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Rock-Loving Orangutan Causes $220K Damage at St. Louis Zoo
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Rock-Loving Orangutan Causes $220K Damage at St. Louis Zoo

A rock-loving orangutan named Rubih went ape on the observation windows of her St. Louis zoo enclosure, forcing nearly $200,000 in repairs and the temporary closure of the exhibit. Zookeepers say the 12-year-old female orangutan repeatedly tapped and banged rocks against... Read more »

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Lost in the Shuffle: Fla. Half-Marathon Runner Goes Missing for 12 Hours

Lost in the Shuffle: Fla. Half-Marathon Runner Goes Missing for 12...

Melissa Kitcher had full intentions of completing her first half-marathon Sunday, but it's safe to say she pictured... Watch »

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
NYC Subway Rat Undaunted by Gigantic Dinner Roll

NYC Subway Rat Undaunted by Gigantic Dinner Roll

This so-called Roll Mole is giving Pizza Rat a run for its money. A rat was recorded dragging a comically large... Watch »

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
Clucked Up Morning: Dozens of Birds Escape on Street

Clucked Up Morning: Dozens of Birds Escape on Street

Exclusive video shows Gorham Street in Medford, Massachusetts, around 4 a.m. after police say 40 chickens and 12... Watch »

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016
"Bird" the Bird Poses in Man's Mug Shot After Unlucky Arrest

"Bird" the Bird Poses in Man's Mug Shot After Unlucky Arrest

A 4-year-old macaw named "Bird" is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon with... Read more »

Friday, Dec 2, 2016
Full-Sized Titanic Replica Being Built in China

Full-Sized Titanic Replica Being Built in China

Construction on the world's first full-sized Titanic replica has started in China, a country with a well-documented... Read more »

Friday, Dec 2, 2016
Santa Claws: Beaver Picks Through Christmas Decor at Dollar Store

Santa Claws: Beaver Picks Through Christmas Decor at Dollar Store

When it's time to decorate your dam, you have to hit the store. Read more »

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Werewolf, Gorilla And Santa All Caught on Trail Camera

Werewolf, Gorilla And Santa All Caught on Trail Camera

A Kansas police trail camera was set up after reports of mountain lion sightings and yielded some hilarious... Watch »

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Student Gains Attention for Putting Hats on Squirrels

Student Gains Attention for Putting Hats on Squirrels

A Penn State student famous for her whimsical photos of campus squirrels is nearing graduation. Four years after she Watch »

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016

French 'Spiderman' Scales Skyscrapers Harness-Free

Alain Robert, 54, has a lifelong passion for scaling skyscrapers and other structures with only his hands and a good... View »

Monday, Nov 28, 2016
Runaway Bull Takes 5-Mile Trek Through Philly

Runaway Bull Takes 5-Mile Trek Through Philly

A young bull escaped from a Philadelphia slaughterhouse Tuesday afternoon, leading police on a chase past a city... Watch »

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016
NYC Woman Guilty of Abusing 100 Rabbits

NYC Woman Guilty of Abusing 100 Rabbits

A 36-year-old woman accused of abusing rabbits seized from a rabbit colony in Brooklyn has been convicted on 100... Read more »

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Sword Stolen by Costumed Ninja Is Returned to Card Shop

Sword Stolen by Costumed Ninja Is Returned to Card Shop

A katana sword that was missing from an Anchorage card shop has been returned. KTVA-TV reports surveillance video... Read more »

Monday, Nov 21, 2016
2 Moose Found Frozen Mid-Fight Near Remote Alaska Village

2 Moose Found Frozen Mid-Fight Near Remote Alaska Village

Two moose were discovered frozen in battle and encased in ice near a remote village on Alaska's unforgiving western... Read more »

Friday, Nov 18, 2016
Thrill Seeker Bungee Dunks Cookie 240 Feet, Breaks Record

Thrill Seeker Bungee Dunks Cookie 240 Feet, Breaks Record

Simon Berry just wanted a cookie, his tea and a little thrill. The 24-year-old combines the three in a... Watch »

Friday, Nov 18, 2016
NYC Museum-Goers Wait 2 Hours to Squat on Gold Toilet

NYC Museum-Goers Wait 2 Hours to Squat on Gold Toilet

Patrons at the Guggenheim are standing in line for up to two hours to use the bathroom at the Fifth Avenue museum... Watch »

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Cops Arrest Man Accused of Terrorizing Calif. City With Air Horn

Cops Arrest Man Accused of Terrorizing Calif. City With Air Horn

An air horn that sounds like a train has been terrorizing the residents of El Segundo for weeks, but police in the... Read more »

Monday, Nov 14, 2016
NYC Woman Sues Zara, Says Dead Rat Was Sewn Into Dress

NYC Woman Sues Zara, Says Dead Rat Was Sewn Into Dress

A Manhattan woman is suing Spanish fashion retailer Zara after she says she found a rat sewn into a dress she bought... Watch »

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
Missing a Farm Animal? Police Find Cow Standing in Road

Missing a Farm Animal? Police Find Cow Standing in Road

It's common for household animals to go missing every now and then, but this isn't your average pet. Read more »

Monday, Nov 14, 2016
US Senator Moonlights as Uber Driver for Constituents

US Senator Moonlights as Uber Driver for Constituents

A Republican senator helped his constituents get around this weekend by moonlighting as a driver for the... Read more »

Monday, Nov 14, 2016
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