Read more about the article Worlds Tiniest Japanese Traditional Castle No Larger Than Strand Of Hair
1/250 scale Fukuyama Castle. (Castem Co., Ltd./Newsflash)

Worlds Tiniest Japanese Traditional Castle No Larger Than Strand Of Hair

This incredible model of a Japanese castle is so small it is about the thickness of a human hair, as can be seen in this image. The 0.217-millimeter model of Fukuyama Castle is so tiny, it is all but invisible to the naked eye and it was made by a…

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Read more about the article Mutant Hairless Baby Goat Amazes Visitors
The goat of a family engaged in animal husbandry in Mersin, Turkey, gave birth to a hairless kid. (Newsflash)

Mutant Hairless Baby Goat Amazes Visitors

This mutant, hairless baby goat has been piquing the curiosity of everyone who sees him on the small farm he was born on in Turkey. Huseyin and Aysel Tosun work in agriculture and animal husbandry in the village of Ciris, in the district of Erdemli, in the southern province of…

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Read more about the article Three Giraffes Die After Escaping From Cramped Quarantine Centre Where They Were Forced To Live Among Own Faeces
Three giraffes brought from South Africa that would have been taken to the Rio Biopark, died in January 2022. (Newsflash)

Three Giraffes Die After Escaping From Cramped Quarantine Centre Where They Were Forced To Live Among Own Faeces

Three giraffes have died after escaping from a cramped quarantine centre where they were forced to live among their own faeces after arriving in Brazil from South Africa. Animal rights groups have criticised the giraffes’ deaths, claiming they were being kept in a small facility that was unsuitable for such…

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Read more about the article Cute Baby Armadillo Born At US Zoo Is So Small It Can Fit In Palm Of Hand
At 2-weeks-old, the pup weighs half a pound and can fit into the palm of your hand. (Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium/Newsflash)

Cute Baby Armadillo Born At US Zoo Is So Small It Can Fit In Palm Of Hand

This cute baby armadillo has been born to first-time parents Vespa and Scooter at a US zoo and as can be seen in this footage of it crawling around on a blanket it is so small it can fit in the palm of a human hand. The southern three-banded armadillo…

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Read more about the article Brave Little Fish Risk Their Lives By Rubbing Against Great White Sharks To Exfoliate, Study Says
School of Pacific jack mackerel chaffing against a white shark at Guadalupe Island, Mexico. (Jesus Erick Higuera Rivas/Newsflash )

Brave Little Fish Risk Their Lives By Rubbing Against Great White Sharks To Exfoliate, Study Says

These small fish rub against great white sharks and a new study argues that it could be so they can exfoliate their skin and remove parasites. A team of researchers led by the University of Miami (UM) Shark Research and Conservation Program at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric…

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Read more about the article Museum Dusts Off 150 Year Old Storage Boxes And Discovers 33 New Species Of Prehistoric Snails
Pieces of the pigeon snail Mitrella viennensis, named after Vienna, with a historical label and an outdated name. (NHM Vienna, Alice Schumacher/Newsflash)

Museum Dusts Off 150 Year Old Storage Boxes And Discovers 33 New Species Of Prehistoric Snails

Vienna’s Natural History Museum has discovered 33 new species of snails that lived millions of years ago after unboxing them from their 150-year storage. The Museum of Natural History in Vienna even named one of the newly-discovered species after the Austrian capital, christening the small snail Mitrella viennensis. The snails…

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Read more about the article Photographer Aims To Give Voice To Small Sea Creatures As Habitats Vanish
A photo by Toni Bertran, 45, showing a couple of underwater horses in Calahonda, Andalucia, Spain.

Photographer Aims To Give Voice To Small Sea Creatures As Habitats Vanish

These remarkable images getting up close and personal with some of the more colourful and fascinating sea creatures are a photographer's attempts to remind us to do more to protect the natural world. Toni Bertran, 45, always wanted to dive as a youngster after being inspired by the work of…

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Read more about the article Over 80 Exotic Animals Rescued From Squalid Conditions In An Illegal South American Hatchery
Police rescued eighty animals that were in overcrowded conditions in an illegal hatchery in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Over 80 Exotic Animals Rescued From Squalid Conditions In An Illegal South American Hatchery

This is the moment Argentinian cops rescue 80 exotic birds and two tortoises from a makeshift hatchery located in the middle of a city where they were kept in squalid conditions in small metal cages. Cops from the Special Operations Division of the city police raided the premises located at…

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Read more about the article Signs In Sleepy Austrian Town Of St Corona Am Wechsel Stolen By Pandemic Pranksters
A sign showing the St. Corona am Wechsel municipality, in the Neunkirchen district of Lower Austria

Signs In Sleepy Austrian Town Of St Corona Am Wechsel Stolen By Pandemic Pranksters

Pandemic pranksters have stolen the signs leading in and out of the small Austrian town of St. Corona am Wechsel. St. Corona am Wechsel, consisting of only 392 inhabitants, is located in the district of Neunkirchen in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. Due to the pandemic, road signs bearing…

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Read more about the article Fishing Boat Found 10 Years After Being Swept Away By Japan Tsunami
Fishing boat adrift for nearly 10 years after 2011 tsunami in Tokyo

Fishing Boat Found 10 Years After Being Swept Away By Japan Tsunami

A fishing boat that went missing during a powerful Japanese tsunami has been found 10 years later on a small Pacific island. The small fishing vessel went missing from the city of Kesennuma in the prefecture of Miyagi in the north-eastern Japanese region of Tohoku following the Great East Japan…

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