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ladbible.com — Here's something to cheer you up if you're having a rough week. There is a retirement home for sloths in Wales. You could be forgiven for thinking that sloths are all old, given that they spend a load of time asleep and move at a glacial pace, but this home is exclusively for sloths of a certain ag…
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npr.org — While he was but one very lonely Achatinella apexfulva, his death takes place a George, the last of his species of Hawaiian land snail, died on New Year's Day. He was approximately 14 years old. His death was confirmed by Hawaii's Department of Land and Natural Resources. George was born as part …
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iflscience.com — A pear-bottomed, stubby-nosed, big-eyed shark has made its way into the new year as the world’s first newly described shark species of 2019, but good luck actually meeting it in real life. Belonging to the family of whaler sharks, the aptly named “Lost Shark” hasn’t been spotted in the wild for at l…
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9gag.com — A golden retriever has been hailed a hero after saving the life of an abandoned koala. Kerry McKinnon, 45, awoke to find a baby koala keeping warm in Asha's coat at their home in Strathdownie, Victoria. Full Article >>
03.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
mashable.com — With the end of 2018 comes the near-certain reality that some critters, after millions of years of existence on Earth, are gone for good. There's little question that humanity's continued exploitation of wild animals and the depletion of their habitats have left many species either clinging to exi…
29.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
engadget.com — Many dogs and other pets are terrified of fireworks, and for good reason -- their more sensitive hearing makes that pleasant popping turn into a cacophony of sounds. Ford, however, might provide some relief. The company (which is no stranger to high-tech beds) has built a doghouse that uses noise ca…
18.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
ladbible.com — Kenya has scrapped images of presidents on their coins in exchange for wildlife, in what is believed to be an attempt to prevent the glorification of the country's leaders. The Central Bank of Kenya unveiled the new one, five, 10 and 20 shilling coins which feature a giraffe, rhino, lion and an ele…
17.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
foxnews.com — Talk about a good boy. A dog in Paradise, Calif., was found patiently waiting for his owners to return to their property following the devastating Camp Fire that ripped through the Butte County area last month. The dog, named Madison, was left at the property because his owners were unable to reac…
09.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
npr.org — Wisdom is known to be at least 68 years old and nests each year at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. She survived a tsunami and is believed to have laid nearly 40 eggs over her life. Wisdom, who returns each year to Midway Atoll to nest, was seen back at her favorite nest site in late Nove…
08.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
newscientist.com — Spider babies may be more like our infants than we thought. Mother spiders can produce nutritious milk-like fluids to feed their offspring. Juvenile spiders eat all kinds of food: in some spider species they feed on small insects, and in others they catch pollen. Previous research has also found so…
30.11.2018 0 comments From Alex