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Village Learns How to Live With Cats
Offbeat  (tags: cats, village, shelters, strays )

- 92 days ago -
In 2012, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and TourismâEUR(TM)s Arts Council Korea came up with a solution: transforming the neighborhood into the nationâEUR(TM)s first cat village. It painted colorful murals of cats on walls. And now a 1.23-kilometer (0.8-mile)
Taiwan's Cat Village Is a Tourist Draw and a Local Headache
Offbeat  (tags: cats, Taiwan, village )

- 110 days ago -
The cats are fine. It's the people taking and dropping them off that are the problem
Taiwan's Cat Heaven Disturbed By Unscrupulous Visitors
Offbeat  (tags: cats, Taiwan, village )

- 119 days ago -
The town of Houtong in northern Taiwan is known as cat village, where the cat population of 200 is roughly double that of the human population.
Man Is Squashed Into the Mud By Rampaging Elephant After Angering It Near His Village in India
Offbeat  (tags: India, elephant, squashed, man, angry, village )

- 1159 days ago -
This is the terrifying moment a rampaging elephant charged at a man and squashed him into the mud after invading his village in India.
The Coldest Village on Earth
Offbeat  (tags: weather, cold weather, village, russia, culture, environment, humans, photos, pictures, world )

- 1275 days ago -
If you think that the winter where you live is cold, the people in the village of Oymyakon, Russia will have a good chuckle at your expense.
India: Excellent News ! - 120-Year-Old Tradition of Animal Sacrifice Ends After 12 Year Battle.
Offbeat  (tags: village, children, education, animal welfare, animal protection, legalisation )

- 2185 days ago -
Every year, Rajo Sankranti (a mass festival in Odisha, India) is a feast day for the villagers of Srirampur and its neighboring villages under the Pattamundai police limit, where hundreds of animals are killed for the Deity Maa Ramchandi, Srirampur
Young Cherry Tree in Tokyo Carries Memories of Village Wiped Away By Dam Project
Offbeat  (tags: cherry trees, 400-year-old, village, dam projest, replanted, seedling, Shokawa cherry trees, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, memories )

- 2662 days ago -
A cherry tree grown from a seed from one of two 400-year-old parent trees saved from a village submerged half a century ago is likely to bloom this spring for the first time it was planted at a famous flower-viewing site in Tokyo.
Relocation of 376 Families and 3 Forest Villages From Gir Lion Reserves
Offbeat  (tags: gir lion reserve, families, village, relocation, asiastic lions )

- 2759 days ago -
Preparatory measures for relocation including adequate publicity in local language have been undertaken for relocation of 376 families and 3 forest villages from Gir Lion Reserve. This has been informed by the Government of Gujarat to the Minuistry The
Two-Legged Pig Learns to Walk
Offbeat  (tags: two legged pig, china, village, rescued, local celebrity, bravery )

- 2815 days ago -
A pig which can walk on two legs has become a local celebrity in China. The 10-month-old porker is known by villagers as "Zhu Jianqiang" (Strong-willed Pig)
Water Trickles Into Village, Thanks to Solar Deslination
Offbeat  (tags: Pakistan, water, desalination, SRO, Indus delta, Sindh, WWF, conservation, village, solar, environment )

- 2912 days ago -
Ismail Achar never thought a day would come when his inland village would be reduced to a barren tract of land with hardly a drop of water to drink.
Patsaling's Bee-Keeping Side Business
Offbeat  (tags: Bhutan, village, organic vegetable, bees, bee keeping )

- 2991 days ago -
If Tsirang is fast becoming organic vegetable dzongkhag of the country, farmers have better and sweeter thing to offer to Bhutanese consumers. Walk past Patsaling village ad it's not farmers who greet visitors, but swarms of bees that buzz around.
Leopard Freed From Wild Boar Snare
Offbeat  (tags: wild boar snare, leopard rescued, freed, village )

- 2994 days ago -
Forest officials rescued a female leopard and freed it to a safer place in Dala village of Dogar gewog, Paro, on April 6. The leopard was trapped in a snare set for wild boars menacing a potato field on the morning of April 5. The owner, who set the
Riau Villagers' Hands Tied as Herd Of Elephants Refuses to Leave
Offbeat  (tags: village, villagers, elephants, herd, invasion, neighbours )

- 3013 days ago -
For the past two weeks, residents of Petani village in Bengkalis district have been woken up in the early hours of the morning to the sounds of an elephant herd invasion. Riantomo, the head of the village, said residents had been forced to evacuate
Winter Weavers of Bamboo Mats
Offbeat  (tags: bamboo mat, women, Bhutan, highway, villagers )

- 3093 days ago -
At this time of the year, vehicles plying the Wangdhu-Trongsa highway may unknowingly lend a helping hand to the women of Sephu. The women lay rows of bamboo woven sheets on the highway which passing vehicles run over and soften so that they can be woven
'Tiger' Kills Boy in Kathmandu
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, controvery, leopards, investigation, young boy, killed, village )

- 3116 days ago -
A five-year-old boy was killed by "tigers" in the capital city Kathmandu, police said Monday. Vishal Lama, son of Badri Singh Lama, was killed in Chhaimale, a forested area in Kathmandu Saturday. The boy, who lived in Devichaur in neighbouring

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