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Pranks of Nature

Pranks of Nature

Welcome to Ripley’s Menagerie of Curious Creatures The animal kingdom offers an endless pageant of bizarre behaviors and unbelievable biological adaptations. Not So Common Livestock Today we share with you a few awesome vintage photographs of some of the most bizarre animal mutations. These particular animals are not exotic species, […]
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Bawk bawk boom!

Bawk bawk boom!

An all new book for Ripley’s, Unbelievable Stories For Guys is coming out in time for Father’s Day. Here’s another spread from Chapter 10: Digital & Electronic If you’re interested in seeing what Nintendo’s logo looked like back when they first started, here are all of their old logos. Blue […]
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Say Hello to Harvey Dent: The Two-Faced Kitten

Say Hello to Harvey Dent: The Two-Faced Kitten

If cats are believed to have nine lives, how many lives could a cat with two faces have? Appropriately named Harvey Dent after the two-faced character in the Batman Series, this adorable little kitten was recently born healthy in the Port Charlotte, FL home of Nash Hand and his wife […]
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Mental Floss, Starbucks Surprises & a Dog Named Ripley

Mental Floss, Starbucks Surprises & a Dog Named Ripley

Episode 88 Ethan Trex of the popular web site and magazine, Mental Floss, stops by Ripley Radio this week to discuss the weird topics his publication carries, how they research the bizarre, and how it compares with Ripley’s Believe It or Not! A pitiful little pooch was found in the […]
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The original talking dog, Banned from Walmart and more shocking stories

The original talking dog, Banned from Walmart and more shocking stories

Episode 87 Was Don a celebrated German pooch from the early 20th century, really able to talk as so many stories and legends proclaim? Huffington Post correspondent Marc Hartzman looked into the popular tale and talks with us this week on Ripley Radio – An On-Demand Oddcast. Do you think […]
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Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek

All of our Ripley’s Twists are now out as ibooks, including Twists Wild Animals. Here’s another page spread from Wild Animals, one of my favorite books. More than 1.5 million types, or species, of animals have been found so far–but scientists are still looking for the other 28.5 million they […]
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Meet The Uglies

Meet The Uglies

All of our Ripley’s Twists are now out as ibooks, including Twists Wild Animals. Naked Mole-Rat Good looks don’t matter to these burrowing mammals. They’re nasty to look at, and nasty by nature: males kidnap youngsters from other colonies and keep them as slaves, forcing them to dig new tunnels. […]
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Driving Mr. Bailey the Buffalo

Driving Mr. Bailey the Buffalo

At almost six feet tall at the hump, eight feet long and weighing 1800 pounds, Bailey junior is quite possibly the world’s largest domestic pet. Owned by Jim and Linda Fautner at their Spruce Grove property in Canada’s Alberta province, the three year old brute is a local and international […]
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Inflated Animals

Inflated Animals

Inside Strikingly True, page 198. Chinese artist Yang Maoyuan creates animal sculptures with a difference–he takes the skins of dead animals and inflates them to monstrous sizes, often dyeing them in lurid colors. Beijing-based Yang travels to Hebei in northern China to buy horse, goat and sheep skins. He then […]
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Frog Bits

Frog Bits

Inside Strikingly True, page 189. FROG’S HEART Customers in Japan who order Frog Sashimi eat the still-beating heart of a freshly killed American bullfrog. The rest of the frog is eaten as a raw dish, with any leftovers, including the feet, turned into soup. Foods like this aren’t commonly used […]
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