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theatlantic.com — Scientists have finally confirmed that a weird ribbed oval called Dickinsonia is an animal. Around 558 million years ago, a strange … something dies on the floor of an ancient ocean. Its body, if you could call it that, is a two-inch-long oval with symmetric ribs running from its midline to its fri…
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gizmodo.com — When humans take the drug MDMA, versions of which are known as molly or ecstasy, they commonly feel very happy, extraverted, and particularly interested in physical touch. A group of scientists recently wondered whether this drug might have a similar effect on other species—specifically, octopuses, …
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peoplearea.com — Florence's hurricane shook the United States. The states of North Carolina and South Carolina suffered the most. People wait in long queues for water and are cut off from the world. The number of victims is at least 35 in three states, of which 27 are from North Carolina. The inhabitants also suffer…
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ladbible.com — Heroic volunteers have saved the lives of six dogs that were abandoned and nearly drowned in Hurricane Florence's fast-rising floods. The heart-warming footage shows the poor pooches standing on their hind legs, in a locked cage, desperate for help. Full Article >>
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unilad.co.uk — A bald eagle joined in with the remembrance tributes for the 9/11 terror attacks yesterday when it landed on a fire truck in Minnesota during a display by the fire service. Full Article >>
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ladbible.com — In the clip the lioness can be seen strutting around the lion, who is chilling on the ground, before throwing herself to the floor right in front of him to try and catch his eye. It doesn't work, though, and the lion hardly reacts at all. Full Article and Clip >>
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irishnews.com — Goats recognise and are attracted to happy humans, a study has found. Much like us, they seem to be drawn to smiling faces. But don’t expect to make friends with a goat if you scowl at it. Scientists showed 20 goats unfamiliar photos of the same human face looking happy or angry. The research, co…
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iflscience.com — As “The Meg”, a new sci-fi horror film about a giant shark, fills cinema screens worldwide, it’s worth pausing to appreciate the animal behind the screams. Carcharocles megalodon (or just Megalodon) is one of the most impressive creatures ever to have existed on Earth. Huge, voracious, and beautiful…
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ladbible.com — Blue whales are amazing - and for one community in California, they are near-neighbours. "Almost every one of them fluked up (showed their tale) while diving. We also encountered lunge feeding humpbacks in Carmel Bay as well as active Risso's dolphins and a Mola Mola Sunfish." They shot it using d…
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ladbible.com — Experts were baffled by how the plant came to be in the rat's back, but speculated that a soya bean seed could have landed in an open wood and germinated there. Farmer Datar Singh, who discovered the unfortunate rat, had planted a soya bean crop on his farm in the Ratlam district of Madhya Pradesh …
14.08.2018 0 comments From Alex