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‘Just take a step back’: Experts warn that the next animal content you post to social media could cause the next COVID

'Think about the unintended consequences.'

On Mar 14, 2024 by Nina Hernandez

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‘The Academy hates fun’: How Messi, the dog from ‘Anatomy of a Fall,’ made it to the 2024 Oscars—but not without controversy

'Justice for Messi!'

On Mar 10, 2024 by Allie Hayes

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‘This is me if you even care’: The ‘Sad Hamster Meme’ is TikTok’s adorable new way of expressing their inner feelings

Pulled over by the police? Not getting called on in class? Unable to stop for a sweet treat? All are perfect situations for the sad hamster meme.

On Feb 28, 2024 by Allie Hayes

Viewers think a pregnant stingray may birth the next coming of Jesus

‘I’m so invested’: Viewers think a pregnant stingray may birth the next coming of Jesus. Here’s why

'Can we get a live feed like we did with the damn giraffe?!'

On Feb 16, 2024 by Natasha Dubash

Chicago rat hole now being analyzed in religious studies course

‘Hallowed ground’: The Chicago rat hole leaves quite the impression on TikTok

Local residents are not happy.

On Jan 25, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

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Meme History: The story of Harambe the Gorilla, 2016’s most important meme

This story begins on a somber note, but eventually led to a significant moment of internet unity over the love for a primate.

On Jan 21, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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A history of Hamster memes: Is there anything more adorable?

Hamster memes have been around for 25 years, becoming what the CBC called 'one more ingredient in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch that is online culture.'

On Dec 30, 2023 by Phil West

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‘I don’t understand how this thing is in my house’: Woman finds opossum in her Christmas tree

“On the first day of Christmas, a possum came to me."

On Dec 5, 2023 by Jackie Ibarra

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‘Such a cat thing to do’: Woman rescues injured cat—finds out it was only faking

'The gas lighting.'

On Nov 29, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

Woman finds rat in open pipe behind mirror

‘Had to have a room with a view’: Rat discovered in open pipe behind mirror

'I was afraid to do anything.'

On Nov 9, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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‘New fear unlocked’: Zara customer says she found mouse in the jumpsuit she was trying on

'I was literally screaming.'

On Oct 16, 2023 by Braden Bjella

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‘I ever see you in the streets it’s on sight’: People are cyberbullying one of the ‘world’s happiest dogs’

'Ain't nothing to smile about.'

On Oct 11, 2023 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘Bill Gates mosquito’: Mosquito with ‘serial number’ confounds viewers. What’s going on?

‘Bill Gates mosquito’

On Sep 24, 2023 by Vladimir Supica

PetSmart worker claims he was fired for sticking up for the animals

PetSmart worker spreads awareness about store’s animal cruelty 

'When I came back from my vacation they retaliated and got me fired.'

On Sep 21, 2023 by Grace Fowler

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Former veterinary office worker says lab test charge on your vet bill is a ‘scam’

'Vets rip you off when you're vulnerable.'

On Sep 20, 2023 by Stacy Fernandez