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Who Knew Animals Could Out Smart Humans?

The next time you see yourself paling in comparison to those who’ve won the Nobel Peace Prize or you've failed to find a cure for cancer, bear in mind in addition to being outdone by your fellow man, you may also be outflanked by a few super animals. Some of them have innate abilities that a lot of humans need college degrees to match up.

PETA Denounces SeaWorld Verbally, But Invests Monetarily?

It’s seems incredulous that PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) -- long respected as a champion for the rights of animals -- could reverse its position on SeaWorld within the same year. Yet that appears to be the case, much to the dismay of animal lovers the world-over, including one multi-award winning actress and singer.

Man Trains His Dogs To Fetch Trashed Plastic Bottles For Recycling

So your dog fetches sticks, frisbees and tennis balls... sure, it's fun but what do YOU get out of it? One clever pet owner from Chongqing, China trained his two dogs to seek out and fetch trashed plastic bottles, which he then turns in for recycling to the tune of around $160 annually. That'll buy a lot of frisbees.

Nora -- The CATcerto Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Move over John Williams.  The next Star Wars film will be scored by Nora the cat.  Listen to her virtuoso performance with a full orchestra and marvel at her greatness.

Christmas in July: Grumpy Cat Gets A Movie Deal

If ever an animal symbolized the "bah, humbug" concept associated with the holidays, it is Grumpy Cat. Whoever would have thought that such a cat would get her  own Lifetime movie deal? Read on or the latest on this up-and-coming  holiday film project.

Miniature Horses Make Excellent 'Seeing Eyes' For Blind Persons

Dogs have been used to assist blind and low-vision persons for more than a century.  They must undergo intensive training; their masters' lives depend on them.  So too, the miniature horse, whose guide training began as an experiment in 1999, and has grown since thanks to blind persons throughout the world who, for one reason or another, have not been able to use guide dogs.

Cross Between Adams & Liebovitz, Photographer Captures Praying Mantis In Nature & Under Microscope

Internationally acclaimed photographers the likes of Ansel Adams and Annie Liebovitz have produced iconic photography while influencing others who are just beginning to make their mark. While capturing raw and majestic landscapes or portraits of celebrities under the spotlight might seem like juxtaposed imagery -- in the very capable hands of Igor Siwanowic. . .


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