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Exotic Animals & Pets
Originally posted 06/26/2015 04:50PM
Shabani is a western lowland gorilla raised in Australia. He currently lives at Japan's Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens, where he has a throng of followers based entirely on his handsome face and propensity for voguing for visitors.
Originally posted 06/23/2015 09:20AM
Every four days – sometimes fewer – we find a video of some animals playing soccer and we lose our minds.
Originally posted 06/22/2015 03:25PM
If you've watched a nature documentary, like, ever, you've probably seen a clip of a golden eagle running down deer or goats. These birds of prey have a 7-foot-plus wingspan and enormous (read: enormous) talons.
Originally posted 06/18/2015 03:00PM
The device, known as the Shark Shield, emits an electric field designed to wreak havoc with the shark's network of electroreceptive sensors. It was constructed for divers and surfers in Western Australia.
Originally posted 06/16/2015 02:50PM
The bear was caught on a cell phone video rummaging for a treat while her two cubs patiently looked on at a family's backyard in Kinnelon, New Jersey. When the mama bear was content with her find, she carried the hot sauce in her mouth and left for the nearby woods with the two youngsters – perhaps looking to add a little spice to her latest kill!
Originally posted 06/16/2015 01:45PM
Last week, a semi truck carrying 2,200 piglets crashed on US-35 West outside of Dayton, Ohio. Sadly, up to 1,100 of the piglets were killed, and though over 1,000 were recovered and taken to local fairgrounds, a few remain out in the wild, much to the consternation of Greene County Sheriff's Office Major Rick Bowman.
Originally posted 06/16/2015 12:10PM
The annals of science are filled with oddly named animals. For instance, did you know there's a kind of chewing louse named after Far Side cartoonist Gary Larson, and a species of fly named after Beyoncé?
Originally posted 06/16/2015 02:45AM
[YOUTUBE "otTNxR8C4uE"] If you're the kind of person who enjoys a cute animal video, you may have encountered ones of the slow loris, a small, nocturnal primate with big eyes and an expressive face.
Originally posted 06/12/2015 09:45AM
Discovery Channel's Life Story is a documentary that focuses on, well, the life stories of various animals, grouped around a particular theme each week.
The Ethics of Jurassic World: Scientists Debate the Real-Life Possibility of Bringing Back the Woolly Mammoth
Originally posted 06/11/2015 03:55PM
With Jurassic World hitting theaters, you'd think more people would have second thoughts about reintroducing historical creatures to modern worlds.
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