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19

Jun

Stray cat walks into a zoo … and a friendship is bornA stray calico cat recently wandered into Russia’s Leningrad Zoo. He was looking for food, but he ended up finding a friend. The feline somehow got into the zoo’s lynx enclosure and bonded with the large cat. The two now groom each other and nap together. Zookeepers didn’t have the heart to separate them, so now the zoo has adopted the stray.Watch the video.

Stray cat walks into a zoo … and a friendship is born
A stray calico cat recently wandered into Russia’s Leningrad Zoo. He was looking for food, but he ended up finding a friend.
 
The feline somehow got into the zoo’s lynx enclosure and bonded with the large cat. The two now groom each other and nap together.
 
Zookeepers didn’t have the heart to separate them, so now the zoo has adopted the stray.

Watch the video.

15

May

How a bat expert became Vladimir Putin’s nemesisPowerful Russian elites have been logging old-growth forests for personal gain. One brave zoologist set out to stop them.

How a bat expert became Vladimir Putin’s nemesis
Powerful Russian elites have been logging old-growth forests for personal gain. One brave zoologist set out to stop them.

10

May

Russia plans to man the moon by 2030A Russian newspaper says they have acquired leaked drafts detailing the government’s strategy to colonize the moon in the next 2 decades.

Russia plans to man the moon by 2030
A Russian newspaper says they have acquired leaked drafts detailing the government’s strategy to colonize the moon in the next 2 decades.

29

Mar

Ukraine’s combat dolphins now swim for RussiaThe dolphins would be used by the Russian Emergency Ministry to search for arms and items under the sea.

Ukraine’s combat dolphins now swim for Russia
The dolphins would be used by the Russian Emergency Ministry to search for arms and items under the sea.

14

Feb

Russians are nuts for squirrelsThe busy-tailed rodents are being captured in Moscow’s parks and sold on the Internet, prompting police to increase park security.

Russians are nuts for squirrels
The busy-tailed rodents are being captured in Moscow’s parks and sold on the Internet, prompting police to increase park security.

03

Nov

Olympic oops: Russia’s games aren’t as ‘zero-waste’ as promisedConstruction waste for the Sochi Olympic village has been dumped into an illegal landfill.

Olympic oops: Russia’s games aren’t as ‘zero-waste’ as promised
Construction waste for the Sochi Olympic village has been dumped into an illegal landfill.

17

Oct

Huge chunk of Russia meteorite pulled from lakeThe meteorite was 5-foot-long and weighed more than 1,250 pounds.

Huge chunk of Russia meteorite pulled from lake
The meteorite was 5-foot-long and weighed more than 1,250 pounds.

19

Aug

What the world’s largest owl can tell us about the health of Russia’s forestsA thorough study of the Blakiston’s fish owl and its habitat makes the case for conserving and managing Russia’s old-growth forests.

What the world’s largest owl can tell us about the health of Russia’s forests
A thorough study of the Blakiston’s fish owl and its habitat makes the case for conserving and managing Russia’s old-growth forests.

08

Aug

Why can’t Russian belugas move to Atlanta?The U.S. has denied the Georgia Aquarium’s request to import 18 belugas from Russia, a landmark decision in the long-running debate over whales in captivity.

Why can’t Russian belugas move to Atlanta?
The U.S. has denied the Georgia Aquarium’s request to import 18 belugas from Russia, a landmark decision in the long-running debate over whales in captivity.

24

Jul

Square watermelons selling for $860 each in MoscowNouveau riche Russians are rushing to buy the cubic curios from Japan.

Square watermelons selling for $860 each in Moscow
Nouveau riche Russians are rushing to buy the cubic curios from Japan.