Saturday, June 21, 2008

Guided Dog

On the day his guardian died, Sam the daschund ran away from home. When the family members arrived at the funeral, two and a half days later and over six miles away, Sam was waiting at the door. Shivering from exposure, he greeted the mourners as they arrived. Sam had never been free to roam, had never been to the church and had no logical way of knowing where the funeral would be held.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Endearing unicorn

The unicorn is just a myth, right?

This undoctored photo of a unicorn deer suggests that nature has a way of fulfilling the human imagination.

More about these mythological creatures.

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(Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Center of Natural Sciences)

Monday, June 9, 2008

When Fish Fly (and live in trees)

A flying fish sails above the ocean for a record 45 seconds as cameras roll. See the video

Can a fish survive for months in a tree?
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Saturday, May 31, 2008

Moko to the rescue

a mother and calf pygmy sperm whale, facing imminent death after becoming stranded on a sandbar, follow Moko the bottlenose dolphin to safety.

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Saturday, May 24, 2008

Shape Shifting aliens caught on tape

Here is an update on a video we featured last year. This extraordinary footage from the 2008 TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference, captures one of the wonders of the underwater world, rarely seen by ground-dwellers.

See this amazing video

How smart is the octopus?

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Friday, May 23, 2008

Elephant snaps, shoots baby animals

Cameras concealed inside a carved out tree trunk, carried by elephants, have been used to follow and record four newborn tiger cubs in the Pench National Park in India.

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The Telegraph, a U.K. based newspaper includes Switch Zoo in their list of The 20 most useful websites for children and families.
See the other 19 most useful websites

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Thursday, May 22, 2008