Tag Archive for escape

Who’s a VERY NAUGHTY BEAR, then?

Bear attacks are rare and escapes even rarer. But we wonder what was going through the mind of this grizzly. A grizzly bear at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley picked up a basketball-sized rock with both front paws Monday morning and repeatedly slammed it into a pane of glass, shattering the barrier as startled patrons…

Never give up, even if you’ve been eaten

A paper just published in Herpetology Notes journal describes a very unusual observation – a blindsnake was eaten by a toad and passed through ALIVE! ‘Fantastic Voyage’: a live blindsnake (Ramphotyphlops braminus) journeys through the gastrointestinal system of a toad (Duttaphrynus melanostictus) [PDF] Here is the abstract. We report an unusual predator-prey interaction between the Common Asian…

Smarter than your average dog

Looks like this will have a happy ending. Houdini Dog Escapes Humane Society | WTXF FOX 29. The five-year-old Australian shepherd figured out how to open his kennel and then two doors at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. “He had to actually push down the handle, push the door open and walk…

Tie your kangaroo down, Sport

No joke. Some pictures are clear enough. BBC News – Lancashire kangaroo or wallaby sighting investigated. Police in Lancashire have been looking for a mystery marsupial after people reported seeing one near Garstang. Officers heard about a kangaroo crossing a carriageway in Winmarleigh while they were running a rural crime operation in the area at…

Tiger visits the ladies’ restroom

Sometimes there really IS an out of place animal where it SHOULD NOT BE. Watch video of tiger escape from Salina circus A circus tiger on the loose greets a Salina woman in a restroom. Not the experience she expected on her first trip to the circus with her family. And she wasn’t the only…

Warning: Man-sized lizard on the loose in Colorado

Here is something you don’t see everyday… Emergency notification calls about missing lizard sent out in Colorado neighborhoods A sheriff has warned residents in a tourist town northwest of Colorado Springs that a strong, aggressive 6-foot lizard that eats small animals — including dogs and cats — is on the loose in the area. Teller…