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How to Survive a Gorilla Attack

Gorillas, the largest primates in the world, can stand up to six feet tall and weigh upwards of 400 pounds. They’re normally very peaceful animals—more Koko and less King Kong—but a dominant silverback male has the strength of several men, and isn’t afraid to use it to defend his troop.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Where You Can See Cute Little Zoo Babies Right Now

What’s better than getting to see incredible animals up close? Getting to see incredible, adorable baby animals up close! These little bundles of joy, which can be found in zoos all over the country and world, have got me singing like K-Ci & JoJo, “Baby baby, baby baby, baby baby, baby baby, baby baby…”Read more… […]

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After Puppy Dies in Overhead Bin, United Airlines Mistakenly Sends Different Dog to Japan

United Airlines did a very sad, regrettable thing this week when its attendants insisted a passenger store their 10-month-old French bulldog in the overhead bin on a flight from Houston to New York, resulting in said puppy’s untimely death of probable suffocation. In the second story casting doubt on the airline’s…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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What’s the Filthiest Animal?

Ever since the 19th century, when disease was first linked to sewage-contaminated water, humans have gone to great lengths to escape their own filth. Meanwhile, animals have gone on reveling in the stuff—eating it, strategically dropping it, flinging it around just to pass the time, etc. Same goes for mud, piss,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This Story About Someone Flushing A Hamster Down A Toilet At Airport Security Has A Lot Going On

I interrupt our normal programming with a somewhat batshit story about an airplane, a college student from Florida, and her dwarf hamster, which was named Pebbles. Pebbles is no longer with us, because, the college student says, Pebbles was flushed down a toilet on the advice of a Spirit Airlines employee after…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Tame a Wild Horse

Ever wondered how horses go from being wild, free-spirited animals to people’s most faithful travel companion? Grab your lasso, put on your cowboy hat, and get ready to become a horse whisperer. I mean, you’ll probably never need to tame your own horse, but if you did, this is how the masters do it.Read more… […]

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The Feds Cannot Stop You From Tossing Live Turkeys Out Of An Airplane But Consider Not Doing It Anyway

The annual, reasonably disgraceful tradition of an “anonymous” pilot dropping live turkeys from hundreds of feet in the air in Yellville, Arkansas, continued this fall, with several birds dropped on Oct. 14. The FAA said then they were looking into it, but it conceded to HuffPost on Saturday that there was nothing…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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