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November 3, 2011: We've scoured the Web to find the best and most compelling animal stories, videos and photos for you to chew on. And it's all right here.
They are so small they'd fit in the palm of your hand. In Cambodia, which has faced devastating floods, a fisherman found three tiny leopard kittens in a hole, and brought them to the Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center. Sadly, one of the kittens didn’t survive, but the other two are thriving and will join the zoo’s six other leopards when they're old enough. — Watch it and see the photos at Today
Plus: National Geographic announced its selection for the best wildlife pictures of 2011. — See the stunning photos at National Geographic
Jezebel just couldn’t contain her excitement when her owner, airman Steve Morris, returned from a tour of duty in Libya. A photographer captured the spaniel dashing toward Morris, her ears standing straight up in the air. This snapshot will make you smile. — See the pictures at The Daily Mail
Researchers have found that male dolphins who acted as wingmen for fellow males fathered more babies than males who tried to get the girl on their own. In the study, a four-dolphin team dubbed "The Beatles" fathered the largest number of calves. — Read it at Discovery News
A Georgia resident was sleeping on the couch when his dog, Duncan, started pawing him at 3 A.M. Scott Dunn awoke to find his house filled with smoke, and he scrambled out to safety. He was devastated when he realized that his loyal pal didn’t survive the blaze. "I wouldn't be here talking to you if it wasn't for him," Dunn told a reporter. — Watch it at ABC News
With the economy in crisis, some people in their 20s and 30s are starting small agricultural businesses. One example: Eddie Miller, who rents out his flock of sheep for $1 per sheep, per day, to “mow” suburban Ohio lawns. He gets to feed his sheep for free, and the homeowners have an environmentally-friendly, freshly-cut lawn. — Read it at The New York Times
Justin Bieber Clears the Air: Selena's
The Bieb, who’s been busy denying paternity allegations, would like to put something else to rest: The puppy Selena Gomez adopted in his presence is hers alone. "I think he's a cute dog, but he's not my dog,” the pop star said. Bieber and Gomez made headlines recently when they were spotted leaving a Canadian shelter together with a husky mix named Baylor. Meanwhile, the puppy was caught on video backstage with his owner. — Read it and see the video at People Pets
Chances are you’ve seen the site that collects uncomfortable family portraits, but now the masterminds behind Awkward Family Photos have published a new book that captures those moments with pets. Indulge yourself by checking out this gallery. — See the pictures at USA Today
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