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Friendly Platypus Loves Being Hand-Fed & Tickled (Video)

Watch a platypus happily wiggle around as she is pet, tickled and hand-fed at this Australian sanctuary. Related Baby Bat Orphans (Video) 5 Aussie Animals Caught Dancing (Gallery) Pygmy Owl Ti…

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Create A Healing Personal Sanctuary: 7 Easy Steps

Donít we all crave a wonderfully healing personal space, where we can sit and just feel happy? Good news: it is quite easy to create such a space for yourself, without too much fuss or a long shopping…

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Live Webcam: Endangered Cranes About to Hatch 3 Eggs

By Jaymi Heimbuch, TreeHugger East African Crowned cranes are spectacular birds, sporting a rather interesting "crown" of feathers on their heads along with other beautiful plumage. Two members o…

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Star to Lose Animal Sanctuary?

By Allyson Koerner, Ecorazzi Itís no secret that†Ian Somerhalder comes off like a superhero. In addition to his amazing acting abilities on The Vampire Diaries, Somerhalder is also a dedicated anim…

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An Exercise Instead of Meditation

The past is layered in to us in many intricate layers. Your inner world is full of complex relationship, for it contains the past not only as it occurred but all the ways in which you would like to r…

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Hitchcock Actress Honored for Big Cat Preservation

Actress Tippi Hedren has been honored with a humanitarian award for her work protecting exotic animals like lions, tigers, and leopards. During her Hollywood years she was probably most well known for…

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3 Things You Can Do to Simplify Life with Chronic Illness

Life with chronic illness tends to be stressful, but there are three things you can do right now to simplify your life. 1) Declutter Your Home Clutter interferes with a sense of well-being. To…

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Remove Your Shoes on Entering? 7 Reasons Why

Do you remove your shoes on entering your home? Many of us who are not culturally predisposed to this activity avoid thinking about it because we are conflicted about starting a daily routine that you…

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