Cane Toad Sneakers. Put A Little Spring in Your Step

January 4, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Gideon Shoes Sneakers crafted from Cane Toads is such a perfect companion story to our piece on footballs made from feral camels . Cane toads are an introduced pest in Australia that are so toxic they kill the native wildlife that attempt to eat them

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When Is It OK to Knock Down Old Houses?

January 4, 2011 by  
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Photo: dr.boogies, flickr The largest collection of prefab houses in the UK is about to be demolished . Built by German and Italian prisoners of war in 1945, these small bungalows are a remnant of war-time years when housing was at a premium. At that time 160,000 prefabs were built in the country, all meant to last for only a decade.

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Biologists Find Endangered Seals’ Secret Island Getaway

January 4, 2011 by  
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Photo: ingridtaylar / CC It’s never been easy being an endangered species — particularly nowadays, what with all the people encroaching upon their native hangouts or clamoring for a rare peek at them.

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