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WOJCIECHOW - A lion cub who was abandoned at birth by his parents has been cuddling up to a shaggy-haired sheepdog and mother-of-five at a private zoo in Poland. Credit: Getty Editorial Parys was born last week at the small zoo in the eastern town of Wojciechow to a mother who showed no interest in nursing him, and a father who gave him one lick and then walked off. "Animals sometimes abandon their young, as do humans from time to time," zoo owner Krzysztof Zerdzicki told AFP. "When I picked up the little guy, the lioness came over to me and tapped me with her head as if to say, 'take care of him'. And then she left." Zerdzicki entrusted the black-spotted cub to his pet dog Carmen, an...

PARIS - There is the riddle of the Bermuda Triangle. The unresolved identity of Jack the Ripper. The enigma of how the Universe developed beyond a quark-gluon soup following the Big Bang. And then there is the Sheepdog Mystery. Credit: Getty Creative A puzzle that has niggled mathematical minds for years, the Mystery is this: how does a single dog get so many selfish sheep to move so efficiently in the same direction? The answer, revealed on Tuesday in a journal published by Britain's prestigious Royal Society, is that sheepdogs cleverly follow a simple rulebook. Researchers fitted highly accurate GPS tracking devices into backpacks that were then placed on a trained Australian Kelpie...

We've heard of a wolf in sheep's clothing, but how about a wolf in wolf's clothing? Zbigniew Pieczyk, 50, a farmer in Poland, took in what he thought was a stray puppy, and chose the animal to watch his flock of sheep. It wasn't until the "puppy" started howling that Pieczyk realized he had a wolf hiding in plain sight, according to the Metro U.K. "I thought it was a sheepdog pup or a German shepherd," Pieczyk said. "When it started to howl every night, I realized I'd made one hell of a mistake and I called the...

Gone Viral: Meet the Two Most Photogenic Sheepdogs You'll Ever See

Forget apples, a sheepdog a day keeps the doctor away — at least, that's one man's theory. According to Telegraph, Cees Bol and his partner Hanneke van de Watering post a new amusing picture of their sheepdogs Sophie and Sarah each day online.  …

Caring Sheepdog Herds And Bottle-Feeds Baby Lambs

Jess the spaniel's baby makes a noise you wouldn't expect: bah-bah. According to The (U.K.) Daily Mirror, the caring canine has been helping her owner manage his farm any way she can, including bottle-feeding the newborn lambs.  ...

eheçåtzin ::  ::., Flickr With so many puppy videos and so little time, we've gone the extra mile and begun cataloging some of the finest YouTube offerings, separating each collection by breed in a feature called Puppy Party! Today's round-up features the shaggy sheepdog. Just a litter of puppies hanging out in the backyard with Mom and Dad....