Renegade Penguin Pair With No Respect for Authority Return to Favored Sushi Spot After Initial Removal — TIME

You can’t tell penguins that they can’t have something, because it will only make them want it more. And a pair of small mischief-making blue penguins proved exactly that. A sushi spot in Wellington, New Zealand became the unexpected site of a viral penguin hideout where the two birds recently hid beneath the foot truck…

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A Very Chill Bear Follows His Bliss By Soaking Its Troubles Away in a Bath — TIME

A very chill bear took time out of his busy schedule to unwind in a relaxing bath, a very relatable activity whether you’re a bear or human. In an image Reddit post shared by user ZekouCafe, the bear can be seen sitting casually in an outdoor bath, presumably tuning out the noise of the world…

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Fugitive Alligator Chance the Snapper Finally Caught in Chicago Park, Makes Appearance at News Conference — TIME

Chance the Snapper, the elusive alligator who captured America’s attention when he slyly moved into Chicago’s Humboldt Park, is no longer at large. Chicago officials confirmed the reptile fugitive was caught early Tuesday morning. Chicago Animal Care and Control Executive Director Kelley Gandurski said during a press conference later Tuesday that the city believes the…

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A few, perhaps unknown, facts about Ireland… — Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

The majority of people attribute the guillotine to the French, but there is evidence of it being used in Ireland almost 500 years before it made its way to France. A man named Murcod Ballagh seemingly used it for an execution near Merton in Co Galway on 1 April 1307. Dundalk Jail was built in…

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Playero Occidental/Western Sandpiper/Calidris mauri — Birds Colombia: 846 especies hoy

Nombre en español: Playero Occidental Nombre en ingles: Western Sandpiper Nombre científico: Calidris mauri Familia: Scolopacidae Foto: Jose Luis Pushaina/Samuel Aristizabal/Francisco Piedrahita Canto: Andrew Spencer El correlimos de Alaska (Calidris mauri o Erolia mauri) es una pequeña ave limícola de la familia Scolopacidae. Descripción Los adultos tienen las piernas oscuras y pico corto, fino y oscuro, más fino y algo curvado en la […]

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‘Escalante’s Dream’ Retraces The Steps Of The ‘Spanish Lewis And Clark’ — News : NPR

After a cancer diagnosis, author and noted mountaineer David Roberts sets out on the trail of Atanasio Domínguez and Silvestre Vélez de Escalante, remaining dutiful to the route some 240 years later.(Image credit: W.W.Norton & Co. )

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Wolf Pups Make Their Debut at Oakland Zoo — KTLA

Four new gray wolf pups have come out of their den at the Oakland Zoo. The pups were born on May 13. This month, the 6-week-old pups have started to explore the two-acre habitat. Parents Siskiyou and Sequoia were born in captivity and brought to the zoo’s California Trail area in April 2018. Siskiyou is a first-time mom, and the zoo doesn’t plan to breed further. Wolves are reclusive creatures and take time to bond. Then they mate for life. […]

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Animal Rescue Group Needs Help Caring for 89 Baby Egrets and Herons After Their Tree Fell in Oakland — KTLA

An animal rescue group is asking for help caring for 89 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons left homeless last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland. A ficus tree serving as a rookery split in half and partially fell last week. International Bird Rescue said Wednesday it needs donations and volunteers to…

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