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Photo of gorilla with Lack Of Pigmentation shows hand that looks remarkably human

When gorilla Anaka celebrated her 6th birthday on August 30, Zoo Atlanta posted pictures on Facebook  to mark the occasion and fans responded with messages of best wishes and congratulations. One photo, a close up of Anaka’s fingers surprised many of her well-wishers who noticed the pink patch on her skin and how similar her fingers were to …

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Trail Cam Accidentally Captured The Moment An Opossum Helped A Deer By Picking Ticks Off Its Face

Opossums are unique, somewhat odd looking marsupials and although they are often the subject of very funny memes, they have a bad rap among many humans. Often viewed as pests, making a mess breaking into trash cans and the old wives tale that possums spread rabies, for example. In fact, the opposite is true and …

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Firefighter Rescues 6 Koalas After Spotting Them Huddled Together In Bushfire

Firefighters have been working nonstop for weeks attempting to limit the damage caused by devastating bush fires raging across three states in Australia. At least nine people have been killed, more than 700 homes destroyed and millions of hectares of bush and forest burnt to the ground, including large areas of the koalas’ natural habitat. Many …

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Rescued Penguin Loved Going To The Fish Market So Much That His Family Taught Him How To Buy Fish On His Own

Penguins are amazing creatures, aquatic wingless birds with black and white plumage looking very much like they are wearing tuxedos and on their way to an important gala when they strut their stuff. Downright adorable but hardly suitable as pets. When a Japanese family found a King penguin injured and caught up in a fishing …

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Baby Elephant Forced To Entertain Guests At Five-Star Thailand Resort

Yet another case of saddening case of elephant abuse is shown in a photograph of a baby elephant, (allegedly) being forced to ‘dance’ for tourists at the five-star Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Hotel in Phuket, Thailand. The picture showing the animal covered in a white sheet being let out to party the resort’s pool was …

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Steve Irwin’s family open elephant sanctuary, fulfilling one of his greatest wishes

The late, great, Steve Irwin devoted his life to his family and the conservation of wildlife.  With his wife, Terri as support, he hosted the famous edutainment series, “The Crocodile Hunter” and founded the “Steve Irwin Conservation Foundation.” His influence was so huge, November 15 has been named ‘Steve Irwin Day’, internationally. Is legacy lives on in his family …

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Guy Accidentally Leaves His Front Door Open, Gets ‘Chosen’ By A Stray Dog Who Walked In At Night

Getting a pet is a lifelong commitment and should be given serious consideration before rushing off to the local shelter. Most shelters give adoptees the opportunity to get to know the animal they adopt to ensure it’s a good fit for the animal and the family, sometimes though, fate takes matters in hand with wonderful …

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Toucans Are Weirder Than We Thought, Here Are Some Weird Facts About Them

Eagles, hawks and owls are often mentioned when the subject of favorite birds comes up, as it does… but surprise, surprise, when it comes to numbers, the toucan are beaks ahead of them. They are all about their beaks, they are huge, come in a variety of bright colors (depending on their genus), weird, wonderful …

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This Majestic Maine Coon Is Named Lotus And Is a Gigantic Ball of Love

Cat lover or not, there’s no doubt  most people would find Maine Coon cats to be quite majestic, not only in looks and charm but size as well. Just one peek at Lotus the Main Coon’s  Instagram page will make you want a cuddle, and with over 270,000 followers, you won’t be alone! Often referred to as  ‘gentle giants’, …

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