February 6 – 13, 2015: Animals

An emaciated young sea lion that was probably looking for food was rescued along a major boulevard in San Francisco, more than 1,000 feet from the ocean is seen in a cage at the the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Hundreds of sick and starving sea lion pups and yearlings are turning up on California beaches. What’s separating the animals, who should be nursing, from their mothers remains unclear. (Photo by AP Photo/National Park Service)

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A Tiger Temple in Thailand

A volunteer pets a tiger inside a cage at the Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua, otherwise known as Tiger Temple, in Kanchanaburi province February 12, 2015. Thai officials last week raided the Buddhist temple that is home to more than 100 tigers and are currently conducting an investigation into suspected links to wildlife trafficking. Authorities from Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation on Thursday checked 143 Bengal tigers living at the temple, and found them to be in good health. (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters)

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A News Conference for the Upcoming 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Poppet, a Bearded Collie, jumps through a hoop during an agility demonstration at a news conference for the upcoming 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 12, 2015. (Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)

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January 31 – February 6, 2015: Animals

Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, is held by the gloved hands of handler Ron Ploucha during the 129th celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Monday, February 2, 2015. Phil saw his shadow, predicting six more weeks of winter weather. (Photo by Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo)

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Massive Starling Murmuration Sees Thousands Of Birds Fly Together Above Israel

Migrating starlings fly in a formation near the southern Israeli town of Rahat February 2, 2015. The phenomenon, known as murmuration, is most common during the winter months. (Photo by Nir Elias/Reuters)

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Couple Create Rocker Denim Jackets for Dogs (and Cats!)


A couple of rockers are creating quite a stir with their range of custom-made denim jackets – for dogs (and cats :). Mel and Matt Westwood have created hundreds of rocker denim jackets for pet cats and dogs – after being inundated with requests when they made one for their own pup. Mel, 39, and Matt, 41, made the first coat for their English Toy Terrier Willie because he was getting too cold.

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January 22 – 30, 2015: Animals

This January 20, 2015 photo shows Bryce, a blind harbor seal pup, at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska. The seal, rescued in December, was deemed unfit to be released back into the wild. (Photo by Jenna Miller/AP Photo/Alaska SeaLife Center)

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An Otter House In Japan Now Has A Roundabout – No More Underwater Traffic Jams


Japan is always up for building something crazy – like, for example, an otter roundabout – which is exactly what Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park in Miura City did!

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Norwegian Man Saving a Duck

This short story of a duck trapped under the surface of the ice could have ended badly, but thanks to this cheerful Norwegian man who didn’t mind getting cold and wet, this duck can live to swim for another day!

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Tiger Shark: Close Up

These jaw-some images show what its like to look inside the mouth of a tiger shark. Captured in amazing detail, the unique pictures show the alien-like anatomy of the shark and reveal rows upon rows of razor sharp teeth and white coloured gills. The incredible photographs were taken when a curious shark began to inspect the camera of British born photographer, Adam Hanlon, 46. After sensing electronic impulses omitted by Adams camera, the inquisitive creature began to gently mouth at the cameras housing allowing him capture the unusual perspective. (Photo by Adam Hanlon/Caters News)

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Pooches Ride on Owners Moped in Indonesia

Cool rider Ace on the back on the motorbike, on January 12, 2015, in Surabaya, Indonesia. A pair of dogs enjoy a bit of bark-and-ride – as they weave through Indonesiaís traffic on the back of a motorcycle. Wearing red-framed sunglasses and a helmet the two golden retrievers happily sandwich their owner on the fast bike. Unsurprisingly, the sight of the docile dogs hitching a fast ride in Surabaya, Indonesia, attracts a lot of attention from onlookers. Ace and Armani have been riding since they were just a few months old and now at the age of three the pair jump onto the bike whenever they think their owner is heading out. (Photo by Jefta Images/Barcroft Media/ABACAPress)

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A Swan Lake

Swans gather on a partially ice-covered lake, with the air temperature at about minus 35 degrees Celsius (minus 31 degrees Fahrenheit) as steam ascends above the water near the village of Urozhainy, Sovetsky district of Altai region, January 26, 2015. About 600 swans annually migrate to the lake, which is heated by warm springs, where they spend their winter being fed by yagers, which helps them to survive the severe cold. (Photo by Andrei Kasprishin/Reuters)

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The Sedivackuv Long Dog Sled Race in Czech Republic

Dogs rest during the Sedivackuv Long dog sled race in Destne v Orlickych horach January 23, 2015. Each year, racers from all over Europe arrive at the village of Destne in the Orlicke mountains in Czech Republic to take part in the race. (Photo by David W. Cerny/Reuters)

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January 16 – 22, 2015: Animals

In this photo taken Friday, January 16, 2015, a baboon grooms its female mate who is feeding her infant in Lake Manyara National Park on the outskirts of Arusha, northern Tanzania.The park is home to hundreds of species, including baboons hippos, zebras and wildebeests. (Photo by Mosa’ab Elshamy/AP Photo)

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Diving with Manatees in Florida

Snorkelers interact with a Florida Manatee inside of the Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River, Florida January 15, 2015. On winter days, Florida manatees flock by the hundreds to the balmy waters of Three Sisters Springs, drawing crowds of snorkelers and kayakers to the U.S. sanctuary, where people may swim with the endangered species. But as tolerant as the gentle, whiskered sea giants can be of the accidental kicks and splashes of delighted tourists, wild life regulators want to ban most canoes and paddle boards and create people-free zones to protect the wintering “sea cow”. Proposed limitations for this winter are awaiting approval by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (Photo by Scott Audette/Reuters)

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