Moberly Police Department in Missouri had an unexpected visitor on Valentine’s Day, as CCTV footage shared to their Facebook page on February 14 shows. The clip features somebody dressed up as a T-rex entering the police station, carrying what appears to be a box of cookies. He walks up and down the hall, before going to the front desk and delivering the cookies. “Today the Moberly Police Department turned into Jurassic Park when we were met by a T-rex delivering cookies. Whoever you are, thank you for the cookies and the laughs,” the department captioned the video.
A giant wild boar has been caught on camera raiding a dumpster for food in Hong Kong. The huge pig, which has been nicknamed "Pigzilla" and "Hogzilla" on social media, was significantly taller than the refuse collector when standing on its hind legs. The whopping porker, which was filmed on February 6 near a primary school, was surrounded by several piglets. Seeing wild boar in the city is not uncommon in Hong Kong but this specimen is exceptionally large.
The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded about 14,000 pounds of seized cocaine at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on January 13, 2018, worth an estimated $190 million wholesale, according to a press release. The Coast Guard said that the drugs were intercepted off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America.
The National Portrait Gallery unveiled portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on Feb. 12, 2018. Barack Obama's portrait was painted by Kehinde Wiley - an artist best known for his vibrant, large-scale paintings of African-Americans. Barack Obama shared a tidbit about Wiley's "initial impulse" for the work with Wiley later joking back, "So how do you explain that a lot of that is just simply not true?"
The Kansas City Zoo recently announced the birth of a baby giraffe. The calf was born Feb. 2 and is healthy. Zoo officials said the baby giraffe and her mother, Lizzie, will not be on public display until temperatures get warmer.
A Boca Raton, Florida, family woke up on Monday, February 5, to find an unwanted swimmer in their backyard pool – an eight-foot-long alligator. Homeowner Matt Fino had let his dog into the backyard when he was startled to find the gator swimming in his pool, according to WSVN. Not believing what he was seeing, Fino woke his wife to take a look. The Boca Raton Police Department and officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission were called to safely remove the alligator.