A girl on Snapchat thought she was saving a gopher tortoise, a threatened species, when she found it on the road and tossed it into water. Tortoises can’t swim.

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PETA claims a monkey should be able to own the copyright for a selfie it took. But how far could this lawsuit go? Could your pets own their photos?

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An NHL player is facing criminal charges after killing, beheading and posing with a beloved grizzly bear, named Cheeky, in Canada.

3 weeks ago 7 Comments

Melanie Moss did not get the reaction she expected from her dog Charlie when she told him that they would be bringing home a new human baby girl the following day.

1 month ago 3 Comments

Singer Adele is known for her iconic pop voice and soul-stirring lyrics, but what happens when she’s mashed up with a pile of quacking toy ducks?

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A sun bear wandered inside the fence of a tiger sanctuary and was immediately attacked by at least 4 tigers before keepers came to help the troubled ursine.

2 months ago 2 Comments

Maria Furtado is accused of stealing a puppy that had killed ducklings, driving out into the Nevada desert and shooting the dog to death in front of her kids.

2 months ago 22 Comments

Walter Palmer, the infamous hunter who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, had his vacation home in Marco Island, Florida painted with the graffiti “Lion Killer.”

2 months ago 17 Comments

Michelle Wankoff, a 19-year-old New Jersey woman, faces animal cruelty charges after beating her dog, Chuck, to death with a shovel and hammer, police say.

2 months ago 12 Comments

Sabrina Corgatelli responded to the public outcry of the death of Cecil the lion by Walter Palmer by posting pictures of kills she made during a recent hunt in South Africa.

2 months ago 4 Comments

Karen Anderson, a self-described “animal communicator”, claims to have connected with Cecil the lion in the afterlife and has his final words for humanity.

2 months ago 24 Comments

Walter Palmer, a dentist from Minneapolis, allegedly bribed park officials at Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe to hunt Cecil the lion. See his other big game photos here.

2 months ago 136 Comments

The festival of San Fermín in the city of Pamplona, Spain, is an ancient annual celebration. See pictures of all the violence and gore for this year’s festival.

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Activists of the animal rights organization PETA protested against animal cruelty in the fashion industry before Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin at Brandenburg Gate.

3 months ago 4 Comments

Kristen Lindsey, a Texas veterinarian who bragged on Facebook about killing a stray cat with a bow and arrow, will not face animal cruelty charges.

3 months ago 119 Comments

A disturbing smartphone video of a screaming deer being mauled by what appears to be a grizzly bear in a suburban backyard has gone viral online.

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