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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.

Lions And Tigers And Bears And -- Jeans? -- Oh My!

One of the most certain ways to make sure that you have the coolest jeans in town has long been making sure that your pair was heavily distressed and the more ripped the better. It used to take weeks and months of heavy wear to get them right where we wanted them to be. Now you can buy them pre-torn, but what if you could get jeans where every rip and tear was made by a lion, or tiger, or bear -- oh, my!

Modern-Day Three Bears: Panda Triplets, First Known Surviving Trio

July 29th was an auspicious day. It marked the birth date of the first known surviving panda triplets. The 12-year-old Chinese mother, named Juxiao (which translated means “chrysanthemum smile.”) who delivered the three little bears at Guangzhou’s Chimelong Safari Park waits anxiously with the rest of the world who are all rooting for their survival.

Panda Slide! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

What could be cuter than a bunch of baby panda bears on a slide?  Not much.

Man Rescues Bear From Drowning

In an amazing feat of courage, endurance, and compassion, back in 2011 a man rescued a black bear from drowning at the risk of his own life. It all started when the bear inadvertently wandered into a populated area along Florida's Gulf coast. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to remove the bear with unexpected results.

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 . . .

Spelling Bees From Extinction

Similar to the competition that starts with a large group and whittles it down to one person standing, a spelling bee of greater concern is the phenomenon that just might leave this planet without any bees buzzing. It's a critical issue affecting mankind - and requires us all to do our part in 'spelling' bees from extinction.


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