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PICTURED: Seal Pup Injured in Fight Has Flipper Amputated in Pioneering Surgery
Offbeat  (tags: seals, seal pup, wildlife, Veterinary medicine )

- 9 hours ago -
Three week old pup Kerplunk had to have her flipper removed after suffering severe injuries during a fight with an adult seal.
Deer Oh Deer: Hackney Council SCRAPS Cull of Urban Foxes After Public Outcry
Offbeat  (tags: foxes, cull, Good News, wildlife, protection, nature )

- 9 hours ago -
The Metta Sutta (English)   video
Offbeat  (tags: compassion, Buddhism, love, sacred )

- 2 hours ago -
A chant of compassion chanted by monks. I dedicate this video to Animae and Wolfgang. Dhamma blessings to all.
Amazing Footage Shows White Whale Swimming Off West Australian Coast
Offbeat  (tags: whales, ocean life, video )

- 1 day ago -
Stunning birds eye view footage shows a white whale having a swim just off the West Australian coast.
DECIMATED: Fears for Humble Hedgehog as UK Population Drops Below 1million for First Time
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, hedgehogs, protection, environment, habitat )

- 9 hours ago -
HEDGEHOGS risk being wiped out if more is not done to prevent the garden mammal being needlessly killed, wildlife experts have warned.
Ruminations Of A Holy Cow
Offbeat  (tags: humour, off-beat, interesting, reflection, India, cow, status, women, children )

- 3 hours ago -
I am a humble cow from India and writing this to clear up some of the bull being propagated about me & members of my family for a long time. Irrespective of the propaganda about our "exalted status" cows in India are an oppressed lot, on par with people
Offbeat  (tags: constitution, crime, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, media, lies, rights, law, culture, religion, politics, interesting, society )

- 1 hour ago -
Head of Public Health England to Be Hauled Before MPs
Offbeat  (tags: Sugar, Sugar Tax, Delayed, Public Health, England )

- 9 hours ago -
The head of Public Health England is being hauled before MPs to explain why a report into a tax on sugar has been delayed.
Warning as Deadly Mystery Dog Illness Linked to Woodland Walkies
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, illness, woodlands, fatal, disease )

- 9 hours ago -
Seasonal Canine Illness (SCI) is a mysterious and potentially fatal illness which can affect dogs of any age, sex or breed. The cause of SCI is unknown and as yet there are no known preventative measures.
Stonehenge's Builders Feasted on Yoghurt, Cheese and Hog Roasts: Pottery Analysis Reveals Diet of Stone Circle's Makers 2,500 Ye
Offbeat  (tags: stonehenge, uk, stone, pagan, pottery, history )

- 8 hours ago -
Stonehenge's builders were not slaves but instead willing workers who enjoyed the perks of feasting on dairy and meat, archaeologists have revealed.
Jesus of Nazareth: Bread of Life   video
Offbeat  (tags: Jesus Christ, Bread of Life, Holy Spirit, music video )

- 23 hours ago -
Music video inspiration: Jesus of Nazareth: Bread of Life.
Russian Missile Killed Pilots and Cut Jet in Half But Passengers Could Have Been Conscious for Up to a Minute as Plane Plunged,
Offbeat  (tags: russian, missle, ukraine, rebels, malaysian airlines, plane, crash, report )

- 5 hours ago -
Passengers on flight MH17 may have been conscious for up to a minute as the jet plunged to Earth after being hit by a missile, an official report found.
Wolf Hunters Deployed to French Alps
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Hunters, France, Europe )

- 4 hours ago -
Wolves are on the rise in France, but greater numbers mean an increase in conflict with humans,A team of wolf hunters is operating in a region of the French Alps to kill wolves that are seen as a threat to livestock.
MH17 Ukraine Disaster: Dutch Safety Board Blames Missile
Offbeat  (tags: Flight MH17, Malaysian Airlines, Buk missile, Dutch Safety Board )

- 4 hours ago -
Airlines Flight MH17 crashed as a result of a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board says.
Tiny Stray Kitten Meowing His Way Into a Couple's Hearts
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, rescued )

- 47 minutes ago -
A tiny ginger kitten was meowing outside a house, lost and crying for help. He was skin and bones and all alone. A kind young woman heard the crying and started investigating.
Little Calico Kitten From Feral Life to Loving Home
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, rescued )

- 43 minutes ago -
A feral calico kitten and her ginger brother were found without a mom. They were frightened, hiding in the bushes and wouldnâEUR(TM)t want to be near any humans. Now a few months later, they canâEUR(TM)t get enough of love.
Blind Cat and His Seeing-Eye Brother
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, rescued, best friends )

- 40 minutes ago -
A rescue cat found at the airport lost his eyes, but found a seeing-eye cat companion who became his best friend for life.
PICTURED: Dramatic Moment One Tonne Horse Is Rescued From a SINKHOLE
Offbeat  (tags: horse, Sinkhole, rescued )

- 39 minutes ago -
A RELAXING morning at a famous beauty spot turned into a full scale rescue operation when a horse disappeared into a sinkhole.
A Year Ago Today They Found a Tiny Kitten in a Rabbit Hole ...
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, rescued )

- 34 minutes ago -
A year ago today, this little kitten was found in a rabbit hole who had been crying for a while. A couple good Samaritans went on a mission to get the kitten out to safety.
Haunting Portrait of Life in the Frozen Tundra Stuns Wildlife Photography Awards
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, photography, awards, environment, off-beat, world, photos, animals, pictures )

- 14 minutes ago -
A CANADIAN physician has won this years Wildlife Photographer of the Year with an incredible snapshot of the struggle for life in the frozen landscape.

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