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Bats have long held important places in folklore, often focusing on their dual nature as creatures of twilight straddling the line between birds and mammals. MOM, I TOLD YOU TO KNOCK FIRST! The happiest parrot you ever did see. Googly-eyed Stubby Squid. Octopuses can basically edit their own genes on the fly. 100th Anniversary Of U.S. Entering WWI: Equestrian Heroes Of World War I And The Plot To Poison Them. U.S. horses were loaded onto transport ships that went from the U.S. to European ports and later to the war front.

100th Anniversary Of U.S. Entering WWI: Equestrian Heroes Of World War I And The Plot To Poison Them

Courtesy of U.S. National Archives hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of U.S. National Archives U.S. horses were loaded onto transport ships that went from the U.S. to European ports and later to the war front. April 6 marks 100 years since the U.S. A Frilled-neck lizard running on two legs. Imgur. 11 Awesome Axolotl Facts.

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Baby animals. "thhhhpppp thhhppp thhhppp" Photographer Builds A 'Photo Ark' For 6,500 Animal Species And Counting. Peacock spiders having fun gif click 2 x. Pete gets some broccoli. Welcoming the sunlight. Nature's Ready For Her Close-Up: 'Planet Earth II' Returns In Ultra High-Def. The BBC nature series Planet Earth returns to BBC America on Saturday.

Nature's Ready For Her Close-Up: 'Planet Earth II' Returns In Ultra High-Def

Above, a pygmy three-toed sloth swims off the coast of Escudo de Veraguas, Panama. BBC 2016/BBC America hide caption toggle caption BBC 2016/BBC America The BBC nature series Planet Earth returns to BBC America on Saturday. The BBC nature series Planet Earth II doesn't debut on BBC America until Saturday, but one of its scenes has already been viewed online more than 9 million times. Planet Earth II uses all the narrative devices of narrative film-making — there's emotional scoring, heavy editing and most crucially, an individual animal's struggle to survive.

Narrated by famed naturalist David Attenborough, Planet Earth was one of the first blockbuster high-definition TV shows a decade ago. A camera drone provides a birds-eye view of the jungle. Paul Thompson/BBC America. Cat Mission Abort (gif 2x) Foxes, basically cats - GIF on Imgur. Lone hero cares for abandoned animals of Fukushima. The untold human suffering and property damage left in the wake of the Fukushima disaster in Japan has been well-documented, but there’s another population that suffered greatly that few have discussed – the animals left behind in the radioactive exclusion zone.

lone hero cares for abandoned animals of Fukushima

At Chernobyl and Fukushima, radioactivity has seriously harmed wildlife. The largest nuclear disaster in history occurred 30 years ago at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in what was then the Soviet Union.

At Chernobyl and Fukushima, radioactivity has seriously harmed wildlife

The meltdown, explosions and nuclear fire that burned for 10 days injected enormous quantities of radioactivity into the atmosphere and contaminated vast areas of Europe and Eurasia. The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that Chernobyl released 400 times more radioactivity into the atmosphere than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945. Radioactive cesium from Chernobyl can still be detected in some food products today. And in parts of central, eastern and northern Europe many animals, plants and mushrooms still contain so much radioactivity that they are unsafe for human consumption.

Incredible Nurse Cat From Poland Looks After Other Animals At Animal Shelter. Radamenes, an angelic little black cat in Bydgoszcz, Poland, has come through hell and high water to help the animals at the veterinary center there get better.

Incredible Nurse Cat From Poland Looks After Other Animals At Animal Shelter

After the veterinary center brought him back from death’s door, he’s returning the favor by cuddling with, massaging and sometimes even cleaning other animals convalescing from their wounds and operations. Radamenes has become a local attraction, and people have begun visiting him at the center for good luck! Happy happy happy happy happy - GIF on Imgur. Yissss, precious warmth - GIF on Imgur. Cow Loves Rolling His Bale Of Hay. Giving Thanks For Animals — And Those Who Help Them. In Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park, elephants drink from a watering hole.

Giving Thanks For Animals — And Those Who Help Them

Winfred Wisniewski/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Winfred Wisniewski/Getty Images. 13 Rarest Cat Breeds Ever. Bears Dancing To 'Jungle Boogie' - Planet Earth II. Energetic Pet Fox Finds an Unlikely Best Friend in a Gentle Canine. When we first met Juniper, an adorable domesticated fox, she was furiously hopping on a bed thinking it was a pile of snow.

Energetic Pet Fox Finds an Unlikely Best Friend in a Gentle Canine

After being won over by her charms, we’ve continued to follow her on Instagram, where her human Jessika shares facets of the lively fox's everyday adventures. One constant in Juniper’s life is Moose, an Australian Shepherd Malamute mix that has become her best friend. Smithsonian Photo Contest. The Most Beautifully Terrifying Spiders You Never Knew Existed. Mirror Spider / Thwaitesia sp. / Singapore Long Horned Orb Weaver / Macracantha arcuata / Singapore Bird Dung Spider / Pasilobus sp. / Singapore Ladybird Mimic / Paraplectana sp. / Singapore Eight-Spotted Crab Spider / Platythomisus octomaculatus / Singapore.

The Most Beautifully Terrifying Spiders You Never Knew Existed

Portraits of Maine Coon Cats Who Look Like Majestic Mythical Creatures. Photographer Robert Sijka sheds new light on one of the internet’s most beloved creatures, cats.

