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Elephants at Play and Some Amazing Facts

Elephants playing video and Some Amazing Facts Elephants continue to fascinate both scientists and general observers alike. They are recognised as being among the most intelligent creatures on earth. In fact, some enthusiasts believe that their intelligence rivals that of human beings. Aristotle even said of elephants: “The beast which passeth all others in wit and mind”. The elephant’s brain is the most sizeable at a mass of just over 5kg. Although the largest whale is 20 times the body size of [...]

Horses for Adoption Playing in the Snow Video

Some people and horses just love the wintery snowy conditions out there. The horses of Easy Street Horse Rescue love the snow! This early morning they are in the process of making horsey angels in the snow and playing with each other. Horses are arctic animals, yep they really are, not a lot of people know that. These  have access to three shelters, but choose to be outside. They could eat their hay inside (see garage bay behind them), but rather [...]

Avro Vulcans Last Flight Video

This was the Vulcan’s last flight, it was a stunning spectacle. Although the almighty plane doesn’t fly any more, you can still visit it in multiple museums and even in some of them you can take a look inside it. The Avro Vulcan (officially Hawker Siddeley Vulcan[2] from July 1963)[3] is a jet-powered delta wing strategic bomber, which was operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1956 until 1984. Aircraft manufacturer A.V. Roe and Company (Avro) designed the Vulcan in response [...]

Extreme Weather in the UK

Extreme Weather in the UK  How do animals and pets cope with this kind of weather. About 16,000 houses in England were flooded during the wettest December in a century, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has told MPs. Defending the government’s response to the crisis, she said flood defences had protected more than 20,000 homes. Financial aid was provided in “record time”, and there are plans to further improve flood defences, Ms Truss added. But Labour accused ministers of not spending enough on defences, [...]