August is when the media collectively takes a nap (tho’ individually it’s not always so), as a result this is the time of year when animal stories (shark gatherings, etc.) take over. They take the phrase dog days of summer very seriously.
Polar bear Knut to get Italian girlfriend (so that’s what Berlisconi did with her!)
Hunt is on for Mongolian Death Worm (Band name alert: Mongolian Death Worm!)