Contest of singing birds in Thailand

Every year in Thailand in the period from January to July, a contest of singing birds. This is a very serious competition. Cells with birds hung on high poles 3 – 6 meters, the judges listened to the song and put their estimates, respectively, tone, melody and volume. In this small issue, the photos of the two regions of Thailand, where these contests were held this month.
The winner stood to win a trophy and 10,000 baht – equal to many monthly salaries in Thailand – as well as the chance to advance to some sort of upper level competition that would cover a wider area of the country.
There are about 100,000 people nationwide who participate in these competitions.
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Afrika At Night

Amazing photos of the African plains at night.
Latest camera technology allowed Martin Dorn photograph animal life on the African plains at night, under cover of darkness. (Martin Dohrn / Africa Night  Africa At NightDorn did not use artificial lighting, which could distract the animals. Thus, he was able to capture rare species of hunting lionesses night.
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The African Giant Snail – The Largest Snail On Earth

The African giant snail, also called as the giant tiger land snail, is the largest snail from its family. The Giant Ghana snail is native to the forest of Ghana, Africa. Those snails are hermaphrodites, like almost all pulmonate gastropods. The shells of these snails grow s to  18 centimeters of length with a  diameter of 9 centimeters, however, there are also bigger examples.
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Those snails lives in tropical condition where they do not have natural enemies. Each of those gigantic snails  lays up to twelve hundred eggs per year  that causing a big problem in natural habitat for the other, normal size snails that we have used to.
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Monkeys Are Great Posers – An Outstanding Photography by Jill Greenberg

Who doesn’t like monkeys? Sometimes weirdos, irritating but always entertaining. Jill Greenberg took one step further and made some photos that are really unusual. Who knows how much time she needed but  – mission accomplished.  Her goal was very simple: Place a monkey in front of camera and wait until they make some funny and unique faces or poses. Here you will see only a part of them, the rest of these monkey funny photos you may find on her official website.
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Famous Cartoon Characters In a Quite Unusual Form

Hyungkoo Lee has come up with the idea to represent famous cartoon characters as skeletons. He wanted to figure out how the anatomy of the cartoons would look like if they were alive, and the materials used to manage to create this are some synthetic materials and surprisingly enough real animal bones. He called his project “Animatus” and the cartoon characters used are Bugs Bunny, Donald Duck, Tom & Jerry, Road Runner, etc.
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Skeleton of The Snakes

They are not alive and they cannot attack you but still they are scary as hell and amazing to observe. The backbone of the snakes is made up of many vertebrae attached to ribs. Humans have around 24 ribs and 33 vertebrae but snakes can have from 100 up to 400 vertebrae with many ribs attached, so imagine the difference. That is what makes these legless creatures so flexible and easy to move! The snake’s bones have a very complex structure with many joins so snake can swallow much bigger objects than its own head. Most snakes can be d into 4 groups based on their jaws, Aglyphous snakes (with similar sized teeth), Opisthoglyphous snakes (with a pair of 2 big teeth) , Proteroglyphous snakes ( with few short teeth ) and Solenoglyphous snakes (with pair of 2 fangs).
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Over 3000 snake species can be found around the world. Giant ones like the 23 feet long pythons can squeeze the life out of a large antelope, smaller hypo or kangaroo and swallow it whole king Cobra can kill smaller elephant. Other snakes grow no longer than a pencil. In captivity, some snake species can live as long as 50 years.
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Ashes – The Hairless Chimp

We are all used to see different kind of monkeys at the zoo, mostly the furry chimpanzees, but have you ever seen a hairless chimpanzee? You need to travel to Mysore Zoo in India to see that: a hairless chimp called Ashes. The strange thing about it is that he was born with a lot of fur, but lost it all after only one year. This only makes him look more like a human.  Speaking of monkeys, here are some really cool photos that show how monkeys can be great posers.
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Chimpanzees are the closest living relatives to humans, being a member of the Hominini tribe. They are very social and intelligent creatures, and they know how to read symbols and they understand some aspects of the human language. Most chimps look furry and cute, but they have powerful muscles under the fur coat to easily climb trees and that are exactly what you will see on Ashes; his powerful arms.
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Extremely Tough Spider Webs

