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Japanese women go wild for sexy gorilla named Shabani

Shabani the gorilla has a real animal magnetism. He's been drawing large crowds of women to the Higashiyama Zoo in Nagoya, Japan. Female visitors describe him as dark and brooding. They even humanize the sexy beast by calling him "ikemen," which means good-looking man. Shabani just can't take a bad picture. He modeled for the zoo during the spring festival. "He often rests his chin on his ... [Read More]
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Prehistoric giant kangaroo favored walking to hopping

You have to crawl before you can walk, unless you're a kangaroo. Modern kangaroos hop or use all four limbs and tail for pentapedal locomotion but prehistoric kangaroos walked, according to a paper published in the journal PLOS ONE. Sthenurus stirlingi (short-faced, giant kangaroo) lived for 12.5 million years until going extinct 30,000 years ago. The giant kangaroo was 6-1/2 feet tall, 10 ... [Read More]
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Supersized chickens product of selective breeding

We have a big appetite for chicken, which has directly led to bigger chickens. Modern chickens, known as Ross 308 broiler strain, are four times larger than their counterparts from 1957 and double the size of those from 1978 according to a study published in the journal Poultry Science. The supersized chickens aren't the result of hormones, steroids or genetic manipulation but rather ... [Read More]
John Oliver calls on Russia to save space geckos

John Oliver calls on Russia to save space geckos

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver was particularly depressing this week due to seemingly insurmountable problems like the war in Gaza and Ukraine but the host suggested we start small by rescuing geckos trapped in space. Russia sent one male and four female geckos into space to study the effects of zero gravity on mating but lost communication with the satellite. They claim communication has ... [Read More]
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Dog attacks leaf blower and becomes real-life Falcor

Dogs have a love hate relationship with leaf blowers. Their instinct is to attack the loud machine, which results in their lips being pulled back by the powerful wind like a skydiver. A two-year old video of a just such a dog recently went viral in no small part to its uncanny resemblance to Falcor from The NeverEnding Story movie. There have been no further uploads so we can only ... [Read More]
PETA recoils from snake prank

PETA recoils from snake prank

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are giving bad reviews to "Snake in Cab." It's not latest movie by Samuel L. Jackson but a prank by former New York cabbie Jimmy Failla. His passengers unwittingly shared a cab with a Burmese python that slithered into the back seat. "Nice thing about drubbing a cab in NYC is that you never know who's gonna get in," Failla tweeted with ... [Read More]
Bear prank recreates Yogurt commercial

Bear prank recreates Yogurt commercial

Chobani Yogurt keeps you regular by scaring the crap out of you! The company ambushed New Yorkers with a bear prank to follow up its Super Bowl commercial, which features a real bear that wreck a store while searching for natural ingredients. The hungry bear jumped out from behind a street corner and attacked a hotdog vender cart. Fortunately, this bear was just a man inside a costume but ... [Read More]