US woman fights off rabid bobcat, strangling it with bare hands

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Georgia ‘I thought, not today … there was no way I was going to die’ says Georgia grandmother who strangled animal to death A Lynx pardinus, a similar species to the US bobcat. Photograph: Rafael Angel Irusta Machin / Ala/Alamy A 46-year-old grandmother strangled Läs mer…

Mozambique: the secret rainforest at the heart of an African volcano

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mozambique: the secret rainforest at the heart of an African volcano A ‘dream team’ of scientists scaled Mount Lico and found a wealth of new species by Jeff Barbee Standing in a pit in the red soil of a mountaintop forest in northern Mozambique, Läs mer…

Woman swallowed by giant python in Indonesia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Indonesia Seven-metre snake found during search for woman who had gone to do some gardening The python was found 30 metres from the woman’s sandals and machete on the island of Muna, Indonesia. Photograph: Joe Skipper / Reuters/Reuters An Indonesian woman has been found Läs mer…

Faecal transplants ‘could save endangered koala’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Endangered species The Observer Team of researchers changes microbes in koalas’ guts in order to improve type of food they consume Koalas could be helped by microbe transplants that enable them to consume a different type of food. Photograph: Getty Images Scientists believe they Läs mer…

Patient Rule-Abiding Dog Outside Café Is Really Winning People Over

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Not all dogs are great at the obedience thing. But one who is particularly good at following the rules has rapidly stolen the internet’s heart after a Twitter user posted photos of the pup, who was very patiently waiting for his owner outside of Läs mer…

Human activity making mammals more nocturnal, study finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wildlife Research involving 62 species found mammals spent relatively less time being active during the day when humans were nearby Wild boar come out at night to look for food in Barcelona, Spain. Photograph: Geslin Laurent/Science Human disturbance is turning mammals into night owls, Läs mer…

A ‘One-in-100 Million’ Cotton Candy-Colored Lobster Was Found Near Maine

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A rare, cotton candy-colored lobster that was caught near Maine last year has become a social media star after it was saved from the cook pot and took up residence at a Canadian aquarium. The 2 lb. lobster, known as “Lucky,” was caught by Läs mer…

The Internet Hero Climbing Raccoon Has Now Concluded Its Death-Defying Stunt

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The building-scaling raccoon in Minnesota who ascended to impressive heights of internet stardom has been rescued. But not before it amassed a huge following. MPRraccoon — as the raccoon is now known on Twitter — captured widespread attention as people online followed its adventurous Läs mer…

‘Most Good Girl.’ Please Be Advised That a Beloved Therapy Dog Made the School Yearbook

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Miss Peanut is one of the cool kids. She’s a therapy dog who appears to have showed up in a yearbook photo for a school, location not identified. But she’s stolen the hearts of the internet — and clearly was beloved enough at the Läs mer…

A Man Had to Get Police Involved When a Pig Started Casually Stalking Him

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When police receive calls in the wee hours of a weekend morning, they have reason to be skeptical about the caller’s sobriety. For the officers on duty at the North Ridgeville Police Department in Ohio on Saturday morning at 5:26 a.m., they were particularly Läs mer…