September 16, 2009 02:13 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Titus, Africa’s most famous silverback gorilla who was the subject of a BBC documentary last year, has died at the age of 35. Rwandan officials described the animal, one of only about 700 gorillas left in Africa, as “possibly the most remarkable gorilla ever known,” because of his long life and his rise to dominance in his group.–BBC

Bo Obama has been spotted at Alexandria, Virginia’s elite pet center Old Towne School for Dogs, the same grooming salon frequented by the late Ted Kennedy’s dogs. It’s there where the 11-month-old First Pup gets the distinctive Portuguese water dog cut.–The Reliable Source

A study by a comparative psychologist says evidence is mounting that some animals – like macaque monkeys and dolphins – are able to think about their states of mind, like humans do.–

Burglars broke into Kimberly Ross’s home in Roseville, Mich., and put her 7-month-old kitten Ruby in the washing machine, killing her. The Michigan Humane Society is offering a $2,000 reward for information in the case.–

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