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Watch Orca Pod Play With Swimmer In Incredible Footage

While at Hahei Beach, New Zealand, surf photographer Dylan Brayshaw was watching a pod of orcas when spotted a woman who was swimming along the shoreline. She was swimming in directly towards them and he figured he might have to call for help if anything happened. The orcas initially circled her and gave her a …

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Shark Bait: Fisherman Snags 500lb Mako Shark — Then A Mystery Monster Bites It In Half

This shark fishing story out of New South Wales, Australia reminds us that there’s always something bigger in the ocean. A fisherman called Trapman Bermagui, but also known as Jason, was fishing for small shark off the coast when he hooked a bronze whaler shark. A mako almost immediately devoured the whaler shark. However, the …

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VIDEO: Rough Seas Force Cruise Ship To Evacuate 1,300 Passengers

Passengers aboard Viking Cruise’s Viking Sky got way more excitement than they bargained after hitting crazy rough seas. The ship sent out a distress signal while off the coast of Norway on Saturday to initiate an evacuation of 1,300 people. They stated the issue was “engine problems in bad weather,” according to CNN. Rescuers sent …

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VIDEO: Polar Bear Tries Everything It Can To Break Into Research Enclosure

You can’t get much closer to a polar bear than researcher Gordon Buchanan. In fact, the only way to get closer would be to end up in one’s stomach — which this polar bear tried everything it could to make happen. Luckily, the Buchanan is in a container made up of plexiglass and metal to …

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Bear Grylls Is More Impressed With Survival Movies Than We Thought

When it comes to realistic depictions of real-life survival situations, Hollywood is notorious for over exaggerating and getting most things completely wrong. So, when Bear Grylls sat down to give his opinion on survival situations from several popular movies, we thought he’d have a lot to say about what they should’ve done differently. Surprisingly, he …

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Tortoise Thought To Have Gone Extinct Is Discovered A Century Later

Long thought to be extinct, experts recently discovered what they believe is a Chelonoidis phantasticus, a tortoise that hadn’t been seen in over a century. It turns out that isn’t exactly the case, as one was spotted on Fernandina Island in Ecuador’s Galapagos archipelago. Now that they’ve discovered this tortoise, they hope they can discover others …

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VIDEO: Male Polar Bear Goes After And Takes Down Cub, Despite The Mothers Efforts To Save It

Life in the Arctic is brutal. Food isn’t always readily available, so the fight for food can turn ugly pretty quick. An encounter between a male polar bear and a mother with her cub turns ugly pretty quick. After taking off with her cub after they got too close to the male, it doesn’t take …

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Massive Spider Eating A Opossum Is A Real Nightmare

We want nothing to do with the smallest of spiders that exist, much less any that are approaching the size of a baby like this monster in the Amazon. This giant mygalomorph spider can be seen preying on a opossum that wasn’t fortunate enough to be able to escape the huge tarantula. This particular nightmarish scenario was …

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Watch Two Ticked Off Grizzly Bears Get Into A Serious Brawl

Whatever set these two grizzly bears off must’ve been something pretty serious. Whether one stole the last salmon or what, things go from seemingly calm to an all-out throwdown between two furry powerhouses. Fortunately, as mad as they were, it looks like they expend all of their energy and anger pretty quick as they end …

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Meet The Cute Kangaroo-Like Rodent That’s Way Deadlier Than It Looks

Meet the Jerboa, the kangaroo-like rodent that looks like an alien rat. While their name makes them sound like a popularly hated Star Wars character, these rodents are very real and very fast. They move and very similar to a kangaroo in the way they hop and can reach speeds of up to 16mph. It …

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Pablo Escobar’s Hippos Are Out Of Control In Colombia And Keep Multiplying

Despite having long been dead, Pablo Escobar continues to cause trouble in Colombia. During his reign as the most powerful drug lord in the world, Escobar smuggled in animals for his private zoo. Among those animals were four hippos. Native to only Africa, the hippopotamus has no natural predators in Colombia, meaning it would go …

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