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Animals

Turns Out, Platypuses Glow Blue-Green Under A UV Light And Scientists Are Not Yet Sure Why

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Platypuses are some of the weirdest animals on the planet. They look like beavers, have a face like a duck, and, if you haven’t heard it already, they are venomous and lay eggs. A bizarre combination to say the least. So, to top it all off, scientists also found out......

Underwater Photographer Captures What It’s Like Swimming With Humpback Whales

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To me, someone who grew up in a country with a 90-kilometer (66-mile) coastline of the Baltic sea, whales seem almost as mythical as mermaids. So when I stumbled upon Jem Cresswell’s photo series Giants, I experienced a profound contradiction. On one hand, the powerful black and white images brought......

Sea Urchins Wearing Tiny 3D-Printed Hats Are The Cutest Thing Ever, And Apparently, It Makes Them Feel Safer

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If you’ve ever seen a sea urchin—you know what a peculiar, cool-looking little dude this echinoderm is. There are a whopping 950 species living on the seabed, making themselves at home in virtually all oceans and depth zones. But it turns out, these little spiky balls also exhibit covering behavior,......

A History of Felines, as Narrated and Illustrated by a Cat

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SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | Nov. 23, 2020, 8 a.m. When Paul Koudounaris visited Los Angeles’ North Central Animal Shelter one sunny afternoon in 2011, he didn’t intend to adopt the feline who would go on to become the inspiration for what is almost certainly the most unique cat history book ever published.......

A Rare Holiday Story – Workers Rescue A Tiny Owl That Accidentally Traveled 170 Miles To NYC Inside The Rockefeller Christmas Tree

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This year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree had a tiny surprise hiding in there. A tiny owl, first believed to be a baby, was found tucked inside the iconic Christmas tree by workers who transported the tree. They discovered the adorable creature clinging to the 75-foot-tall Norway spruce this weekend. Soon......

129 Hilarious Photos That Prove Cats Are The Biggest Jerks (New Pics)

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Cat owners, you might want to ask your pets to leave the room for the next few minutes. We’s about to prove to you once again that some cats can be some of the biggest jerks on Planet Earth. And no, this isn’t just some dog-financed propaganda to sway you......

California Wildlife Center collects used plywood from boarded-up stores for animal enclosures

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Plywood used to board up Beverly Hills businesses before Election Day, is coming down. It’s being repurposed for animal enclosures at a Los Angeles wildlife rescue operation. Carter Evans reports. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News......

After Being Spotted Eating Sugarcane, Baby Elephant Tries To Hide Behind A Light Pole

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Around 2,000 elephants are living in the wild in Thailand, and one of them made headlines this week. A baby elephant was captured on camera in Chiang Mai, north Thailand, committing the cheekiest “crime” ever—the playful elephant was apparently feasting on some sugarcanes in a farmer’s field when approached by......

50 Hilarious Pets That Got Shamed In This Facebook Group For Being Naughty

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Exploring the world. Depleting overwhelming energy levels. Testing their owner’s boundaries. There are many reasons why pets misbehave. Bottom line is, if you’re caring for an animal, at some point they will push your belongings or nerves (or both) to their breaking point. For your pet’s and your own sake,......

TikTok User Teaches Their Dog To Talk Using Buttons, Gets Surprised When She Asks Who She Is

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Turns out, in this day and age, you can teach a dog to talk to you. Well, not in a literal sense. Though it’s still extremely cool and surreal. Meet Bunny—an internet-famous dog, a mix between an Old English sheepdog and a poodle, known for being able to talk. For......

Someone Replaced Jurassic Park Dinosaurs With Ferrets, And This Version Is Probably Better Than The Original

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It’s no secret that We loves animals and we have quite a number of posts on cats and dogs. But don’t you think ferrets are being unfairly left out? They’re just as cute, adorably long, and also very professional (since a group of ferrets is called a business). About 3 years ago,......

Dog Saved From Flood In Mexico, Gets Taken In By The Mexican Marines Who Saved Him

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Southern Mexico has been hit by tropical storm Gamma floods and Hurricane Eta which has clashed with two cold fronts, creating extremely heavy rainfall. Over 300,000 people have been affected by the rainfalls, with hundreds missing and dozens dead. The region of Tabasco hadn’t seen floods of this scale for......

Grandpa Teaches Son How To Bathe A Baby By Using A Cat As An Example

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Parents bear a responsibility to teach their children many important life lessons, starting with the simplest ones, such as how to tie your shoes or how to fry an egg, to those that are a bit trickier—how to accept love, treat people with kindness, stay true to yourself, and many......

Stray Cat Brings All Her Babies To A Woman Who Gave Her Food And Helped Her

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A woman living in Canada found out that life can be a lot like Disney movies during some meowgical moments. Lisianne, from Quebec, once fed a cat that had wandered into her garden and started a friendship with it. The cat would come back often for food, affection, and to......

25 Portraits Of Rare And Endangered Birds That Look Simply Stunning

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Photographer Tim Flach has three goldfish and two Burmese cats. The latter, Hunt and Blue, eagerly keep their owner company while he works, even though they would probably gladly devour some of his subjects. Flach is known for his striking portraits, where animals are treated with the same care as......

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