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Chinchilla Facts: What is a Chinchilla – Adorable Pet or Wild Animal

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The chinchillas are mammals. Here are some chinchilla facts: their natural habitat is the South part of Latin America. Chinchillas live in colonies of 100 and prefer mountains.

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Weird Toxic Lake in Tanzania Turns Animals Into Statues ...

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The New Scientist reports that a bizarre lake in northern Tanzania is turning animals into calcified statues. Lake Natron, named for the compound that occurs naturally in its waters, looks like a description directly out of Dante's ...
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Amazing Animals of the Week: Photos - Discovery News

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Amazing Animals of the Week: Photos
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October 4 is World Animal Day, and it's conveniently fallen on the same day as our weekly collection of amazing animal pictures. You'll notice a recurring theme in this week's gallery: babies!
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Weekend Links: Animals in Outer Space

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Iran’s space program is planning to send a cat into space, but the Persian pet certainly won’t be the first to make such a trip: rabbits, frogs, and guinea pigs are just a few animals that have set a precedent for non-human astronauts.

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What Does a Government Shutdown Mean for Animals? : The ...

What Does a Government Shutdown Mean for Animals? : The ... | Pets | Scoop.it
On October 1, 2013, a standoff on government funding led to a shutdown of.
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