The Indiana Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo A young giraffe named Thabisa escaped from her enclosure and lead the staff on a wild giraffe-chase. She frolicked around the zoo’s parking lot for a few hours before deciding it was too boring. Thabisa eventually returned to her barn on her own.
Iggy Pop ain’t got nothin’ on this sea creature. The Mary River Turtle sports a green mohawk made of algae, two protruding spikes from its chin, and an ability to breath air through its genitals. This turtle is more Joey Ramone than Joey Ramone.
facelift for your fish, anyone? The fanciest fish on the market, an Asian arowana could cost you $150,000. With that chunk of change, you could buy yourself 30,000 regular goldfish.
Reddit user @daria_arbuz posted a photo of a clumsy baby otter to the PS Battle thread and the results are hilarious.
During the American national anthem, a bald eagle decided to land on major league Mariners pitcher James Paxton’s shoulder. Is there any sentence more steeped in stars and stripes than that? James Paxton was minding his own business during the American national anthem when suddenly a bald eagle decided he looks like a great perch.
17 years ago Nick Burchill made the mistake of leaving his hotel room window open. What followed was a string of unfortunate events earning him to a lifetime ban from The Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC. Nick Burchill is a simple man from Nova Scotia.
One badass mom’s quick reflexes saved her chicken coop from being desecrated by a hungry predator. Last Sunday, Twitter user @Jackalcakes posted this photo: My mother caught a hawk while it was diving to get her chickens and it just has the most confused face ever that this could have gone so wrong pic.twitter.com/qTwApCVmsW— Herro: CA 🔜 NM 🔜 FL 🔜 GA (@Jackalcakes) March 19, 2018 Allegedly, Jackalcakes absolute ninja of a mother grabbed the bird of prey moments before it helped itself to some chicken nuggets. The internet, obviously, lost its mind.
Euphrates is a floppy, playful 9-month-old puppy. And she weighs over 180lbs. After witnessing a home-burglary where a Cane Corso, weighing over 130lbs, was thrown tragically to its death, Jared Howser decided to do something (is this where John Wick came from?).
Ayam Cemani chickens are as black as your soul, through and through. They’re a breed of Indonesian chicken found in Indonesia. They have all-black everything, right down to their beaks and bones.
Today for your daily dose of strange, we’re discussing platypus milk: the hot new thing in the medical world. Apparently, ten-odd years ago scientists found that platypus milk had incredible antibacterial properties. Enough so that it could be used in defense against superbugs aka antibiotic-resistant bacteria.