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WATCH: Mother bear pulls cub off busy B.C. highway

A video showing a mother bear pulling her cub off a busy British Columbia highway has warmed the hearts of people around the world–even the professional tornado chaser who filmed it. “That is the coolest thing I have ever seen,” Ricky Forbes shouted as he captured the scene in Kootenay National Park on May 17. Since posting it on YouTube, Forbes’ video has appeared on the New York

Meet The Lion Whisperer, the animal behaviourist reinventing zoology

The Lion Whisperer: Kevin Richardson with one of his male lions in South Africa. The zoologist has reared 27 lions by hand and is treated as one of the pack A SOUTH AFRICAN zoologist has pulled off the ultimate home relocation, moving 27 adult lions from one game reserve to another in a Mercedes Sprinter van. Remarkably, a few months after their arrival at the park north of Pretoria, all lio

Elephants help calf cross river

Auntie trying to catch baby elephant washed away by swift current © Dan Slaven A deep river is never easy for elephant adults, let alone a six month old calf, to cross and being washed away in the current is a very real possibility. This incredible footage by Kicheche Laikipia guest, Sandy Gelderman, filmed while being led by guide, Onesmus Lesiata, in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, shows a mo

It’s the lion of long leap: Amazing moment predator catches an antelope in mid-air

It's the lion of long leap: Amazing moment predator catches an antelope in mid-air A soaring lion leaps from a ridge to catch a fleeing antelope in mid air. The extraordinary take-down happened after a pair of lionesses surprised two blesboks running in their direction. To escape, a frightened blesbok jumped several metres from the ridge - only to be intercepted mid-flight by the hungry f

A world’s first: Kevin Richardson playing football with wild lions (FULL VIDEO)

This man likes to play football with wild lions. While wearing a suit. What a hero. In this video for Van Gils, who are the official tailor to the Royal Dutch Football Association, Kevin Richardson can be seen tussling with the lions and having a friendly game of football. The lions are affectionate and playful with him but they’re still LIONS. Full grown lions with teeth and claws and a lu

Claud may only have 3 legs, but he’s as fast as almost any bobcat we have!

Two bobcats from different worlds are now together at The Wildcat Sanctuary where they have truly bonded and live wild at heart. Claud is a wild born bobcat. When Claud was just a kitten, he was found caught and impaled on a fence in California. Wildlife rehabilitators were unable to save his right rear leg and it had to be amputated. This injury meant Claud could no longer be released back i

Amazing! Giant Megabats!

Amazing! Giant Megabats! The giant golden-crowned flying fox gets its species name from the golden fur around the head, in sharp contrast to the black body. Like all other fruit bats, they have no tail. They are among the largest bats, with a wingspan of 1.5–1.7 m (4 ft 10 in–5 ft 7 in) and weighing 0.7–1.2 kg (1.5–2.6 lb). The only other bats with comparable measurements are a few sp

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