This Adorable Pup Is Beautiful Now, But You Need To See Where She Started

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We’ve seen dogs in all sorts of desperate situations, but nothing quite like this pup named Belle who was found wandering the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa. In September, rescuers from Community Led Animal Welfare, otherwise known as CLAW, found a lab and hound mix covered in so many blood-sucking ticks, she was practically unrecognizable. […]

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These Whales Were Stuck In Shallow Water When Unlikely Heroes Came To The Rescue

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); When beachgoers on Las Coloradas Beach in the Canary Islands noticed a pod of whales headed toward the shoreline, they knew they had to come up with a plan quickly. That’s because the short-finned pilot whales had become caught in shallow water. Quick-thinking vacationers headed into the water in an attempt […]

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#Has Justine Landed Yet: World awaits PR pro’s arrival in Africa

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http://twitter.com/#!/thefocusedphd/status/414182837516898305 It was the (tasteless) joke heard around the Twitterverse, as a public relations professional managed to make an AIDS joke that some perceived as racist. http://twitter.com/#!/JustineSacco/status/414052561248075776 It’s been retweeted nearly 4,000 times in 12 hours, and now it’s inspired a post on the New York Times website and its own hashtag, #HasJustineLandedYet, which trended high among […]

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500 African Rhinos Will Be Relocated Due to the Increasing Level Of Poaching.

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Over a thousand rhinos were murdered last year for their horns. That number is increasing at an alarming rate from the 13 who killed in 2007. Illegal poaching in South Africa’s Kruger National Park recently reached such high levels to the point where hiring more guards isn’t enough. The only solution: evacuating the animals to safer […]

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To Keep Their Vines Pest-Free, This Vineyard Is Getting Help From An Unlikely Source

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At the Vergenoegd Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa, the use of pesticides is a taboo topic. Instead of spraying chemicals to keep the bugs at bay, they’ve come up with a…different idea (to say the least). They’re called Indian runner ducks. Yes, you read that right! More than 1,000 waterbirds call the vineyard their […]

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