Posts Tagged ‘odd news’

Dwarf Elephant Discovered in Sri Lanka (Video)

Dwarf Elephant Discovered in Sri Lanka (Video)

A dwarf elephant was recently found in Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka. This is the first time ever an instance of dwarfism was discovered in elephants.

Skydivers Film Collision of Two Planes over Wisconsin (Video)

Skydivers Film Collision of Two Planes over Wisconsin (Video)

Two planes carrying skydivers collided mid-air over Superior, Wisconsin, on Saturday evening. Amazingly, everyone survived the accident. Skydivers filmed the collision from multiple angles with their helmet cameras. Watch the footage in the NBC Nightly News report below:

Fox Steals Golf Balls in Switzerland (Video)

Fox Steals Golf Balls in Switzerland (Video)

A fox frustrates golfers at a course in Verbier, Switzerland, by stealing their balls and hiding them in the bushes.

Government Agents Raid Animal Shelter to Kill Baby Deer (Video)

Government Agents Raid Animal Shelter to Kill Baby Deer (Video)

Armed government agents raided an animal shelter in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to capture a fawn – reports WISN 12 News. Apparently it is illegal to possess wildlife in Wisconsin. The baby deer was already scheduled to be sent to a wildlife preserve in Illinois, but that didn’t stop nine DNR agents and four deputy sheriffs from […]

Woman Pulls Porcupine Quills from Raven’s Face (Video)

Woman Pulls Porcupine Quills from Raven’s Face (Video)

Gertie Cleary from Elmsdale in Nova Scotia, Canada, spotted a raven perched on her fence and noticed he had four porcupine quills stuck in him. Amazingly, the wild raven let her get close and pull the quills out.

Impala Jumps into Car to Escape Cheetahs (Video)

Impala Jumps into Car to Escape Cheetahs (Video)

Samantha Pittendrigh filmed an impala leaping through a car window trying to escape two cheetahs in Kruger National Park, South Africa. After the coast was clear, the impala jumped out of the car and trotted across the road to freedom.

Giraffe Chasing Jeep in South Africa (Video)

Giraffe Chasing Jeep in South Africa (Video)

A giraffe started to chase a jeep with tourists in a (giraffic) safari park in South Africa. The whole thing was caught on camera:

Two-Faced Kitten Born in Oregon (Video)

Two-Faced Kitten Born in Oregon (Video)

A rare, two-faced kitten named Deucy was born in Amity, Oregon, on Tuesday. The owner, Stephanie Durkee, took the two-faced cat to a vet, who gave her a clean bill of health. Deucy has three eyes, two noses and two mouths. The kitten has been rejected by her mother, so…

Jack Russell Dog and Jaguar Are Best Friends (Video)

Jack Russell Dog and Jaguar Are Best Friends (Video)

Bullet the Jack Russell dog became friends with ‘Jag’ the Jaguar after the wild cat was moved to the Akwaaba Lodge in South Africa. The unusual pair is playing, sleeping and even eating together 24 hours a day.

Deer Crashes Through Bus Windshield in Pennsylvania (Video)

Deer Crashes Through Bus Windshield in Pennsylvania (Video)

A CamTran bus surveillance camera caught a deer crashing through the windshield in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Tuesday night. The bus driver immediately stopped and allowed the confused deer to exit through the front doors.