Bird takes a bath in his owner’s hands, the Internet naturally goes gaga for it

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 29 May 2015

When it comes to cute things, we’ve got our favourites. Like the Roomba cat (so cute) or the opossums chomping on fruit salad (unbelievably cute). So here’s another video to add to the list: a teeny tiny bird taking a bath in its owner’s hands.

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Crane takes on 2 tigers at Chinese zoo, kicks some serious butt

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 25 May 2015

If cranes have taught us anything this week it’s that we should never mess with them. Not even a little bit. At Fuyang Wildlife Park in Hangzhou, China, a red-crowned crane made a detour while flying… into a tiger enclosure.

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Photographer captures an incredible shot during last week’s solar eclipse

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 26 March 2015

Last week’s solar eclipse saw some amazing photos, but one very lucky photographer had the opportunity of a lifetime… and ran with it. UK photographer Amy Shore was standing in her backyard garden in the morning of the eclipse in Leicestershire when she snapped away at the incredible view.

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BirdProject: handmade soaps to benefit the birds

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By Mallory in New Products on Monday 20 June 2011

BirdProject soaps are handmade in New Orleans and filled with a ceramic bird at center, which remains as a keepsake once the outer soap has been washed away. Created to be a powerful representation of all creatures affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Disaster, 50 percent of profits from the sale of these […]

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