Strange But True

Oregon Zoo Shares Zoo Animal X-Rays

Oregon Zoo Shares Zoo Animal X-Rays

Kendall Curley
Oct 26, 2018

Image via iStock.com/artran 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...
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Dog Bamboozles McDonalds Customers Into Buying Her Burgers

Dog Bamboozles McDonalds Customers Into Buying Her Burgers

Kendall Curley
Oct 25, 2018

Image via Facebook/Betsy Reyes 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...
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Snapchat Has Announced Face Filters for Cats

Snapchat Has Announced Face Filters for Cats

Kendall Curley
Oct 15, 2018

Image via iStock.com/FilippoBacci 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...
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Gecko Makes More Than a Dozen Phone Calls While Inside a Monk Seal Hospital

Gecko Makes More Than a Dozen Phone Calls While Inside a Monk Seal Hospital

Samantha Schwab
Oct 10, 2018

Image via Twitter/Claire_Simeone 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...
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Study Shows Uptown and Downtown Rats in New York Are Genetically Different

Study Shows Uptown and Downtown Rats in New York Are Genetically Different

Kendall Curley
Oct 02, 2018

Image via iStock/johnandersonphoto The rats in New York are notorious for their large size and fearless attitude. From carrying pizza up a staircase to climbing onto unsuspecting subway passengers, New York rats are as much a part of...
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Ohio Councilman Considers Jail Time for Owners of Barking Dogs

Ohio Councilman Considers Jail Time for Owners of Barking Dogs

Samantha Schwab
Sep 27, 2018

Photo via BoulderPhoto/Shutterstock.com The city council in Akron, Ohio is considering an ordinance that allows jail time for pet owners whose dogs repeatedly disturb the neighborhood by continuously barking. Currently, a pet...
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