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Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 08:18 PM CDT

Man Films 'Never-Ending' Gator Parade in South Florida

Man Films 'Never-Ending' Gator Parade in South Florida

A Florida wildlife photographer captured a seemingly infinite procession of alligators in South Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve. Photographer Bobby Wummer filmed the half-hour parade of gators just...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 07:56 PM CDT

TX Pet Shop Employee Builds Wheelchair for Disabled Goldfish

TX Pet Shop Employee Builds Wheelchair for Disabled Goldfish

A fish aquarium employee in Texas rescued a disabled goldfish from a life of immobility after building him a wheelchair.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 02:03 PM CDT

High-Flying Bees Hospitalize Utility Worker

High-Flying Bees Hospitalize Utility Worker

A man was hospitalized Wednesday  after being stung by bees hundreds of times while working on a utility pole in North Las Vegas. Cedric Williams of the North Las Vegas Fire Department says they received...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 01:52 PM CDT

Mouse Doors Popping Up In Minneapolis

Mouse Doors Popping Up In Minneapolis

A Minneapolis man is making a big statement with his tiny works of street art. He goes by the name "Mows" and his canvases are nooks and crannies throughout the city. Tiny doors, fit for a mouse, are...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 01:00 PM CDT

Park Ranger Discovers Mysterious 'Dr. Seuss' Plant

Park Ranger Discovers Mysterious 'Dr. Seuss' Plant

Texas park rangers at Atlanta State Park, southwest of Texarkana, shared a photo showing a pink and white fluffy ball on the park's Facebook page Tuesday. The post, which has been shared more than 1,600 times

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 11:26 PM CDT

Gators on Parade in Florida

Gators on Parade in Florida

A South Florida photographer was in the Big Cypress National Preserve early Monday when he captured these images of large and small alligators crossing a dirt road. Photographer Bobby Wummer says it was just...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 03:16 PM CDT

Humpback Whales Mysteriously Organize in Super Groups: Study

Humpback Whales Mysteriously Organize in Super Groups: Study

Some humpback whales are starting to gather in larger-than-usual groups, but scientists aren't sure why, according to a new study published earlier this month. Typically, these whales are considered solitary...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 11:55 AM CDT

Traveler Caught with About 80 Reptiles in Suitcase

Traveler Caught with About 80 Reptiles in Suitcase

A Czech citizen traveling back from South Africa was caught at the Vienna Airport trying to smuggle about 80 reptiles in his suitcase.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 09:06 AM CDT

Sea Lion That Swam Up Calif. Farmland Canal Evades Rescue

Sea Lion That Swam Up Calif. Farmland Canal Evades Rescue

Wildlife experts are frustrated by a young sea lion that evaded their attempts to rescue him from a canal that cuts through farmland and an inland Northern California neighborhood. Vacaville police officers,...

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 06:50 AM CDT

Boaty McBoatface: New Sub Gets Popular Name

Boaty McBoatface: New Sub Gets Popular Name

British officials didn't want to name a polar research ship "Boaty McBoatface," but they had no problem giving the name to a new submarine, NBC News reported. Last year, the British government agency...

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