The Geometric Tortoise, one of the rarest land tortoises in the world, is endemic to the Western Cape, South Africa. Due to a drastic population decrease, mainly as a result of human induced threats to its habitat, the Geometric Tortoise is classified as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List.
What are your thoughts on McDonalds opening a restaurant in Vatican City? Or do you think they're making a big (meal) deal out of nothing?
Six years ago, gold miner Todd Hoffman escaped the economic downturn to build a better future in the gold fields of the frozen north. See his inspiring untold story, Gold Rush: The Gambler, this Thursday at 7:30pm AEDT/NZ.
The museum exhibit, Museo Atlántico, features hundreds of human forms scattered over a dozen installations at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

Creepy Underwater Sculptures Warn of Future Eco Disasters

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Look into my eyes…. This Mediterranean Jumping Spider is giving off all sorts of hypnotic vibes!
The all new series, Blowing Up History, starts tonight at 7:30pm AEDT/NZ!
Eating peanuts as an infant could help stop the allergies.
Join us for a rush worth it's weight in gold this Thursday, as Pure Aussie Gold kicks off from 11:30am AEDT & 12:10pm NZ!
Cherry blossoms line Yeojwacheon Stream during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Jinhae, South Korea.
Featuring trains in Australia and New Zealand, as well as France, the US, and Canada, the all new series Megatrains starts this Thursday at 8:30pm AEDT/NZ!
With help from a subspecies that's a near dead-ringer genetically, the extinct Caspian tiger could once again inhabit Central Asia.

Massive Tigers Could Once Again Roam Central Asia

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Today is Penguin Awareness Day, so let's celebrate the species living in our own backyard! Found in Australia and New Zealand, the Little Blue Penguin (or Fairy Penguin) is the smallest species of penguin, usually growing to between 30 and 33cm and typically weighing just 1.5kg.
What if the world was too quick to convict O.J. Simpson? What if we were wrong all along?

Narrated by Martin Sheen, Is O.J. Innocent? The Missing Evidence, presents a new theory and never before seen evidence to reveal a possible new suspect behind the case we all think we know. Take a sneak peek of this all new series, premiering Sunday 5 February at 8:30pm AEDT/NZ.
Meet Snotbot: The whale sneeze collecting drone!
The endangered insect's "hair" is actually a tuft of yellow scales and the moth is also unique for its peculiar genitalia.

First Species Named After Trump Is a Moth With Blonde 'Hair'

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Al Khazneh (also known as the Treasury) is one of the most elaborate temples found in the ancient city of Petra, Jordan.

Built as a mausoleum and crypt at the beginning of the 1st century AD, the face of Al Khazneh is now marked by hundreds of bullet holes, thought by some to be made in the early 20th century by local Bedouin tribes hoping to dislodge riches once rumoured to have been stashed...
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The all new season of Gold Rush continues tonight at 7:30pm AEDT/NZ!

At Eureka Creek, Tony Beets' runway is complete. He tests his son Kevin by putting him in charge this season. Plus, the Hoffman crew faces a make or break decision.
The NASA astronaut commanded Apollo 17 in 1972, logging more than 73 hours of extravehicular activity on the lunar surface.

Eugene Cernan, Last Man to Walk on the Moon, Has Died at 82

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The ink from these sacred tattoos, believed to have magical powers, contains snake venom and cigarette ash.