Thanks to the Drought, Cows Are Eating Candy and Cookies Faster Than a…

Depending on your perspective, the most recent drought has wrought some pretty interesting stuff. For instance, did you know that now, because corn prices are so high, feed rations for beef and dairy cows have consequently become prohibitively expensive? And, as a result, a lot of U.S. cattlemen have been… » 9/23/12 3:30pm 9/23/12 3:30pm

Volunteers Step In To Save Gaddafi's Ostriches

When Muammar Gaddafi fled Libya, he left behind about 1,000 ostriches, along with herds of cattle, camels, sheep, and goats. He made no provisions to care for the animals, so they were dying — but now volunteers are feeding them and giving them medical care. Says volunteer Mohamad Al Majdoub, "They are part of Libya's… » 10/05/11 5:55pm 10/05/11 5:55pm

Tall Girls Fetch More Cows, Says Chief

"Tall girls fetch more cattle because their daughters will quickly grow and can be married off to fetch even more cattle," explained the chief. How do tall girls feel about being traded for livestock? "Women have no say." [LAT] » 5/05/10 2:30pm 5/05/10 2:30pm