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Did Santino the Chimpanzee Try to Attack Visitors at the Zoo?

Chimpanzees are highly sociable primates. They often live in communities with several animals and are often led by an alpha male. These primates mostly direct their aggressive tendencies on threats. They are intelligent and robust creatures. But did you hear the story about Santino the Chimpanzee in Furuvik Zoo? In 1997, Santino, one of the …

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How Big was Secretariat’s Heart?

With his Triple Crown achievement, Secretariat set a record no racing horse could beat. Even as a 2-year old horse, many recognized the vastness of his potential. Acknowledged by Time, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, and many more, nobody could ignore the powerful speed generated by Big Red.  During Secretariat’s necropsy, Dr. Swerczek was shocked to see …

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Where Can You Find A Platypus?

The platypus is a unique mammal with a duck’s bill, a beaver’s tail, otter’s feet, and egg-laying abilities. But did you know they can only be found in a specific place in Australia? Platypuses can only be found outside of Australia’s San Diego Zoo. As urbanization destroys their natural habitat, the platypus population has significantly …

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