked into his collar.

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TODAY’s Takeaway: Boston cop celebrates, bear plays tetherball

1. When David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox sent a game-tying home run hit through the air on Sunday evening, Boston police officer Steve Horgan threw his arms up in victory from the bullpen, just as Torii Hunter of the Detroit Tigers flung himself over the wall to catch the ball.image

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Meet the world’s ugliest animal: Blobfish!

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Chickens on a plane! 1,000 to take red-eye to ‘freedom’

Chickens aren’t exactly known to be frequent fliers — let alone cross-country travelers. But on Sept. 4, over 1,000 rescued hens will take to the friendly skies.California-based shelter and sanctuary Animal Place will airlift the group of recently-rehabilitated chickens to new lives on the East Coast, as part of its 3-year-old program to find homes for animals originally destined for slaughter.The… Continue reading