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12,000 Year Old Giant Sloth Fossil Found In Mexican Sinkhole
Offbeat  (tags: Fossils, Giant Sloth, Video Baby Sloth, animals, bizarre, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, video, world )

Fiona
- 37 minutes ago - ibtimes.com
Mexican scientists have discovered a new giant sloth species. The fossilized remains (12,000 years old) were found in a sinkhole. Very cute video of a baby sloth is on site. Enjoy.
Solar Eclipses, The Almanac, and Ben Franklin
Offbeat  (tags: Total Solar Eclipse, Benjamin Franklin, Colonial America, Genius, americans, culture, environment, interesting, news, off-beat, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 3 days ago - theconversation.com
On September 14, 1726, Ben Franklin wrote during a sea voyage: "as we sat upon deck, we were surprised with a sudden and unusual darkness of the sun." Total solar eclipses are not rare. Please note, comment and forward.
Heroic Firefighter Rescues Drowning Pup, Then Sets Up Emotional Reunion With His Owner
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, animals, dogs, firefighters, animal rescue, Florida, Emilio Sanchez, unusual )

Robert
- 10 days ago - blog.theanimalrescuesite.com
A Passerby saw an elderly dog that was drowning in Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida, all by himself, and immediately called the Miami Beach Fire Department. Emilio Sanchez, a rookie firefighter, quickly arrived at the scene.
Sea Robins: Offbeat Fish   video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, fish, birds, Robins, Marine, Ocean, bizarre, environment, funny, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, unusual, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 11 days ago - youtube.com
Watch this video of sea robins. What do you think of these offbeat fish? Do they resemble the bird for whom they are named? What do they do on the bottom of the sea? Enjoy. Please note, comment, and forward.
Apache Spring, Fort Bowie, Arizona...........Ecosystem, Terrain And History Of A Place In The American West
Offbeat  (tags: Apache Spring, Fort Bowie, Arizona, USA, History, Flora, Wildlife, Ecosystem, americans, animals, environment, government, humans, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, protection, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 13 days ago - desertusa.com
Image = Tombstone of Little Robe, son of Geronimo In depth examination of a place in the American Western desert: the vegetation, animals, present condition and past events. Please note, comment and forward.
Discover Ocean Planet: The Giant Kelp Forest Off The Coast of California   video
Offbeat  (tags: Giant Kelp Forest, video, beautiful, informative, bizarre, environment, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pictures, protection, unusual, video, world )

Fiona
- 15 days ago - youtube.com
Beautifully filmed video about the Giant Kelp Forest off the California Coast. An amazing film about the largest seaweed in the world and the oceanic food web it contains.
12 Important Things To Know About the Oceans' Kelp Forest
Offbeat  (tags: Kelp Forests, environment, pollution, beautiful, bizarre, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, protection, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 15 days ago - google.com
Towers of underwater kelp form undulating forests in shallow waters in many parts of the world. Sometimes called the rain forests of the sea, these lush beds of seaweed are also disappearing like the jungle forests.
Wild Animals On Their Release Back Into Nature   video
Offbeat  (tags: video animals, cats, environment, interesting, news, off-beat, unusual, video, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 17 days ago - youtube.com
I am sharing this video of release of wild animals back into Nature....because some of them are so joyous and all wild animals should live in the wild. Please note, comment, forward.
Marine Dog With Cancer Gets Tear-Filled Farewell
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, animals, service dog, military, pets, animal companions )

Robert
- 20 days ago - yahoo.com
Hundreds of people in Michigan came together to salute and say a tear-filled final goodbye to a cancer-stricken dog who served three tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines.
Daughter Finds Photo of Dead Mother Tending Her Garden on Google Earth
Offbeat  (tags: dead mother, Google Earth, strange, unusual )

Philippa
- 21 days ago - msn.com
A woman has had the "biggest surprise ever" after she spotted her dead mum on Google Earth. Denise Underhill left over the moon after spotting her deceased mother, Beryl Turton, watering her garden.
Fly-Over Visit to the Taj Mahal (Interactive)
Offbeat  (tags: aerial visit, Taj Mahal, interactive views, 360°, unusual, photos, interesting, culture, world heritage )

Evelyn
- 32 days ago - airpano.com
Explore with your mouse, zoom in, zoom out a/or let the slow film run 360° from each of the 8 points in the sky! A way of visiting this incredible monument that you won't have experienced even if you've visited there!
URGENT - PETITION - Say NO to the Closure of Lyon's Museum of Textiles & Decorative Arts
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, Lyon, France, museum, textiles, decorative arts, Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratif, heritage, history )

Evelyn
- 33 days ago - change.org
This museum has approx 2.5 million textile objects covering 4.5 thousand years of history. Its closure would be a massive loss to world as well as French heritage. (Lyon was a major capital of silk weaving.)
'Huge' Snake Steals, Eats Fish Caught By Fisherman
Offbeat  (tags: photos, pictures, interesting, off-beat, news, animals, unusual, usa, wildlife )

Connie
- 41 days ago - kare11.com
hmm, maybe I will not swim in that lake!
Happy July 4th To All The Care2 Fans   video
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, funny, video, unusual, happy, 4th, July )

Henry
- 43 days ago - youtube.com
Have fun, be safe, and enjoy.
 

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