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Post by Bellisima » 03-19-2009 01:41 PM

Santino, a 31-year-old chimpanzee at Sweden's Furuvik Zoo, collected a cache of rocks and threw them at visitors. In a March report, researchers said his behavior confirmed that apes can plan ahead like humans. :p
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Post by Shirleypal » 03-19-2009 02:05 PM

Love this guy Bellisima, he has attitude.:D

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Post by Shirleypal » 03-30-2009 02:02 PM

Enjoying the Sun.

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Post by Shirleypal » 03-30-2009 02:05 PM

So cute.:)

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Post by Bellisima » 04-09-2009 10:10 AM

In November, the cries of alarm from Willie, a Quaker parrot from Denver, Colo., alerted his owner, Megan Howard, that the toddler she was babysitting was choking. His yells of "Mama, baby" led Howard to perform the Heimlich maneuver and earned Willie the local Red Cross chapter's Animal Lifesaver Award on March 20.
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Post by Shirleypal » 04-09-2009 10:19 AM

Thanks Bellisima, amazing story.:)

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Post by Shirleypal » 04-11-2009 11:35 PM

Beware of idenity theft this Easter.:D

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Post by Shirleypal » 05-14-2009 10:17 AM

Zoo keeper holds up Bengal tiger cubs at Universal Animal Zoo near Amman May 13, 2009. The cubs were born two weeks ago to father Nahar and mother Shorook.
REUTERS/Ali Jarekji (JORDAN SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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Post by Shirleypal » 05-27-2009 12:39 AM

Kamala, a newborn female White Bengal Tiger is fed milk using a baby bottle at the Olemse zoo in Olmen May 22, The cub, born on May 12, 2009, is not an albino but only have black pigments as compared to tigers which normally have red and black pigmentation, according to a zoo official.
REUTERS/Yves Herman (BELGIUM SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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Post by Bellisima » 06-05-2009 11:04 AM

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Post by Waverider » 06-05-2009 11:12 AM

That's the laugh of the day! Thanks Bell.:D

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Post by Shirleypal » 06-18-2009 10:00 AM

A two-pound, eight-week-old kitten that was dropped Friday June 12, 2009 in a public mailbox and later found among envelopes and packages is shown in Boston, Tuesday June 16, 2009. According to the MSCPA, the kitten they're calling 'Postina' was stuffed through a small opening and discovered Saturday afternoon by a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier

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Post by Shirleypal » 07-21-2009 10:26 PM

Dachshund puppies play in Sagua La Grande, province of Villaclara in central Cuba, July 19, 2009.
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Post by racehorse » 07-21-2009 11:08 PM

Shirleypal wrote: Dachshund puppies play in Sagua La Grande, province of Villaclara in central Cuba, July 19, 2009.


Beautiful puppies, Shirleypal. :)

My first puppy was a dachshund. :)
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Post by Shirleypal » 08-21-2009 09:57 PM

In this August 2009 handout photograph provided by The Denver Zoo, emperor tamarin monkey twins Lara and Lucy look on from their home in the zoo's nursery. The twins are being cared for by zookeepers after they were orphaned on July 30 when their mother died from cancer, three weeks after giving birth to the pair

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