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Horse Saved from a Death Trap (7 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 31 Aug 2012   / 7045 views
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A 27-year-old horse had spent several hours trapped up to his neck in a muddy pond before his owner found him and called for help.

 

Horse Saved from a Death Trap

Hares’ Courtship Ritual Looks Like Really Tough Test (8 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 30 Aug 2012   / 4638 views
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Hot pursuit and a boxing match - finding a mate for a hare is the task not for the faint-hearted.

 

Hares’ Courtship Ritual Looks Like Really Tough Test

Impala Escapes Right from the Lion’s Jaws (6 pics)

Posted in Animals 29 Aug 2012   / 6000 views
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In Africa photographers captured a dramatic moment of an impala narrowly escaping certain death…

 

Impala Escapes Right from the Lion’s Jaws

Obese Cat's Amazing Weight Loss (22 pics)

Posted in Animals 28 Aug 2012   / 11407 views
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A cat called Tiny was left in a box at an animal shelter in Canada. The cat was extremely fat – he weighed about 13.7 kg (30.2 lb). The veterinarians at the shelter prescribed the feline a special diet to fight his obesity...

 

Obese Cat

That’s How You Take a Wild Bear’s Close-Up (4 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 28 Aug 2012   / 6441 views
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Wildlife photographers sometimes go to great lengths to take an impressive picture.

 

That’s How You Take a Wild Bear’s Close-Up

Leap of Faith for a Tiny Gazelle (4 pics)

Posted in Animals 25 Aug 2012   / 8701 views
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This fascinating scene happened in Kenya when a herd of gazelles came to cross a river where hungry crocodiles were lurking. One of the gazelles did an incredible thing to escape the predators…

 

Leap of Faith for a Tiny Gazelle

Animals That Obviously Need to Lose Weight (25 pics)

Posted in Animals 25 Aug 2012   / 7856 views
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These guys are so overweight that they can barely move…

 

Animals That Obviously Need to Lose Weight

Meet the Fascinating Food Cooking Chimpanzee (11 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 24 Aug 2012   / 6886 views
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These pictures are hard to believe – a 31-year-old bonobo (pygmy chimpanzee) Kanzi makes fire and cooks food as easily as an experienced camper.

 

Meet the Fascinating Food Cooking Chimpanzee

That’s How They Brush Hippos’ Teeth (5 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 24 Aug 2012   / 5720 views
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Hippopotamuses at Shanghai Zoo have their teeth brushed three times a week – and the animals seem to enjoy that!

 

That’s How They Brush Hippos’ Teeth

Bad Dogs Publicly Shamed (45 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 22 Aug 2012   / 37336 views
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A new on Tumblr called “Dog Shaming” collects the pictures of bad dogs being shamed by posing with a sign that describes their wrongdoings. Here are some of the best pictures from it.

 

Bad Dogs Publicly Shamed

Russian Rescue Center for Bear Cubs (16 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 15 Aug 2012   / 3580 views
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Former hunter and biologist Valentin Pazhetnov organized a Rescue and Rehabilitation Center for bear cubs in the village of Bubonitsy, Russia. The center shelters the cubs whose parents were killed by hunters during the hibernation and who could otherwise freeze or starve to death. As soon as little bears grow up enough they are returned to their natural environment.

 

Russian Rescue Center for Bear Cubs

Road Crossing Trouble for Wild Lioness (9 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 14 Aug 2012   / 6053 views
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Tourists were driving through Etosha National Park in Namibia when they saw a lioness that came to cross the road. The cars stopped and switched off the engines, but the large feline was not alone...

 

Road Crossing Trouble for Wild Lioness

Trapped Raccoons Saved from a Waste Container (10 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 14 Aug 2012   / 6259 views
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A guy saw a family of raccoons that couldn’t get out of the trash container…

 

Trapped Raccoons Saved from a Waste Container

Heroic Dog Saves Her Pups from Burning House (5 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 13 Aug 2012   / 8432 views
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Mother dog Amanda saved her four puppies from fire in Chile. The pups were just 10 days old, and the dog picked them up in her mouth and took them from the burning house to the fire truck. She stood by her kids all the time and didn’t let them out from her sight when the vets came to check them over.

 

Heroic Dog Saves Her Pups from Burning House

There's Hardly a Beetle Larger Than This (14 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 11 Aug 2012   / 6962 views
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The Titan beetle is one of the longest beetles in the world – adult specimens can grow up to 16.7 cm (6.5 in.) in length. This beetle lives in the Amazon rainforests. Especially large dried specimens of the Titan beetle are sought after by collectors and their price may reach $600 and more. Scientists have never found a beetle’s larvae, but it is thought to be about 30 cm (1 foot) long.

 

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Can’t Decide if Cute or Gross (6 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 11 Aug 2012   / 7798 views
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Apparently, this cat has a huge identity crisis…

 

Can’t Decide if Cute or Gross

Tiny Squirrel Luckily Rescued (12 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 8 Aug 2012   / 6700 views
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A man has noticed a troubled baby squirrel on a rock near the stream at the backyard of his house. When he came closer, he saw another squirrel trapped under the rocks and drowning...

 

Tiny Squirrel Luckily Rescued

This Must Have Hurt as Hell (7 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 7 Aug 2012   / 13660 views
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I'm sure this dog won’t make the same mistake twice.

 

This Must Have Hurt as Hell

Perfect Places for a Cat to Rest (25 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Animals 6 Aug 2012   / 7613 views
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Those fluffy creatures can fit themselves almost everywhere to have a good rest or nap, which they prove readily in these funny photos.

 

Perfect Places for a Cat to Rest

That Is One Hell of a Pug (21 pics)

Posted in Animals 3 Aug 2012   / 8249 views
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This pug had been to lots of trouble before some guy saved the dog’s life and took him home. The man has had no regrets ever since, because even though pugs are always adorable, this funny pooch may easily be one of the coolest among them.

 

That Is One Hell of a Pug

Cats in the Army (30 pics)

Posted in Animals 2 Aug 2012   / 6919 views
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Vintage photographs of cats being mascots for soldiers in various armed conflicts around the world.

 

Cats in the Army

Micro Pig Goes “Slightly” Overweight (6 pics)

Posted in Animals 31 Jul 2012   / 10119 views
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A year and a half ago it was just a cute piglet supposed to grow to a trendy ‘micro’ size, but everything went horribly wrong…

 

Micro Pig Goes “Slightly” Overweight
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