Not you, ya dumb human. Your doggie!! Heated pools, massage salons and a-la-carte menus are de rigueur at luxury hotels across the world but in one exclusive Paris establishment the difference is the guests: they have four legs, and enthusiastically wagging tails. Actuel Dogs bills itself as France’s first luxury hotel for dogs, and founders […]
Entries Tagged as 'Odd Animals'
March 12th, 2011 · Comments Off on Stay in a Luxury Hotel for $40?
February 25th, 2011 · Comments Off on Stunt Donkey has Heart Attack
Here is some sad news about an animal that really lived? A flying donkey you say? The Russian donkey that starred in a viral video that drew the ire of animal lovers worldwide has died. In July, a Russian parasailing company strapped Anapka, an 18-year-old female donkey, to a parachute and forced it to sail […]
February 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on Bird Kills Man in Cockfighting Incident
It seems one of these guys finally got knocked off by an angry bird. Jose Luis Ochoa, 35, of Lamont, California, was declared dead at a hospital about two hours after he was injured in Tulare County on Jan. 30, the Kern County coroner said. An autopsy concluded Ochoa died of an accidental “sharp force […]
January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off on How to Toilet Train your Pig!
Hey have you heard the one about the pig using the toilet? Well it might actually be a real situation! Taiwan has been experimenting with a simple solution to the perennial problems of pollution, smell and excessive water use on pig farms: train the pigs to use a toilet. After some encouraging results the government […]
January 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Dumbest Cat Product Ever
This is perfect if you are taking your cat to the gallows!!!
January 24th, 2011 · Comments Off on German Sense of Humor
I always thought the Germans were a little stiff but I guess they are kind of wacky too! Heidi, the cross-eyed opossum, is the latest creature to rocket from Germany’s front pages to international recognition, capturing the world’s imagination with her bright, black eyes turned toward her pointed pink nose. Since the first photos were […]
January 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on Fox Shoots Hunter
This is a great story out of Moscow for all you animal lovers! A wounded fox shot its would-be killer in Belarus by pulling the trigger on the hunter’s gun as the pair scuffled after the The unnamed hunter, who had approached the fox after wounding it from a distance, was in hospital with a […]
January 11th, 2011 · Comments Off on Gay Birds Eat Mercury
Researchers in Florida and Sri Lanka studied the effect of the metal in white ibises’ diets to find out why breeding was down. They found the higher the dose of mercury in the wading birds’ food pellets, the more likely a male bird was to pair with another male. Dr Peter Frederick from the University […]
January 10th, 2011 · Comments Off on Odd Statue
I guess a Polish joke is not politically correct but they did spend $300,000 on this statue to commemorate a bear that apparently fought along side the army against the Nazis! The £200,000 monument is to commemorate the extraordinary life of Wojtek, a 6ft tall, 500 pound brown bear who served alongside Polish soldiers — […]
January 8th, 2011 · Comments Off on Strange Battle
All I can say to this one is OUCH!