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Homesick Sheepdog 'Walks 240 Miles' Home to Wales After Bolting From His New Farm in Cumbria
Offbeat  (tags: Homesick, Animal, Dog )

Ray
- 2 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A homesick sheepdog made a remarkable 240-mile journey home to his birthplace in Wales after escaping from his new home in Cumbria.
Cambodia Tourism: Call to End Rides After Elephant's Death
Offbeat  (tags: Elephant-riding, Petition, Animal, Cambodia )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Thousands of people have signed a petition against elephant-riding after an animal in Cambodia died after ferrying tourists to the famous Angkor Wat temple complex.
Quiz: What Is Your Animal Trait?
Offbeat  (tags: animal, trait, quiz )

Barb
- 3 days ago - ba-bamail.com
We often use animal traits to describe our fellow man. When you hear that someone is as loyal as a dog, you know theyâEUR(TM)re not just loyal, but will do anything for the ones they love.
Miracle' Cat Survives 30 Wounds From Shotgun Attack
Offbeat  (tags: shooting, animal, Cat, UK )

Ray
- 13 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A cat "miraculously" survived a shotgun attack which left her body riddled with about 30 separate wounds, according to an animal charity.
Florida: Bear Cub "Smokey Junior" Rescued From Bush Fire
Offbeat  (tags: Bush Fire, Bear Cub, Animal, USA )

Ray
- 20 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An orphaned bear cub has been rescued by firefighters after being caught in a bush fire near Lake County in Florida.
Animeyed: Animals and Photographer Morph in Surreal Portraits
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, photographer, become one )

Stephen
- 23 days ago - cbsnews.com
One may never view a snake, a goldfish, or a white dove in quite the same way again. In these startling surreal images animals and photographer become one.
The Cello and the Nightingale
Offbeat  (tags: Music, Song, Animal, Bird )

Ray
- 33 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It was a radio broadcast that spoke to the public, causing emotion and joy, a nightingale singing along with a cello. It was the first time people had been able to hear wildlife broadcast live on the UK radio and it would run until its poignant
Gorilla Born in Rare C-Section 'Teething and Giggling'
Offbeat  (tags: Rare C-section, Birth, Animal, England, UK )

Ray
- 36 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A female gorilla born after a rare emergency caesarean section at Bristol Zoo six weeks ago is "teething and has even giggled", the zoo says.
Bald Eagle Egg Hatching in Washington DC
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Bird, Washington DC., USA )

Ray
- 40 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A camera has captured the hatching of a bald eagle in Washington DC. The eagle parents, known as Mr President and The First Lady, are the first to nest in the city's National Arboretum since 1947.
The Mating Game What's Your Match?
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, animal, fun, valentine's day quiz )

Barb
- 76 days ago - enature.com
While we humans like to think of ourselves as more complex than other members of the animal kingdom, the truth is that we're not so unique when it comes to things like sex and courtship.
Lebanon Returns Israeli Vulture Cleared of Spying
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Bird, Israeli vulture, Spy, Court, Lebanon )

Ray
- 90 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A huge vulture detained in Lebanon on suspicion of spying for Israel has been returned home after UN peacekeepers intervened, Israeli officials said.
Campaigners Attack Abominable Animal Hire Firm Used By BBC Firm
Offbeat  (tags: bbc, big cats, animal, hire, firm )

Scooby
- 102 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
As a keeper cracks two sticks together, two lions balance on their hind legs for a paying audience.
Dog Sets New World Record for Skateboarding Through Human Legs
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Dog, World Record, skateboarding )

Ray
- 164 days ago - itv.com
A bulldog has set a new world record for the longest human tunnel travelled through by a skateboarding dog.
New Zealand: Mystery Over Scattered Possum Tails
Offbeat  (tags: Mystery, Animal, Possums, New Zealand )

Ray
- 185 days ago - bbc.co.uk
People in northern New Zealand have been left puzzled by the appearance of thousands of possum tails along the region's roads.
Schnute - Berlin's Last 'City Bear' Put to Sleep
Offbeat  (tags: Schnute, bear, sleep, city, Berlin, animal )

Scooby
- 199 days ago - thelocal.de
Schnute, Berlin's last official city bear and the subject of fierce animal rights campaigns, has died at the age of 34, district authorities announced on Monday.
 

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