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The week in wildlife - in pictures

Burrowing owls at the Olympics, a pygmy elephant with very special tusks, and a rare white mynah bird are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world


From the Medieval & Earlier Manuscripts blog post 'A Good Walk Spoiled' Image: A miniature of four men playing a game resembling golf, at the bottom of the calendar page for September (London, British Library, MS Additional 24098, f. 27r).


31 Ideas for Funny Triathlon Team Names

The United States Triathlon has grown from 53,000 member payers in 2004 to over 250,000 Americans participating each year. This competitive sport has been attracting high positioned white collar workers for years, slowly shifting the trend away from traditional golf. However, majority of participants are considered to be at an average level and lack sophistication. […]

from Mail Online

fab! Simone Biles and the Team USA gymnasts have a beach day

21 AUGUST 2016. Ab fab! Simone Biles and Team USA gymnasts have a beach day // Three members of the Final Five team let their hair down on the beach in Rio. Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and Madison Kocian posed for pictures as they frolicked on the sand. Gabby Douglas posted a picture on Instagram of herself golfing with friends, and Laurie Hernandez appeared in a selfie with Biles earlier by the pool. The Final Five took a combined nine medals in Rio, the most by any women's team since 1979.

from Metro

The Olympic golf course has been taken over by capybaras

This makes the Olympic Golf Course at Rio an ideal landing spot for the rodent, where multiple sightings have been reported, and been the subject of a variety of shrieks across social media.

from The Telegraph

Max Whitlock wins bronze in dramatic individual all-round gymnastics final

from Mail Online

Another gold for Team GB as Justin Rose wins golf final

The Team GB star waved to the adoring crowd after securing the first Olympic golf gold medal for 112 years

from BBC News

In pictures: The Olympic venues

Aerial view of the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil