This mystery has plagued arachnologists for decades. William Eberhard and Daniel Briceno untangle the web question in a paper in the journal Naturwissenschaften. The answer has to do with spiders' oily, hairy legs.
Customers at a coffee shop in Cork, Ireland, looked outside and saw a 2.5 ton elephant standing there. The animal, named Baby, escaped from a traveling circus. Circus employees got Baby back within minutes.
A Colorado animal protection group has created a website and smartphone application designed to help someone who's found an injured animal, lost or found a pet or wants to report animal cruelty. Animal Watch hopes to expand the program nationally in the future.
The owner of an African grey parrot says he believes the thieves will soon return the bird that was taken recently in England. It seems Chico loves to squawk a song by Queen. The parrot's owner says the thieves will soon tire of hearing "We are the Champions."
Police in Britain received a call to their emergency number and all they could hear was heavy breathing. Officers rushed to the home and found George, a two-year-old Basset Hound. The dog was panicking because his neck was tangled in a phone cord.
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