These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
June 17, 2011 02:30 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Think you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Think again. Dogs are always watching and learning from their owners, according to a new study. –

After an Idaho family purchased their dream home for a bargain in 2009, they discovered it was infested with hundreds of garter snakes, who even slithered inside the walls. At the infestation’s peak, the family killed 42 snakes in one day. –AP

New York City has a goose problem, and it has taken to rounding up the geese and gassing them. This year, the birds will go towards feeding needy Pennsylvanians. –

Why do we enjoy watching live webcam footage of birds? It isn’t birdwatching, exactly, but it does have its own unique thrills. –The New Republic

A Florida man had to be taken to the hospital after he was bitten by his pet snake. The African Puff Ader is one of the most venomous snakes in the world, but the man is in stable condition. –WFTV Orlando