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How Much Do You Know About Urban Wildlife? - Take the Test
Offbeat  (tags: Urban, wildlife, quiz, test, Racoon's, foxes, birds )

Marie
- 4 days ago - mnn.com
Even in the most dense urban landscapes, our wild neighbors are all around us. Sometimes we forget they're wild creatures, skillfully adapting to a strange, manmade habitat. See how well you know your furry and feathered next-door neighbours!
Africa: Three Years in the Wild
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, Africa, wilderness, bush, interesting, environment, animals, culture )

Jill
- 4 days ago - magazine.africageographic.com
If you've ever dreamed of quitting your office job and exploring the wild, read this.
VIDEO - Cat Mysteriously Digs at Bathroom Sink
Offbeat  (tags: cats' behavior, bathroom sink, pets, animals, bizarre, odd, society )

Lone
- 24 days ago - abc7.com
Pets can act bizarre for any number of reasons. They're bored. They're hungry. They want attention. But this cat's sink-digging adventure only raises questions as to what could possibly be hidden underneath that sink.
Large Crater Appears at the 'End of the World'
Offbeat  (tags: environment, interesting, unusual )

Marty
- 24 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The striking puncture in the earth is believed to be up to 80 metres wide but its depth is not estimated yet. A scientific team has been sent to investigate the hole and is due to arrive at the scene on Wednesday.
DogTV Keeps Man's Best Friend Entertained
Offbeat  (tags: Dog TV, animals, culture, dogs, environment, humans, pets, society )

Lone
- 37 days ago - abc7.com
Feeling guilty for leaving your pups home alone? If so, then Dog TV may be the solution for you.
Pledge to Commit at Least One Random Act of Kindness Per Day! Pledge to Commit at Least One Random Act of Kindness Per Day! PL
Offbeat  (tags: pledge to be kind )

BarbCat
- 40 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Most people like to complain about all the things that are wrong with the world today -- and it's true, there are many things that could be better. But it's also true that everyone can help improve life around them, one small step at a time!
Outrage as Hawaii Woman Adopts Shelter Dog for $85 ... Then Tries to Flip It for a Profit on Craigslist
Offbeat  (tags: Hawaii, dog, adopted, shelter, craigslist, saved, Sally Mae )

Marie
- 53 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
When a couple in Hawaii came to buy a Jack Russell named Sally Mae for $85 from an animal shelter, staff happily handed the dog over, and took a picture to mark the occasion.
California Firefighters Rescue Puppy After He Gets Head Stuck in Tire Rim
Offbeat  (tags: dog, head, stuck, tire, rim.pictures, firefighters who rescued him )

BarbCat
- 53 days ago - nydailynews.com
The dog got trapped while playing near his owner's rims, which had been put on a patio. The curious canine was taken to a fire station, where firefighters used 'cooking oil and a little ingenuity' to safely remove the pup.
Heartbreaking Pictures Show Traumatised Hyena Who Gave Birth After Being Caught in a Snare
Offbeat  (tags: Snare, trapped, hyena, cubs, birth, rescued )

Marie
- 52 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
These heartbreaking pictures show the moments after a hyena gave birth to two cubs after getting caught in a snare.
VICTORY VICTORY A Butterfly Back From The Brink
Offbeat  (tags: 45 captive-bred, 308 caterpillars, been released into the wild, cautiously optimistic, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, government, GoodNews, nature, protection, conservation, extinction, environment, performance, health, safety )

Kelly
- 53 days ago - usfws.tumblr.com
Photo: Schaus swallowtail (Holly Salvato)~ In June 2012 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued an emergency order allowing the collection and captive rearing of endangered Schaus' swallowtail butterflies.
 
 
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