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Endangered Wild Elephant in Cambodia Electrocuted to Death
Asian elephants in Cambodia are listed as endangered. Previous estimates of the elephant population of Cambodia range from 250-600.
Sierra Leone Pastor Finds Giant 706-Carat Diamond, 'Surrenders' Gem to Government
The largest diamond (968.9 carats) in the area was found in 1972 and sold for $2.5 million. Despite the rarity, Momoh surrendered the diamond to President Ernest Bai Koroma as a form of appreciation for all the development projects being implemented by the government in their area.
Raging Bull Rams 11-Inch Horn Up Matador's Butt [Watch Video]
Many deem bullfighting as a cruel activity which puts bulls in the wrong light. Humane Society International (HSI) notes that there is an estimated 250,000 bulls killed every year in Europe for the bullfighting.
Mathematical Formula Solves Age-Old Question: How Do Sperm Swim?
During the process of conception, more than 50 million sperm attempt to fertilize an egg. At least 10 of them reach the finish line, but only one will be successful. So do a sperm get to the winning badge?
'We Had No Choice': Runaway Bomb Sniffing Dog Shot Dead in Auckland Airport
Officials said they had tried everything and had no choice but to shoot him dead. He was only 10 months old.
Toxic Invader Alert! Cane Toad Spreads Fear of New Disease in Australia
Each cane toad carries enough venom to kill a child, National Geographic notes.
UK Announces Ban on Electronic Devices on Middle Eastern Flights After Al-Qaeda Threat
Amid a new Al-Qaeda terror threat, the British government announces it will ban electronic devices on flights from six Middle Eastern nations --- Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.
Goodbye, Banks: Endangered Sea Turtle Who Swallowed Nearly 1,000 Coins in Thailand Dies
The coins were supposed to be for goodluck, but it ended up killing a precious creature.
EXPLAINED: Strange Symmetrical Zigzag Patterns Appear in Iceland
A strange zigzag pattern that appeared few days ago in Iceland's Lake Thingvallavatn has gotten the scientists attention.
Shocking! Nearly 12,000 Kids Are Poisoned by Opioids Each Year
An average of 32 calls a day, or one call every 45 minutes were made to US Poison Control Centers reporting children who were exposed to prescription opioids.
40 Gbps: This New Type of Li-Fi Is 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi!
A new type of Li-Fi has reportedly cracked 40 Gbps, which is 100 times faster than the best Wi-Fi we currently have.
Conservation Win: Rusty Patched Bumblebees Now Officially Listed as Endangered
Over 90 percemt of the rusty patched bumblebee population has been wiped out primarily due to disease, pesticide exposure, habitat loss and climate change. At present, they are only found in small, scattered populations in 13 states.
Dead Body of 8-Year-Old Boy Retrieved From Crocodile's Belly [Warning: Graphic Content]
Villagers in Zimbabwe shot and cut open a crocodile after suspecting that the massive reptile has eaten an eight-year-old boy.
Purrrfect! Now There's a Perfume That Smells Like a Kitten's Neck
Demeter has captured the olfactory essence of the warmth and comfort of that purrfect spot, just behind kitten's neck.