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Acupuncture for cats and dogs

Pet owners in China are turning to acupuncture to help soothe the aches and pains of their beloved cats and dogs. Traditional practitioners believe acupuncture, which involves inserting long, fine needles at specific places, known as meridians, of the body, can stimulate blood circulation to promote healing and relieve some aches and pains.

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Fireflies light up the night in Mexico

Tourists flock to sanctuaries near the town of Nanacamilpa in Mexico to watch fireflies as they gather to mate in the forest.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 29

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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Hyenas spark admiration, not fear, in Ethiopia’s Harar city

Hyenas roam the streets of the ancient walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia every night, seeking scraps of meat to drag to the nearby caves. Abbas Yusuf, known as Hyena Man, learnt to feed the hyenas from his father, Yusuf Mume Salleh, who fed them for 45 years before passing the job to his son 13 years ago

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Thailand’s crocodile farms

Thailand is home to some of the world's biggest crocodile farms, where tourists can see the giant reptiles lounging in the hot sun, chomping on chicken, or swarming in emerald green pools. Some 1.2 million crocodiles are kept on more than 1,000 farms in Thailand, according to figures from the Thai department of fisheries. Some are equipped with slaughterhouses and tanneries to produce luxury products

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Rebuilding The Great Wall Of China

For more than a decade, mules have been crucial in the effort to restore Jiankou, a serpentine section of the Great Wall of China that is notorious for its ridges and perilous slopes.

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Brazil’s new oil frontier threatens Amazon reef

Deep beneath the waters of the Atlantic off Brazil's most northern coast, French major Total SA is hunting for what it hopes will be Latin America's next big oil discovery, but environmentalists fear the project may damage a nearby thriving reef system, more than 1,000 kilometers long and possibly home to new marine species.

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Martin and his Paquito

Martin Herrera, who has spent the last 20 years domesticating and training roosters in San Jose, Costa Rica, spends time with his favorite “Paquito”.

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Crabs invade Cuba’s Bay of Pigs

If you are into your history you'll know what the Bay Of Pigs in Cuba is known for, but that was decades ago.
These days it's all about the invasion of crabs and not CIA sponsored rebels.

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The Animals Of Amboseli National Park in Kenya

I have actually visited Amboseli. It was about 12 years ago and my first ever safari and I can still remember the first "wild" elephant I saw. It was a big male, standing underneath a big tree. It had a reddish color due to the sand it had thrown over it's back. It was the sheer stature and size of the animal that impressed me.
Any way, here are some more beautiful animals you could encounter in the Amboseli national park.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 10

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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Wild boars are taking over in the Fukushima evacuation zone

When people leave, nature takes back control. This is also the case in the Fukushima evacuation zone. People are being told to return to their home as there is no apparent danger any more, but this means nature needs to be dealt with first. In this case it's all about wild boars roaming the streets.
No reports on if these animals glow in the dark.

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