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Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 07:13 AM EDT

Nesting Penguins Can't Resist Lure of New Zealand Sushi Shop

Nesting Penguins Can't Resist Lure of New Zealand Sushi Shop

Two little blue penguins just couldn't stay away from a New Zealand sushi store, returning to nest there even after police had captured them and escorted them back to the ocean. Wellington police described them...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 07:50 PM EDT

Distressed Dolphin Rescued from Rocky NJ Shoreline Dies

Distressed Dolphin Rescued from Rocky NJ Shoreline Dies

It was an unusual emergency call on the banks of the Hudson River. A distressed dolphin ended up having to be rescued from the rocky shoreline in Jersey City Monday evening. Unfortunately, despite everyone’s...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 05:33 PM EDT

Police in Tenn. Warn That Flushing Drugs Could Lead to 'Meth-Gators'

Police in Tenn. Warn That Flushing Drugs Could Lead to 'Meth-Gators'

Floridians know regular alligators are dangerous enough, but a police department in Tennessee is warning people about an even more menacing creature: the meth-gator. The Loretto Police Department took to social...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 06:37 PM EDT

TSA: Gun-Toting Grandmother Arrested at LaGuardia

TSA: Gun-Toting Grandmother Arrested at LaGuardia

A North Carolina grandmother was arrested Monday morning after TSA officers at LaGuardia Airport allegedly caught her carrying a loaded gun into the security checkpoint.

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 05:03 PM EDT

Divers Swim, Take Pictures With Oversized Jellyfish

Divers Swim, Take Pictures With Oversized Jellyfish

Instead of swimming away from the barrel jellyfish that is larger than some shuman and can sting you, underwater cinematographer Dan Abbot swam toward it, capturing this stunning photo: Along with wildlife...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 11:46 AM EDT

Cat Owners, This CUNY Animal Researcher Needs Your Help

Cat Owners, This CUNY Animal Researcher Needs Your Help

Animal Behavior Researcher Julie Hecht is asking for video submissions of cat owners playing with their pet.

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 10:24 AM EDT

NYC Woman Defies Germaphobes, Puts Subway AirPod Back in Ear

NYC Woman Defies Germaphobes, Puts Subway AirPod Back in Ear

Subway rider Ashley Mayer dropped one of her AirPods onto the tracks Tuesday, but by Wednesday, the missing bud was back—thanks to an ingenious rescue.

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 06:13 PM EDT

New York Man Convicted in Wild Shark Trafficking Scheme

New York Man Convicted in Wild Shark Trafficking Scheme

A 38-year-old man in upstate New York was convicted for illegally trafficking and selling sandbar sharks, which are a protected species, according to prosecutors.

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 08:53 PM EDT

NYPD Busts Driver Using Epic Dummy to Get in Carpool Lane

NYPD Busts Driver Using Epic Dummy to Get in Carpool Lane

File this next occurrence under a failed attempt at ingenuity.

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 02:18 PM EDT

Man Falls Into 20,000-Pound Tank of Chocolate on Long Island

Man Falls Into 20,000-Pound Tank of Chocolate on Long Island

Talk about a sweet ordeal.

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