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January 31, 2012: We've scoured the Web to find the best and most compelling animal stories, videos and photos. And it's all right here.
Hop to it! There were 10,000 people on hand to watch the second annual Rabbit Grand National in the U.K., where a dozen bunnies competed in a jumping race. The winning rabbit made it through the course in 11 seconds. — Watch the must-see video at the BBC News
Yang Guang and Tian Tian — whose names mean Sunshine and Sweetie — were temporarily removed from their Edinburgh Zoo display to be treated for colic, a common condition in giant pandas. A zookeeper said the animals, who arrived in Scotland in December, are likely adjusting to eating different bamboo from what they munched on in China. — Read it at the Huffington Post
Four Virginia brothers, whose parents publish Nature Friend Magazine, took stunning pictures of the rare hummingbird. — See the photos at Discovery News
Cameras at a California pet store caught a man and a woman breaking a lock on a cage to make off with a $700, 3-month-old Chow Chow. But when the thieves showed remorse by attempting to send $600 and a note of apology, the store’s owners chose not to press charges. — Read it at Today
A male leopard — one of only six animals to survive after his owner released dozens of exotics before killing himself — died after an enclosure door fell on him at the Columbus Zoo. — Read it at USA Today
Maybe it won’t come as a surprise to you that three out of the top 10 most-shared articles on Facebook last year were about critters. — Read it at schools.com
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