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Venomous Mammal Caught on Camera ~ Video
Animals  (tags: carribean, animals, wildlife, mammal, rare, venomous, Hispaniolan solenodon )

- 1923 days ago -
Rare footage of one of the world's most strange and elusive mammals has been captured by scientists. Large, and with a long, thin snout, the Hispaniolan solenodon resembles an overgrown shrew; it can inject passing prey with a venom-loaded bite. L
Rare Frog Caught on Film
Animals  (tags: Western Ghats, wildlife, amphibians, rare, endangered, protection )

- 1925 days ago -
A rare type of frog has been filmed for the first time by scientists. The purple frog was only discovered in 2003 in the Western Ghats, in India. The chubby amphibian spends most of its time buried underground, surfacing only to breed during the
Parrot Spooked to Death By Fireworks
Animals  (tags: florida, wildlife, birds, red-browed Amazon parrot, rare, death, fireworks, endangered, extinction, protection, humans, suffering, sadness )

- 1928 days ago -
Officials at a wildlife conservatory are blaming the loud noise from New Year's Eve fireworks for the death of a rare parrot. Workers at the Rare Species Conservatory Foundation in Loxahatchee Groves were checking their birds Thursday morning when they
Rare Rhino Calves Found
Animals  (tags: indonesia, wildlife, wild animals, rare, Javan rhinos, discovery, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1937 days ago -
Four calves of the world's rarest species of rhino have been found in remote jungle on Indonesia's Java island, giving hope to efforts to save them from extinction, an official said on Tuesday. "Four Javan rhinos of six to seven months age were seen by
Rare Bird Born in Germany
Animals  (tags: germany, wildlife, birds, spix maccaw, rare, birth, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1940 days ago -
Berlin - A German has succeeded in breeding a rare macaw that is believed to be extinct in the wild. Frieda is the name of the female Spix's Macaw that was born nearly a month ago in Schoeneiche near Berlin. It is the only offspring of the threate
Boat Crew Reports Rare Sighting of 2 Sei Whales
Animals  (tags: hawaii, marine wildlife, whales, sei whales, spotted, rare, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

- 1957 days ago -
Two sei whales were spotted Monday just outside of Ma'alaea Bay by the captain and crew of the Pacific Whale Foundation's Ocean Quest whale-watch vessel. They were returning in a skiff from mooring the boat when the whales appeared in approximately 50
Hopes Jabs Will Stem Growth of 'Wolf Boy' Pruthviraj Patil's Coat - India/USA
Health & Wellness  (tags: india, usa, child, boy, wolf, rare, health )

- 1970 days ago -
IT'S not easy being a "wolf boy" - but American scientists are confident they've finally found the silver bullet that can cure one. Pruthviraj Patil, 11, suffers from a rare genetic disorder known as hypertrichosis - or "werewolf syndrome" - which causes
Rare Rhino Snake Breeds in Captivity
Animals  (tags: londaon, zoolife, reptiles, snakes, rhino snake, breeding, rare, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1981 days ago -
This is the moment a rhino rat snake emerges from its shell in the first successful attempt to breed the rare species in a European zoo. The snake has a long nose like an African rhino, though it comes from the mountains of Vietnam. The young are al
World's Rarest Cockatoo Rediscovered in Indonesia
Animals  (tags: indonesia, wildlife, wild animals, birds, cockatoo, discovered, rare, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

- 2000 days ago -
October 2008. The world's rarest cockatoo has been found in Indonesia by a research team working for the Indonesian Parrot Project. They rediscovered Abbott's Yellow-crested cockatoo (or sulphur crested) in the Masalembu Archipelago of Indonesia. This arc
Report: Jellyfish in Indiana
Offbeat  (tags: freshwater jellyfish, rare, usa, unusual )

- 2004 days ago -
According to a recent report by the Nature Conservancy of Indiana there are jellyfish in lakes, ponds and slow-moving rivers in Indiana. The site is rare but it does happen.
Seal Travels 4500km to Australia
Animals  (tags: arctic, australia, marine wildlife, fur seal, journey, rare, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 2007 days ago -
AN Antarctic fur seal, not normally seen in Australian waters, has been found in South Australia's Spencer Gulf. The seal, nicknamed Phillip, was first spotted last week under a bridge on the Port Pirie River, north of Adelaide. Scientists said it w
'Unlucky' Rare Black Fox Spotted In Britain; Captured On Camera For First Time
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, fox, rare, superstition, omen, unusual, interesting )

- 2033 days ago -
The black fox is so rare that wildlife experts believe there are only a handful of the breed left in the country. In medieval times, the black fox was considered a bad omen by superstitious villagers. The animal was spotted in a cemetery among the graves.
5-Year-Old Golfer Makes 75-Yard Hole In One, Video
Offbeat  (tags: sports, golf, kids, rare )

- 2046 days ago -
It's not one for the record books because it was a par 3, but it's still a one in a million shot for someone his age.
S.F. Zoo Gets Lucky: Baby Aye-Aye Lemur Born! Video!
Animals  (tags: lemurs, zoos, births, rare, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2112 days ago -
It's rough being an endangered aye-aye lemur: It takes 2 to 3 hours to copulate, and if you don't have a good teacher, you may never procreate at all. A pair of the nocturnal creatures from Madagascar got lucky, however. The proof: the baby aye-aye
Hair to Stay - Rare Donkeys Arrive at Zoo
Animals  (tags: donkeys, rare, zoos, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2114 days ago -
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's newest arrivals are set to be a mane attraction, as they are a rare and very hairy breed of donkey.

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