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WATCH: Heartwarming Moment Hairless Bear Cholitas 20 Years of Cruel Captivity Ends
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, bears, Animal Defenders International )

- 11 minutes ago -
Animal Defenders International released uplifting footage to show how Cholita, a South American spectacled bear, put the horrors of being a circus plaything behind her after being nursed back to health and given a new life in the forests of Peru.
The Happiest Pig in the World! Heart-Warming Moment Little Porker Willow Splashes Around in a Paddling Pool
Offbeat  (tags: pig, willow, paddling, pool, cute )

- 16 minutes ago -
Most animals enjoy cooling off in warm weather, but none as much as this mini pig captured in a hilarious video posted online.
In Pictures: Remembering John Lennon on His 75th Birthday
Offbeat  (tags: John Lennon, Inpictures )

- 16 minutes ago -
John Lennon would have been celebrating his 75th birthday on 9 October. The former Beatle was shot dead outside his New York apartment in 1980, aged just 40.
Bacon Lovers Met An Adorable Piglet And Lives Were Changed
Offbeat  (tags: bacon lovers )

- 16 minutes ago -
BuzzFeed recently decided to lure bacon lovers into a surprise meeting with a teenie weenie piglet by promising them bacon. The reactions were caught on camera and from the looks of it, the experience was life changing for many of the participants.
Barbaric Snare Traps Advice Futile, Says Animal Charity
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, snare traps, traps, protection, animals )

- 26 minutes ago -
Only a ban on barbaric snare traps can stop animals suffering and Welsh government advice on best practice is futile, an animal charity has said.
Rescued Dog Returns the Favor!
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, humans, rescue, love )

- 26 minutes ago -
After a serious fall in her garage, Janet was immobilized in pain from breaking her pelvis in 5 places. But her rescue dog Mabel had a plan!
Are These the Funniest Animal Pics Ever? We Look at the Best Comedy Wildlife Award Entries
Offbeat  (tags: Wildlife photography, wildlife, animals, photos )

- 26 minutes ago -
THE hilarious side of the animal kingdom has been revealed
A Drunk Man's Assault on a Robot Raises Unusual Legal Issues
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, interesting, protection, robots, society, technology, world )

- 3 hours ago -
A robotics ethicist is calling for a new type of legal protection that would apply specifically to robots. Though "robot rights" are a familiar concept from robotics academia, Yueh-Hsuan Weng, a co-founder of the ROBOLAW.ASIA Initiative think tank at...

Offbeat  (tags: Larry Johnson, awesome-pawsome kitty pics )

- 4 hours ago -
It features cat photographer extraordinaire Larry Johnson working at a New Jersey cat show.
SeaWorld Banned From Breeding Killer Whales in San Diego âEUR" But Is Allowed to Double the Size of Their Tanks
Offbeat  (tags: san diego, sea world, killer whales, orcas, banned, usa )

- 6 hours ago -
The California Coastal Commission has banned SeaWorld from breeding captive killer whales in San Diego.
Before and After Photos of Groomed Pooches | Daily Mail Online
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, dogs, interesting, pictures )

- 11 hours ago -
We all need a little pampering.
Plant Uses Raindrops to Eat Ants
Offbeat  (tags: plants, Pitcher Plant, ants, carnivorous plants )

- 11 hours ago -
A carnivorous pitcher plant uses power from falling raindrops to fling ants to their doom biologists have discovered

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