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http://helablog.com/2013/03/bears-getting-high-russian-animals-addicted-to-sniffing-gasoline/ No copyright claim on the text or the photos; this is all sourced from helablog via The Daily Mail. Photographer Igor Shpilenok spent seven months with the community of bears at the Kronotsky Nature Reserve in Russia. The junkie … Continue reading
As usual, Karl Pilkington is completely right about everything: http://gawker.com/5990158/military-dolphins-with-frickin-guns-attached-to-their-heads-have-gone-missing-in-the-black-sea Ukraine’s navy has reportedly put out an APB for three dolphins that have gone missing in the Black Sea of the coast of Crimea. Oh, did I mention these are … Continue reading
With tragic news striking two separate beloved Moscow institutions this month – namely the acid attack on Bolshoi Ballet Artistic Director Sergei Filin, and the murder charges brought against Project O.G.I. co-founder Alexei Kabanov, let us seek comfort by combining … Continue reading
Props to Mikhail Bopposov (not pictured) for this 800 pound snake sculpture made out of frozen cow dung: Photo is re-posted from this tumblr. Credit to GB.
From SB: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/lovemaking-livestock-startle-5th-floor-tenants/466166.html#ixzz24NIO8Zc6 Lovemaking Livestock Startle 5th-Floor Tenants 09 August 2012 The bull, pictured here, reluctantly trudged downstairs after emergency workers lassoed the object of his affections. Concerned residents of a five-story building called the emergency services to alert them … Continue reading
Best youtube comments so far: – “No time to explain, gimme your horse” – Dog – They’re obviously a crime-fighting duo on their latest adventure. – just a dog and horse seeing who is fastest at a 100 yard dash.
From the article linked below: Tigers are known for their ferocious teeth, loud roars, and great strength, but their most threatening feature may be their propensity to squirt urine over long distances — at people. That’s what happened during a … Continue reading
http://gawker.com/5840812/the-loneliest-baby-seal-in-the-world A rare ginger-colored seal has been discovered on Russia’s Tyuleniy Island, hiding under a pile of logs, hungry and alone. Its seal family abandoned it, likely for being albino. 61-year-old nature photographer Anatoly Strakhov tells the shocking tale of … Continue reading
These posts are both from EN: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43999740/ns/world_news-europe/ KIEV (Reuters Life!) – Ukraine’s Environment Minister Mykola Zlochevsky vowed on Wednesday to free all bears kept in restaurants for entertainment purposes and often forced to drink alcohol, Interfax news agency reported on … Continue reading
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/depressed-ferret-still-on-run-after-fleeing-siberian-circus/440649.html ‘Depressed’ Ferret Still on Run After Fleeing Siberian Circus 18 July 2011 The Moscow Times The hunt continued Sunday for a “depressed” ferret who escaped Disney-style from a Chita circus along with a monkey and a red-breasted parakeet last … Continue reading