Galloping across the steppes — TwilightBeasts

Around 50 million years ago, long before the Epoch of the Twilight Beasts, a little mammal, Eohippus, scurried about in the forests of North America. This creature, about the size of an average dog, was the ancestor of the magnificent horse we know today. During this Period, called the Eocene, the environment and climate was […]

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Dear Internet: Goats In Sweaters Are Cuter Than Kittens In Mittens — News : NPR

A woman from Iowa began taking pictures of goats in sweaters in Bangladesh and India. The owners thought she was crazy. But her work has made a difference in the lives of the locals, in a good way.(Image credit: Christy Sommers)

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Everyone’s New Winter Spirit Animal Is This Snow-White Reindeer Calf — TIME

Rudolph was never going to be everyone’s favorite reindeer forever, and this week, he ceded the spotlight to a little white reindeer that has captivated the internet. A series of breathtaking glamour shots of the white reindeer calf blending right in with the snow have recently gone viral after a travel photographer shared them from…

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OCEARCH — Discover

Track whales, seals, alligators, turtles, and sharks at OCEARCH — an open source project to geared to helping scientists collect previously unattainable data on animal movements from deep in the world’s oceans.

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Watch Rare Footage of the World’s Most Endangered Rhino — TIME

Conservationists have released footage and photographs of the world’s rarest rhino, which counts fewer than 70 members among its population and is confined to a single national park in Indonesia. While camera-trap images of the Javan rhino have occasionally surfaced, a WWF spokesperson says the photographs released Monday are only the third manually captured set…

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