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Elephants Came to Dinner

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Elephants came to dinner | Mfuwe Lodge, Zambia Elephants came to dinner is an amazing story and has to be seen to be believed. Inviting big, exotic animals inside probably wasn’t the plan when the Mfuwe Lodge was built in Zambia in 1998, but that’s what wound up happening. The lodge … Continue reading

Rare pink pigeon born Jersey wildlife park

Rare pink pigeon born Jersey wildlife park The Mauritius Pink Pigeon is one of the rarest birds in the world. Conservationist say ‘It’s hell bent on its own extinction’. However one of these rare pink pigeons has been born at the Jersey wildlife park. Mauritius is the home to some … Continue reading

Japan: Rare lemur sent on ‘romantic holiday’ to Jersey

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Japan: Rare lemur sent on ‘romantic holiday’ to Jersey From the BBC An endangered lemur is being sent from Japan to the Channel Islands in the hope that she will find a mate, it’s reported. Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo is sending Ala, a female aye-aye lemur, on “an extended romantic vacation” … Continue reading

Next two years hottest, says Met Office

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Next two years hottest, says Met Office From the BBC By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst The next two years could be the hottest on record globally, says research from the UK’s Met Office. It warns big changes could be under way in the climate system with greenhouse gases increasing … Continue reading

Pitcher plant in France eats bee-killing Asian hornets

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Pitcher plant in France eats bee-killing Asian hornets BBC Europe Bee-killing Asian hornets spreading across Europe now face a natural enemy that lures them to destruction – a carnivorous North American plant, French experts say. The head of a botanical garden in Nantes, western France, says the pitcher plant Sarracenia … Continue reading

Bangladesh police kill six alleged tiger poachers

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Bangladesh police kill six alleged tiger poachers From BBC Asia Six suspected tiger poachers have been shot dead in a gunfight with Bangladeshi police at a hideout in the world’s largest mangrove forest. Police seized three tiger pelts which they said were from animals that appeared to be freshly killed. … Continue reading

Four-legged snake ancestor ‘dug burrows’

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  Four-legged snake ancestor ‘dug burrows’ By Jonathan Webb Science reporter, BBC News A 113-million-year-old fossil from Brazil is the first four-legged snake that scientists have ever seen. Several other fossil snakes have been found with hind limbs, but the new find is estimated to be a direct ancestor of … Continue reading

Polar bears fail to adapt to lack of food in warmer Arctic

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  Polar bears fail to adapt to lack of food in warmer Arctic By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent, BBC News Polar bears are unable to adapt their behaviour to cope with the food losses associated with warmer summers in the Arctic. Scientists had believed that the animals would enter a … Continue reading

Watch This Ex-Circus Lion Feel Grass For The First Time

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  Watch This Ex-Circus Lion Feel Grass For The First Time by Morenike Adebayo iflscience.com Let’s face it – we’re all looking forward to retirement and crossing off a lot of firsts from that mounting to-do list. For one lucky ex-circus lion, this meant for the first time feeling grass … Continue reading

Australian student confirms that giant plasma tubes are floating above Earth

    Australian student confirms that giant plasma tubes are floating above Earth CHRIS PASH, BUSINESS INSIDER Astronomers have for the first time captured visual evidence of the existence of tubular plasma structures in the inner layers of the magnetosphere surrounding the Earth. “For over 60 years, scientists believed these … Continue reading

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