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There is a new master of the sneak attack. This lion cub's technique doesn't even involve doing anything to its target. Its sudden appearance in front of the dog is scary enough all on its alone. Share this on Facebook? MORE ON PAWNATION: Rescued Leopard Remembers Her Human Savior Birthday Girl Receives Fuzziest Gift Ever Cat Gets the Hang of His Hammock...

Daily GIFs: July 15, 2014

Getting through the day can be tough, but you know what makes it easier? Adorable GIFs. Check out these furry mini-flicks floating around the Internet. It's probably the cutest way to waste time and wait for the weekend. 1. "I'm not ready to wake up yet." 2. "It's time for you to pay attention to me." 3. "I meant to do that." 4. "I'm gonna be a mighty king, so enemies beware." 5. "OK, just like we rehearsed. In 3, 2, 1..." Share this on Facebook? Get another dose of adorable animals:...

TOKYO - A Japanese zoo has taken the catwalk to a wild new level, using some of its fiercest inhabitants to rip and claw jeans to a fashionably distressed look. Credit: Flickr/G O L D T O P The facility northeast of Tokyo has unveiled "Zoo Jeans", styled by the fangs and claws of lions, tigers and bears. Zoo officials said the material held up well, all things considered. "We wrapped several pieces of denim around tyres and other toys. Once they were thrown into the enclosures, the animals jumped on them," said zoo director Nobutaka Namae, adding that the pieces were later patched together to create the finished product. "The denim was actually much tougher than we had thought, and it...

What Is a Liger?

Ten years ago, Napoleon Dynamite declared the liger his favorite animal because they're "bred for their skills in magic." Those great skills may be a fantasy, but there's nothing fictional about ligers themselves. Watch this episode of "Fur the Record" to learn more about these cool hybrid cats. #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-123395{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-123395, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-123395{width:520px;height:383px;display:block;} Share this on Facebook? PREVIOUSLY ON "FUR THE RECORD": 'Laughing' Animals Priciest Pets Strangest Animal Sleepers...

MOSCOW - A Russian woman who smuggled a 50-kilogram (110-pound) lion cub onto a sleeper train claiming it was a domestic cat was being questioned Thursday, police said. Credit: Getty Creative The big cat was exposed after it began behaving aggressively early Thursday on a passenger train heading for the city of Yekaterinburg 1,400 kilometres (850 miles) east of Moscow, police said. The lion cub's female owner "could not cope with the situation and it was necessary to urgently isolate the animal which was running wild," police said. "The lion cub had first been kept in a cage but then the woman accompanying it for some reason let the animal out," a police spokesman told the Interfax news...

Before opening its latest exhibit to the public, National Zoo staff in Washington, D.C., made sure its four African lion cubs can swim and pull themselves out of the water. What's not surprising? These wild felines would prefer to stay on dry land. Share this on Facebook? MORE ON PAWNATION: Disabled Kitten Is Protected by Canine Friend Tiny Hamster Eats Tiny Burritos Penguins Try Their Hardest to Conquer Rope...