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Old 11-02-2012, 05:22 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Old 11-03-2012, 05:58 PM
 
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The wonders of Nature!

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A very compassionate man and a loving beautiful fox.
Six years ago, Cropper was found in the street after a fight with dogs. Seriously injured and ill (toxoplasmosis), Cropper was nursed back to health by this man's patience, love and determination. Not strong enough to return to the wild, Cropper spends very happy days with his human friend.
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Old 11-04-2012, 05:36 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Post Sea otter jumps on a boat to avoid getting eaten by killer whales (video)

In Tutka Bay, Alaska, a momma sea otter saved herself from a group of hungry killer whales by jumping onto a boat. Her baby was not as lucky. When the boat owner radioed another boater in the area about what just happened, he was skeptical, saying, "Of course, you didn't get pictures." The response: "No, I took video."

Sea otter jumps on a boat to avoid getting eaten by killer whales (video)
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Old 11-05-2012, 03:21 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Old 11-05-2012, 04:48 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Very nice of you! I was wondering if I could post this on my FaceBook?
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Old 11-05-2012, 06:55 PM
 
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Brian- here is the you tube of Cropper the fox and his human friend. Hard to believe isn't it?!


Guy Lives With A Fox - YouTube
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Old 11-05-2012, 08:01 PM
 
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Default Scientists Identify Insect-repelling Compounds in Jatropha

Researchers have known for some time that fatty acids repel insects, but this was the first known report that identified triglycerides as having mosquito repellent activity, according to Cantrell.
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:30 PM
 
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Heart breaking sound of the otter calling her baby.

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In Tutka Bay, Alaska, a momma sea otter saved herself from a group of hungry killer whales by jumping onto a boat. Her baby was not as lucky. When the boat owner radioed another boater in the area about what just happened, he was skeptical, saying, "Of course, you didn't get pictures." The response: "No, I took video."

Sea otter jumps on a boat to avoid getting eaten by killer whales (video)
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:33 PM
 
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Brian- here is the you tube of Cropper the fox and his human friend. Hard to believe isn't it?!


Guy Lives With A Fox - YouTube
Looks like having an adult fox as a pet is a lot safer than the big cats. I like the way the man carries him wrapped around his neck. I've had one very special cat that enjoyed doing that.

Thanks, no kudzu!
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:00 PM
 
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