Adorable Elephant Calves Try To See Off Safari Tourists

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First time safari goers encounter curious young elephants, on the 18th of June, in Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa. (@ranger_ebz/Newsflash)

This is the adorable moment two elephant calves try out their tusker skills to confront a tourist safari at a South African game reserve. Delighted holidaymakers at the Kapama Private…

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Satanic Church Founder Quits After Finding Jesus

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Co-founder of the South African Satanic Church, Riaan Swiegelaar, who has resigned from the church after he had a personal encounter with Jesus Christ. (@riaan.swiegelaar/Newsflash)

A co-founder of the South African Satanic Church has walked out of the devil-worshipping cult after apparently finding Jesus. Riaan Swiegelaar resigned from his post as presiding priest of the…

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Rampant Sheep Gets Three Years Jail For Butting Woman To Death

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Ram has been sentenced to three years in jail for allegedly attacking and killing an old woman named Adhieu Chaping in South Sudan in May 2022. (CEN)

A ram has been sentenced to three years in jail after it was convicted of killing a woman. The baffling sentence was passed by a court in Rumbek, capital of…

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Outraged Dad Finds Dead Frog In McDonalds Burger

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Willem Bezuidenhout allegedly found a dead frog inside a McChicken burger in Secunda, Mpumalanga in South Africa, in May 2022. (@willem.bezuidenhout.18/Newsflash)

An outraged South African father has claimed that he found a dead frog in his daughter's McChicken burger. McDonald's in the town of Secunda in the South African province of…

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Worlds Oldest Tortoise, Jonathan, Celebrates 190th Birthday This Year

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Jonathan the giant tortoise this year will celebrate his 190th birthday -- making him the oldest tortoise that lives on the remote island of St. Helena in the United Kingdom. (Mathias Falcone/Newsflash)

These snaps taken recently and in the late 1800s show Jonathan the giant tortoise, who turns 190 this year and is believed to be the oldest tortoise to ever live.…

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Googly Eyed Chameleon Released In Wild After Dog Bit Chunk Out Of Abdomen

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Chameleon bitten by dog survives after surgery in Pretoria, South Africa. (Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Hospital/Newsflash)

A chameleon has been treated and released back in the wild after it was attacked by a dog and left with a large hole in its side with part of…

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Mad Max The Macaw Is Pretty Boy Again With 3D-Printed Titanium Prosthetic Beak After It Was Ripped Off In Fowl Fight

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Max, a macaw, after he was fitted with a 3D-printed beak, in South Africa, in October, 2021. (Hyacinth Haven Bird Sanctuary/Newsflash)

These images show Max, a mad macaw with a habit of getting into fights, who has just been given a brand-new 3D-printed titanium prosthetic beak after his original one was…

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Chimp Sent To Kenya To Learn To Be An Ape After Living Whole Life With Humans Is Killed By Fellow Chimpanzees

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A four-year-old female chimpanzee, named Baran, relocated from Eram zoo in Iran arrived in Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya on 5th July 2021.

A chimp that was sent to Kenya to learn how to be an ape after living its whole life with humans has been killed by fellow chimpanzees. The incident took…

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Scientists Use Ostrich Eggshell Beads To Map 50,000 Year Old Social Network Spanning Africa

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A string of modern ostrich eggshell beads from eastern Africa. (Hans Sell/Newsflash)

Scientists have used ostrich egg shell beads to map a 50,000-year-old social network - the world's oldest, they claim - spanning Africa after over a decade of gathering data. The…

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Ancient Ancestor From Africas Cradle Of Humankind Is Missing-Link Species That Could Walk Upright And Climb Trees Like Ape

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Australopithecus sediba silhouette showing the newly-found vertebrae along with other skeletal remains from the species. (CENIEH/Newsflash)

An international team of scientists has confirmed that this ancient ancestor of humans from nearly two million years ago that was unearthed in Africa's Cradle of Humankind is a missing-link…

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