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Reptile smuggler

A Californian man has been charged with using his false leg to smuggle three endangered iguanas from a nature reserve in Fiji to the United States.  He is alleged to have constructed a special compartment inside his prosthetic limb to … Continue reading

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Another day’s birthdays – 15 September

If it’s your birthday today you share it with Oliver Stone and Tommy Lee Jones.  It should be some party – don’t let Oliver get started on his conspiracy theories and if Tommy disappears he’s probably skinning-up in the bathroom.  … Continue reading

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Get down boy!

The Open Wound has discovered that fearless German Shepherd dogs are being trained to jump from aircraft at 25,000ft wearing their own oxygen masks and strapped to special forces assault teams. Once down in hostile terrain in Iraq or Afghanistan, … Continue reading

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Crushed

A teenager who thought movement in her blouse was caused by her vibrating mobile phone found a bat curled up asleep in her bra. She was sitting at her desk at work when she decided to investigate the strange movements … Continue reading

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Suburban high life

A woman who climbed 20ft up a tree to help a trapped cat had to be rescued by firefighters after being stranded when a branch broke beneath her. The woman, who did not wish to be named, said, “I will … Continue reading

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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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