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President Obama Takes A Surprise Walk
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, walk, White House, Department of Interior, shaking hands, tourists, picture taking )

Dandelion
- 210 days ago - whitehouse.gov
The President was heading over to the nearby Department of the Interior and decided to break with tradition: He walked over instead. On the way there, he got to chat with all sorts of people from roadside vendors to tourists.
Is This the Best Animal Photobomb Ever?
Offbeat  (tags: tourists, Zimbabwe, photo, elephant, wildlife, humans, humor )

Giana
- 325 days ago - gma.yahoo.com
Female tourists aiming their cameras at the animals in front of them at a wildlife center in Zimbabwe had no idea the real "Kodak moment" was happening directly behind them.
Gator Bites Off Airboat Captain's Hand
Offbeat  (tags: humans, stupidity, captain, hand eaten, gator killed, tourists )

Simone
- 911 days ago - globalanimal.org
A gator bit off the hand of Everglades air boat captain Wallace Weatherholt last week while six tourists watched onboard. The captain was apparently feeding the gator marshmallows, a second-degree misdemeanor in Florida.
Tourists Film 'Alien' in the Amazon
Offbeat  (tags: Tourists, film, 'alien, ' in, the, Amazon )

Agnes
- 1150 days ago - news.com.au
BIZARRE footage that appears to show a small alien-shaped figure standing next to a flash of light in the jungle has been released.The video is believed to have been taken by two British tourists during a trip to the Mamaus region of the Amazon rainfores
ORPHANED SERVAL CAT RESCUED FROM STREET TRADER
Offbeat  (tags: baby serval cat, reported, tourists, wildlife sanctuary, safe, rescued, street trader )

Simone
- 1199 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
Everyone at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre has fallen head over heels in love with our latest arrival. She came late last night after a long drive from the South of Malawi, thanks to many lovely and helpful people.
Underwater Sculpture Park
Offbeat  (tags: reefs, artifical reefs, sculptures, tourists, Mexico, Cancu'n )

Pami
- 1439 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The reefs, which are already stressed by marine pollution, warming waters, and overfishing, can catch a break from the approximately 750,000 tourists who visit local reefs each year.
Imperial Army's Poison Gas Production Site Now An Island Paradise for Rabbits
Offbeat  (tags: rabbit, Hiroshima, Imperial Japanese Army, poison gas, tourists )

Naoko
- 1454 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
TAKEHARA, Hiroshima - An island here which used to be a poison gas production site for the Imperial Japanese Army is gaining popularity as a rabbit paradise.
Farmers Have Field Day Hosting 'Sleep With the Lions' for Tourists
Offbeat  (tags: tourists, farmers, money, asiastic lions, wild animals, greed )

Simone
- 1492 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
: Some tourists who did the Asiatic lion tour in Diwali took the Big B line - "Agar aap sher dil hai to rahiye sheron ke sath" - in the Gujarat tourism ad campaign, 'Khushboo Gujarat Ki,' very seriously. These bravehearts who ventured into the heavily-
Tourists Flock to Asiatic Lion Reserve in Western India
Offbeat  (tags: tourists, western india, asiastic lion reserve, endangered, popular )

Simone
- 1497 days ago - english.ntdtv.com
Thousands of tourists are flocking to the Sasan Gir Wildlife Sanctuary in India's Gujarat state to watch Asiatic lions. The state's forest department has doubled the daily permit quotas for entry to the sanctuary to keep up with the heavy tourist
PETA: Shut Down "Crummy" NC Zoo After Bear Bites Girl
Offbeat  (tags: wild bears, imprisoned, suffering, tourists, girl bitten, sanctuay, peta, clows bear pits )

Simone
- 1574 days ago - opposingviews.com
After learning that a 9-year-old girl was bitten by a bear at Chief Saunooke Bear Park (CSBP) in Cherokee, N.C., PETA hand-delivered a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) asking that the zoo's exhibitor's license be revoked immediately.
Too Close for Comfort? Gorillas Stressed By Tourists
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, gorillas, stress, tourists )

Cher
- 1673 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Experts are recommending new guidelines for the observation of gorillas for both tourists and research teams after a study found that human presence could disturb the animals
Zoo Lets Visitors 'Ride' Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: cruelty, tiger, suffering declawed, tourists, rides, outrage, chinese zoo )

Simone
- 1702 days ago - brudirect.com
A Chinese zoo has been criticised for allowing visitors to pet - and even pretend to ride - a tiger. Tourists at Wenzhou Zoo, Zhejiang province, can pose for pictures while they pretend to ride the tiger.
Yakushima Keeps Expat Busy as a Bee
Offbeat  (tags: Yakushima, bee, German, Kagoshima, UNESCO heritage, cedar forest, flyingfish, mountains, Alternative Lifestyle, tourists, honeybee )

Naoko
- 1717 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Long-term residents of Japan might remember the name Rainer Kaminski. In 1985 he made the headlines as the first Westerner to become a taxi driver in Tokyo. What happened to him after that? Well, after six months as a cabby based in Setagaya Ward,
Humans, Not Dingoes Threaten Fraser Is
Offbeat  (tags: tourists, harrassing dingoes, fraser island, dingoes, starving, extinction )

Simone
- 1738 days ago - bigpondnews.com
Tourists feeding and teasing dingoes on Fraser Island could lead to the extinction of the native dogs, an environmental group says. With the Easter holidays approaching, visitors to the island need to be sent a message by the Queensland government
Leopard on Mall Road, Tourists Panic
Offbeat  (tags: young injured leopard, shimla town, wandered in, tourists, rescued )

Simone
- 1757 days ago - indianexpress.com
A Leopard strayed into the heart of Shimla town on Thursday, creating a flutter among locals and tourists on the Mall Road. After a nerve-wrecking hide and seek between the leopard and the staff of forest, police and veterinary departments in one of the
 

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