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The Week in Wildlife in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, pictures, photos )

- 1 day ago -
A playful sea lion, a rare black flamingo and a huge jellyfish are among this week's pick of images from the natural world
New Documentary 'Tyke Elephant Outlaw', Poised to Be the Blackfish for Captive Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: animals, elephants, documentary, circus, cruelty )

- 1 day ago -
Tyke's story mirrors Tilikum's story in many ways. Tyke was a female circus elephant who was owned and used by Circus International in shows around the world in the 1990s. According to those who had interactions with Tyke, it was obvious that
Portland Airport Hires 40 Goats, Lone Llama To Clear Shrubs And Thistles
Offbeat  (tags: goats, airport )

- 2 days ago -
Portland Int'l Airport this week hired a fleet of 40 goats to eat unwanted blackberry plants, thistles and shrubs near the airfield. While the goats munch away, a lone llama will fend off predators like coyotes.
Western Gray Whale Named Varvara (Barbara) Sets Migration Record (Video & Text!)
Offbeat  (tags: western gray whale, Guinness world record )

- 2 days ago -
Animals have been known to make some epic journeys, but the migration of a whale named Varvara (the Russian equivalent of 'Barbara') has made history, CNN reports.
Pictures of the Day: 15 April 2015
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 15 April 2015 )

- 4 days ago -
Interesting photos.
Nepal's Tiger Population Protected By Troops and Cameras
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, population, wildanimals, protection, endangered )

- 4 days ago -
Nepal's Chitwan National Park has become the first site to be accredited with Conservation Assured Tiger Standards for its success in conserving and protecting its population of big cats.
Two-Legged Stray Becomes International Animal Ambassador
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, dogs, interesting, pictures, news )

- 3 days ago -
This was sent to me by a dear friend and I was so very pleased that I wanted to share it with you.
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