Ailing Swan Rides NYC Subway With Good Samaritans On Way To Getting Help

How one swan brought strangers together A New York City swan went for quite the journey last week including a ride on the subway. The beautiful bird rescuers are now calling, “Bae,” is recovering at The Wild Bird Fund on the Upper Westside of NYC. A former employee of the rescue center came across the bird in distress Thursday at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Because she has experience with birds, Ariel Cordova Rojas told NBCNewYork that she knew you have

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Watch Adorable Baby Sea Otter Munch On Tiny Ice Cubes

You can watch Joey, the baby otter munch on tiny crushed ice cubes. Why? There’s no why. Simply, it’s the cutest thing you will see today, on a day when your brain can use a break from the stress of all the election coverage. This is the little guy who everyone can agree is just the cutest. The video comes courtesy of the folks at the Vancouver Aquarium. Joey was rescued as a tiny baby. Because his mother died before

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Bored Restaurant Reviewer Serves Chipmunk Daily Custom Fine Dining Meals

The chipmunk living in Angela Hansberger’s Atlanta front yard has the best seat at the table. Hansberger is a food writer by trade. An industry hard hit by the pandemic. Hansberger shares her journey of dealing with sadness and boredom in a delight piece in Bon Apetit Magazine. She writes,  “There are no more new cafés to review or omakase dinners to critique or chicken wing competitions to judge. I’ve hoarded the beans, planted the garden, and grown the scallions

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#UnflatteringDogPhotoChallenge Is The Viral Smile You Need Today

#UnflatteringDogPhotoChallenge we need you. Because in a world where social media is the place where we feel pressured to present only perfect lives, perfectly behaved children, gorgeous homes and adorable pets, here comes the viral thread we all need. Humans with dogs admitted that our pups aren’t always gorgeous and well-behaved. Not every dog is supposed to be on the cover of Garden and Gun magazine. Some of the more amusing: #unflatteringdogphotochallenge blueberry facial pic.twitter.com/0NG5lGN5Fd — robert skelton (@Skelltony) October

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Zoo Separates Potty-Mouthed Parrots After Encouraging Each Other To Spew Profanities

African gray parrots at Britain’s Lincolnshire Wildlife Center are in time out before they teach their naughty ways to other birds Five African gray parrots find themselves in time out this week. They are part of a flock of rescues taken in by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Center in England. Funny or not so funny? The five birds think it’s pretty funny to let the naughty words fly between each other and zoo visitors. Jess Newton tells the BBC the “blue”

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Sweet Heroes Step Up When Synagogue’s Rooftop Beehives Become Pandemic Casualty

Synagogue’s rooftop beehives had sweet beginning that only gets better They are beehives with the sweetest of beginnings. Arthur LaBan started the project about five years ago when he was in seventh grade. This would be his service project for his upcoming bar mitzvah at Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia. KYW radio did a story at the time. Beekeeper Don Shump helped Arthur and his dad, Craig, get quite the operation going on the synagogue’s rooftop. As Craig describes in

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Rare Baby Owls Watch TV With Man After Mama Builds Nest Outside His Apartment Window

Shocked man first thought the baby owls were pigeons Rare baby owls are delighting a man in Belgium. BNNVARA reports Jos Baart thought pesky pigeons were once again building a nest outside his third story apartment. He was in for a huge surprise. Those were no pigeons. They are rare eagle-owls, the largest owl in all of Europe. They tend to be shy birds so they are rarely photographed in the wild. This amazing nature show has come direct to

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Cancer Survivor Therapy Dog “Moose” Awarded Honorary Veterinary Degree from Virginia Tech

“Moose” is a mental health therapy dog and cancer survivor One awesome therapy dog “Moose” is one awesome therapy dog who is getting big honors from Virginia Tech. He’s worked at Virginia Tech’s Cook Counseling Center since 2014. Moose has been in more than 7,500 counseling sessions, making him one awesome mental health advocate. Overcoming obstacles He’s had some challenges of his own. Earlier this year, doctors diagnosed Moose with prostate cancer. He’s made it through aggressive rounds of chemotherapy

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BBC Host Holds Brilliant Zoom Call With His Dogs Mabel and Olive

Labs Mabel and Olive have gained fame with Andrew Cotter’s super clever Twitter updates Still having the company meetings online. pic.twitter.com/aR3LfuSdKl — Andrew Cotter (@MrAndrewCotter) May 11, 2020 Labs Mabel and Olive to the rescue again. This time with a hilarious Zoom call. BBC sportscaster Andrew Cotter has been creating hilarious, sweet updates with his beloved dogs while he has been on hiatus during this pandemic era. No sports means he needs to talk about and comment on something. As

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Three Rescued Platypus Released Back Into Wild After Being Saved During Australian Bushfires

These three adorable platypus have been getting some TLC at the Taronga Zoo The platypus has to be one of the cutest, oddest, quirkiest animals in the world. Mammals who lay eggs and sport a duck-shaped bill. Does it get any more fun than that? I was surprised to see during a visit to Australia last year how tiny they are. These animals are precious to Australia. So when many became endangered during the bushfires late last year, wildlife experts

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