Category Archives: Animals

“an ape figuring out how to use a smartphone is the beginning of the end for us idiots… “

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Gorillas Gals pose for a selfie at Congo park

You might have recently seen caretakers Mathieu and Patrick’s amazing selfie with female orphaned gorillas Ndakazi and Ndeze inside the Senkwekwe center at Virunga National Park. We’ve received dozens of messages about the photo. YES, it’s real! Those gorilla gals … Continue reading

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NPR Admits Plastic Bag Bans Pointless, Paper & Cloth Totes Worse For Environment

Taylor found these bag bans did what they were supposed to: People in the cities with the bans used fewer plastic bags, which led to about 40 million fewer pounds of plastic trash per year. But people who used to … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room

We here in Africa have been informed that a U.S. poll, conducted by the Remington Research Group for Humane Society International (HSI), revealed that three in four respondents considered it important to protect elephants from trophy hunting, 78% did not … Continue reading

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Cornell scientists create ‘living’ machines that eat, grow, and evolve | Sounds Terrifying and Amazing

Scientists from Cornell University have successfully constructed DNA-based machines with incredibly life-like capabilities. These human-engineered organic machines are capable of locomotion, consuming resources for energy, growing and decaying, and evolving. Eventually they die. That sure sounds a lot like life, … Continue reading

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Turns Out, There’s A Bee Species That Sleep In Flowers And It’s As Cute As It Sounds | Bored Panda

We need bees. They’re the world’s most important pollinator of food crops. In fact, it is estimated that one third of the food that we consume each day relies on pollination mainly by bees. But as much as we are used to seeing them buzzing … Continue reading

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Netflix Series Accused of Making Fake Claims About Walrus Deaths

However, it turns out a more reasonable explanation exists when it comes to these walrus deaths, according to Dr. Susan Crockford, a Canadian zoologist specializing in evolution and the ecology of Holocene mammals (including polar bears and walrus): Dr Susan Crockford, … Continue reading

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