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Unlikely buddies

A mynah bird and a dog who cannot bear to be parted have become local celebrities in China.

The pair are such great friends their owner has built a special perch for the bird which fits on the dog.

More via Orange UK

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October 12, 2010 Posted by | bird, cool stuff | Comments Off on Unlikely buddies

Feeling sorry for yourself? Think about this armless toe pianist

A musician who lost both arms in a childhood accident and plays the piano with his toes has won “China’s Got Talent,” performing his version of James Blunt’s wistful love song “You’re Beautiful” to a packed audience at the Shanghai Stadium.

All three judges on the show Sunday praised 23-year-old Liu Wei for his determination, urging him to keep on pursuing his dreams, and the Beijing native said he would try, quipping, “At least I have a pair of perfect legs.”

More via Idaho Statesman.

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No more monkey business in Japan…maybe

A monkey believed to have bitten more than 100 people in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture since August was captured Oct. 10 after being cornered in the home of a resident here.

A Mishima official said there was no doubt that the captured macaque monkey was the one that had been attacking people, as it was snared shortly after three people were attacked nearby and there had been no other sightings or reports of injuries afterwards.

via The Mainichi Daily News.

October 12, 2010 Posted by | animals | , | Comments Off on No more monkey business in Japan…maybe