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15 Celebrities With The Most Unusual Pets

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10 Unbelievable animals that saved other animals

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Tigers are solitary creatures; they like to spend most of their time alone, roaming their massive territories looking for food. According to the San Diego Zoo, the Siberian tiger has the largest range. Its territory can be more than 4,000 square miles (10,000 square kilometers). Tigers mark their territory by scratching marks into trees with …

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Lions occur throughout that region, except in the equatorial rain forest and in the heavily populated regions along the southern coast of the western portion of the continent (see map above). But these large predators do not easily coexist with humans, and as human populations increase, lion populations decline. Due to poisoning and hunting by …

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Scientists have sequenced the chimp genome and found that humans share 85% to 96% of our DNA with chimps. According to nationalgeograhic.com, the number of genetic differences between chimps and humans is 10x smaller than the differences between mice and rats. Humans and chimps, as well as many other great apes, descend from a similar ancestor …

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Whenever I hear that a little piece of the wild has slipped away forever, it saddens me. And another small bit of it vanished recently. Or you could say, perhaps more accurately, that we now know that a fragment of it has disappeared for good. A new study published in the journal Science concluded that what was once thought to …

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Many of us think of lions as being the invincible kings of the Masai Mara, but an emotional week here at Serian has highlighted just how vulnerable they can also be. Hyena will happily feast on a young lion, and leopard will kill them simply to keep down the competition, but it’s the instinct to …

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Planning on hiking in the western United States or Canada? Arm yourself with some crucial knowledge first, should you encounter a cougar. Yeah, it’s rare, but it happens. Roughly 30,000 cougars live in the western United States. These active hunters typically travel alone, and can cover significantly large areas up to 370 square miles. It is …

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If all you know of wild Africa is David Attenborough or Big Cat Diary you are in for the surprise of your life. No matter how many wildlife documentaries you may have watched, nothing prepares you for the real thing. I still remember my own first visit, flying by light aircraft from Nairobi down to …

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The lion is a muscular, deep-chested cat with a short, rounded head, a reduced neck and round ears. The colour of its fur varies from light buff to silverly gray, to yellowish red and dark brown. The underparts are generally lighter, and cubs are born with dark spots on their bodies. The spots fade as …

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