Guy the beagle rode in a car with Queen Elizabeth the day before the Royal Wedding after being rescued from a shelter by Meghan Markle in 2015.
Essential oils can be harmful to cats — but most cases of toxicity involve oils being applied directly to cats’ fur, and not defused through the air.
A photo caption incorrectly identifies Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke posing beside a trophy elephant that was killed in Africa.
There’s no such thing as the Pacific Northwest tree octopus, but it has become a helpful tool to gauge students’ internet literacy over the years.
A doctored photo of a wolf spider has been misidentified as a Florida cane spider, a Hawaiian cane spider in 2015, and as a Angolan witch spider in 2013.
The Supreme Court of Canada overturned an animal sex conviction because a poorly-written law; claims the country legalized animal sex are misleading.
Warnings About Tick-Transmitted Powassan Virus-Truth! Summary of eRumor: Warnings about Powassan Virus, a virus transmitted by ticks that can be deadly or cause permanent neurological symptoms, circulated as summer of 2017 began.…
Photos of a monster frog that supposedly weighed 13 pounds are real — but the frog’s official weight is unconfirmed.
Warnings about exploding tennis balls are real, but they didn’t appear to be tied to a specific threat or trend when they resurfaced in May 2017.
Satirical reports that an African pastor was eaten by a crocodile while trying to walk on water like Jesus have been mistaken for factual news.