Waking the Dead

24 May 2013, 19:28

Wooly Mammoth

“Humans have made a huge hole in nature in the last 10,000 years. [With de-extinction,] we have the ability now, and maybe the moral obligation, to repair some of the damage.” (Steward Brand, The Long Now Foundation)

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Hornbills

22 December 2010, 12:58

After rediscovering a species of hornbill thought to be extinct in Thailands ravaged rainforests, microbiologist Pilai Poonswad set about turning former poachers and illegal loggers into protectors of these glorious birds and their precarious habitat.

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Blue Whale

22 December 2010, 10:34

The largest creature in the sea and the largest creature that has ever lived, this amazing clip shows the awesome size of the Blue Whale.

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White Tiger

22 December 2010, 10:34

White tigers are a color morph of any subspecies of tiger whose fur is white or almost white, though it is not a separate subspecies. This coloration is caused by a recessive gene.

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White Lion

22 December 2010, 10:33

White lions are not albino lions. Instead, the white color is caused by a recessive gene known as chinchilla or color inhibitor. They vary from blonde through to near white.

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Giant Panda Bear

22 December 2010, 10:32

The giant panda bear leaves its scent in the forest and does handstand in this scenting ritual narrated by David Attenborough for the BBC.

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Second post

24 November 2010, 14:33

The mysterious Six Gill Shark lives up to 6,000 feet below the surface of the water. Little has been known about the…

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