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Cool for Cats

If today is your birthday you share it with famous explorer Felix ‘Cats’ Tibbit. During the summer of 1908, Felix was part of an expedition striving to reach the North Pole.  All but Felix were lost in a terrible storm, … Continue reading

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Premier

Vets in South Molton, Devon, have started a new fantasy football league for cows.  The competing herds win points for productivity, fertility and good health.  Each herd is named after a football team so that the farmers can check their … Continue reading

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escAped

A 29-year-old male orangutan named Bruno escaped from his enclosure at Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday evening after making a hole in the wire fencing. Bruno roamed free before eventually returning and handing himself in. “We were worried for a … Continue reading

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Doing porridge

A black bear weighing over 400-lb is roaming the grounds of an American jail.  The Prison staff are looking upon this as an extra level of security. ‘I love that bear being right where it is,’ Warden Burl Cain, of … Continue reading

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What’s big and smells of fish?

Technicians in New Zealand have begun to thaw a rare colossal squid specimen. The operation to defrost the 10-metre (34 feet) long, half-tonne squid began on Monday afternoon in Wellington. The animal is now sitting in a bath of salt … Continue reading

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Our saviours

“So Fruitella 521, what have you discovered on your tour of Planet Earth?” “The earthlings are a confused bunch, Spangle 10, they live short and fearful lives and have little understanding of the Universe around them.”   “How do so … Continue reading

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