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It turns out the peacock who was banned from a United Airlines flight to LA has a fire IG account. The flashy bird who was kicked off of a United Airlines flight is actually something of a celebrity. The peacock, whose name is Dexter, lives in Bushwick with his artist mother, Ventiko. @kumathedestructor took this great shot of me at #newarkairport today.

Bella the squirrel was found badly injured by an owl attack when she was just 4 weeks old. Hurt and vulnerable, she wasn’t able to survive on her own. Luckily, the little squirrel was found by a wildlife rescue group.

Emotional support comes in many forms including, apparently, a peacock. A woman brought her massive emotional support peacock to the Newark airport and attempted to fly to LA with it, even going so far as to buy the bird a seat of its own. Airlines will allow emotional support animals to fly with their owners as long as they can fit comfortably in front of the passenger’s seat without obstructing the aisle.

Cyclists and koala’s band together during Australia’s heat wave. The little marsupials are dehydrated but they know who their ride or die homies are. Koalas typically get moisture from gum leaves but the heat has been making that nearly impossible.

Two bears and a 5-month old mountain lion were found with serious burns following the Thomas Fire in Southern California. Hero vet Jamie Peyton was enlisted to help develop a plan for the wild animals. She’s the Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service at UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, and came up with the idea that potentially saved the animals lives.

Hank the Tank is an Australian Shepherd who had a recent run-in with the vet. Hank was able to come home but was still flyin’ high with some morphine in his system. The pooch had stepped on a rusty nail and needed surgery but has made a full recovery, I cAN FeEL CoLoUrS #vetgavememorphine A post shared by Hank The Tank (@hanktheaussietank) on Jan 16, 2018 at 2:24pm PST Vet gave me morphine and turned me into a White Walker for the day #GoT #LazySunday #MorphineDrip A post shared by Hank The Tank (@hanktheaussietank) on Jan 15, 2018 at 10:01pm PST Hank’s got baby blues which (when he’s not on drugs) are adorable.

Small dogs have a reputation for thinking they’re tougher than they look. This little Aussie pup is no exception. A tiny, blonde pup chased after a 3.5 meter croc at Goat Island in Australia.

Winter blues got you down? Just peep this video of a cow dancing in the snow – it’s guaranteed to melt your cold, frozen heart. Diane Cow lives at Farm Sanctuary in Upstate New York.

A Cincinnati couple rescued a baby sloth in Costa Rica following a huge storm earlier this week. Dirk Morgan and his wife own a lodge in Costa Rica. A panicked guest told them about a baby sloth trapped in between two rocks on the beach, and Morgan jumped into action.

When a box of abandoned Staffordshire Terriers were found in a London park, Tom Hardy stepped up. Using his massive social media following to the advantage of strays everywhere, he posted an adorable image urging his fans to adopt. New Staffies found and brought to Battersea this am in a box found in park.