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from the Guardian

The week in wildlife - in pictures

Giant anteater - Giant Anteaters are native to Central and South America. Their amazing tongues are typically 60 cm (24 inches) long, covered in backward-curving papillae and coated in thick, sticky saliva


Hubble snaps close-up of the Tarantula Hubble has taken this stunning close-up shot of part of the Tarantula Nebula. This star-forming region of ionised hydrogen gas is in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small galaxy which neighbours the Milky Way. It is home to many extreme conditions including supernova remnants and the heaviest star ever found. The Tarantula Nebula is the most luminous nebula of its type  in the local Universe.

from BBC Nature

Cheetah's speed secrets revealed

Red Squirrel: "I have a slight itch!" (Photo By: David C. Walker via Flickr.)

from Zimbio

Southern Tamandua Brings Up Her Baby

A three-month-old baby Southern Tamandua "Konbu" lies on its mother Tae's back at Sunshine International Aquarium on July 7, 2009 in Tokyo,

from eatLocalGrown

8 Herbs That Kill Internal Parasites Naturally

Internal parasites are more common than most people realize. There's a pretty good chance that you and a third of the people you know have them.

from Look Magazine

Celebrity Tattoos You Just Have To See


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