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The Most Dramatic Chase in Documentary History

Dubbed as the most dramatic chase in documentary history, the following scene was captured on a beach on Fernandina Island, one of the unspoiled volcanic Galápagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, by the production team of BBC's Planet...

Stork and Fisherman Unite for 13 Consecutive Years in Amazing Friendship

A longstanding friendship between a stork and a fisherman in Turkey blossomed once again as the majestic bird returned for its thirteenth consecutive year of migration, gracefully resting upon the fisherman’s boat. For 13 years, the stork named Yaren, settles...

First Ever Photo of Two Male Humpback Whales Having Sex

Researchers have recently observed something never previously witnessed by humans. They observed two male humpback whales engaging in penetrative sex. This rare event took place near Maui, Hawaii in January 2022. A group of citizen scientists aboard a private boat...

Ancient Greek Mathematical Formula Reveals Cutest Dog Breeds

An ancient Greek formula, known as the Golden Ratio, that was used to identify "physical perfection" was recently adopted by pet experts to identify the cutest dog breeds. The mathematical equation, that compares the measurements, ratios, and symmetry of facial...

Whale Song Mystery Solved by Scientists

Researchers have figured out how giant whales make their beautiful songs in the ocean. Humpback whales and other large baleen whales have a special voice box for singing underwater. This discovery, shared in the journal Nature, explains why our noisy...

Giant Anaconda Discovered in the Amazon Is the World’s Biggest Snake

The world's biggest snake, a previously unknown species of giant anaconda, was discovered in an Amazon rainforest. With a length of up to 7.5 meters and a weight of nearly 500 kilograms, this newfound species now holds the title of...

The Most Expensive Liquid in the World at $39 Million Per Gallon

The most expensive liquid in the world is venom from a scorpion which has potential medical applications, but its extraction and processing are highly specialized and dangerous. The deathstalker is one of the most dangerous scorpions on the planet, and...

New Crocodile Species Discovered — and Its Last Meal Was a Dinosaur

Scientists in Australia have recently discovered a new species of crocodile, whose last meal was a dinosaur. The new crocodile species dates back to the Cretaceous period when most of the commonly known dinosaurs were roaming the Earth. And its...

Shark Attack Deaths Dramatically Rising, New Data Show

In 2023, there were more unprovoked shark attacks globally, leading to more deaths compared to the year before. Based on the International Shark Attack File (ISAF) at the University of Florida, there were 69 unprovoked shark bites in 2023. This...

Injured Flamingos in Greece Saved by Wildlife Scouts

A group of scouts rescued two flamingos tangled in fishing line in the wetlands of Lesvos island, Greece, and provided the necessary first aid care. Responding to a citizen's call about flamingos in danger, the two scouts of the Wildlife...

Army of 3,500 Monkeys Invade City Center in Thailand

A massive group of monkeys, numbering in the thousands, has caused significant problems in a city in central Thailand. Many stores and businesses have closed down and moved away. Investors have stopped investing, and the once-bustling city of Lopburi...

Cloned Rhesus Monkey Lives to Adulthood for First Time

A rhesus monkey, cloned for the first time, has made it to adulthood, living for over two years. This, as reported by Nature Communications, is the first successful cloning of its kind. Unlike the method used for Dolly the sheep...

Giant Ancient Fish Preyed on Human Ancestors

South African researchers have recently unearthed 360 million-year-old fossils belonging to a previously unknown species of fish. The findings, which were published in the official journal PLOS One, reveal that this ancient fish was a voracious predator that likely preyed...

Which Animals Will Be the First to Live on the Moon and Mars?

NASA aims to establish a lasting home on the moon by the end of the decade, followed by human exploration of Mars. As humans venture beyond Earth, it becomes crucial for space settlers to accompany an ecosystem that includes...

Was Horse Diving a Real Thing?

Horse diving is something that many people have never heard of. From the late 1800s to the end of World War II, this strange and now-forgotten stunt was a crowd favorite in the United States. Horse diving was performed by...