Alligators At The Beach? Scientists Say Get Used To Predators Invading Odd PlacesAlligators on a beach? Killer whales in a river? Mountain lions in the open plains? It may sound like a mismatch, but a new study is warning that humans should get used to seeing more large predators in unexpected places.
Baboons Escape Research Center With Barrel Used As A LadderIn a real life game of "Barrel of Monkeys," four baboons escaped a Texas research center after turning their toy barrel into a makeshift ladder.
Cheetah and Puppy Become Friends at Virginia Zoo A cheetah cub named Kumbali and lab mix puppy Kago have formed a fast friendship at the Metro Richmond Zoo.
Study: Giraffes Hum To Each Other At NightResearchers recorded captive giraffes at night and heard low frequency audio rumblings that may be how the animals talk to one another.
Prince George's County Offering 'Spay-A-Day' Program365 pet owners in Prince George's County can take their dogs and cats to be spayed or neutered for free as part of a program offering help to financially-strapped animal lovers.
National Pet Day: Favorite Pet Names in the DMVIn honor of National Pet Day on Saturday, Nextdoor.com compiled a list of the DMV's favorite pet names.
Pet of the Week: KitKat the CatKit Kat is a big boy with lots of personality. Think you can handle him?
Va. Veterinarian In The Running To Become "America's Favorite"A veterinarian from Alexandria, Virginia's Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre is in the running to become "America's Favorite Veterinarian."
Cute Alert: National Zoo Shows Off Musical Enrichment Programs For AnimalsThe National Zoo in D.C. shared several videos Tuesday showing off its various animal enrichment programs involving musical instruments.
Study: Bees Using Plastic To Help Build Their NestsResearchers find bees adapt to their environment by incorporating plastic into the construction of their hives.
Maryland Family Reunited With Dog Lost in MaineA Maryland family's dog that jumped a fence and went missing on a holiday trip to Maine has been found after surviving more than a week of sub-zero temperatures and severe winter storms.
Horses Inspire New Lives for Md. OffendersNelly Madden spoke softly as he ran his hands over the glossy hide of retired thoroughbred Liang's Dancer at Second Chances Farm.