These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
February 10, 2012 05:00 PM

These stories are worth a click:

A “child genius” chimp named Ayumu can solve a computer puzzle in 60 milliseconds, faster than the time it takes a human to blink. The ease with which he does it is breathtaking. –BBC News

Uggie, having now reached the level of stardom that warrants undergoing the Proust Questionnaire, has answered those famous questions. What is Uggie’s idea of happiness? “A sunny day riding his skateboard in Los Angeles.” –Movieline

Glee star Mark Salling is such a big fan of birds that he’s a member of L.A.’s Echo Park Ornithology Club. At a club meeting three years ago, he broke out into song, and there is video. –TMZ

Forty years ago in the United States, 20 million animals were euthanized each year. In 2011, 3 million animals were euthanized. The decline occurred due to changes in shelter practices and better pet care by owners. –Christian Science Monitor

Cat Fancy magazine has no affiliation with the Twitter account @Cat_Fancy, which posts sinister Tweets like “DEATH TO ALL DOGS.” –Yahoo! News/The Cutline