Portraits of Maine Coon Cats Who Look Like Majestic Mythical Creatures

The Hong Kong-based creative focuses his attention on the Maine Coon, the largest breed of domesticated felines. Their distinctive appearance includes long fur that frames their face like a lion, in addition to a robust build—they can grow up to nearly four feet in length. Despite this physically-imposing stature, Maine Coons have earned the nickname gentle giant with personalities that are akin to canines rather than other type of cats. This combination of looks and temperament makes them an ideal subject for Sijka’s dramatic images. Photographed against a dark background, the fuzzy felines entrance you with their striking yellow eyes and serious gaze.

Animal Photography. Elephants have Grandmas -and need them. For those of us lucky enough to have grandmas (and grandpas!)

Elephants have Grandmas -and need them

, we know they can be a blessing. Grandparents can be sources of wisdom, comfort, or joy. Not to mention that many of us actually grew up with our grandparents — family doesn't just mean a mom and dad raising kids. Barred Owl, Sounds, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Latif Nasser: You have no idea where camels really come from. An otter plays with a rock. Why Is My Cat Throwing Up? Vomiting is not a pleasant subject; and for many of us, the very thought of an upset stomach turns us green. For people, vomiting is usually a sign that something is acutely wrong—maybe a nasty contaminant made its way into our food or we caught the stomach flu in passing. In cats, the cause is often a lot less alarming. KINGFISHERS Jeroen Stel photographed... - The world of birds. This Penguin Swims 5000 Miles Every Year To See The Man Who Saved His Life - NewsCrusher.

When Joao Pereira de Souza was walking along the beach near his home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he came across a small Patagonian penguin lying on some rocks, close to death, afraid and covered in oil. Joao immediately helped the penguin by taking him home, cleaning the oil off his feathers, and feeding him fish every day so that he could get his strength back. He named the little guy Dimdin. When Dimdin had recovered fully, Joao tried to release him back into the sea, but the bird refused to leave. Dimdin lived with Joao for 11 months, but then suddenly left one day. Monkey teeth hint at a miraculous marine migration to North America. Scientists have long thought that monkeys first ventured from South America into North America no earlier than about 4 million years ago, when the two continents merged.

Amazonian Royal Flycatcher Visit ╰▶... - The world of birds. Creme Puff (cat) Little bird uses a linguistic rule thought to be unique to humans. A study published in Nature Communications suggests that a small bird known the Japanese great tit uses grammatical rules in its calls. Wild gorillas compose happy songs that they hum during meals. Russian Miner Spends His Breaks Taking Photos Of Foxes In The Arctic Circle. Russia’s remote north-eastern Chukotka region is an inhospitable arctic tundra, but even in this brutal landscape, Russian photographer Ivan Kislov can find beautiful signs of life among the foxes that live and hunt here in the wild. Carl Safina: What are animals thinking and feeling? Octopuses Are Surprisingly Social. This Woman Saved the Icelandic Goat. 15 Pictures of Cute, Cuddly Animals Playing in the Snow. Moose Family Plays in the Sprinklers.

Maned wolf. The maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) is the largest canid of South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur. Description[edit] Maned wolf skull. Maned Wolf - Long Legs With Red Fox Head. Classified by wildlife experts as a "near threatened" species, the somewhat at risk of being endangered maned wolf is the largest species of canid in all of South America. In the countries of Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, and Uruguay, this species known for its long legs and fox-like appearance can be found living in grasslands and other semi-open habitats that contain bushes and trees. Coconut Octopus. All I Want For Christmas Is A Goat. All-Female Team Keeps Hunting African Poachers as Cecil Outrage Fades.

A Conversation With Koko The Gorilla: Full Documentary. Timo The Cat And His Hammock Experiences (compilation) Giant squid surfaces in Japanese harbor. Inventive crows caught on camera making tools. Just When I Thought These Leopards Were Going to Have it Out, Some Surprise Guests Break Up the Party. Watch These Dolphins Take the Beach! How Did They Figure Out This Incredible Fishing Method?

Wow, I’ve Never Seen Wildlife Photography Like This Before – GreaterGoodness. Loudest Purring Cat - Guinness World Records. The Cutest Purr in the World. Earth - Rats will save their friends from drowning. Some birds 'tap dance' to woo potential mates, say scientists. Baby Tortoises Show Up In The Galapagos Islands For The First Time In 100 Years! Patrícia Medici: The coolest animal you know nothing about ... and how we can save it.

Disappearing Rusty Patched Bumble Bee is One Step Closer to Getting Protection. Worst hunting dog ever (Good dog) 20+ Animal Couples That Prove Love Exists In The Animal Kingdom Too. Incredible Photos Of Mongolian Tribe Show Deep Bond With Animals. 22+ Sleepy Kittens Doing What They Do Best – Sleep. Amazonian Bird Said to Be as Rare as a Unicorn Caught on Film. Pet Penguin in Japan. Chimps, Like Humans, Act Out When They Know They're Right. Red panda and gourd gif. Polite chimp gif. Panda ball gif. Attack Lion Window gif. Lion gif. Wild horses uk. Whale watching gif 1 click. Smart. Seahorse birth gif. Otter juggling gif. Lovely aliens.