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Ten Fascinating Facts About Cats

Cats have a spirit and mystique that has fascinated humans for centuries untold. But do we really know so much about them? Read on for a few facts that might just surprise you.

Celebrities and Their Pets: Where Love Lies

Being in the public eye has its rewards and drawbacks. Down thrugh the decades, the rich and famous have indicated a love for their animals as strong as any bond that can be found anywhere. Check out the love that shines so brightly below.

GPSing The Longest Mammal Migration Ever!

While various bird species and the Monarch butterfly clock the longest annual treks on record in the avian and insect worlds, it wasn't until 2012 that researchers were able to determine the longest migration of a mammal. In the past, guess-work has been used to determine the migration distances of the wildebeest, the caribou, the Tibetan antelope and others. Today, with the use of modern technology . . .

Animals In Art Down Through History

Down through the ages artistic expression has always included the depiction of animals, whether they are beloved family pets or objects of prey in a primitive world. Visit this unexpected gallery of animals as some artists see them, unlikely as those visions might be.

SeaWorld Is The 'Fail Whale' Of The Real World

Remember the early days of the Twittersphere and the anguish shared amongst the Twitterati with each and every appearance of their infamous 'Fail Whale?' Yes, when Twitter experienced outages, users would be presented with this error message which signaled their ecosystem was inundated with tweets and needed to take a breather. Well, analogous to that mythical whale, a real-life 'Fail Whale'...

Poppy, The World's Oldest Cat

Poppy, a cat in Bournemouth, England, is 24 years old and has recently been named the oldest cat in the world by Guinness World Records. The tortoiseshell moggy is blind and deaf, and her fur is looking a bit worse for wear, but she is still the grand dam of a household consisting of four humans, four other cats, a hamster, and a rabbit.

Thar She Blows! The Top 8 Exploding Whales

Cetaceans don't explode very often but when they do, they make a whale of a mess. An 81-foot-long carcass of a Blue Whale that washed ashore in Trout River, Newfoundland is the latest ticking time bomb to have folks holding their breaths... and their noses. Here's what can we expect when Moby Dick meets his end with a bang and not a whimper.


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