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Giant Wombats, Jellyfish Uprising, and Naked Mole Rats [LINKS]

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The first complete skeleton of an extinct giant Wombat (which I’ve always envisioned as some kind of deranged flying creature, but is actually quite cute) has been found in Australia. When it roamed the earth some 25,000 years ago, it weighed three tons and stretched out to some 14ft long. But don’t let it keep you up at night – dude was a vegetarian. [Read more]

Thousands of jellyfish are clogging up and shutting down power stations in the UK. Scientists say it’s because of climate change, but I have a theory they’re starting an uprising. I welcome thee, my new jelly lords. [Read more]

The naked mole rat may be ugly, but like the honey badger, it just doesn’t give a sh*t. Plus, it also lives more than 30 years (rats live only 4) and never gets cancer. Scientists are trying to figure out why by mapping its DNA. [Read more]

And finally, a baboon on the run for three days in New Jersey has been captured. Officials apparently nabbed him with a tranquilizer dart, but we’re pretty sure he simply turned himself in after three days in New Jersey. [Read more]

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