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Adorable Husky Guard Dog Sleeps Through Staged Armed Robbery in a Jewelry Store in Thailand

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An adorable female husky has gone viral on Thai social media after his owner posted CCTV footage of the dog sleeping as the local police department conducted an “armed robbery” training exercise in his jewelry store last week.

Worawut Lomwanawong told Bored Panda his city’s police department picked his store as a case study for a security test on how to react to an armed robber entering his store to steal his jewelry. The robber for this exercise was a police officer dressed in plainclothes.

Instagram Influencer Sparks Outrage After Posing Naked on Top of Endangered Elephant in Bali

Alesya Kafelnikova

A 22-year-old Russian social media influencer is facing heavy criticism online for posing naked on top of an endangered elephant in Bali, Indonesia for her 553,000 Instagram followers.

Alesya Kafelnikova received backlash for the short video she posted on Feb. 13, where she was filmed lying naked on top of a “critically endangered” Sumatran elephant, according to The Sun.

There Are Now 2 Species of Red Panda, Study Finds

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A comprehensive genetic study on red pandas has revealed that the endangered mammals from Asia’s high forests belong to two distinct species and not just a single one as previously believed. 

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing and Kunming based their findings on an analysis of DNA from 65 red pandas. They found significant differences between the two species through three genetic markers. 

‘Mouse-Deer’ Thought to Be Extinct Found in Vietnamese Forest 30 Years Later

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The silver-backed chevrotain is a rare species of the mouse-deer which was thought by many in the science community to have been extinct.

After three decades since its last confirmed sightings, the mouse deer, with its distinct two-tone color, was recently captured on film in a Vietnamese forest. Images of the rabbit-sized animal were captured by camera traps set up by scientists as it was apparently looking for something to eat, reports the Guardian.

Hungry Goat Spared From Slaughter After Becoming Adorable Celebrity in China

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A goat in Shanxi province, China was saved from being slaughtered after it became a social media stakir for its incredible appetite for human snacks.

The young goatherd, Li Fu, was supposed to bring his goat to the slaughterhouse to sell, but he noticed that the animal has quite an appetite for snacks such as cakes, fruits as well as instant noodles and kebabs.