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Disturbing Number of Whale Strandings in California This Year

A dozen dead whales in the past two months have washed up on the shore of California—twice the average of an entire year. The experts at The California Academy of Sciences have a few suspicions as to …

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7 Natural Wonders You Haven’t Heard Of

We all know about the Grand Canyon and Mount Everest. Sure, they're spectacular, but there are plenty of other places on this planet that are just as spectacular but don't get the recognition they des…

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Daily Cute: Baby Ducks Learn to Fly

These baby ducks are learning to fly...or fall. Either way, it's all part of the learning process. Good thing mom has lots of patience for all her little ones...especially the last one who needs a lit…

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4 Ways Ants are Good for You and Your Garden

There are over 12,000 named species of ants and at least double that many that remain to be discovered. And while we may not like them inside our house, ants serve a number of useful functions. Accord…

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Fire-Survivor Cat Now Nurses Other Animals

Last week I wrote about a Polish cat named Rademense who has an intuitive gift for comforting other animals in need. The staff at the shelter where Rademense now permanently resides refer to him as "t…

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Daily Cute: Go Budi Pro!

You may remember Budi, the rescued baby orangutan, who only months ago could barely move or feed himself. Now watch him as he hangs out in the forest extreme-sport style, eating a peanut, and getting …

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Daily Cute: Rescued Fox Enjoys a Special Treat

This fox used to live at a fur farm ... but luckily, he was rescued by a wildlife rehab program, where he is cared for by wild fox specialists. Although he can't be released into the wild, he is t…

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Top 10 New Species for 2015

From a cartwheeling spider and a bird-like dinosaur to a fish that makes beautiful circles on the seafloor, these curious creatures made the annual list created by an international committee of taxono…

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Daily Cute: The First 21 Days of a Bee’s Life

Okay, so it's not the cutest per se, but with the world's population of bees growing frighteningly scarce, it's more and more important for us to witness the biology of bees starting from the very…

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Daily Cute: Monkey Adopts Orphaned Kittens as if They Are Her Own

We know how strong motherly instincts are in the animal kingdom, but we never get tired of seeing a caring animal adopt babies from an entirely different species. Watch this loving monkey take care …

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Coffee coffee coffee, drinking my morning boost, thanks!

That kale quinoa salad listed at the end sounds totally amazing!

Great article!

yay green stuff