Rudi Valentino, a male orangutan and one of the Houston Zoo's longtime residents, has died at the age of 45.

America’s Oldest Orangutan Dies

Rudi Valentino, a male orangutan and one of the Houston Zoo’s longtime residents, has died at the age of 45. Houston Zoo’s Longest Resident Died Rudi Valentino, North America’s oldest male orangutan and the Houston Zoo’s longest-term resident died just days after celebrating his 45th birthday on Dec. 8, zoo officials announced. Despite surpassing the expected lifespan of roughly 30 to 40 years for great apes in the wild, … Continue reading America’s Oldest Orangutan Dies

Casper, the heroic sheepdog, was attacked by wild coyotes while protecting his herd of sheep and is "lucky to be alive."

Sheepdog Kills 8 of 11 Coyotes to Protect His Sheep

Casper, the heroic sheepdog, was attacked by wild coyotes while protecting his herd of sheep and is “lucky to be alive.” Here’s What Happened Casper, a 20-month-old Great Pyrenees from Decatur, fought off a pack of 11 coyotes who were threatening John Wierwiller’s sheep farm. The livestock herding dog was protecting his sheep at his home and displayed his heroic actions by protecting a herd … Continue reading Sheepdog Kills 8 of 11 Coyotes to Protect His Sheep

An Indonesian woman disappeared on her way to work and was later found being digested inside the 22-foot python.

Video: Woman Swallowed by 22-foot Python

An Indonesian woman disappeared on her way to work and was later found being digested inside the 22-foot python. What Happened A 54-year-old woman identified as Jahrah was on her way to work at the rubber plantation in the Jambi province on the island of Sumatra this past Sunday morning and never returned. On Sunday night, after her husband reported her missing, a team of … Continue reading Video: Woman Swallowed by 22-foot Python

Cats are one of the most popular pets in the world and the most shared animal among social media cat lovers.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cats

Cats are one of the most popular pets in the world and the most shared animals on social media and across the internet. Here are five things you probably didn’t know about furry felines. 1. Cats Can Run up to 30 Miles an Hour Cats are pretty fast animals, so much so that they could probably beat a human athlete! Humans can run up to … Continue reading 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cats

A man was killed by a kangaroo in Australia after allegedly keeping the wild animal as a "pet" and held him in captivity.

Australian Kangaroo Kills Man, First Time in 85 Years

A kangaroo killed a man in Australia after allegedly keeping the wild animal as a “pet” and held him in captivity. What Happened Australian police reported that an adult male kangaroo attacked a 77-year-old man near the country’s state capital, Perth. The police stated the man may have kept the wild animal as a pet and believed he had been attacked earlier in the day. … Continue reading Australian Kangaroo Kills Man, First Time in 85 Years