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Runaway pet tortoise found one year later and half a mile away from home

A tortoise that went missing a year ago was found half a mile away from its home. Maxi, a 14-year-old tortoise scaled a 12-inch high fence to escape its enclosure, was found by dog walkers in the middle of a field just 0.6 miles from its home in Wiltshire, England- having travelled at an average […]

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Abandoned by parents baby emu bird bonds with goats

An adorable baby emu which was rejected by its parents is now being nursed by baby goats – a rather unusual friendship. Taz was the only emu to hatch in an incubator out of the ten eggs laid by his parents, Del and Rodney. Because the chick was hatched in an incubator, rather than being […]

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Printer toner dumped in pond turns white swans black

White swans were stained by black printer toner while swimming in a UK pond. (Ink cartridges contain liquid and are used by inkjet printers, while toner cartridges contain powder and are used by laser printers) “This poor mute swan came into the centre over the weekend, contaminated from head to tail,” staff at the West […]

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Giant circle of pits found near Stonehenge

Archaeologists have discovered a wide circle of deep pits surrounding an ancient settlement near Stonehenge, opening up new lines of investigation into the origins and meaning of the mysterious, prehistoric monument. Among Britain’s most recognisable landmarks, the standing stones at Stonehenge draw tourists from around the world as well as people searching for spiritual connections […]