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ravenscupboard:

have a gif of Simon doing the death wiggle <3

ravenscupboard:

have a gif of Simon doing the death wiggle <3

How did the turtle cross the road? With your helpIf you see a turtle trying to cross the road, it most likely needs your assistance. Here are some tips on how you can get the turtle safely on its way.

How did the turtle cross the road? With your help
If you see a turtle trying to cross the road, it most likely needs your assistance. Here are some tips on how you can get the turtle safely on its way.

Sharks aren&#8217;t the &#8216;living fossils&#8217; we thought they wereLooking at the gills and jaws of a new fossil provided scientists with fresh insights into the evolution of sharks.

Sharks aren’t the ‘living fossils’ we thought they were
Looking at the gills and jaws of a new fossil provided scientists with fresh insights into the evolution of sharks.

Centipede bursts from snake&#8217;s stomachThe species of centipede is supposedly very hard to kill, and it likely devoured the snake&#8217;s organs as it slowly ate itself out of the snake&#8217;s body.

Centipede bursts from snake’s stomach
The species of centipede is supposedly very hard to kill, and it likely devoured the snake’s organs as it slowly ate itself out of the snake’s body.

How &#8216;Hoppie&#8217; the sea lion ended up in a California orchardThe animal managed to swim and hop its way 100 miles away from the Pacific Ocean, earning him the sweet nickname.

How ‘Hoppie’ the sea lion ended up in a California orchard
The animal managed to swim and hop its way 100 miles away from the Pacific Ocean, earning him the sweet nickname.

New sweet-smelling bat species identifiedAnalyzing DNA samples from museum specimens of yellow-shouldered bats enabled scientists to discover 3 new species.

New sweet-smelling bat species identified
Analyzing DNA samples from museum specimens of yellow-shouldered bats enabled scientists to discover 3 new species.

Camping tips: How to enjoy the great outdoors with your dogFor many dog lovers, no trip is complete without the companionship of your four-legged best friends, including adventures in the great outdoors. We have advice and packing guides to make your camping trip safe and fun.

Camping tips: How to enjoy the great outdoors with your dog
For many dog lovers, no trip is complete without the companionship of your four-legged best friends, including adventures in the great outdoors. We have advice and packing guides to make your camping trip safe and fun.

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The science behind your cat’s most adorable features
There’s much to admire about your kitty’s cute little paws, nose and whiskers — but there’s some amazing biology at work as well.

4 years after Gulf oil spill, wildlife still dyingThe 2010 BP oil spill left a lasting legacy that the National Wildlife Federation says is still killing animals in record numbers.

4 years after Gulf oil spill, wildlife still dying
The 2010 BP oil spill left a lasting legacy that the National Wildlife Federation says is still killing animals in record numbers.

Meet the Marine Big 5 of South AfricaGansabaai, South Africa is the primary habitat for 5 of the world&#8217;s most endangered marine animals. Here are facts about each of them.

Meet the Marine Big 5 of South Africa
Gansabaai, South Africa is the primary habitat for 5 of the world’s most endangered marine animals. Here are facts about each of them.