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VIDEO: Seal Hitches Ride on Whale-Watching Boat to Avoid Whales

Better the devil you know than the one that you don’t.

Wait a minute. Strike that, reverse it.

YouTuber Kirk Fraser posted a series of clips recently that showed one seal’s unusual orca-survival technique — namely,  scramble onto the nearest boat and look really cute. 154 more words


Why I can't wait for travel

I have always been naturally curious about the world, but for the majority of my life I always assumed I would wait to travel until I was older.  374 more words

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Louisiana Police Save Baby Deer as Floods Push Wildlife into Town

Among the thousands of people and pets displaced by the historic floods in Louisiana, another group of creatures are in need of aid.

Woodland animals are being pushed out of their homes by the rising waters, leading to a number of deer wading through the streets of the Baton Rouge area, … 198 more words


Indian Elephant Stranded by Flood Waters, Dies After Weeks of Abuse and Apathy

The tumultuous journey of a lost elephant has come to a sad conclusion.

According to The New York Times, a fully grown, male Indian elephant became separated from his herd in late June, after getting caught in the high and fast waters of the Brahmaputra River. 415 more words


Olympic Golfers Contending with Giant Rodents, Sand Owls and Crocodiles

In the flurry of Olympic coverage, there’s been shockingly little attention paid to one of the more interesting aspects of Rio facing athletes: The local fauna. 309 more words


Dog Killed by Alligator at Public Florida Park

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Sue Fortenbery will never forget the screams she heard that day.

She was walking with her 1-year-old Jack Russell named Bolt on a trail in Joe’s Creek Greenway Park in Florida last weekend when something horrible happened. 222 more words