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Fight Against Maturity

Well, that’s just ducky!

It was hoped that feathers would fly when two rare male blue ducks were introduced to the only female of their species in Britain.

Ben and Jerry were meant to fall for Cherry and help produce some much-needed ducklings. Instead, the two drakes only had eyes for each other – and have been inseparable ever since.

via Daily Express

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Aren’t rats sacred some places in India? Apparently not here.

After disposing of 39,650 rodents, a man from Bangladesh has been crowned a rat-killing champion and has been awarded a 14-inch Sony color television for his efforts.

via Weird Asia News.

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Looks more like a cat to me

The hybrid descendants of a carp and a leather carp (tangerine fish) are the new sensation in the small South Korean town of Chongju because of their “humanoid” facial features.

via Weird Asia News.

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