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No, Virginia, There Isn't An Easter Bunny?

While the New York Sun's editorial writer Francis Pharcellus Church might have had his reasons to pen his famous response to 8 yr-old Virginia O'Hanlon pertaining to the existence of Santa Claus in 1897 -- it's been announced with some certainty this holiday season that there's no such thing as an Easter Bunny!

Amazing Story Of A Real Life Lion Whisperer

You've heard of the horse whisperer and the dog whisperer. How about the Lion Whisperer? Kevin Richardson, a zoologist in South Africa, has been working with lions in the wild and has been accepted as a member of several prides. This has earned him the title of Lion Whisperer. He possesses an amazing innate ability to understand the animals and interact with them in the wild.

US Navy Seabees Vs. Coconut Rhinoceros Beetles: Who Wins?!

Sure, the coconut rhinoceros beetle is a nasty-looking bug, but no one’s more prepared to keep them from invading Hawaii than the United States Navy! Will these destructive beetles get kicked out of Hawaii before it’s too late?

Honey Bees Killing Bumble Bees? Bumble Bee Population On The Decline…

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for our buzzing and pollinating pals, it looks like the world’s wild bumble bees are catching viruses from diseased honeybees… Uh-Oh…

Romania To Decide If Dolphins Deserve Human Rights

And we have a contender for 2014’s strangest story, and it’s only February! Remus Cernea has pushed a bill into the Romanian parliament that would give dolphins many of the same legal rights as humans do…

Finland Working On Glow-In-The-Dark Reindeer

New innovations in reindeer herding is not the sort of news that is going to pop up every day. It is a millennia-old vocation throughout northern Scandinavia and parts of Russia. The animals are bred and raised for their meat, fur, and milk. The problem is that thousands of the reindeer are killed in car accidents every year -- and the answer just may be glow-in-the-dark antlers.

England’s Penguins Given Antifungal Meds, NOT “Happy Pills!”

Contrary to the reports hitting the web this month, Northern England’s Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary did not give their penguins antidepressants! The penguins have been given another medicine to protect themselves in the cold and wet UK winters though…


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