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Incomparable Beauty: The 13 Finalists Of The Wildlife Photojournalist Award 2017
The long-running competition 'The Wildlife Photographer of the Year', now in its 53rd edition, showcases the globe‚Äôs best nature photography and photojournalism in one place, hoping to ignite curiosity about the natural world while shining the spotlight on wildlife photography as an art form.  ...  More
Sep. 16, 2017
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The Animal Box: Marta Bevacqua Captures Girls Indoor With Beautiful Or Dangerous Creatures In The Shadow
Marta Bevacqua is a professional, Italian photographer currently based in Paris. Born in Rome in 1989, her fascination with the art form began in high school. After graduation in 2008, she dedicated all her time to this passion until it became a job. By 2009, she was part of a collective exhibition ...  More
Aug. 31, 2017
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Jennifer Gennari’s Stunning Portrait Paintings Of Cats
Jennifer Gennari is a classically trained figurative artist. She graduated in 2005 from Ringling College of Art and Deign and in 2008 left for Italy to study at the Florence Academy of Art where she spent three years abroad studying classical realism under Daniel Graves.  ...  More
Aug. 17, 2017
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Dullest Movie Ever: Baa Baa Land Is An Epic 8-hour Slow-motion Film About Sheep
Baa Baa Land is a slow cinema film with no actors, dialogue or narrative produced by Calm. Written and produced by Peter Freedman, shot and edited by Garth Thomas, the American-financed, British-made film will premiere at the Prince Charles Cinema in London's West End, September 2017.  ...  More
Jul. 26, 2017
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Olga Barantseva Mesmerizing Portraits Of Models Posing Seductively With A Giant Brown Bear
Olga Barantseva is a Russian portrait photographer who grew up loving nature and wildlife. She took up photography in 2007, and in 2012 she decided to combine her passions by photographing models with wildlife in a forest near Moscow. She also loves the vintage look and fairy tales, so you will see ...  More
Jul. 23, 2017
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Diane Ozdamar Cute Pictures Of Pet Rats To Break The Negative Image
Diane Ozdamar is a French illustrator, photographer and graphic designer, currently living in Montreal who has been taking pictures of pet rats for years hoping to break the negative image that is often associated with these lovely animals.  ...  More
Jul. 19, 2017
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The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards
Animals do the funniest things and these pictures from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards prove it. The 2017 edition is still accepting entries but while the judges are warming up we can already take a peek at some of the funniest submissions of the contest.  ...  More
Jul. 12, 2017
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Martha, A Neapolitan Mastiff, Has Just Won The World Ugliest Dog Competition 2017
The competition at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, was stiff. The old, blind, warty and hairless had all showed up to do their worst. But only one of them could emerge victorious, claiming the title of World's Ugliest Dog.  ...  More
Jun. 25, 2017
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June 23 Is The Annual PINK FLAMINGO DAY And It’s Beautiful !
Pink Flamingo Day was declared in 2007 by Dean Mazzaralla, the mayor of Leominster, MA to honor the work of Don Featherstone, creator of the plastic lawn flamingo. It is celebrated every year on June 23.  ...  More
Jun. 23, 2017
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Amazing BALLOON SCULPTURES Of Animals By Masayoshi Matsumoto
Masayoshi Matsumoto is a Japanese artist who has turned his love for animals into works of art. Using multi-colored balloons, he intricately weaves them together to produce true-to-life creations of Earth's creatures. Each animal or insect is made entirely from blown balloons, right down to their ...  More
May. 31, 2017
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CRYPTIC COLORATION: These Camouflaged Animals Are Masters Of Disguise
Camouflage, also called cryptic coloration, is a defense or tactic that organisms use to blend in with their surroundings. Background matching is perhaps the most common camouflage tactic. While some animals are so dangerous that they don't require hiding their presence, others rely on deception and ...  More
May. 29, 2017
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Justin Kobylka Spends 8 Years Breeding An Emoji Ball Python
What happens when you're really into snakes and you've got a ton of time on your hands? An emoji snake, that's what. Justin Kobylka breeds snakes with unique patterns and sells them at his store in Toccoa, Georgia - often for large amounts of money. After 8 years of trying, he has created an Emoji ...  More
Mar. 7, 2017
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Incredible Wildlife Crossings Or Animal Bridges Around The World
Animals bridges, which may also be known as ecoducts or wildlife crossings, are structures that allow animals to safely cross human-made barriers like highways. A wildlife crossing is the broadest term and can include: underpass tunnels, viaducts, overpasses and bridges, amphibian tunnels, fish ...  More
Feb. 10, 2017
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Animal Whisperer: Allan Dixon Is The Master Of Animal Selfies
Allan Dixon has earned himself the title of a 'real-life Dr. Dolittle' because of his ability to 'talk' animals into posing for a selfie with him. The results are amazing. He seems to befriend any animal he meets: 'it could take anywhere between five minutes to three hours of being in the animals ...  More
Feb. 7, 2017
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Goth Chicken: The Rare Indonesian ‘Ayam Cemani’ Is Entirely Black
The Ayam Cemani, an all-black bird indigenous to Indonesia, is the most sought-after chicken on the market right now, but not for its taste. In fact, no one would dare eat these Sith Lord birds. According to Greenfire Farms owner Paul Bradshaw, who breeds Ayam Cemani in Florida, Ayam Cemani is 'the ...  More
Feb. 4, 2017
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Body Painting Artist Emma Fay Turns Humans Into Realistic Animals
At first glance this image of a tarantula is realistic enough to scare an arachnophobe. But a closer looks reveals it is actually a woman, painted to look like a spider by concept body artist Emma Fay. Miss Fay, from Leicester, has created a series of illusionary images combining body painting with ...  More
Jan. 30, 2017
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A Wild Orangutan Can Cut Tree Branches Using A Saw – BBC Spy In The Wild
An orangutan has been captured performing DIY better than some humans. The incredible new footage reveals a female great ape using a saw to skilfully divide a branch in two. The talented ape uses her right hand to hold the tool and her feet to grip the tree branch like a vice. She even blows away ...  More
Jan. 27, 2017
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Guitarist Neno Alfenas And His Parrot Perform A Beautiful Duet – Video
This video shows a South American musician who goes by the name Neno Alfenas running through a medley of Brazilian songs - which wouldn't be so remarkable if it wasn't a duet with a bright green and so tuneful Amazon Parrot. Some performers would not react well to being upstaged by a costar, but ...  More
Jan. 24, 2017
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Monkeys Kill A Fake Monkey Robot And Then Mourn Him – BBC Video
There is a BBC show called Spy in the Wild, and it's 100 percent Monkey Westworld. If you watch Westworld, that's it. You get it. It's the monkey version of Westworld. Just skip down to the clip. For those of you who need more context, here: Spy in the Wild follows a fake monkey with camera eyes as ...  More
Jan. 12, 2017
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No Snow, No Ice: Alaska Polar Bears Photo Series By Patty Waymire
A solitary bear sits on the edge of one of the Barter Islands. There is no snow, when at this time of year, there should be. In speaking with the locals in Kaktovic, they've noted that it's been an unseasonably warm winter, and that the ice will be late in forming this year. This will have an impact ...  More
Jan. 7, 2017
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The National Bird Of Israel Is The Hoopoe
In May 2008, President Shimon Peres announced the Hoopoe as Israel's new national bird. The Hoopoe won an election held by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel, which concluded on Thursday after months of voting. 155,000 people participated in the nationwide election. The road to ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
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