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This Frog breaks its own bones to make Claws

Hairy Frog

Ever heard of a Hairy Frog? Don’t worry, most people haven’t. Frogs maybe a boring topic to some people, but Hairy frog exhibits a characteristic which would pique anybody’s interest. Hairy Frog (or Trichobatrachus robustus) breaks its own bones to turn them into claws. These ‘claws’ are only on the hind feet. The claw may look a bit like a ... Read More »

[VIDEO] Here’s a Cute Animal You may not have seen Before


The animal in the video is a “Desert Rain Frog“. Some may disagree but it is adorable in a sense. Please watch the video before judging. This species of Frog is located in South Africa and Namibia. Desert Rain Frogs are nocturnal and are endangered due to diamond mining in the area. It’s simply like a chubby frog. Would you ... Read More »

How Now Brown Cow: Do You Take Milk With That?

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How now brown cow: Do you take milk with that? We all know someone with a food disorder, whether it’s Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Celiac Disease (gluten intolerance), wheat intolerance or lactose intolerance.  Lactose intolerance has become far more common in recent times with almost 90-95% of black individuals and 20-25% of white individuals throughout the world showing symptoms for ... Read More »

Sex Deprived Male Flies Turn To Alcohol To Meet Physiological Demands

Drosophila melanogaster, a male fruit fly chooses to fulfill its physiological demands through alcohol after being deprived of having sex, the study finds. The findings will help to understand the human behavior and cure this addiction. The study revealed that the mating male flies were not attracted towards alcohol despite being exposed to it where as the deprived ones turned ... Read More »

New Specie of Sea Snake Found in Australia

According to findings published in Zootaxaby Associate Professor Bryan Fry from The University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Biological Sciences, a new specie of sea snake has been discovered in the Gulf of Carpenteria, northern Australia. The new specie Hydrophis donaldii had been earlier not properly surveyed despite it being potentially known to exist. It’s also called “Weipa”. “Weipa really ... Read More »

Chimpanzee Of Old Tarzan Movies Dies

A chimpanzee which featured in the old Tarzan movies during 1930s, has died at the age of 80, according to the sanctuary where it was living. The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary in Palm Harbor, Florida announced on its website: “It is with great sadness that the community has lost a dear friend and family member on December 24, 2011,” Its name ... Read More »

10 Days Old Dolphin [PHOTOS]

A baby dolphin is lowered into a swimming pool just hours after being rescued. The mammal was discovered by walkers on a beach near the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo. It was suffering from injuries believed to have been caused by a fishing net. There was no sign of its mother. The dolphin is only about ten days old. Richard Tesore, head ... Read More »

Evidence Found Of Dinousaurs Which Ate Birds

Dinosaurs look huge and fiery animals which would shatter and tear apart anything that came in their way. But would they be eating birds as well? Well three Chinese scientists from Chinese Academy of Sciences have discovered evidence of a dinosaur Microraptor Gui whose abdomen was found to contain skeleton of a bird. Jingmai O’Connor, Zhonghe Zhou, and Xing Xu ... Read More »