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Ever heard of an island so dangerous that the government actually bans people from visiting? Introducing Ilha de Queimada Grande, a small isnald 20 miles (32 km) off the coast of Sao Paolo, Brazil, home to the world's most venomous viper: the golden lancehead. The serpent's venom is 5-times more deadly than other snakes, and can even melt human flesh if enough if injected. Before the island was condemned, several people have succumbed to the deadly vipers. Continue reading to watch a full-length VICE documentary on the island.

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You've probably seen her before in the internet, but Venus', the feline with a split-toned face and heterochromatic colored eyes, from North Carolina has recently gone viral on the internet. Though infrequently seen in humans, complete heterochromia is more frequently observed in other species, where it almost always involves one blue eye, like Venus. The blue eye occurs within a white spot, where melanin is absent from the skin and hair. Continue reading for a video.

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You read that right, you're look at a near exact replica of the house featured in Disney Pixar's "Up". It's located in Herriman, Utah, and was designed by the team at Bangerter Homes. This four bedroom home commanded $400,000 back in 2009, so we can only imagine just how much it would fetch if it were to hit the market today. Continue reading for eighteen more interesting things about the movie.

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Wendy McKee, a Texas-based photographer gave new life to a litter of kittens by dressing them up as characters from famous movies / TV shows like Star Wars, The Wizard of Oz, The Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who, and Game of Thrones. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a last-minute skydiving chute pull that will make your heart skip a beat.

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Just like humans, it takes a lot of patience to capture a proper animal photo, and even more so if you're out in the wild. Sometimes this results in photos that show animals who may need a system reboot, like the otter you see above. We've rounded up 21 more funny examples for your viewing enjoyment, some more "derpy" than others. Continue reading to see them all.

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It all started with the image above, showing two otters holding hands, and then it went viral from there. Sea otters will often float in groups, referred to as rafts, whilst eating resting and sleeping. A raft of these otters can be 2-100+ and during this activity they will all hold hands to stay together in their group. Plus, otters will use sea plants that grow from the ocean floor which they will wrap themselves up in, which helps keep them from drifting away. Continue reading for more.

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Parenting in the animal kingdom is quite similar to how humans take care of their children. A good example would be making sure they stay out of places where they shouldn't be, and that's the situation this polar bear cub was in. Bored Panda's heartwarming compilation shows "many of the same tender and stressful childhood moments that you may have also experienced as a parent or a child." Continue reading for more.

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Thanks to television, movies, and other media outlets, people tend to think they need the most expensive / luxurious / etc. of everything to be happy, but as these two dogs show, just having good company around to celebrate a birthday is all they need to put a smile on their faces. We've rounded up twenty-one more examples of the happiest animals ever. Continue reading to see them all.

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Just when you thought they couldn't get any creepier, scientists have discovered a number of aquatic fish-eating spiders that can consume prey twice their size and weight. That's right, these creepy crawlies are capable of swimming, diving and walking on the water surface, in addition to having powerful neurotoxins and enzymes that enable them to kill and digest fish that often exceed them in size. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Ever wonder what humans might look like if they evolved from different animals? If so, this artist has drawn up a few strange creatures that just might get your imagination going. The most interesting one? We'd have to say the horse or lion human hybrids. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrects and stuff that looks like other stuff gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what one man can do with a single metal ring.

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