Dinosaurs that lived 200 million years ago used three toes to walk through mud like guinea fowls

Dinosaurs that lived 200 million years ago may have used three toes to walk through mud just like modern-day guinea fowls, study shows Scientists compared guinea fowl tracks to those of meat-eating theropods Similarities suggested dinosaurs also moved in a looping motion with their legs Researchers said the motion had lasted 200 million years due … Read more Dinosaurs that lived 200 million years ago used three toes to walk through mud like guinea fowls

Ancient 17-foot longboat is discovered buried in mud at the edge of Irish lake

A schoolboy who ditched his homework to take a walk along the edge of a lake got a surprise when he stumbled upon the wreck of an ancient longboat. Cathal McDonagh, from Lisacul in County Roscommon, Ireland, spotted the boat as he was wading in the shallows of Cloonacolly Lough at the back of his … Read more Ancient 17-foot longboat is discovered buried in mud at the edge of Irish lake

Calf trapped neck deep in mud is rescued after he was spotted by eagle-eyed tram driver 

Calf trapped neck deep in mud is rescued after he was spotted by eagle-eyed tram driver Tram-driver Ryan King spotted the young calf stuck in a muddy pond in Rochdale He rescued the calf by using a towel as a make-shift sling to get it out the pond  The calf was returned to the farmer … Read more Calf trapped neck deep in mud is rescued after he was spotted by eagle-eyed tram driver 

Orphaned baby rhino treated to mud baths and belly rubs after being taken in by Kenyan carers

Adorable images have shown exactly how an endangered baby black rhino gets to grips with the world, after the daily routine of a little ‘Apollo’ was documented by a rescue sanctuary in Africa. Apollo is a critically endangered baby black rhino who came into the care of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, who swooped in to … Read more Orphaned baby rhino treated to mud baths and belly rubs after being taken in by Kenyan carers

Happy as a pig (rescued from) muck: Two huge 8000ml tankers save a pig which is scared of mud

Happy as a pig (rescued from) muck: Water bosses send two huge 8000ml tankers to empty a flooded animal reserve to save a pig which is scared – of MUD Barry the pig had become trapped when his field at Trindledown Farm in Newbury, Berkshire was flooded Barry lives at a rescue farm but can’t … Read more Happy as a pig (rescued from) muck: Two huge 8000ml tankers save a pig which is scared of mud