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Betty Chu
New York, NY
Executive Producer, Discovery Digital Media
Interests: yoga teacher, struggling marathoner, unicorn lover
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OK maybe that headline is a little bit of an exaggeration ... but I would argue it a legit possibility and scientific FACT. Watch for yourself: Lexi, you are the CUTEST! Learn more about the Samoyed in our Dog Breed Selector >> And, watch more adorable videos about the breed:... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Bites @ Animal Planet
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The internet is ABLAZE about that dress — and so are we about THIS puppy! We've been circulating this puppy photo around our offices and the Animal Planet family is torn apart over the color of this adorable pup. We can't decide — what color do you see?! Keep staring... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Bites @ Animal Planet
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It's snowy. It's COLD. It's winter. And, the only thing that makes it bearable might be warm, cuddly, snuggly moments like these, right? Enjoy! ADORABLE. (But P.S. - This precious fox may be this man's BFF but don't try this at home with wild foxes!) Learn about another beautiful man-fox... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Some people (*guilty*) may be terrified of these nocturnal hunters -- but here's proof that bats can be quite cute and cuddly: WHO is craving bananas now? And snuggling with a BAT?? Want to know more about bats? OF COURSE you do! Find out about bats in the wild: Betty... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Bites @ Animal Planet
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In case you missed the Oscars last night, here's all the warm and fuzzy from the entire evening wrapped up into one ADORABLE clip: Ewoks + Puppy Cuteness = Award WINNING! Photo: YouTube screengrab You're SO welcome. Happy Monday! Want more adorable puppy videos? OF COURSE YOU DO! Enjoy: Betty... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Brrrrrr! Heard enough complaints about the east coast deep freeze yet? Well, though ice and slush may be halting some of our daily lives — here's one kitty who LAUGHS in the face of Old Man Winter! NOTHING will stop this cat from getting his food: Bundle up those furry... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Ever wonder what Tia's favorite Pit Bulls & Parolees episodes of all time are? OF COURSE YOU DO! Prepare to relive her most memorable moments this Saturday, Feb. 21, in a special evening programmed with Tia's favorite episodes — followed by an all-new episode "From Darkness to Dawn" at 10/9c!... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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It may be a frigid Friday the 13th for most of us on the east coast but at least we're only one day away from a cozy, warm and fuzzy Valentine's. And what better way to celebrate LOVE DAY than watching cute animal videos? Kick it off with this one:... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Henri est un chat qui est un peu triste ... Le SIIIIIIGH. If you don't remember Henri, he's a bonafide kitty cat film noir star as you can see in his now classic Paw de Deux, a very important short-form, docu-film-noir feature in the Feline category: In what may be... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Valentine's Day is around the corner and even the teeny, tiniest furballs are feelin' the LOVE. Watch this precious dream date between two of the cutest Valentines: Ever been on a date THIS adorable?! Yeah. Didn't think so. Photo: YouTube image Interested in adopting a hamster? Learn more about them... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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If you missed the Grammys ... well, this minute and a half of groovin' owls may very well make up for it: ADORABLE, right? Photo: YouTube screengrab Want more? No worries! We have more owl videos just for YOU! See them in the wild doing what owls do ... Enjoy!... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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If you aren't already following Manny the Frenchie on Instagram, you are certainly missing out on one very important — and ADORABLE — French bulldog! We are all huge fans of this precious pup here at Animal Planet offices — so we were more than THRILLED to see him cheering... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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A rare 15-foot megamouth shark was found washed ashore in the Philippines. The elusive fish was dead on discovery by local fishermen. There have only been 66 reported sightings of the shark, Megachasma pelagios, with only 60 of those confirmed. The species was only discovered in 1976. #ThrowbackThursday: Remember this... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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In case you missed it, PUPPY BOWL XI is right around the corner! And, this year, the Bissell Kitty Halftime show is blowing it out with a very special guest — the one, the only, the fabulous, feline sensation ... KATTY FURRY! That's right — she'll be headlining everyone's most... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Paddle boarder Rich German has always dreamt of seeing Orcas in the wild. Well, earlier this month, his dream came true ... and it was SPECTACULAR: Photo: YouTube image Gray whales, blue whales and orcas can be seen off the coast of Southern California this time of year making their... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Thandi the rhino — and poaching survivor — gave birth to a calf this past Tuesday at the Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa. ... HOORAY THANDI! Photo: Kariega Game Reserve / Adrian Steirn (www.adriansteirn.com | instagram.com/adriansteirn | @adriansteirn Thandi and two male rhinos were the victims of a horrific... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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When a sweet beagle was surrendered by his elderly owner to the Chicago Animal Care & Control, the staff had never seen a dog as overweight as the fittingly renamed dog, "Kale Chips." Kale Chips weighed in at 85 pounds — a healthy, average beagle weighs about 22 to 25... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Eclipse, a black Labrador and Bullmastiff mix in Seattle, Wash., rides the bus ... ALONE. Pretty smart, eh? That's right -- she's learned how to hop on the bus in front of her apartment and carefully watches for her destination, 3 or 4 stops later, at the dog park. Photo:... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Meet Blade, an adorable little tortoise with a very special story. Blade was born with a metabolic bone disease, gradually leaving him unable to support the weight of his shell. When his owner Iris Pleste started to notice his slowing pace, she took him to the local veternarian, Dr. Carsten... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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NO ONE should ever mess with someone's bed. EVER. That's just wrong on so many levels -- and this puppy agrees! Watch this cute French bulldog pup attempt to reclaim his bed from his cat sibling: Though ... we are grateful to you kitty for providing us with the opportunity... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Remember how there were only SIX northern white rhinos left in October, per our report here?? Well, now there are only five. SIGH. Read the full report from The Dodo and find out about our latest loss. Photo: Wikimedia via The Dodo By Stephen Messenger One of the last remaining... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Thank you, tiny hamster trainer people for giving us a little more to be thankful for this Thanksgiving season. You know, like this tiny hamster Thanksgiving celebration: Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Animal Planet! May your dinner table and mouths be as full and bountiful as these little guys'!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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When a team of four endurance athletes from Sweden set off on the most grueling journey of their lives, they didn't expect to pick up a fifth — FURRY — teammate along the way. Photo: Krister Göransson / Peak Performance | Peak Perfomance on Facebook The Swedish team embarked on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Over 22,000 plants and animals are facing extinction — 33 species have been declared extinct just in the past year. Read the full report from The Dodo and find out which surprising animals are topping the list. Photo: Danilo Cedrone/FAO via The Dodo By Melissa Cronin Conservationists named 22,413 out... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Alison Kim Perry reports on what YOU can do to help end the poaching crisis in Africa. It's not entirely hopeless — so, read up and do you part! Yes, it is true that a big difference can be made one person at a time. Elephants are being killed every... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet