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Deep in the Wilderness, the World’s Largest Beaver Dam Endures

The largest beaver dam on Earth was discovered via satellite imagery in 2007, and since then only one person has trekked into the Canadian wild to see it. It’s a half-mile long and has created a 17-acre lake in the northern forest — a testament to the beaver’s resilience.

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Scientists Have Reported a Breakthrough In Understanding Whale Language

Researchers have identified new elements of whale vocalizations that they propose are analogous to human speech, including vowels and pitch.

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In midst of Morocco earthquake chaos, surprising heroes: Villagers’ donkeys

Villagers use donkeys to move rubble out of the way and to get relief supplies to more difficult-to-reach spots.

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On cats

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Meet Bobi, the World’s Oldest Dog

Now 30 years old, the Portuguese canine has broken two world records—though he nearly didn’t survive infancy

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Giant Rodents 'Invaded' a Wealthy Gated Community. What Happened Next is a Lesson for Cities in the Climate Change Era

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Museum Showcases Queer Relationships in the Animal Kingdom

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International Cat Day: Meet Truffles, the kitty who wears glasses to help kids feel better about theirs

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Just How Many Surfaces Does Your Cat’s Butt Touch? A Sixth Grader’s Science Fair Project Has The Answer

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How Mayo Is Being Used to Save Sea Turtles

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The ecological impact of fences

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Florida mosquitoes: 750 million genetically modified insects to be released

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Urban foxes 'more like domesticated dogs'

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Male cat needs glucose drip after mating with five females in one night in pet hotel

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An 88 percent decline in large freshwater animals

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The cat who saved a Japanese rail line

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Internet Sensation Grumpy Cat Has Passed Away

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Wild boars make a home in urban Hong Kong’s high rises and highways

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The Bramble Cay melomys is climate change's first mammal extinction victim

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Lioness Steals a Photographer’s Camera, Gives It to Her Cubs as a New Toy

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Octopus And Squid Evolution Is Officially Weirder Than We Could Have Ever Imagined

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Therapy Drones Are Helping Injured Falcons Fly Again

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Birdhouses: Miniature mansions of Istanbul

A very compassionate offering to feathered friends, the history of bird houses adorning mosques, inns and bridges around Turkey go back a long way. An important expression of love for animals, these birdhouses are an element of Ottoman-era architecture with their intricate designs and tiny architecture

#islam #architecture #animals

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Canadian wins with striking foxes photo

B.C. man wins portfolio award, while Alberta boy is double-finalist

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People In Toronto Created A Memorial To A Dead Raccoon After The City Forgot To Pick It Up

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THIS IS NOT MY CAT! (24 pics)

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London opens a bar where you can pet owls

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Artist Turns Animal Problems Into Cute Comics

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Nara’s deer continue their summertime tradition of commandeering one of the city’s streets

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After Reading This, You’ll Never Watch ‘Finding Nemo’ In the Same Way Again

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Return of the European bison

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Cat proposed as mayor of Mexican state capital Xalapa

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Instagram Chimp: Viral Video Undersells Their Intelligence, Says Scientist

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Second International Cat Video Festival coming to Oakland CA

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First mind-reading implant gives rats telepathic power

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Walter Tschinkel's Aluminum Casts of Ant Colonies Reveals Insect Architecture

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