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Kelli Bender


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Kelli:

Brother Nature Provides Adorable Wild Animal Encounters for All — No Vacation Necessary

Kelvin Peña, the creator of the popular Twitter @BrotherNature, was inspired to make the account after meeting two deer in one day → Read More

Blind, Deaf Pup Named Piglet, Beloved for Teaching Acceptance, Is Coming Out with His Own Book

PIGLET: The Unexpected Life of a Deaf, Blind, Pink Puppy and His Family is due to hit shelves on August 8, 2021 → Read More

Two Panda Suitors Battling for a Female Panda's Attention Captured on Camera for the First Time

The footage was captured on a three-year trek through China's Qinling Mountains and is now part of the PBS documentary Nature — Pandas: Born to Be Wild → Read More

Sunday's NFL Game Between the Texans and Titans Had a Special Audience — 200 Adoptable Pets

The Tennessee Titans teamed up with Mars Petcare to help pets find forever homes during the Better Cities for Pets adoption weekend → Read More

The National Zoo's 8-Week-Old Panda Cub Is Getting Feistier by the Day

The cub, born on Aug. 21, is starting to explore his surroundings and go on field trips outside the den with his mom → Read More

How to Handle a Wild Cougar Encounter Safely, so You and the Animal Leave Unharmed

It's very rare that cougars — also known as mountain lions and pumas — attack humans, usually, the animal is defending themselves or their young → Read More

Sam's Club Popular Dog Advent Calendar Is Back to Bring Holiday Cheer to Canines

Back for a second year, Sam's Club's advent calendar for dogs is available online and in stores → Read More

Animal Kingdom Hyenas Get the Disney Princess Treatment with Back Rubs and Bubble Baths

Hyenas Scooter and Zawadi also enjoy liver smoothies and goat's milk mixed with peanut butter at Disney's Animal Kingdom → Read More

Orphaned Baby Rhino Shot by Poachers Released Back into Wild After Her Amazing Recovery

Pumpkin the rhino calf is back in the wild and looking for love → Read More

An Adorable Dog Named Hero Is the Secret Star of the New Dylan O’Brien Movie Love and Monsters

Hero, and Australian Kelpie, stars in Love and Monsters, a new action-adventure movie out on Oct. 16 for premium video on demand and for digital purchase. → Read More

Apple Picking Season Is Here and It Has Rescue Bears Squealing with Delight

This silly and sweet clip was filmed at the Kilham Bear Center in Lyme, New Hampshire, which cares for orphaned black bear cubs → Read More

The National Dog Show Will Return in 2020 with In-Person Event Featuring Hundreds of Dogs

The 2020 National Dog Show, a Thanksgiving tradition, will be hosted by actor John O’Hurley and expert dog show analyst David Frei and will feature no spectators, vendors, sponsors, or media. → Read More

Adorable Baby Zebra Surprises Disney's Animal Kingdom by Arriving Overnight

The new Disney + show, Magic of Disney's Animal Kingdom, takes viewers up close to one of the Animal Kingdom's newest arrivals → Read More

U.K. Man Catches Spookily-Stunning, All-White Shark: I 'Let Out a Series of Expletives'

Experts believe this might be the first tope shark with albinism to be caught and photographed. → Read More

Lucy Hale Wants to 'Shine a Light' on the 'Silent Issue' of How Domestic Violence Affects Pets

Lucy Hale and her dog Elvis have teamed up with the Purple Leash Project to raise awareness about the lack of pet-friendly options available for those looking to leave abusive situations. → Read More

Service Dog Duo Starts Work at Children's Hospital, Get a Look at Their First Week on the Job

Baskin and Agnes got their full-time jobs at MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital through the Dunkin' Joy in Childhood Foundation's Dogs for Joy program. → Read More

Zoo Orangutan Who Gave Birth After Negative Pregnancy Test Is Inseparable from Her Surprise Baby

The critically-endangered Bornean orangutan baby took keepers at the Chester Zoo by surprise. → Read More

After 3,000 Years Away, Tasmanian Devils Return to Australia With Help From Chris Hemsworth

Actors Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky helped conservationists release 11 Tasmanian devils into a wildlife sanctuary in an effort to "rewild" Australia. → Read More

New Disney + Show Explores the 'Romances, Bromances, and Tears' Between Sanctuary Chimpanzees

Meet the Chimps takes viewers to the center of the social dynamics between the 300+ chimpanzees living at Chimp Haven → Read More

Celebrate Halloween at Home by Dressing Up Your Pet in One of These Adorable Costumes

Celebrate Halloween at Home by Dressing Up Your Pet in One of These Adorable Costumes has a fresh batch of trendy, scary, and sweet Halloween outfits for the festive furry friend in your life Products in this story are independently selected and featured editorially. If you make a purchase using these links we may earn commission. → Read More