Amazing BALLOON SCULPTURES Of Animals By Masayoshi Matsumoto

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Masayoshi Matsumoto is a Japanese artist who has turned his love for animals into works of art. Using multi-colored balloons, he intricately weaves them together to produce true-to-life creations of Earth’s creatures. Each animal or insect is made entirely from blown balloons, right down to their beady eyes and tiny toenails. Here is a selection of some of his most impressive works, including his favorite: the iguana. We would love to see a video in which he demonstrates how he makes these ...  View More
May 31, 2017 Jessica

CRYPTIC COLORATION: These Camouflaged Animals Are Masters Of Disguise

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Camouflage, also called cryptic coloration, is a defense or tactic that organisms use to blend in with their surroundings. Background matching is perhaps the most common camouflage tactic. While some animals are so dangerous that they don’t require hiding their presence, others rely on deception and camouflage to prevent themselves from meeting a fateful end at the hands (or the jaws) of one of their predators. See if you can spot any of these incredible camouflaged animals hiding out in their ...  View More
May 29, 2017 Joshua

Justin Kobylka Spends 8 Years Breeding An Emoji Ball Python

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What happens when you're really into snakes and you've got a ton of time on your hands? An emoji snake, that's what. Justin Kobylka breeds snakes with unique patterns and sells them at his store in Toccoa, Georgia – often for large amounts of money. After 8 years of trying, he has created an Emoji Ball Python that appears to have 3 yellow/orange smiley emojis on its skin. Technically, the snake is a white piebald python with patterns caused by recessive mutations that do occur naturally, but ...  View More
March 7, 2017 Tiffany

Texas Couple Has A House Pet Named ‘Wild Thing’. It’s A Buffalo.

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Meet Wild Thing, the 11-year-old pet buffalo that has its own room inside Ronnie and Sherron Bridges’ Texas home. 'He’s a house pet', Ronnie told InsideEdition. 'Outside, he plays really rough but inside the house, he’s really a gentleman'. Ronnie, 68, who calls himself the 'Buffalo Whisperer' was forced to sell his herd of 52 buffalo in 2004 to pay for medical bills. But the Bridges ended up keeping Wild Thing, who was just a 3-month-old calf at the time. 'It was kind of my idea to bring ...  View More
February 15, 2017 Jessica

The Kaziranga National Park, India Kills People To Protect Rhinos

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The authorities at a national park in India protect the wildlife by shooting suspected poachers dead. But has the war against poaching gone too far? Kaziranga National Park is an incredible story of conservation success. There were just a handful of Indian one-horned rhinoceros left when the park was set up a century ago in Assam, in India's far east. Now there are more than 2,400 - two-thirds of the entire world population. This is where David Attenborough's team came to film for Planet Earth ...  View More
February 15, 2017 Jessica

The Sling-jaw Wrasse Mouth Can Extend Half The Length Of Its Body

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Imagine, if you will, that you are a tiny shrimp living happily amongst the brilliant corals of a tropical reef. One day, as you're out for your daily stroll, you notice the shadow of a fish sneaking up behind you. Being a clever shrimp, you quickly dash for cover, hiding yourself in a tight, narrow crevice between two branches of coral. Surely no fish could catch you there... unless that fish is the indefatigable sling-jaw wrasse! The sling-jaw wrasse, Epibulus insidiator, gets its name from ...  View More
February 12, 2017 Jessica

Incredible Wildlife Crossings Or Animal Bridges Around The World

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Animals bridges, which may also be known as ecoducts or wildlife crossings, are structures that allow animals to safely cross human-made barriers like highways. A wildlife crossing is the broadest term and can include: underpass tunnels, viaducts, overpasses and bridges, amphibian tunnels, fish ladders, culvets and green roofs. Wildlife crossings are a practice in habitat conservation, allowing connections or reconnections between habitats and combating habitat fragmentation. They also assist in ...  View More
February 10, 2017 Jason

Animal Whisperer: Allan Dixon Is The Master Of Animal Selfies

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Allan Dixon has earned himself the title of a ‘real-life Dr. Dolittle’ because of his ability to ‘talk’ animals into posing for a selfie with him. The results are amazing. He seems to befriend any animal he meets: 'it could take anywhere between five minutes to three hours of being in the animals presence to take a selfie. It depends on the animal and how safe it feels. What the photos don’t show is the amount of dirt that ends up on my clothes because of being on the ground. But the ...  View More
February 7, 2017 Jason
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