Photo: Kristian Schmidt for WildAid retired NBA player Yao Ming. Ming is traveling with an international conservation group called WildAid in order to learn more about the poaching of elephants for their tusks and rhinos for their horns. China is the main destination for illegal ivory, and Ming hopes his campaign will alert consumers to the issue and help to decrease demand for products made from ivory.
Little Fish that Can Climb Your Urethra While Urinating : Candiru also known as toothpick fish, is a parasitic freshwater catfish native to the Amazon River. Although some candiru species have been known to grow to a size of 16 inches (~41 cm) in length, others are considerably smaller. These smaller species are known for an alleged tendency to invade and parasitize the human urethra.
Exhibit F: Despite their hefty stature, elephants LOVE playing soccer. Just imagine a team of plump elephants chasing a soccer ball around a field. JUST IMAGINE. Or better yet, look at these chunky chaps play ball: