A woman was rushed to the emergency room after her pet snake got stuck in her earlobe.
Ashley Gawe, from Oregon, was forced to ask for immediate medical attention when her domestic python, Bart, made a dash for the hole and got wedged inside.
Speaking about the incident on Facebook, Ashley said: "I was holding my snake and his dumb a.. saw a hole, which just so happened to be my f...... ear lobe, and thought that it would be a bright idea to attempt to make it through."
Bart has since been safely removed from his owner's ear with the help of some Vaseline and string.
A group of orangutans have signed up to Tinder.
An animal reserve in the Netherlands called Apenheul Primate Park has conducted a study in a bid to help primates find their perfect suitor.
As part of their research, the animals will be shown potential lovers on a tablet and, depending by their response, they will be paired with their preferred partner.
A spokesperson from Apenhaul Primate Park told the Metro newspaper: "After seeing the photos, the monkeys have to push a button on the screen. In this way, we can measure their capacity for reaction."
However, the case has been put on hold after an orangutan named Samboja reportedly destroyed the technical device.
A sex toy has been designed to count the calories worked up in the bedroom.
The silicone penis ring named Lovely, which has been likened to FitBit for sexually active people, has been created to discover what positions were experimented with during the romping session, how much sweat is built up ,and how long the lovers last during their steamy session.
The device also doubles up as a penis ring with attachable vibrator for extra pleasure.
According to Mashable the gadget can be synced to your smartphone or device, once an app has been downloaded, to document the performance in a bid to get more couples discussing their sex lives.
Holiday comparison site Lastminute.com has revealed the top 10 most bizarre demands they received over the course of 2016.
According to the report, one passenger informed the airline they were travelling with that they would be bringing a cuddly toy with them and that it would not need to be fed.
Another traveller gave a warning that their boyfriend passes wind "a lot" and another requested that their air hostess be good -ooking.
The CEO of Lastminute.com, Fabio Cannavale, commented: "Holidays are a time for fun, so who wouldn't want to add a cheeky request to try and make the trip even more memorable?"