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How animals from around the world find their mates

How animals from around the world find their mates

These days, finding a partner with whom to share love and affection with isn’t always easy. We find shared interests with friends. When that doesn’t work out, some even try the workplace (not advisable). Then some of us give up and give internet dating a go. Have you ever stopped and wondered why it’s so hard? Well, how do you think animals find love? Surely they can’t be that fussy.

Ōkunoshima: The Japanese island that’s full of rabbits

Ōkunoshima: The Japanese island that’s full of rabbits

When hundreds of animals run towards you, your natural reaction is to run as fast as you can to escape the stampede. Not on the island of Ōkunoshima, though, because that large group of running animals are in fact bundles of fluff that just want you to appreciate how darn cute they are (they’re also probably after food).

Children’s toys from around the world

Children’s toys from around the world

In the olden days, children used to play outside, in the mud, with a stick. I’m not saying things were better then, because they obviously weren’t – today’s lucky kids have got computer games, robot dogs and all kinds of other plastic wonderfulness. Of course, they can still go outside if they want, but if they do it’ll be riding on a little electric quadbike.

5 animals that are half one thing and half another

5 animals that are half one thing and half another

You know where you stand with most animals – a dog is a dog and a cat is a cat. There’s not much room for confusion. If you’re a tortoise, you’re 100% tortoise. If you’re a chimp, you’re 100% chimp. I’m 100% human, despite what some (rather unkind) people may have said.