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Playful Baby Rhino Chases Birds

(CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO/WILDLIFE/RHINOS) In the video above, a playful baby rhino in Kruger National Park in South Africa decides to show off for a group of tourists. Watch as he chases after a flock of birds like there’s no tomorrow! — Global Animal

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An eagle is seen gliding straight toward a drone before clutching it and dragging it to the ground in Rotterdam, Netherlands January 29, 2016, in this handout photo released by the Netherlands police to Reuters on February 1, 2016.   REUTERS/Nederlands Politie/Handout via Reuters

Eagles Vs. Drones? Dutch Police Devise Deadly Drone Defense System

(EAGLES/MILITARY WORKING ANIMALS) Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It’s actually a police-trained eagle taking down an unmanned aerial vehicle. In an attempt to simplify anti-drone defenses, the Dutch National Police Force is currently in the middle of a trial period where eagles are trained to identify, capture, and transport illegally operated drones […]

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Raccoon Or Dog? Meet The Tanuki!

(WILDLIFE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) A rare Japanese dog-like species is making its rounds across the Internet after photos of Tanu the “raccoon dog” went viral, raising questions like, “Is that a raccoon, or a dog?” The animal is often mistaken for a badger or raccoon, but it’s actually neither. Tanu is a tanuki, or a canine […]

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Big Cats Uncovered: Lost Lions Discovered In Ethiopia

(LIONS/WILDLIFE) Wildlife conservationists have confirmed that a previously undiscovered population between 100 and 200 lions are currently living in Ethiopia’s Alatash National Park. With as few as 1,000 lions remaining throughout western central Africa, this new finding bodes well for Africa’s lion populations. Despite popular belief, poaching is not as much of a threat to […]

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Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring for 2016. Photo Credit: Alex Wong / Getty Images

Groundhog Day 2016: Punxsutawney Phil’s Furry Forecast

(GROUNDHOG DAY) Groundhog Day is finally here, and Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s most famous furry weather forecaster, has indicated an early spring for 2016. Although groundhogs have shown no predictive skill, Phil has an impressive 80 percent accuracy rate. Since 1887, the renowned rodent has seen his shadow 102 times. However, he has not seen […]

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