Our four-legged, feathered, and slithering friends have been known to romp across the front page of the daily newspaper from time to time. Here they are captured in all their newsworthy glory!






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Wild pachyderm wreaks havoc on Indian village after falling in love with domesticated elephant.


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Amorous moose woos a lawn ornament.


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Swedish navy mistakes minks for enemy submarines.


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Snakes have been used as weapons in hold-ups.


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Woman smuggles snakes into Sweden by carrying them in her bra.


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Some brands of cat litter are radioactive.


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Alligators disappear during
airplane transport.


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A colony of chickens lives alongside a busy freeway.


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Attorney General John Ashcroft believes calico cats are a sign of the devil.


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Frozen squirrels have been used for criminal purposes.


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A stray pit bull saved a woman by chasing off a knife-wielding attacker.


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A slowed-down recording of crickets sounds like a human chorus.


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Animals are fleeing Yellowstone Park, an indicator that a supervolcano eruption is imminent.