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Founded in 1977 by Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick, in honor of her late husband, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is today the most successful orphan elephant rescue and rehabilitation program in the world. The Orphans' Project exists to offer hope to Kenya's threatened elephant and rhino populations as they struggle against the threat of poaching for their ivory and horns…

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Now here's something you don't see every day. Needle-felting expert Housetsu Sato and his students at the Japan School of Wool Art recently stitched together an incredibly realistic-looking giant cat head out of sheep's wool felt. The fantastically wacky creation, which can be worn on the head like a mask, was made as a project for the only class in the world that specializes in cat…

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Portsmouth, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell creates beautiful miniature sculptures of insects using circuit boards found inside discarded electronics. "My art practice involves breaking down the pre-existing materials, reinterpreting them and offering them a new form with new purpose, creating something beautiful, whimsical and precious," she said.

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When photographer Alan Lawrence's son Wil was born in October 2013, he knew that there was something different about him. “While looking into his eyes, everything started to go into a dream state. My emotions of joy paused as everything around me seemed to slow down. The nurse may of been talking to me, but I wasn’t listening,” Alan states. “I could immediately…

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São Paolo-based photographer and art director Adriano Alarcon can grow quite a beard, and he spent four months cultivating his facial hair before shaving exactly half of it off. It’s an unconventional move to say the least, but one that was well worth it. His photo project called Fifty Fifty Selfie Barber Shop is an amusing look at how he fills in the other half of his…

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As the daughter of an astronaut, 13-year-old Stephanie is used to her father being away on missions in space, but she still misses him every day that he's gone. Automaker Hyundai recently tried to help bridge the distance between Stephanie in Houston and the International Space Station where her dad works by creating a heartfelt message visible from 200 miles away. The results, which are documented…

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Canadian artist Steve McDonald is known for creating highly-detailed, bird's-eye view illustrations of cities, villages, and rural areas, which were the inspiration behind his first coloring book. Fantastic Cities is a unique achievement that combines aerial views of real cities and kaleidoscope-like architectural mandalas. Some of the featured cities…

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