Tag: "rare"

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Texan Wildlife Ranch Welcomes Twin Reticulated Giraffes

There was double the excitement earlier this month when the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch in Texas welcomed twin Reticulated Giraffes!

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Why is the White Tiger White?

Scientists have finally understood the reason why some tigers are born white. According to a study appearing in Current Biology the anomaly is due to a single change in a known pigment gene.th

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Bottlenose Dolphin with Deformed Spine ‘Adopted’ by a Pod of Sperm Whales

When you think about dolphins, you probably imagine highly social animals that enjoy basking in the lime light. For the most part, you’d be right. Sperm whales, on the other hand, tend to be on the opposite end of the socialization spectrum; they’re shy, reserved, and they rarely mingle with other sea creatures.

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Rare White Lion Cubs Born in the Ukraine

White lions are so rare that they are generally considered extinct in the wild. So zookeepers in the Ukraine were left flabbergasted a few weeks back when two pregnant female tawny lions (whose mates are also tawny) gave birth to five white lion cubs.

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Bonobo Mama Cuddles Her Twins!

In what is being considered a rare birth, a Bonobo ape welcomed twin babies in the night between the 12th and 13th of August.

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Baby Albino Donkey Born at Greppin Zoo

Isn’t he sweet? This adorable donkey has become the talk of the town after he was born an albino at the Greppin Zoo to a father and mother of normal color.

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WWF Russia Captures Video Footage of Rare Amur Leopards

WWF Russia has recorded some incredible footage of critically endangered Amur Leopards showing that the animals have grown in number over the last few years. The sighting of at least 12 leopards through the hidden cameras also shows mothers with almost grown leopard cubs.

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Conservation Paradise sets its Goal to Breed the Rarest Tortoise on Earth

IUCN recently announced turtles and tortoise to be the most critically endangered invertebrates of the world. While all over the globe these marine and terrestrial species and struggling for survival there is a protected paradise in the foothills of Los Padres National Forest called Behler Chelonian Center of the nonprofit Turtle Conservancy.

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An Albino Kangaroo Makes an Appearance At Animal Park in Germany

Albino kangaroo offspring Albert takes cover underneath his mother in the bird and animal park in Marlow, Germany.
Albert is the central attraction in the park since albino kangaroos are a rarity.

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Rare Mountain Gorilla Gives Birth to Twins

It was celebration time in Northern Rwanda yesterday when a Mountain Gorilla named Kabatwa gave birth to twins. The birth of twins is extremely rare among these endangered species whose population is estimated below 800 in numbers.