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Watch a snake hitch a ride to work on woman's windshield

It's a good thing she wasn't driving a convertible with the top down.

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Researchers have a quacky idea: Replace car horns with duck sounds

The sounds of nature have a way to grab someone's attention, and that's further confirmed by the results from a study looking into alternatives for the modern day car horn, where duck sounds emerged as the winner.

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Glow-in-the-dark algae lights up Australia

A unique bioluminescent bloom in Australia is setting the Internet on fire.

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Amazing Video Captures Rare Sight: A Great Horned Owl Going For a Swim

It's an incredibly majestic and incredibly rare piece of video, courtesy of some hikers in a canyon in Lake Powell, between Arizona and Utah.

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99-million-year-old baby bird found in amber is a fossil like we've never seen before

The hatchling is the most complete fossil ever found in Myanmar amber, with its head, wings, skin, feathers and a clawed foot clearly visible to the naked eye.

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Squirrel invades home, and complete pandemonium breaks out

Squirrels belong outside, and this video proves that.

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Sea Lion Video Further Confirms Nature Can Be Cute — And Dangerous

The next time you have an encounter with wildlife and are thinking of getting a little closer, the video of a girl being dragged off a pier by a sea lion may make you think twice about it.

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You Won't Be Able to Stop Watching These Bees Mating

Animals don't think of mating as an act of intimacy like humans do, but one photographer has incredibly captured the most intimate video of bees mating that you'll ever see.

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D.C. Duck Ramp Proves Sometimes Nature Just Needs a Boost

They took to it like a duck to water, naturally.

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Animals Drinking Water is the Best Thing on the Internet This Week

A GoPro, a bucket of water and a parade of thirsty animals is truly mesmerizing.

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Adorable trash panda invades Toronto airport to delight of travelers

It was one of the cutest airport security breaches you'll ever see.

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Bird Incredibly Hitches Ride Through Chicago's Loop

What's more amazing: The fact that this bird hitched a ride or that the driver seemed to be traveling at a decent clip in Chicago's Loop?

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Massive Snake Goes for a Ride, Freaks Out Driver

Another driver thought it was a man's tattooed arm hanging out the window. Until she got closer.

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Giant Gator Casually Takes a Shortcut Across Path

Nothing to see here, just a prehistoric monster out for a stroll, like it's no big deal.

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Forest Preserve Offers Year-Round Camping


Five campgrounds are located near rivers, trails, woodlands and shopping.

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Dog Park and Preserve Access Projects Delayed


Plum Valley Dog Park and Kankakee Sands access area will open later than originally estimated.

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