"I thought it was, like, a trick." says Holly Malkames, who discovered a live snake crawling under the Plexiglass at her gas pump.
Echidnas, also known as spiny anteaters, have invaded a woman's home—and it's mating season. "I had to have a sleeping tablet last week."
Local authorities believe the bear is a danger to public safety, but animal lovers raced to defend the creature on Twitter.
A large section of Chicago's Humboldt Park has been closed off since Sunday night, while animal experts looked for the gator.
The sanctuary in Chengdu is now home to 200 rare giant pandas.
"In the course of a few seconds, a million thoughts came to my mind, and that of dying was definitely one of them," said Jaime Alvarez of San Francisco.
Chlamydia in koalas can lead to blindness, infertility and death. The disease is an important factor in the population declines that the species is experiencing.
"[People] cannot sit on the grass because there's so much goose poop in the parks," said Scott Gilmore, deputy director of Denver Parks and Recreation.
Social media users expressed both fear and delight over the images of the shark.
The woman admitted to police "that she intentionally and knowingly had placed her elastic hair tie around the dog's snout for a period of 48 hours in hopes to keep the dog quiet from excessive whining," a probable cause statement said.
Several animal species have evolved the ability to change color in order to stay hidden from predators.
Many social media users praised the incredible picture, but others recoiled in terror.
The snake appeared from under the refrigerator.
It has long been thought that the first animals evolved from single-celled organisms resembling microbes called choanoflagellates that are found in water today.
The image sparked outrage online.
The rogue primate roamed the Upper Galilee region for two weeks.
Scientists think dogs could one day be matched with owners based on the research.
Doctors say his wound could take more than six months to heal fully.
The men were fired from their jobs over the violent incident.
No visitors were at risk during the creature's escape, the zoo said.
Armies have been trying to harness the capabilities of marine animals like porpoises and sea lions for decades.
"You're not just learning by what's going on with the animals, you're experiencing it."
The tiny critters could perch on your thumbnail.