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Alien Species: Not All Bad, and Not Even All Alien

Ken Thompson | Posted 08.11.2014 | Science
Ken Thompson

North America has beavers. Europe and Asia have beavers. Britain should have them too, but we killed the last one a few centuries ago. But now they have turned up on a river in southern England. No one knows how they got there, but the official reaction is that they must be captured.

The 28 Lessons You Learn On Birthright

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 08.07.2014 | College

Who would’ve thought that sleeping in the desert, riding camels, and eating an unlimited supply of hummus would make for the perfect week-and-a-half...

Students Protest Free Camel Rides On Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.18.2014 | College

The University of St. Thomas in Minnesota planned to bring a camel to campus to celebrate "hump day," until some students started protesting it online...

Baby Camels Can Do Magic Tricks, Apparently

Posted 12.30.2013 | Comedy

Wait for it... Wait for it... Via Tastefully Offensive ...

Morocco -- A Chaotic Paradise (Part I)

Adam Williams | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel
Adam Williams

When I booked my trip to Morocco, I had only a few notions in mind: good surf, good food and a drastic cultural change from my humdrum winter in England. It was a bonus that what I came to discover during my 12-day trip was far more than what I expected.

10 Safari Resolutions for 2014

Elizabeth_Gordon | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel

We had our holiday party the other day, and after a "few" glasses of wine, we tried to come up with a safari experiences "bucket list."

A Tour of the Future in Hong Kong

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Names of cities are not just collections of letters. When you read "Rome" or hear "Hanoi" you get a firecracker flash. A row of mental lightbulbs pops on, you see a private marquee picture of the place, and then, when you think of something else, it's gone.

An Adorably Necessary Process

Sarah Barness | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green

It's that time of year again! The zookeepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are beginning the long (and necessary) process of weighing their 2,500 adorable anim...

Deadly MERS Mystery Maybe Solved: Bats One Up Camels

Dr. William Karesh | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. William Karesh

Even if we find the MERS virus living naturally in bats, we do not know how the bug gets into humans -- and luckily it's an extremely rare event.

Around the World in 12 Objects

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Here is my virtual road map, through objects I have collected from traveling to the ends of the earth and back. What inspires you to travel? What have you collected to save the memories?

What If There Were Lions in America?

Matt Murrie | Posted 08.19.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

What if there were lions in America? No, I'm not joking, and neither was Josh Kling when he asked, "What If We Could Bring Back Extant Species" at the last What If...? Conference.

Camels Love Cardboard Boxes

Posted 05.31.2013 | Comedy

What is it with boxes? These camels take on this box like regular Internet celebrity cats. Via Tastefully Offensive...

WATCH: You Only Think You Know What's Coming

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green

Little Aliyah Inzer may have gotten slightly more than she bargained for during a recent trip to a drive-thru zoo near Kansas City, Mo. In a video...


The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.22.2013 | Weird News

We've written a lot about two-faced humpers at HuffPost Weird News, but this one's different because it's not from Florida. All joking aside, this ...

PHOTOS: Pilgrimage To Pushkar

Megan Snedden | Posted 02.26.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

As I stepped barefoot through the lake's sacred gateway, a man drizzled orange flower petals into my palm.

PHOTOS: Jordan's Petra Is Still Alluring Two Centuries Later

Charu Suri | Posted 12.26.2012 | Travel
Charu Suri

Petra's entrance is waking up from its reverie, its rock-cut tombs, temples and rose red walls sleepy with shadows.

You'll Never Believe What They're Putting In Capuccinos

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2012 | Small Business

Oct 22 (Reuters) - A Dubai cafe, trying to give a modern twist to an old Bedouin tradition, has started putting camel products on its menu. Cafe2Go...

LOOK: Detroit Zoo's Baby Camel

Posted 05.23.2012 | Detroit

Bulgan isn't even a month old, and already he's competing for cutest animal at the Detroit Zoo. The Bactrian camel calf was born to mom Suren and f...

CARTOON: The Catty Camel

Posted 03.05.2012 | Women

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Lions, Wolves And Bears Escape Ohio Exotic Animal Farm; Owner Found Dead

AP | By ANDY BROWNFIELD | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- Officers armed with assault rifles patrolled Zanesville Wednesday morning, a day after police killed dozens of animals that e...

David Moye

Camel Eats Breakfast With Owners -- Whether He's Invited Or Not | David Moye | Posted 10.09.2011 | Weird News

Dog owners are used to their pooches trying to mooch food when they sit down to a peaceful meal. Nathan and Charlotte Anderson-Dixon have the same thi...

Snowmass Dig Ends, Revealed 4,826 Bones

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.06.2011 | Denver

The largest fossil excavation project just wrapped up at the now infamous Ziegler Reservoir near Snowmass Village. The excavation quickly unearthed a ...

WATCH: Camel Interrupts Newscast

Posted 07.16.2011 | Comedy

You know what makes a local news report about missing dogs more fun? A camel attack. It's in the journalism rulebook. Or at least that's what this ...

A Beautiful Morning

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

We do not often know when storms will come, but using what we have, acting quickly, and with peace in our hearts, we can endure them. Then, when the storm passes, we can still have a good day.

The Daily Show Brings a Camel to Wisconsin: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? (VIDEO)

Dan McDermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan McDermott

The next time you bring a camel to a protest on an icy street, get the two-hump kind. Those are stocky and lower to the ground. They were obviously designed to walk on slushy Wisconsin streets.