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Conservation

Orphaned Baby Rhino Finds Love With A Sheep

Back in May staffers from the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre in South Africa found a baby rhinoceros crying next to its mother that had been killed by poachers just for her horn. They wanted to give the baby another chance at life and so they took it back to their facility and named him Gerjie, or more commonly Little G. He didn't sleep at all that first night even though they brought Skaap the sheep in to help comfort him.

Strange But True: A Sturgeon Petting Zoo

Having a petting zoo for a fish is not the sort of thing you'd expect to find anywhere, let alone as far inland as Urbana, Ohio. It may sound strange (and it is) but true. A fish hatchery by the name of Freshwater Farms has set up a tank where several endangered White Sturgeons and several other species are kept for visitors to the hatchery to get to meet and get to know personally.

Precious Pandas For Your Paws

Pandas are one of nature's most adorable animals and unfortunately they are also endangered. You can show off your love of these adorable creatures with these incredible Precious Panda Women's Shoes.

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.