Spider surprise: 750 smuggled tarantulas seized by customs authorities

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:34:24 +0000

Spider surprise: 750 smuggled tarantulas seized by customs authorities

Authorities have said they cracked open a gift-wrapped package shipped from Poland to discover 757 tarantulas crammed into plastic containers.

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More than 50 iguanas seized from Filipino at Naia 2

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:44:33 +0000

Bureau of Customs inspectors seized more than 50 iguanas smuggled by a Filipino traveler from Bangkok, Thailand, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Terminal 2 on Friday morning.

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Polar bears invade Russian town; locals delighted but wary

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 22:44:44 +0000

Polar bears invade Russian town; locals delighted but wary

Russian wildlife specialists are heading for an Arctic archipelago to try to resolve a situation that has both terrified and delighted the locals: the polar bears that moved into a populated area.

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Chinese scientists discover self-healing mechanism of giant pandas’ teeth

Credit to Author: ryanl| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:51:41 +0000

A giant panda eats bamboo at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in Wolong, Southwest China's Sichuan province, Sept 26, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

BEIJING — A group of researchers have recently found that giant pandas have particularly clever tooth enamel, which can recover its structure and geometry to counteract early stages of damage.

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