These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
Updated June 28, 2010 02:50 PM

These stories are worth a click:

During a charity polo match on New York’s Governor’s Island, Prince Harry was thrown from his horse. Amused spectators watched with their mouths agape as the prince landed unceremoniously on his rear. –

Is there any earthly creature that can’t surf? Dogs, llamas and sheep can ride the ocean’s waves, and now Australian mice named Rocket, Peanut, Skidmark and Banzai can also claim to hang ten (on custom boards!). –Mail Online

America now has a dog-fighting DNA database that will help authorities link abused dogs to breeders and pit operators. The database, called Canine Codis, works in a similar way to the FBI’s database that tracks the DNA of criminal offenders. –New York Times

Two coyotes attacked a 6-year-old girl while she played outside in her New York front yard. Her wounds were severe but she is expected to recover. –

A 65-year-old woman fought off a pit bull that had broken free of its owner’s grip and chased her and her dog. She fought off the pit bull when it started to attack her Boston terrier, Pepper. –The Providence Journal