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German Animal Names With Funny English Translations (10 pics)

Whatever you do make sure to stay away from the spiny pig and the naked snail.

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Billions Of Blue Jellyfish Wash Up On The West Coast (5 pics)

It’s estimated that over one billion blue jellyfish known as Vellela velella washed up on the west coast of the United States recently. Scientists say this happens every three to six years when the wind and current change direction washing the animals up on to the shore.

 

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Real Life Kermit The Frog Discovered In Costa Rica (3 pics)

Kermit the Frog is so much more than just a muppet, he’s a real from. This live action Kermit was recently found in the jungles of Costa Rice and it’s a species known as “Diane’s Bare-hearted Glass Frog.” Scientists recently discovered the from who was living between 400m and 800m up in the mountains. They say it evaded discovery for so long because its mating call sounds similar to an insect’s call.

 

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This Is What A Baby Toucan Looks Like (7 pics)

Toucans are one of the world’s coolest looking birds and even as babies they still have giant beaks.

 

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This Adorable Dog Is Living A Full Life With No Eyes (10 pics)

This is Smiley. Smiley is a golden retriever that was born without any eyes. He was discovered by Joanna George who runs a dog training facility in Canada and she took him in. Joanna trained him to be a therapy dog and now he spends his time helping people with mental and physical disabilities.

 

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Getting Up Close And Personal With A Goblin Shark (5 pics)

It would be in your best interest to memorize all of these life hacks because you never know when you’re going to need them.

 

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Baby Weasel Hitches A Ride On A Woodpecker’s Back (17 pics)

Martin Le-May is a hobby photographer from East London and he happened to be in the right place at the right time when he snapped this photo. Martin came across a woodpecker fighting with a baby weasel. The weasel grabbed onto the woodpecker before it took flight and both creatures flew right past Le-May.

 

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Fisherman Catches One Of The World’s Largest Catfish (9 pics)

It took this man 40 minutes to reel in this giant catfish. This enormous creature weighs 127 lbs (57.7 kg) and measures 8.8 feet (2.7 meters) and it’s one of largest catfish ever caught.

 

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This New York Graveyard Is Dedicated To Extinct Animals (10 pics)

The Extinct Species Graveyard at the Bronx Zoo is unlike any other graveyard on Earth. Instead of just paying tribute to a certain animal that’s passed away, this graveyard honors entire species that are no longer alive.

 

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Police Officers Salute Teriminally Ill K9 Cop On His Last Trip To The Vet (5 pics)

Judge was a K9 cop from West Deptford, NJ who unfortunately had a disease that enlarged his liver and made it so that he could no longer eat. He had to be put down but on his last trip to the vet all of his fellow police officers showed up to salute him and pay their respects.

 

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Fishermen Did Not See That Coming (8 pics)

These fisherman caught a giant load of fish but inside their net was something unexpected.

 

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Where Would This Man Be Without His Dog? (4 pics)

This story is just more proof that dogs truly are man’s best friend.

 

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These Kids Got A Sex Ed Lesson From The Zoo Animals (9

If you don’t want to have a talk about the birds and the bees with your kids, just take them to the zoo. They’ll figure it out.

 

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See The Exact Moment A Gorilla Punched This Photographer (8 pics)

Photographer Christophe Courteau got more than he bargained for during his latest trip to Rwanda. He just wanted to snap a couple photos of this giant gorilla but the gorilla wasn’t having it. In the end Christophe got to feel the extent of the gorilla’s power and it wasn’t pretty.

 

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Japanese Zoo Creates Adorable Otter Exhibit (8 pics)

Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park in Japan was a pretty popular destination before this otter park but now the animal lovers just can’t stay away.

 

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