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8 Amazing Animal Facts

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8 Amazing Animal Facts


2012 truly was a great year for amazing animal discoveries. Countless species were discovered, long-standing questions were answered, amazing facts stumbled on by accident. Scientists broke some major ground in animal research this year  – click through to read some of the most amazing facts we discovered in 2012.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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4:02AM PDT on Jun 29, 2013

thank you for sharing 29/6

12:49PM PDT on May 15, 2013

Sharing of course! Beautiful!

12:53PM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

animals are beyond amazing

10:44PM PDT on Mar 12, 2013

Very interesting, Thank You! :)

10:05PM PDT on Mar 11, 2013

Just the fact that these animals exist is amazing to me.

3:33AM PST on Feb 23, 2013

Thank you!

11,000 s/n in approx two years. PLEASE help often. Amazing group. Please help me let other kind souls know about this terrific group. Intake and euthanasia rates DECREASED. Save lives.

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12:20PM PST on Jan 30, 2013

amazing thx:)))

11:45PM PST on Jan 29, 2013

interesting info. thank you

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