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Image credit: Rare snubfin dolphin seen off the coast of Australia. Queensland National Parks / Facebook

Rare Snubfin Dolphin Spotted

Recently, a rare, shy and pretty smart snubfin dolphin was found off the coast of Australia. Being a vulnerable and endangered species on the IUCN Red List, the snubfin dolphin is regarded as kind of snubfins that travel the Hinchinbrook Channel. Emma Schmidt is a ranger of QueenslandParks and Wildlife Service and she […]

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What Is the Most Deadly Plant on Earth?

When we are young, we are always warned against eating some random berries and fruits we happen to get. However, are you aware that some of the most deadly plants are usually taken as ornament plants in houses all over the world? Taking the rosary pea for example, it is […]

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Image credit: The orca lays her trap. Screenshot from YouTube

Watch This Video: A Clever Orca’s Bird Hunt

From this amazing video presented by The Online Fisherman, you can see how an orca intends to capture a bird by using fish as bait. At the start of the video, you can see an orca turning up a flock  of birds and place a fish nearby. When its trap is ready, the […]

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Image credit: A submerged hippo at the Memphis Zoo. Alexdi/Wikimedia

Watch This Video: A Hippo Rescues a Drowning Zebra

The hippo has been listed by National Geographic as list one of extraordinary unpredictable and the most deadly mammals in Africa, where you can also find other same dangerous animals, such as cheetahs, hyenas and lions. Due to the fact that the hippo is accountable for more human deaths compared with than any […]

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Image credit: How does a rat make its way around the U-bend? Screen capture/National Geographic

Watch This Video to Understand How Easily a Rat Wriggles Up Your Toilet

In their daily life, it is common that many people would come across some unexpected things that could turn up in their toilets, like frogs, snakes and even possums and squirrels, as well as rats. Therefore people would wonder whether it would pretty easy for a rat to struggle its […]

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Image credit: The smaller of the two cubs has unfortunately passed away. Getty Images

The Smaller Giant Panda Twin Cub Died at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

It is recently reported that a captive panda have given birth to the twin cubs at the Smithsonian National Zoo. After their birth, the cubs were under separate nursing, but swapped between the mother and an incubator so as to make sure that both newborns would get the best possible chance […]

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How Does a Cat Manages to Land on Its Feet?

How Does a Cat Manages to Land on Its Feet?

When kitten are born, actually they are not able to right themselves. After several weeks, it appears that the newborn kittens have developed the ability called the “air-righting reflex” in scientific term, which seems quite innate to most people.  However, in which way, exactly, are cats capable of gaining such […]

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Why Your Mouth Becomes Sore When You Eat Pineapple?

It is believed that pineapple was originated from in South America and until 1492 it was found by Europeans on the island of Guadeloupe. But only in the late 1600’s, it was transported to England and in the very short time; it turned to be a necessity for the rich […]

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Image credit: Radio Free Europe. A fox has achieved internet fame by constructing a super-sandwich

A Fox Makes a Bacon Sandwich

When you read a science fiction, you would notice that exposure to radiation could enable characters to have superpowers. However, it is actually correct in scientific sense, because if you are exposed to too much radiation, it would be more likely to get cancer or show the acute radiation syndrome in regard to […]

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Incredible X-Ray Images Show a Python Breaking Down an Alligator

Incredible X-Ray Images Show a Python Breaking Down an Alligator

Last March you might happen to watch a video showing a whole crocodile was eaten by a snake. Do you want to know what occur afterwards? Here are the X-ray images demonstrating how a python was digesting an alligator in the process day by day. Day 1 From left to right, […]

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