Tiger’s Milk

January 29, 2010

This is no joke!  Sai Mai, a 26-month-old female tiger, plays with baby pigs at a zoo in Thailand’s Chonburi province, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Bangkok, on May 7, 2004?. The Royal Bengali tigress was born in captivity and breast-fed by a female pig for four months after her birth.  A piglet sleeps on a tiger at Sriracha zoo, 80 km (50 miles) east of the Thai capital Bangkok on 2, July 2004. The zoo is trying to boost visitor numbers by teaching domestic animals such as pigs, and wild animals such as tigers, to live together in harmony from an early age.

A tiger cub suckles from a sow at Sriracha zoo.
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Split Personality

October 24, 2009

Fruit grower Ken Morrish was left stunned when he found a golden delicious apple on his tree split exactly half green, half red down the middle. The fruit’s striking colouring is thought to be caused by a random genetic mutation at odds of more than a million to one.  The apple has caused such a stir in a village in Britain that Mr Morrish is inundated with neighbours queuing up to take pictures of it.  Mr Morrish, 72, who has been harvesting the apples from trees in his garden for 45 years, said: “It’s truly amazing.  Read full article HERE.

Blue Holes

September 30, 2009

Found on both land and in the ocean throughout the Bahamas are deep circular cavities known as Blue Holes which are often the entrances to cave networks, some of them up to 14 kilometres in length. Over time the limestone of the islands was eroded by water and vast cave networks created.  When sea levels rose again about 10,000 years ago some of these collapsed inwards land the Blue Holes were formed. via M-Altruism