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Koala Chlamydia Vaccine Trial Raises Hope
Offbeat  (tags: animals, koalas, Chlamydia, vaccine, protection, scientists, Australia )

Ray
- 7 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Chlamydia causes blindness and infertility in koalas, and can be fatal, Australian scientists say they have successfully tested a vaccine aimed at protecting wild koalas from chlamydia.
Australia: Crustacean Migration No Picnic
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, Crustacean migration, animals, environment, off-beat, protection, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - vancouver.24hrs.ca
On a tiny island populated by approximately 2,000 people of mainly Australian, Malaysian and Chinese descent, a natural wonder of the world takes place between October and January each year.
The Leonardo Hidden From Hitler in Case It Gave Him Magic Powers
Offbeat  (tags: Art, portraits, Leonardo da Vinci, Hitler, WW2 )

Ray
- 8 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
One of the world's most famous self-portraits is going on rare public display in the northern Italian city of Turin. Very little is known about the 500-year-old,
Photo Highlights of the Day- Wednesday 29 October 2014
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, off-beat, world, news, photos )

Zora
- 8 hours ago - theguardian.com
The Guardian's picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world including a rocket explosion, Halloween preparations and rescued dogs in Peru.
10 Companies That Support GMO Labeling | TakePart
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news )

Christeen
- 10 hours ago - takepart.com
Supporters of GMO labeling.
Bird With A Baby Bump Photographed In Flight For The First Time
Offbeat  (tags: bird, news, odd, off-beat, pictures )

Jean
- 10 hours ago - thedodo.com
Researchers studying one of the world's rarest seabirds have captured what is believed to be the first photo ever taken of a bird in flight with an egg inside her visibly protruding in the form of a little baby bird bump.
Eighth Grader Convinces Entire School To Skip SeaWorld
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat. Whales, dolphins, SeaWorld show, goodnews )

Jean
- 10 hours ago - thedodo.com
The annual "winterim" trip to San Diego taken by the seventh and eighth graders at Alexander Dawson School in Lafayette, Colo., will be missing one element this year. The students will no longer be visiting SeaWorld, thanks to the efforts of one intrepid
Park Rangers Are Having to Tell People to Stop Taking Selfies With Bears | TakePart
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, wildlife, animals, humans, society )

Jean
- 10 hours ago - takepart.com
This summer a thread popped up over on Reddit in which members of that community can share their best "pics or it didn't happen" story. For anybody who hopes to contribute a tale and image from that one time he or she took a trip to the Sierra Nevada
Drone Captures Aerial Footage Of Whale Shark And Manta Ray Feeding Frenzy
Offbeat  (tags: Offbeat, whales, sharks, Manta Ray, AnimalWelfare )

Jean
- 12 hours ago - thedodo.com
Swimming with whale sharks and manta rays is surely a mind-blowing experience. But seeing them from a drone's-eye-view may be just as incredible. These stunning images, captured off the coast of Isla Mujeres, Mexico, show snorkelers weaving among the anim
7 Signs That You Are Actually An Orangutan At Heart
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, Orangutans, pictures, news, animals )

Jean
- 15 hours ago - thedodo.com
Orangutans, whose name translates to "person of the forest," are some of our closest living relatives -- in fact, they may be our nearest relatives, with even more genetic similarities to humans than chimpanzees.
Horrifying Defiance of Vitenamese Gangsters Who Murder Dogs | Daily Mail Online
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news )

Christeen
- 16 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
This is horrific. Please sign the petition at the end.
Earth Looks Like A Living Creature In This Amazing NASA Video
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, world, arts, off-beat, performance, technology, world, pictures )

Leopold
- 18 hours ago - themindunleashed.org
We've all seen images of extreme weather from space. But none of those could prepare us for this video released by NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio. Using real data, this simulation's volume-rendered clouds depict seven days in 2005 when a category-
7 Of The Loudest Mouths In The Animal Kingdom
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, video, photos, interesting, unusual )

Jean
- 18 hours ago - thedodo.com
Please See! Stunning photos and videos.

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