Fortnightly Stories

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 Freedom at last! Three bears are to live happily ever after in a new wildlife sanctuary created to make their suffering a distant memory. One of the tragic animals rescued from a life of misery is carrying the mental scars of being locked up...
The bear necessities of life It is hardly going out on a limb to say that this does not look like the most comfortable place for a nap. But this black bear slept like a log after climbing 100 feet up into the branches of a pine tree. Photographer...
This might sound funny to you but once we owned a kangaroo. it was about 7.00 pm when we ordered a pizza from the pizza restaurant. As we sat downstairs waiting for the pizza man, we started talking about kangaroos for some reason. Soon we heard a...
Here is a delightful true story that was submitted to the Smarter than Jack website. We hope you enjoy it! The white pigeon It was the second day of the Gadhimai festival - the day of the massacre. There’s a small temple in the vicinity of...
We have two Jack Rusell terriers, Maggie and Lucy, who were respectively four years old and two months old at the time of this incident. It was one early afternoon, and the two dogs were together in the back garden and I was in the front of the...
    The ultimate cat fight! Two endangered Siberian tigers fight for the affection of a female tiger in the dramatic image shown below. Photographer Ingo Gerlach was lucky enough to witness this brutal cat fight at Orsa-Björn...
  A furry friend pays a visit   This is the moment when a man visiting a beach in Vancouver, Canada, himself received a very unusual visit. At first, he sighted an object in the sea some distance away, which he couldn’t identify,...
A life-and-death struggle Two people recently witnessed the moment a pair of hungry hippos stopped a wildebeest from being eaten by a crocodile - and then tried to get a bite for themselves. The amazing scene was captured on video in South...
These baby elephants are sharing a trunk-load of love for each other as they tangle together in an embrace. The African elephants were pictured by Dave Barnes in Kruger National Park, as their trunks entwined. South African architect Mr...
    Geriatric cats As cats grow older, it isn’t always easy to determine which changes are typical of the aging process, and which could be a sign of something more serious. Once cats reach 15 years old, they’ve entered the...