Read more about the article Man Drowns After Jumping Into Reservoir To Escape Huge Killer Bees Swarm
Donizete Bezerra da Silva, 58, poses in undated photo. He drowned after jumping into a farm dam to escape a bee attack in Catalao, Brazil, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. (Newsflash)

Man Drowns After Jumping Into Reservoir To Escape Huge Killer Bees Swarm

A man drowned after he jumped into a reservoir to escape a swarm of thousands of highly-aggressive killer bees after trying to tie his canoe to a tree where they had built their hive. Donizete Bezerra da Silva, 58, was attacked instantly as he moored by a farm in the…

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Read more about the article Adorable Sloth Cub Clings Tightly To Mum
Image shows the two-toed baby sloth, undated photo. It was born in the Leipzig Zoo in Germany on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. (Zoo Leipzig/Newsflash)

Adorable Sloth Cub Clings Tightly To Mum

This is the moment when a tiny newborn sloth snuggles into its mum's fur at a zoo in Germany. The after-dark footage was filmed in Leipzig Zoo, Saxony and shows the as-yet unnamed cub for the very first time. The tot can be seen clinging tightly to its mum, Elfriede,…

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Read more about the article Firefighters Save Bear Trapped Up 50ft Tree
West Metro Fire Rescue and Colorado Parks and Wildlife rescue a bear hanging on a tree in Littleton, Colorado, the USA on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. After the rescue, the bear was relocated to an area that is more bear appropriate. (West Metro Fire Rescue/Newsflash)

Firefighters Save Bear Trapped Up 50ft Tree

Baffled firefighters in Colorado had to use a hydraulic platform to rescue a bear that had somehow got stuck in a 50-foot-high treetop. The bear had been hanging around suburban homes in Littleton, Colorado State, USA when something spooked it and the bruin fled straight up a tree. https://youtu.be/6w6GZ5auiJE West…

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Read more about the article Tarni The Randy New Koala Wastes No Time Looking For A Date
Image shows koala Uki in his new plant paradise, undated photo. (Zoo Zurich, Maria Schmid/Newsflash)

Tarni The Randy New Koala Wastes No Time Looking For A Date

These images show a male koala joining other members of its species at a zoo in Switzerland that include a female, with the cute animal apparently wasting no time to call out to its potential mate Maisy. The randy koala can be seen being released into its new surroundings, before…

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Read more about the article Ancient Virgin Mary Tree Site Reopens
Photo shows a scene from the ceremony for the reopening of The Tree of the Virgin Mary, one of the most prominent Christian sites in Egypt, in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Ancient Virgin Mary Tree Site Reopens

A site housing an ancient sycamore tree said to have sheltered the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus has been reopened in Egypt after a painstaking restoration. The special park dedicated to the holy tree has gone on display again after months of renovation by local antiquities experts. Photo shows a…

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Read more about the article 1,400-Year-Old Tree Recovered From Underwater Forest
The tree weighing around 6 tons, being recovered from the lake, undated. An approximately 1,400-year-old silver fir was recovered from Lake Altaussee, Austria as part of a research project. (OBf-Archiv, Thomas Kranabitl/Newsflash)

1,400-Year-Old Tree Recovered From Underwater Forest

These images show how a six-tonne fir tree dating back 1,400 years has been recovered from an underwater forest in an Austrian lake. Experts say the tree first took seed in the Early Middle Ages. Now - some 1,400 years later - scientists are trying to unlock the secrets of…

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Read more about the article Fly Trapped In Amber While Carrying Floral Gift For Partner Was A Real Love Bug
A nuptial gift-giving Alavesia lanceolata preserved in Cretaceous amber. (Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences/AsiaWire)

Fly Trapped In Amber While Carrying Floral Gift For Partner Was A Real Love Bug

A sex-mad fly trapped in amber 100 million years ago while on his way to tempt a mate with a floral gift has been hailed as the world's earliest recorded attempt at buying sex with the help of flowers. The male fly was sealed in tree sap as he carried…

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Read more about the article Viral Falling Tree Touching 110,000 Volt Power Line Looks Like Lightning Bolt As Electricity Courses Through It
The tree electrified by 110,000 volts after a storm between the municipalities of Frankendorf and Kapellendorf in Germany, in February 2022. (@FeuerwehrApolda/Newsflash)

Viral Falling Tree Touching 110,000 Volt Power Line Looks Like Lightning Bolt As Electricity Courses Through It

This viral video shows a fallen tree leaning on a 110,000-volt power line, with the electricity coursing through it and making it look like a lightning bolt repeatedly striking the ground. The incident took place in a forested area between the municipalities of Frankendorf and Kapellendorf in the central German…

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Read more about the article Tree Has Nearly Finished Swallowing Traffic Sign Affixed To It Years Ago
A encapsulating the traffic sign in a park in 2016, in Wassenaar, Netherlands. (CEN)

Tree Has Nearly Finished Swallowing Traffic Sign Affixed To It Years Ago

These images show how a tree in Holland has nearly finished swallowing a traffic sign that was affixed to it years ago. The traffic sign, which limits the speed to 20 kph (12.4 mph), is located at the entrance to the Landgoed De Horste estate, near the municipality of Wassenaar…

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Read more about the article Mayan Pots Used To Collect Water From Stalactites Found Still In Cave A Thousand Years Later
One of the archaeological objects found in the cave, which have been dated to the Late Postclassic period of the Maya (1200-1550 AD), near Chemuyil, Mexico, in November, 2021. (Antonio Reyes-INAH-Quintana Roo/Newsflash)

Mayan Pots Used To Collect Water From Stalactites Found Still In Cave A Thousand Years Later

Experts have found Mayan pots that were placed under stalactites to collect water in a cave almost a thousand years ago and were still in the cave today. One of the pots had been broken after a tree root grew under it and crushed it, but the others were still…

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