One of human’s biggest fears is definitely spiders, even if a lot of them are small and harmless. Well, that is not the case with the Darwin’s Bark Spider and the web it’s making. It is considered the largest in the world and the most resistant spider web. The funny thing is that the Bark Spider is so tiny, almost 3-4 cm long, but it can built 25 meters long webs that is pretty amazing but somewhat creepy as well. This makes the web the strongest biological material ever, and it is about 10 times stronger than Kevlar.
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The Bark Spiders and their webs were discovered by scientist Igni Agnarsson from University of Puerto Rico. They are found in Madagascar, usually around rivers and lakes. This is very clever since a lot of big insects spend their time near the water. People have wondered if the webs can trap bats and birds, but it has still not happened. From the toughest spider web to the worst spider bite: take a look at the damage this Hobo Spider from North America can make.
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Pink Handfishes That Don’t Swim But Walk

Fishes are strange enough as they are, but what about fishes with hands? Weird! The pink handfish, as it is called, is a part of the handfish family, and is last seen in 1999. It is now one of the newly named species of the handfishes, among nine others. This very odd fish doesn’t swim, and that explains why it’s located at the bottom of the ocean. It uses its “hands” that are supposed to be fins, to walk around. Tasmania, an Australian island, is the place where the nine fishes have been found, to be completely precise, around the city of Hobart.
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It is probably the place to be for a handfish, because all the 14 species of this kind are found nearby southeastern Australia. The little pink creature is only 4 inch large (10 cm), and the scientists don’t know that much about its behavior because it has been poorly studied. Speaking of strange fishes, here is one that is considered as the ugliest sea creature – the Sea Pig.
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Giant Butterfiles Of The World

Have you even wonder how big butterflies can be? Well, pretty big. Some of them rich size of human head.
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Say Hello to the Saddest Pug of All Time

A man’s best friend. You got to love dogs! They are always there for you, so playful, so happy and curious. But what has happened with this dog? This must be the saddest dog ever, and the cutest because of his little furry sweater. The breed is the famous Pug or Puglet, and the wrinkles that they have on their snout gives them such a sad appearance, but I have never seen a Pug with so sad face that it looks like the whole world is going down.
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But that is not the only thing that makes the whole situation bad; he is sitting tied to a street post outside like he is waiting for his owner, or at least I hope so. It is amazing what a dog face with so many expressions can make people think. Speaking of dogs in the street, this artist is making dog-like sculptures among others out of newspaper and places them out on the streets of New York.
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Real-Life Jurassic Park Experience in Cuba

We know how dinosaurs looked like, and some of us have seen skeletons of them at museums, but how cool would it be if we could see life sized models of them? That actually exists, believe it or not. In “Valle de la Prehistoria” that is located near the city of Santiago de Cuba there are life-sized dinosaur models. When you enter the place or the park you can see hundreds of dinosaurs.
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It’s just like being in Jurassic Park, because the Valle de la Prehistoria is huge, around 11 hectares of land. It includes 227 sculptures that represent 59 dinosaur species. Felines, mammoths and cavemen are also to be found in the park.
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Sheep Moving In To “Hobbiton”

Hobbiton is known as the little village in the Lord of the rings trilogy, where the Hobbits are living in small houses. In real life that place is called Matamata and is located in New Zealand. After shooting the movie, the little village became a tourist attraction, and the reason for that is not only because of the movies, but the sheep that are staying there.
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They just moved in from a farm nearby, and it is funny because it looks like they are actually living there. The tourists that get a toured guide in the former Hobbiton have the opportunity to pet the lambs that are lying inside the houses. The village has perfect nature surroundings and the sheep are just giving it the idyllic untouched hint.
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The reason why the houses are simple and empty is because they didn’t need to furnish them, and that is

Out of My Way!

