Strange But True

PetMD Editorial
Nov 19,2018

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Wombats have long been loved for their cute faces and roly-poly physique. However, there has been one mystery about wombats that has confounded scientists for quite some time. How does wombat poop get its cubed shape?

Well, that mystery has recently…

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PetMD Editorial
Nov 16,2018

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In western Japan, the Onomichi city museum of art has taken social media by storm, but it’s not because of the art.

Two local cats have been attempting to gain free admission into the museum for two whole years. That’s right, since 2016, two kitties have…

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PetMD Editorial
Oct 29,2018

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Fashion runways are a place to show off creative inventiveness, and they carry an air of seriousness to them. Models strut down the runway in the season’s newest trends, and the crowd, dressed in their best, snaps photos to share on social media.

But…

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PetMD Editorial
Oct 26,2018

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In order to keep zoo animals healthy, the Oregon Zoo makes sure to perform regular health checks.

Since animals cannot tell the zookeepers and veterinarians what ails them, they will often use X-rays to make sure everything is copasetic and also to catch…

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PetMD Editorial
Oct 25,2018

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We’ve all probably seen dogs begging for food at the dinner table. But you wouldn’t expect a pup to take their act on the road, tricking strangers into turning over their meals.

One pet parent found her dog doing just that at a local McDonalds in…

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PetMD Editorial
Oct 15,2018

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Many pet parents have tried in vain to extend Snapchat filters to pets, but the Snapchat app has not been reliably able to detect pet faces.

However, Snapchat has just announced the introduction of cat lenses. With this announcement, the app has…

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PetMD Editorial
Oct 10,2018

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Last week a tiny gecko was caught accidentally calling people from inside the Ke Kai Ola Marine Mammal Center, a monk seal hospital in Hawaii.

According to the Twitter feed of director Dr. Claire Simeone, she became suspicious when she started…

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