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You Can Now Cross the Alps In this Wild, Glass-Bottomed Cable Car

If you’re looking for thrill—and you’re not afraid if heights—consider adding Switzerland’s coolest new form of transit to your bucket list. When the Matterhorn Glacier Ride II opens this summer, you’ll be able to travel between the Swiss and Italian Alps in a high-elevation cable [...]

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Cheetah Escapes Omaha Zoo, Triggering Lockdown

Last week, a 60-pound cheetah escaped her enclosure in a Nebraska zoo, triggering a red-alert lockdown procedure.  The cheetah, a five-year-old female named Gretchen, managed to slip out of her fenced-in habitat within Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. She was wandering around the nearby [...]

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These Animals are Trained to Sniff Out Cancer

It may surprise you that a creature as small as an ant can be trained to do anything, let alone possibly save your life. But scientists have long been fascinated by animals’ abilities to suss out everything from cancer to infectious diseases in humans. According to [...]

It’s a cold snowy morning, but the bald eagles continue to deliver the goods. A bald eagle deliveries nesting material to the nest with its mate looking on.

Why Are Coloradans Freaking Out Over This Bald Eagle Egg?

One of Colorado’s most beloved bald eagle duos, composed of a female affectionately known as F420 and a male fondly referred to as “Dad,” has recently laid a new egg near Standley Lake. Presently, they are alternating their roles as incubators, eagerly awaiting the arrival [...]

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Utah Wildlife Officials Suggest Eating Bullfrogs to Control Population

Utah residents are hopping to it and catching bullfrogs in record numbers, thanks to a recent reminder from the state’s Department of Natural Resources that the amphibians are invasive—and delicious. Bullfrogs first arrrived in Utah around the 1970s, and they now have established populations along [...]

A rare Walrus, Odobenus rosmarus, lying on the ramp of Tenby lifeboat station in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

Thor, Celebrity Walrus, Spotted in Iceland After 850-mile Swim

Days after the UK mourned the departure of its celebrity Atlantic walrus, nicknamed Thor, they found new cause to celebrate. He was spotted on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, safe and sound—and happily sunning himself on southern the coast of Iceland. The walrus, [...]

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You Can Now Cross the Alps In this Wild, Glass-Bottomed Cable Car

If you’re looking for thrill—and you’re not afraid if heights—consider adding Switzerland’s coolest new form of transit to your bucket list. When the Matterhorn [...]

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Watch: Skier and Snowboarder Narrowly Escape Avalanche on Mt. Washington

Last week, a hiker on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington managed to film the terrifying moment in which a snowboarder and skier were nearly engulfed [...]

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Cheetah Escapes Omaha Zoo, Triggering Lockdown

Last week, a 60-pound cheetah escaped her enclosure in a Nebraska zoo, triggering a red-alert lockdown procedure.  The cheetah, a five-year-old female named Gretchen, [...]

Daily Outdoor

These Animals are Trained to Sniff Out Cancer

It may surprise you that a creature as small as an ant can be trained to do anything, let alone possibly save your life. But [...]

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Why Are Coloradans Freaking Out Over This Bald Eagle Egg?

One of Colorado’s most beloved bald eagle duos, composed of a female affectionately known as F420 and a male fondly referred to as “Dad,” [...]

Daily Outdoor

Utah Wildlife Officials Suggest Eating Bullfrogs to Control Population

Utah residents are hopping to it and catching bullfrogs in record numbers, thanks to a recent reminder from the state’s Department of Natural Resources [...]

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Invading Canadian “Super Pigs” Could Soon Threaten the Northern U.S.

What do you get when you cross a domesticated pig with a wild boar and then give it super powers to survive Canadian winters? [...]

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Watch: Florida Teen with Rare Condition Gets to Enjoy His Backyard for First Time 

For the first time in his life, a 17-year-old boy from Oldsmar, Florida, is finally able to enjoy his own backyard.  According to Fox [...]

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Scientist Discovers Giant Jurassic-Era Insect Outside Arkansas Walmart

Walmart: home to great prices, affordable basics, and…giant Jurassic-era insects? In 2012, a man named Michael Skvarla had an unforgettable experience during a routine [...]

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Thor, Celebrity Walrus, Spotted in Iceland After 850-mile Swim

Days after the UK mourned the departure of its celebrity Atlantic walrus, nicknamed Thor, they found new cause to celebrate. He was spotted on [...]

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