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Photo of the Day: Ukrainian and Taiwanese cats team up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Ukrainian artist last week created this spray paint mural of a Ukrainian cat and a Taiwanese feline shaking their paws in solidarity. The artist who created the mural...

Civet family spotted in Taipei neighborhood

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A family of masked palm civets was spotted foraging on a sidewalk in the heart of Taipei earlier this week. At 7:39 p.m. on Monday (April 18), a member of a Facebook gr...

Photo of the Day: Curious cats tour Taipei night market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo of two cats riding on the back of their owner in a night market in Taipei has gone viral on social media. While visiting Raohe Night Market on April 7, Reddit u...

Seal 'pup' surfaces in New Taipei after magnitude 6.5 quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A seal "pup" was spotted in a New Taipei City harbor on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 24), shortly after a powerful earthquake struck northeast Taiwan. At 1:11 p.m. ...

Photo of the Day: Puppy peers out from south Taiwan abode

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This 3D mural of a puppy seeming to peer out of a cardboard box began mesmerizing netizens late last month. The image was first posted to Facebook by the Kaohsiung City...

Photo of the Day: New batch of leopard cats at Taipei Zoo revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos of three leopard cat kittens posted by the Taipei Zoo have gone viral. On Monday (April 12), the zoo posted photos of three kittens born to resident leopard cat ...

Fossils reveal dinosaur forerunner smaller than a cellphone

Meet Kongonaphon kely, a pocket sized dinosaur forerunner that was smaller than your cellphone. The creature, which predated dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs, was just shy of 4 inche...

Review: The new animated 'Wonder Park' is at war with itself

There's always that moment on roller coasters when the lap bar gets locked down and you slowly, agonizingly ride up to the first drop. You know the next few minutes are going to be harrowing — you jus...

Photo of the Day: Old man and pet squirrel in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese-American captured this touching photo of an elderly man playing with his pet squirrel this summer near the famous "scooter waterfall" in Taipei's Dato...

ZURU Hatches New Rainbocorns, Collectible Mystery Egg Plush with Sequin Surprise

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 24, 2018--Bursting with rainbows, sparkles and magical surprises, the Rainbocorns have hatched from all the things dreams are made of! Leading international toy and c...

Counterfeit kitty: Bogus Hello Kitty grows a mouth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A user of the Taiwanese social media group Breaking News Commune (爆料公社) posted images of what she originally thought were Hello Kitty bags, but turned out to be knockoffs with ...

Street shots in Taipei 3: Taiwanese and their pet dogs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In part three of this series on images of street life captured by American photographer Andrew Haimerl (韓莫), the Taiwanese love of man's best friend is examined in great de...

Photo of the Day: Meowing mechanic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Tuesday a member of the Taiwanese Facebook group Breaking News Commune (爆笑公社) posted photos of a cat lying on his back with its legs splayed under the engine of an Audi look...