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Giant vegetarian tortoise breaks rank to eat meat. Video captured shows reptile deliberately attacking and eating chick

Zoologists captured the moment when a lifelong vegetarian broke rank to eat meat and what made it all the more “horrifying” was that it was a tortoise. Researchers captured the moment on video when a Seychelles giant tortoise, previously thought to be vegetarian attacked and ate a tern chick in what they say is the first […]

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Olivia Podmore: Former New Zealand Olympic cyclist has died aged 24

Former New Zealand Olympic cyclist Olivia Podmore has died, the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) confirmed in a statement. “We offer our deepest condolences to family, friends and others in the NZ community who are grieving this loss,” the NZOC said. “We are providing wellbeing support for members of her team and the wider team […]

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Octopus taste their prey just by touching them, study finds

A Harvard University study reveals the molecular mechanism that makes octopus taste its prey just by touching them with its tentacles. The first layer of cells in suction cups on an octopus’ tentacles has sensors which can detect those molecules that don’t dissolve well in water. There are chemo tactile receptors in the sensors identify […]

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Entertainment

Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge is struggling with mummy guilt

Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge laid bare her “mummy guilt” during a landmark podcast, recorded as part of her efforts to bring about a “generational change” in early-years childcare. The duchess told the “Happy Mum, Happy Baby” podcast that she suffered anxiety about her performance as a mother “all the time”, adding that “anyone who […]