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Pandas Get Their Groove On

The Japanese broadcaster NHK and the Discovery Channel joined forces for first video of a live giant squid in its natural habitat. It uses its tentacles to force prey into its mouth. (Discovery Channel), according to ABC News>Tech this out.

Giant Panda Dances Gangnam Style

Giant pandas “Qin Chuan” (R) and “Le Le” play in the snow at the Jinbao park in Weifang City, east China’s Shandong Province, Dec. 28, 2012. (ZHANG CHI/Xinhua /Landov ).

The Great Grey Owl in Lapland

The Great Grey Owl is shown flying ghost-like through the wintry land of Finland, invariably staring down the camera lens with its luminous yellow eyes. The bird is often called one of the “Phantoms of the North.” (Jules Cox/Solent News).
Beekeeping Donkey
According to the Brazilian news outlet, Jornal da Besta Fubana, beekeeper Manuel Juraci outfitted his donkey Boneco in a custom-made beekeeping suit to protect him from getting stung while the two harvested honey in Itatira, a rural town in Brazil. (Jornal da Besta Bubana/YouTube).
 Diver Encounters 26-Foot Anaconda
Seven panda cubs, all born this year, relax at the Chengdu Panda Base in Chengdu, in southwestern China’s Sichuan province, on Oct. 30, 2012. (AP Photo) (AP Photo).
8-Meter Anaconda
A brave diver gets up close to a huge anaconda snake resting on a riverbank after gobbling up its latest prey. Wearing just a wetsuit, snake enthusiast Franco Banfi, 53, ventured near enough to touch the scary 26 foot (8 meters) beast as it lay in the sun in the Mato Grosso do Sol in Brazil.(Franco Banfi/Solent News).
 Sabertooth Squirrel?
A snaggletooth squirrel struggles to munch on a tasty treat. (Caters News Agency).
Fisherman Catches 12-foot Alligator
Rob Neil poses with the 12-foot alligator he caught Wednesday morning, Sept. 12, 2012 in the Intracoastal Waterway in Bourg, La. Neil sold the gator to Big Al’s restaurant in Houma. (Chris Heller, The Houma Daily Courier/AP Photo).
Rare Albino Hedgehogs
A couple of rare albino hedgehogs are photographed in a pet shop in Johannesburg, Friday, July 6, 2012. The nocturnal animals will be part of the World of Cats, Dogs and Pet Exhibition at the end of the month which will include a dogs fashion show. (Denis Farrell/ AP Photo).
Pedaling Mantis
Macro photographer Eco Suparman was shocked when a praying mantis he was photographing jumped up onto a curled plant and looked just like he was pedaling away on a bicycle. (Eco Suparman/Caters News).
Polar Bear Cubs Greet Spring
This little blue critter is a Bururi long-fingered frog from East Africa — the first one seen in 62 years. Scientists thought it was extinct, a victim of civil war and deforestation. (David Blackburn/California Academy of Sciences).
Praying Otter Seeks Help from Higher Power
Maine State Aquarium Director Aimee Hayden-Rodriques holds a 27 pound, nearly 40 inch long, lobster caught by Robert Malone off the coast of Maine near Rockland, Maine on Feb 17, 2012. The aquarium named the crustacean “Rocky.” (Maine State Aquarium/AP Photo).
Purple Squirrel Found in Pa.
A young member of the tiniest chameleon species ever discovered perches atop a fingertip.(Courtesy PLoS One).
 Kala, Malayan Sun Bear Appears to Lick Tree
Photographer Adrian Tavano watched as Kala, a Malayan sun bear, woke up and opened her mouth. She usually uses her ten-inch long tongue to eat termites hidden deep inside trees at Miami Zoo in Florida, United States. (Adrian Tavano/Solent).

 

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