Sadly, the Most Famous Alpha Female Wolf Was Shot and Killed by Hunters This Week

And now for some sad news from Yellowstone National Park — the New York Times reports that 832F, the very photogenic alpha female of the park's semi-famous Lamar Canyon, was shot and killed on Thursday beyond the park's boundaries thanks to state-sanctioned wolf hunts in Wyoming. » 12/09/12 6:15pm 12/09/12 6:15pm

Swedish Zookeeper Mauled to Death by Wolves

Being a zookeeper is a job not without risks, but you have to imagine that the zookeeper at the Kolmården zoo in Sweden who walked into the wolf enclosure on Sunday morning did not expect that she'd end up dead. She apparently entered the enclosure around 11am, and witnesses say the wolves quickly surrounded her and… » 6/18/12 9:30am 6/18/12 9:30am

Nature Creates Killer Coyote-Wolf Hybrid That Will Survive Apocalypse

What's wily like a coyote, but hungry like a wolf? A coyote-wolf hybrid! Scientists have confirmed that these modern-day dire wolves are now sweeping the country, appearing as far east as New York. Biologist Christine Bozarth says the hybrids "should be able to do things like take down deer, which a little, scrappy… » 11/07/11 6:00pm 11/07/11 6:00pm

Parents Declare Biological War On Own Children With Mail-Order Chicken Pox

Since forever, suffering through chicken pox has been a childhood rite of passage to be suffered once and never again. Parents of children who hadn't had the virus would even go so far as to request playdates with diseased children in hopes that their child would get the damn sickness over with. Now, the internet is… » 11/04/11 5:00pm 11/04/11 5:00pm

"I Have Been Wearing This Shirt For About 15 Weeks And I Have Not Needed To Wash It!"

Product reviews for this kitsch shirt are now an Internet Thing. Writes one reviewer, "You don't put this shirt on your torso you put it on your soul." In Amazon's also-viewed autosuggestion box: Joe The Plumber: Fighting For The American Dream. (Just don't spill Tuscan Whole Milk on either.) [BBC] » 5/21/09 6:20pm 5/21/09 6:20pm