Carol: Hey there, Hurst! I have joke for you.
Hurst: Carol it’s too early for one of your jokes, and its 6pm.
Carol: Ouch. Okay so, Why did the tiger lose at poker?
Hurst: I don’t know it probably depends on his skill level at poker.
Carol: Because he was playing with a cheetah!
Hurst: Ah yes, of course. Sigh. Onto this week’s animal news, there is plenty to cover.
Dogs know when they don’t know from Science Daily
Sloth retirement home set up in Pembrokeshire from BBC News
How to Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays from The New York Times
Pirates are killing Bengal tigers from National Geographic
Palm oil was supposed to help save the planet. Instead it unleashed a catastrophe from NYT
Only ‘deep pockets’ allowed: Indonesia authorities to raise Komodo National Park entrance fee by 50 times to US$500 from The Straits Times
Endangered Species Mural Project by Center for Biological Diversity
There’s a bat apocalypse unfolding. Can science stop it? By Nat Geo
Want To Slow Down Climate Change? Plant A Tree from WBUR News
And bonus interactive map….. Welcome to the US Carbon Mapper
Photo credit: Ratanjot Singh from Unsplash