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Bits, a 15-year old San Antonio resident and a tortoise, has reportedly caused $150,000 worth of damage to a neighbor’s home. Weighing in at around 120lbs, he reportedly knocked down a heat lamp in his outdoor enclosure which started a fire that spread. The incident happened midnight on January 10th, luckily leaving both Bits and the neighboring family unharmed.

After 25 years since drug kingpin Pablo Escobar was killed, his pet hippo cartel continues to thrive in Columbia. In 1981, Escobar bought four hippos from the San Diego Zoo and flew them on a military Hercules aircraft to his private zoo on his massive estate called Hacienda Napoles. He reportedly paid $2 million USD in cash, which equals to around $5.3 million in 2017.

Christmas is an opportunity to spoil those we love and this woman is doing just that. Becca Drake wakes up every morning at 7:30am to start breakfast for her pug family of 30. The little puppies run around a large garden while she gets ready.

Christmas is the hardest time of year to come up with gift ideas. Thankfully the ours pets are easy to shop for. Here’s a short list with some gift ideas for your 4 legged friend.

Staying warm, comfortable, and happy in the winter is a constant challenge. We get wet, we get cold, and darkness takes over the season. But it’s not impossible to make it through this time of the year.

The pink fairy armadillo is the smallest species of armadillo in the world at 90–115 mm (3.5–4.5 in) long weighs about 120g. They have small eyes, silky yellowish white fur, and a flexible dorsal shell that only protects his top side. Because we only need protection from things that attack us from above.

Imagine finding out Santa is real. In this adorable footage, a guy dressed up as his dogs favorite toy and gives his dog the surprise of a lifetime. When Gumby first enters the room you can literally see the shock in the dogs movements until he gets a little closer.

Kylie Jenner posted a sneak peek of her adorable new puppy, Penny, on Instagram. The puppy was an early 19th birthday present from Jordyn Woods on Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Kylie Jenner from Keeping Up with the Kardashians is known for her large clan of pets.

On May 5th, Miley Cyrus posted a shoutout to her lost dog Floyd who passed away April 2, 2014. Today would have been his 5th birthday. “My dearest Floyd, i am sending you so much love and happiness on this very special day…. The day you were born.

Johnny Depp and his wife Amber Heard pleaded guilty to smuggling their 2 Yorkie’s, Pistol and Boo, into Australia. The court ordered them to apologize on video to avoid criminal charges. On Monday, April 18, Depp and Heard were filmed in court at Queensland, Australia, to plead guilty for making a false statement on their immigration card.