A flamingo was spotted in the wild in South Texas by Ben Shepard, an intern with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Quickly ID’d as notorious fugitive Flamingo No. 492 who authorities report has been on the lam for thirteen long years. In 2005, forty flamingos travelled from Tanzania to the Wichita County Zoo in Kansas.
This squirrel looked like something straight out of a museum – or an Ice Age movie. Bucky is your average gray tree squirrel with one exception. Before good-samaritan Jannet Lee Talbott got ahold of him, he had massive saber-tooth tusks growing out of his mouth.
Trevor, a dachshund living in England had a pretty normal four years of life as a normal-sized sausage dog. Until one morning his human’s mom commented that Trevor looked like he was gaining weight. They didn’t think much of it at first, but as they ate breakfast, he seemed to keep getting bigger.
Jennifer Garner recently mourned the loss of her pet chicken, Regina George, but is replacing her clucking best friend with a few hundred other creatures. Garner recently bought an ant farm for herself and her kids, Violet, 12, Seraphina, 9, and Samuel, 6 and posted it on her Instagram story. She also posted a touching tribute to Regina George on her Instagram, describing her love for the chicken.
We’ve all made mistakes. But, most of us have never mistaken a bear for a dog, and then raised it for two years as the family pet. A family in China, however, did just that.
USA border patrol agents had an unexpected surprise upon finding an abandoned duffel bag. Agents at the US – Mexico border found a tiger cub stuffed into an abandoned duffle bag. The Brownsville agents were stationed close to the Rio Grande River when they saw three people suspiciously ditch a black duffle bag before high-tailing it back to Mexico.
Dear readers of CPW, prepare to panic. Loki is an absolutely terrifying spawn of satan hailing from the depths of hell. Or, as some call it, Brooklyn.
The Yodel Kid aka Mason Ramsey (yes, he has a name. We were just as surprised as you) serenaded Doug the Pug and it was everything. Mason Ramsey, the subject of the viral video below, rose like a phoenix from the ashes.
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.