A brown bear newborn cub
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A brown bear newborn cub


The cubs are born during hibernation, while the mother sleeps. If the mother does not gain enough weight to survive through the winter, the embryo does not implant and is reabsorbed into the body

 



Only 2,000 to 3,000 adult tigers are left in the wild
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Only 2,000 to 3,000 adult tigers are left in the wild


The 6 extant subspecies of Panthera tigris are currently endangered, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Threats include poaching and habitat fragmentation

 



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This cool laser can remove paint and rust


It's a 1000W laser and it doesn't require gas or consumables

 



There's a real company called "Rent A Goat"
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There’s a real company called “Rent A Goat”


It provides "conservation grazing services", whereby goats are used instead of traditional machinery or pesticides in order to curb unwanted invasive plant growth

 



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What can you do with a non-newtonian fluid?


This

 



This is what the x-ray of a stingray looks like
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This is what the x-ray of a stingray looks like


 



The Emu War opposing Australia to emus occured in 1932
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The Emu War opposing Australia to emus occured in 1932


It was a military operation employing armed soldiers to reduce the number of emus that were destroying crops in Western Australia.

 



Have you ever seen a horse... swimming from below?
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Have you ever seen a horse… swimming from below?


Incredible shot by Kurt Arrigo!

 



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Woodpeckers often reach 10 000 m/s² when pecking on a tree


To cope with forces as great as 1,000 g, these birds have developed several adaptations such as a three-layered beak whose anatomy helps absorb mechanical stress

 



280 million years old salt... expiring in 2 years
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280 million years old salt… expiring in 2 years


:)

 



The original periodic table
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The original periodic table


 



African wild dog yawning
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African wild dog yawning


African wild dogs have a higher kill rate than lions and can take down antelope that weigh as much as 225 kilos (500 pounds).

 



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When migrating, the Common eel swims a distance of 6,000 km


Watch the video to learn more!

 



Sigmund Freud described the testicles of eel
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Sigmund Freud described the testicles of eel


Our German-speaking readers will be happy to know that his 1877 scientific paper is freely available to read online (check our source!)

 



Tuna, champion of thermal regulation!
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Tuna, champion of thermal regulation!


With mackerel sharks, tunas are the only species able to maintain a body temperature higher than that of the surrounding water... even when it's 43 °F!