World’s Strangest

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Bialowieza Forest

Before humans arrived in Europe, the continent was covered in forest. The largest remaining part of that original woodland is Bialowieza Forest, which spans the borders of Poland and Belarus. At least it does now. The history of the forest includes hundreds of years of rule under various kings, some who exploited the forest and some [...]

6 Extremely Rare National Animals

You’d think the distinction of National Animal would bring with it some sort of benefit – protection from extinction, for instance. Not so. Take the Bald Eagle, symbol of these United States, which has been on and off the endangered species list for over 40 years. Sadly, this sort of thing is far from unusual. [...]