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Shagged by a rare parrot - Last Chance To See - BBC Two

Shagged by a rare parrot - Last Chance To See - BBC Two

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Earth - Photography battle: New Zealand v Australia This weekend two of rugby’s greatest rivals meet in the grand final of the Rugby World Cup: New Zealand and Australia. While the humans battle it out on the field, we tackle an equally important competition: which country photographs better. We're seeking your stunning photos and inspiring short films of the natural beauty of Australia and New Zealand. Landscapes, animals, plants: it's up to you. stillphotos Still Photos of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds Page One Page Two Page three Page Four PSA Parodies: 20 Of Our Favorites PSAs may be serious business when they're done in earnest to raise awareness about diseases and political causes, but they also provide a perfect format for comedians to do some pretty ridiculous stuff. Worried about cannibalism? There's a PSA for that. Stressed about all of your first word problems?

Maybe Not ALL Cats Are Jerks, But These 37 Sure Are. Hilarious… To cat lovers, cats obviously have a lot of endearing qualities. But kindness isn’t usually among them… No kissing Ugh. Whatever… Earth - There is a whale longer than any orca, and we missed it With bodies as long as school buses, you would think that Omura's whales could never go unnoticed. Yet they are among the most mysterious of whales. The species was only given its name, based on dead specimens, in 2003. Since then scientists have failed to find live ones.

30 Photos of Cute Baby Animals That Can Change Your Mood Advertisement Being cute is somewhat akin to being a little baby child with a general feel of lovability and affection towards the outlook of the body stature. Cuteness is best demonstrated through small babies who have all the key features that usually attract the eyes of all and sundry and make a person loveable yet there remains an ever so impossible burning desire to own the intangible aspects. Not only the physical appearance but all the subtle behavioral attributes such as a bit of curiosity, pampered but measured arrogance and all other childlike features comprise the cuteness.

Stephen Colbert’s best science segments: Will his move to CBS dumb down his guest list? Still via Comedy Central David Letterman announced last week that he will soon be retiring from The Late Show after hosting for more than 30 years, and CBS has confirmed that Stephen Colbert will replace him. While switching from The Colbert Report to The Late Show will be a huge career advancement for the comedian and TV show host, it could be a big loss for television coverage of science. Stephen Colbert is one of the only news or faux-news anchors to regularly cover scientific discoveries and interview scientists. “The Colbert Report has certainly been one of the best television programs ever for showcasing scientists—and I don't just mean ‘for a comedy talk show,’” says science comedian Brian Malow.

Cat Uses Human Toilet While Standing On Hind Legs Who's bombing who? "Ignore me!" "What are you reading?" Watch out, baby! At least someone is trying to stop these from happening. Owls are intriguing birds that easily capture the attention and curiosity of birders. These facts may help clear up a bit of their mystery and reveal what a hoot owls really are. Many owl species have asymmetrical ears. When located at different heights on the owl’s head, their ears are able to pinpoint the location of sounds in multiple dimensions.