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Macaque Monkey Is A Photobomb

Posted on 05 September 2011 in: Animal Oddity, Featured Articles

You have maybe heard about the crazy Macaque monkey that stole a photographers camera to take photos of himself. If not, here is the story: Visiting a national park in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, award-winning photographer Mr Slater left his camera unattended for a while. Nearby a female black macaque monkey was attracted to it. She […]

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Pink Handfishes That Don’t Swim But Walk

Posted on 05 November 2010 in: Animal Oddity, Featured Articles

Fishes are strange enough as they are, but what about fishes with hands? Weird! The pink handfish, as it is called, is a part of the handfish family, and is last seen in 1999. It is now one of the newly named species of the handfishes, among nine others. This very odd fish doesn’t swim, […]

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Ashes – The Hairless Chimp

Posted on 12 September 2010 in: Animal Oddity, Featured Articles

We are all used to see different kind of monkeys at the zoo, mostly the furry chimpanzees, but have you ever seen a hairless chimpanzee? You need to travel to Mysore Zoo in India to see that: a hairless chimp called Ashes. The strange thing about it is that he was born with a lot […]

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Probably The Worst Spider Bite Ever

Posted on 15 August 2010 in: Animal Oddity, Featured Articles

Most people do fear these little creatures called spiders even if some of them are harmful. Still there are several that are dangerous, and one of them is the hobo spider from North America, also known as Tegenaria Agrestis, that belongs to the group of funnel web spiders. What’s special about this kind of spiders […]

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The African Giant Snail – The Largest Snail On Earth

Posted on 15 April 2010 in: Animal Oddity, Featured Articles

The African giant snail, also called as the giant tiger land snail, is the largest snail from its family. The Giant Ghana snail is native to the forest of Ghana, Africa. Those snails are hermaphrodites, like almost all pulmonate gastropods. The shells of these snails grow s to  18 centimeters of length with a  diameter […]

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