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Australian Firefighters Pose With Adorable Rescued Wild Animals for Sizzling Charity Calendar

Australia’s firefighters are raising money for wildlife foundations by posing with their kit off for an annual calendar featuring adorable pets and endangered native wildlife. The internationally acclaimed Australian Firefighters Calendar, now in its 29th year, is setting hearts on fire again. With over 750 million Facebook views and distributed in over 100 countries last […]

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Rare Canadian Cat Has Thumbs Making His Paws Look Like Cute Mittens

Meet Teddy, the adorable polydactyl cat who was born with extra toes that make his front paws look, like human hands. Three-year-old domestic shorthair Teddy is a polydactyl, which means he has extra toes on his hind feet and two thumbs which makes his front paws look like mittens. Teddy, who lives with his owner […]

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Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads? Scientists Look at What’s Going On in Their Minds

You’ve probably seen dogs tilt their head. It’s adorable, but why do they do it? According to scientists, it may be a sign of concentration and memory recall. Several animals, including humans, present an asymmetry in the way they move or perceive the environment through their senses. For instance, one can prefer an ear or […]

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Istanbul Improves the Lives of its Thousands of Stray Cats with Elaborate Outdoor Cat Houses

In Istanbul, a city of 15 million people that’s famous for its relaxed attitude towards stray cats, groups of volunteers build elaborate houses for their feline neighbors. There, cats can find donated food and toys, cushions and boxes to keep them out of harsh weather, and even a new owner if they’re lucky. It all […]

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Dogs Catch Actual Chemical Cues From Humans That Transmit Excitement, Fear, or Angst to the Pups

Dog owners might tell you their dog understands them better than most people. What they don’t know is the dog understands them probably better than even they realize. Researchers studying canine-human connections have found dogs can “catch” human emotions, and like children, dogs often look into their owners’ faces for clues about how to react […]

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Rent Winnie the Pooh’s Tree House in the Original Hundred Acre Wood at This ‘Bearbnb’

“Sometimes,” said Winnie the Pooh, “the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” And nowhere is that more true than the aptly named ‘Bearbnb’ that bears his name. Tucked away in a lush corner of the Sussex countryside that inspired A. A. Milne’s original Hundred Acre Wood, Pooh’s trademark treehouse has been […]

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Experts say climate change can make hurricanes more intense, not cause them – Tampa Bay Times

A viral image circulating on social media ridicules the idea that climate change is to blame for a recent hurricane in Florida, noting the many hurricanes that have hit the Sunshine State over the better part of two centuries. “Florida…

Dogs Know When You’re Acting Intentionally, Researchers Find

Dogs can tell the difference between deliberate actions—and mistakes, say scientists. It adds growing evidence to the idea that man’s best friend knows just how we are feeling. First author Dr Britta Schunemann said, “The dogs in our study clearly behaved differently depending on whether the actions of a human experimenter were intentional or unintentional.” Dogs […]

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