Rampaging Bear Injures 4, Invades Military Base in Japan Before Being Shot

There’s something going on with rampaging animals in Asia. Some time ago, we brought you the story of a herd of elephants plowing their way through China. But while the elephants haven’t hurt anything aside from crops and feelings, the same can’t be said about today’s case. Only, it’s not about elephants but a bear. …

5 Stories That Show Why You Should Leave Wild Animals Alone

Most everybody loves animals, but there’s a reason why we should stick to playing with our pets. Even the most cuddly-looking wild animal can be unpredictable, or in the worst case scenario it could be lethally toxic or aggressive. Some people, however, clearly just won’t learn this lesson until they have an unpleasant run-in with …

7 of the World’s Most Toxic Animals (That You Didn’t Know About)

Thinking in evolutionary terms, being incredibly poisonous (or venomous) is amazing. It’s much easier to catch food and nobody will want to mess with you. But it gets even better when nobody realizes you’re toxic. You can seem like the most harmless, unassuming thing, safe with the knowledge that if someone starts acting up, they’re …

Psychedelic Fungus Causes Cicadas’ Butts to Fall Off and Takes Their Place

Fascinating or terrifying times are approaching in several U.S. states, depending on how much you like bugs. Brood X cicadas are about to emerge from the ground. In case you don’t know what we’re talking about, Brood X is a brood of periodical cicadas in America. These bugs spend 17 years in the ground as …