Gorilla at San Diego Zoo undergoes cataract surgery

A team of eye doctors in California tested their skills on an unusual patient -- a western lowland gorilla. Working with veterinarians from the San Diego Zoo, an eye surgeon removed a cataract from the left eye of a three-year-old female named Leslie on December 10, zoo officials announced. The surgeon who performed the procedure, Chris Heichel, said that while he had carried out thousands of eye surgeries on human patients, this was his first on a gorilla.

Police Responding To Distress Call Just See Parrot Screaming 'Let Me Out!'

The bird's cries of “Let me out! Let me out! Ohhh! Ohhh! Ohhh!” were so lifelike that a neighbor called the police, concerned that a woman was actually in trouble.

Police Itching To Find Out Who Put Bed Bugs In Walmart Dressing Room

Pennsylvania authorities have been dusting a bottle for fingerprints, and employees are reviewing store surveillance video to see who might be “bugging” the store.

Curious Cat Rescued After Prison Break-In Goes Awry

Padfoot went on the prowl at a prison in England but ended up having to be saved by animal welfare workers.

Cat breaks into prison and gets stuck on 25 foot fence

Padfoot the cat was rescued from the RSPCA after getting stuck on a fence inside a prison in Cumbria (Picture: PA)

Cat vs. chants: Friendly feline tests Buddhist monk's patience

A Thai temple cat's bid for affection during five-hour-long New Year prayers was enough to test the patience of a Buddhist monk as he tried to maintain his chanting concentration.


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