Silverstone the tortoise inherited $27,000 when his former owner, bookshop tycoon Christina Foyle, passed away in 1999. Ultimately, she left behind a $120,000,000 fortune, a chaotic bookshop, and a number of wealthy pets. She bequeathed $200,000 to her gardener, Anthony Scillitoe so that he and his wife could care for her pets after her death.
The craziest things happen in Florida. From snack-sized seahorse rescues to dogs inheriting a 12.4 million dollar fortune they’ve truly got it all. We can now add two-headed sea beasts to the list!
A literal monkey mafia has formed on the island of Bali at a popular tourist attraction. The primate crime ring is made up of Macaque monkeys. They rob tourists and then barter the ill-gotten gains back to them in exchange for food.
In 2012, Claire Stoneman picked up a great dane pup that was the runt of the litter. Little did she know, he would end up being in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s tallest dog at 7’6” standing upright. Tipping the scales at over 200 pounds, Freddy towers over his 5’4” human.
We all love wolves for being the wild relatives of the doggos we’re proud to be best friends with. While wolves are already awesome, there is a rare group of extra badass “sea wolves” found on Canada’s Vancouver Island. Genetically distinct from the usually land-based wolves, these wolves swim from island to island and hunt sea animals for around 90% of their diet.
We all know long distance relationships can be hard, but that hasn’t stopped the ocean from getting in between human diver Hiroyuki Arakawa and Asian sheepshead wrasse Yoriko. Arakawa runs a local dive shop and has been trusted to look after a Shinto religion shrines, which happens to be under the water in Japan’s Tateyama Bay. Over the years, he’s gotten to know the aquatic neighbors quite well, but his friendship with Yoriko is a special one.
We’ve taken it upon ourselves to compile a list of the scariest animal names known to man. Some of these creatures are well suited to their nightmare-inducing titles and others, not so much. Read on to discover the top 5 animal names you don’t want whispered in your ear in a dark alley. 1.
Rescued from a filthy hoarder’s house in a small Canadian town, this little cat’s family had no idea she was destined for greatness. She was only 12 weeks old when they adopted her, and it was love at first site. She quickly took over running the household by declaring dominance over her dog subordinate and human slaves.
Capybara’s are the largest rodent known to man. They resemble a massive, furry chicken nugget with a face – it’s no wonder human’s like to keep them as pets. JoeJoe, a capy living in Las Vegas, fits the description to a T.
Dogs might be man’s best friend, but exotic pets make the most interesting Instagram accounts. If you want to see a raccoon having a bath or two prairie dogs on leashes chillin’ with a hedgehog, look no further. We’ve found Instagram’s top 10 strange-but-cute pet accounts so you don’t have to, check them out below… 1.