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King cobra

Florida Department of Fish and Wildlife via CNN

King cobra on the lam in Orlando

A word of advice to the people of Orlando: Before you step outside Thursday or send your pet out into the backyard, take a little extra time to look around first.

Especially if you live near the 4800 block of North Apopka Vineland Road.

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King cobra

Florida Department of Fish and Wildlife via CNN

Trappers try to lure king cobra with dead snakes

It takes a snake to catch a snake. At least to catch a king cobra.

Remembering Hurricane Katrina

C. Oregonians recall pet rescues in Katrina's wake

The Central Oregon Pet Evacuation Team and the Humane Society of Central Oregon were called out to New Orleans in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina a decade ago to help rescue animals that were left behind when the levees broke.

Vancouver police Officer Jack Anderson, partner Ike

Vancouver Police Dept.

Vancouver police dog dies after stabbing in confrontation

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Vancouver, Washington, police dog has died after being stabbed Tuesday night during a confrontation.

Brown bear cub (file)

Johannes Simon/Getty Images

Yellowstone grizzly cubs arrive at new home

Two orphaned grizzly cubs have found a new home at the Toledo Zoo.

The twin females were orphaned soon after their mother killed a hiker in Yellowstone National Park in August. The mother was trapped, and evidence connected her to the hiker's death, ...

Miss Babe Ruth chasing ball

Greensboro Grasshoppers

After 649 consecutive games, Minor League bat dog to retire

Miss Babe Ruth, a bat dog for the Greensboro Grasshoppers minor league baseball team, is retiring

Overweight pup gets 2nd chance

Melissa Anderson

Overweight pup gets second chance at life

Obese, unhealthy and mourning the loss of his owner, Vincent was surrendered to a county animal shelter in Houston two weeks ago. His prospects didn't look good.

Nitama, Kishi Station's new cat stationmaster

Courtesy Ryobi Group via CNN

Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster

It's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: Who will replace Tama?

Japan's cute cat stationmaster passed away earlier this year, leaving a kitty-shaped hole in the country's heart and its 27,000 kilometer-long railway...

Baby Knut, March 2007

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Mystery of Knut the polar bear's death solved

More than four years ago, Knut the polar bear suffered a seizure and drowned in his enclosure in Germany as horrified zoo visitors watched.

Lots of questions and theories followed on what killed the beloved polar bear-- only to be discounted later.

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blue macaw parrot

Rodrigo Aliaga/SXC

Obscenity-uttering parrot detained by police

A parrot in the Indian city of Rajura has been taken from its owner after police determined it was harassing an 85-year-old woman.

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C. Oregonians recall pet rescues in Katrina's wake

Remembering Hurricane Katrina

The Central Oregon Pet Evacuation Team and the Humane Society of Central Oregon were called out to New Orleans in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina a decade ago to help rescue animals that were left behind when the levees broke.

Vancouver police dog dies after stabbing in confrontation

Vancouver police Officer Jack Anderson, partner Ike

Vancouver Police Dept.

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Vancouver, Washington, police dog has died after being stabbed Tuesday night during a confrontation.

Heat, wind test lines on 63,000-acre Warm Springs fire

Concern for Warm Springs livestock pic

Another home has been lost to the nearly 64,000-acre County Line 2 Fire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, making it a total of five residences (and numerous outbuildings) burned since the blaze began just over a week ago.

Appeals court affirms conviction of Gresham cat hoarder

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a woman who neglected more than three dozen cats at her Gresham apartment.

Sisters is home to world's 'oldest living cat'

Corduroy world's oldest cat

Guinness Book of World Records

The title of "world's oldest living cat" has been bequeathed by the Guinness Book of World Records onto 26-year-old Corduroy, who lives in Sisters, officials said Thursday.

Bend: Owners have 5 days to claim impounded animal

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BEND, Ore. (AP) — Bend has revised part of a law to make it clear that owners have five days to claim an animal after it is impounded.

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