Giant shoebill had its birdy list to do, but suddenly, to its big surprise, a duck blocked its way.


Man's best friend

Ok… I heard the fact that the dog is the man’s best friend but this is the weirdest stuff I have ever see. This more dog is more like a kid than a dog… Could it be that this dog eats in a baby bottle or eat in it’s dog dish? I couldn’t imagine this dog been barking. Might be so funny showing his teeth in his owner’s bag
In other hand this dogs looks so cute.

Animal’s weirdest friendships

According to Wikipedia a friend is a person that someone likes or knows. People who are friends talk to each other and spend time together. They also help each other when they are in trouble. Friends are people that can be looked up to and trusted. A friend is one who admires a person’s skill and helps or encourages them to make the right choices.
Friendship as a type of interpersonal relationship is found also among animals with high intelligence[citation needed], such as the higher mammals and some birds. Cross-species friendships are common between humans and domestic animals. Less common but noteworthy are friendships between an animal and another animal of a different species, such as a dog and cat.
But it can happen, as you will seen in the following images, remember to click on the images to read the story about their friendship.


The Biggest Crab in Britain is Huge and Still Growing

This biggest crab in Britain is huge and it is still growing and that is not all what you need to hear, they call this thing ‘Crabzilla’ and that is what concerns me most.
The biggest crab ever seen in Britain

The biggest crab ever seen in Britain

Odd fishes you didn't know about

Goliath Tigerfish
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This collection of images corresponds to the fish more terrifying story, perfect for nights of nightmare. See fish you thought you did not exist.

Frilled Shark
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Bat Soup, Delicious!

I have nothing against them, but our friends always come east to talk: they eat dogs, cats, scorpion candy, cakes in the shape of dead worms, rats … and Bat!
¿Bat?… yes!!!… bats!!
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bat soup!!

Andre, curious and friendly mascot

It is often said, and it is proven that there is nothing better than animals living in their natural habitat. But often the human race is not good with animals. Because of this, many animals are in danger of extinction. Fortunately there are people willing to help, as is the case in this family who rescued this cute baby seals, spotted like a tiger, to raise her at home. His name is Andre.
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foca tigre

Best Ads with dogs

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The dog is the man’s best friend and it’s one of the most beloved pets on the World. Some companies take advantange of this and make good ads where the dogs are the protagonists, like those below.
Here it is a great collection with the funniest and creative ads with dogs you’ll ever found:

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4 Ways To Walk The Dog

There are several ways of walking the dog, among which is the traditional (old school), the car … or other forms!
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walking the dog

His Doggy Eat Cats

This cute West Highland terrier called Snowy has recently eaten 5 cats. All the shocking details after the jump.
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doggy that hates gat

Photo of Huge (55ft) snake shocks World

photograph purporting to show a 55ft snake found in a forest in Malasya has become an internet sensation.
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The thread claimed the snake was one of two enormous boas found by workers clearing forest for a new road outside Guping city, Jiangxi province. They apparently woke up the sleeping snakes during attempts to bulldoze a huge mound of earth.
“On the third dig, the operator found there was blood amongst the soil, and with a further dig, a dying snake appeared,” said the post.
“By the time the workers came back, the wounded boa had died, while the other snake had disappeared. The bulldozer operator was so sick that he couldn’t even stand up.”
The post claimed that the digger driver was so traumatised that he suffered a heart attack on his way to hospital and later died.
The dead snake was 55ft (16.7m) long, weighed 300kg and was estimated to be 140 years old, according to the post.

20 Cutest Zoo Babies

Aurora the Bornean Orangutan, Houston Zoo
Aurora the Bornean Orangutan, Houston Zoo
Here are some of the cutest arrivals on the zoo circuit from across the United States.
Christopher and Connor, the Malayan Tigers; San Diego Zoo
Christopher and Connor, the Malayan Tigers; San Diego Zoo

2011 World’s Ugliest Dog Competition

Here are the contestants of 2011 World’s Ugliest Dog competition held on Friday, June 24, 2011, in Petaluma, California.


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