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SPCA of Livingston adopted out more than 70 animals at adoption event

UPDATE: Volunteers said the pet adoption was a success. The SPCA of Livingston adopted out more than 70 animals this weekend. During the entire event, more than 100 animals were adopted out.

Fishermen may face charges for catching alligator off FL pier

A group of fishermen have quite the story to tell after catching a ten foot alligator off a pier in Venice, Florida, but Florida Fish and Wildlife officials are not happy about it.

17-year-old catches 693 lbs swordfish off FL coast

It was a very memorable Labor Day for the Sattar family of North Palm Beach, Florida Adam Sattar, 17, was behind the electric reel of his family's boat when he caught a 693 pound swordfish.

Dog in Oregon eats 43 socks

It's a mystery many have wondered about at times: Where do all those missing socks go when you lose them? Next time it happens, you may want to check your dog.

SPCA of Livingston asks for help to continue operations

An animal rescue organization in Livingston Parish is shutting down operations because there are too many animals that need help, and not enough resources to do so.

Keeping pets safe in hot weather

Hot weather isn't only uncomfortable for you and me, but our pets, too. Here are some helpful tips to keep your animals safe in the extreme, summer heat: 1. Never leave your pets in a parked car.

Hiker finds 125 million-year-old dinosaur tracks in Utah

Moab, UT (KSL) -- A hiker has discovered a new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs.

Venom from bees, scorpions, & snakes may hold cancer cure

It's ancient medicine with a sci-fi-sounding twist.

World's Top 10 Zoos & Aquariums

What makes a zoo or aquarium outstanding? Exotic animals? Stellar recreations of natural habitats? Plenty of sugary refreshments for the kids?

Tiger cubs born at BR Zoo for first time in 25 years

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the birth of Malayan tiger cubs, born on Tuesday, July 29.

Kentucky poodle is becoming a 'Paw'-casso

An amateur artist is expected to be the highlight of a charity art exhibit this week in Louisville, Kentucky. While his work is expected to fetch a couple hundred dollars, buyers may be more impressed with his artistic temperament.

Underwater speakers keep invasive fish out of north stretch of Mississippi River

(KTTC) An invasive species of carp have been slowly making their way up north on the Mississippi River, threatening the natural species that call those waters home.

How photo shoots are saving shelter animals in Jefferson Parish

Jefferson Parish, LA (WGNO) -- A picture says a thousand words but a picture can also save a life. Several volunteer photographers are using their pictures to do just that.

Fisherman catches 12ft Tiger Shark off Texas coast

A fisherman reeled in what's being called the catch of a lifetime, just five miles off the coast of Port Aransas, Texas After a seven hour fight Ryan Spring reeled in a 12 foot, 7-inch tiger shark, about the size of his boat.

Duck and dog make unlikely best friend duo in North Carolina

An unlikely pair is turning heads on the North Carolina coast: a duck who thinks he is a dog, and a dog who has become best friends with the duck, and can be spotted playing, swimming and sleeping together.