Matt Blair

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Tagging the Largest Shark on Earth #OurBluePlanet - BBC Earth

Umi the Newborn Tapir Gets Her First Exam

Denver Zoo is happy to announce the birth of Umi, an endangered Malayan Tapir. The female calf, whose name means “life” in Malayan, was born to …

International Union for Conservation of Nature

A Rare Sighting Of The Amur Leopard - Planet Earth - BBC Earth

Aleksey Beloozerov & Ange - Summer Morning

Zoo’s New Lion Cub Bonds With Foster Mom

Idaho Falls Zoo is thrilled to announce the extraordinary birth of a male African Lion cub! The cub was born February 17 to first-time parents, …

Wildlife

No More Hacks!

Summary<p>HAProxy Technologies’ R&D has released a patchset to enable seamless reloads of HAProxy without dropping packets in the process. The patchset …

Linux

Oregon Zoo Fosters Orphaned Cougar Cub

A tiny, orphaned Cougar cub has briefly taken up residence behind the scenes at the Oregon Zoo’s veterinary medical center.<p>The cub, described as …

Wildlife

Sylow, Jako Diaz Feat. Mougleta - Memories (Alex Hook Remix)

Music

Japeboy - Dawning (Talamanca Remix) [Music Video] [Midnight Coast]

How to Fight Cancer (When Cancer Fights Back)

Understanding how the disease evolves is the key to stopping it.<p>In early 2014, Laura Brealey was visiting her daughters in Singapore when she slipped on a marble floor and cracked her hip. She had it replaced, but in the process, the surgeons noticed that her breathing sounded odd, and told her to …

Cancer

Japeboy - Dawning (Original Mix)

How to Solve Oncology’s Labor Crisis - Facts So Romantic

I watched a man die today. We were “rounding” when we were summoned to his room. He was struggling to breathe, and we knew that the breaths he was …

Cancer

Cheetah Trio Debuts in Dubbo

Three Cheetah cubs made their public debut last week at Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Born on October 20, the cubs, one male and two females, have been …

As I Lay Dying

Sat April 9th, 2016<p>Emergency room MD: “You’re cancelling you Hawaii trip. Scans show a number of lumps on your organs. We’re going to check you into …

SixthSense - Stargazing (Original Mix)

Baby Boom of Baltic Grey Seal Pups at Kolmården

In late February, two Baltic Grey Seal pups were born in Kolmården Wildlife Park in Sweden. The male and female half-siblings weighed in at 17 kilos …

Polar Bear Cubs Take Their First Tentative Steps - Planet Earth - BBC Earth

Beautiful Day

[NMA008] Shion Hinano - With You (Mark & Lukas Remix)

Smithsonian Magazine's 2016 Photo Contest

The editors of <i>Smithsonian</i> magazine have just announced the finalists in their 14th annual photo contest, selected from more than 48,000 entries sent in from 146 countries. They've kindly allowed me to share several of these images here from the competition's seven categories: The Natural World, …

Photography

Lovely Okapi Calf Born at Saint Louis Zoo

A female Okapi calf named Mahameli (Swahili for “velvet”) was born to mom Manala and dad Akia on January 5 at the Saint Louis Zoo.<p>Currently, the …

Tiger Cubs Are Grrrrowing Up Fast

Three Malayan tiger cubs born February 3 at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden are gaining weight, opening their eyes and getting feisty! You …

February 3

Alex H - Kadoma

Remembering the First Cat in Space

This month found several web writers remembering Félicette the cat, the very first feline in space, who was called “Astrocat” by the paparazzi of the …

DevOps

The 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest

Organizers of the Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest have just announced their winning photos for 2017. The winner Gabriel Barathieu beat entrants from 67 different countries with his portrait of an octopus in the lagoon of the island of Mayotte. Prizes and commendations were also handed …

Cancer Rates Are Dropping — But Not In Rural Appalachia

Just over a year ago, Natasha Lucas, an agent for the University of Kentucky’s Owsley County Extension Office, needed a local lung cancer survivor to …

Cancer

Colour Changing Squid Mating Ritual - Blue Planet - BBC Earth

Taronga Celebrates Birth from World's Smallest Fox

Taronga Zoo is celebrating a birth from the world’s smallest Fox species, with keepers monitoring the progress of a tiny Fennec Fox kit.The curious …

Foxes

Whales And Seals Feast On Krill - Blue Planet - BBC Earth

Woodland Park Zoo's Otter Pups Pass First Vet Exam

The four Asian Small-clawed Otters born at Woodland Park Zoo received their first veterinary examination last week. The zoo’s animal health team …

Wildlife