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Bringing in a new pet is no easy feat.

11 tips for bringing home a new pet

Bringing home a new pet can be as stressful as it is exciting. We rounded up some tips from pet experts.

A couple in Spain discovered 80,000 bees living in their bedroom wall

The couple, in Granada, in Andalusia, thought the buzzing was a neighbor’s washing machine, or maybe an air conditioner. It turned out to be bees.

The same mother duck waddles through the same nursing home every spring with a line of ducklings trailing behind her

The mother duck comes back to the University of Rochester Thompson Health nursing home every year to lay her eggs.
The snake probably just wanted some cauliflower gnocchi.

A woman found a snake in her shopping cart at a Trader Joe’s in Louisiana, and it’s the internet’s nightmare come true

A woman found a snake coiled in her shopping cart at a Trader Joe's in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. People thought it was her pet. It wasn't.
Pups!

The therapy dogs who helped survivors of the Parkland shooting got their own page in the school’s yearbook

This year, a page in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's yearbook is dedicated to the therapy dog's that helped students after school shooting.
A file photo of a sheepshead fish.

A horrifying fish with human-looking teeth was found in Georgia

The remains of the sheepshead fish — known for its several rows of teeth used to crack and crush shellfish — were found off the coast of Georgia.
No more than 80,000 koalas remain in the wild, according to the Australian Koala Foundation.

Only 80,000 koalas remain in the world, rendering them ‘functionally extinct’ — another victim of the 6th mass extinction

According to the Australian Koala Foundation, there are only 80,000 koalas left on the continent. The marsupials may now be "functionally extinct."
The (recently redesigned) front page of Reddit.

The Reddit starter pack: These are the 41 best subreddits everyone should follow

Reddit might look totally alien and drab, but it's an incredible tool if you know how to use it.
There are higher numbers of gray whales in the area than expected.

10 dead whales have washed up in California since March, and scientists are trying to figure out why

Out of the nine whales examined, one was too decomposed to determine the cause of death, four died from malnutrition, and the other four were fatally struck by ships.
Alpha Epsilon Pi at Hofstra University is being investigated.

A fraternity is being investigated after video surfaced of members forcing a dog to do a keg stand

Footage showed two members of AEPi, who have not been publicly named, pick the dog up during an outdoor party and put a beer dispenser into its mouth.