Christine Barba
May 3 · 2 min read

Humans aren’t the only ones making headlines this week. This week’s animal news will leave you otterly shocked and thinking, you have cat to be kitten me right now.

A miniature pig café just opened in Tokyo

Get some hogs and kisses at Tokyo’s Minipig Café | © Bruno van der Kraan / Unsplash

“After a successful crowdfunding campaign that raised 4.7 million yen ($42,380) from supporters — more than twice its global amount of 2 million yen ($17,936) — there’s a brand new café dedicated to micro pigs,” Sora News reports.

Researchers discover antidote for deadliest jellyfish sting

Jelly you weren’t the one to discover this antidote? | © Karan Karnik / Unsplash

“Researchers have finally discovered an antidote to the deadly sting that is delivered by the most venomous creature on earth — the Australian box jellyfish,” The Good News Network reports.

Seagulls take selfies in front of England’s traffic cameras

These gulls are pretty fly | © Holger Link / Unsplash

“Seagulls have been caught repeatedly photobombing traffic cameras in London,” Euronews reports.

Parrot survives a series of tragic events

Will its perpetrators be forced to take a polygraph test? | © Andrew Pons / Unsplash

“A battle-hardened parrot has somehow survived being kidnapped from a zoo, wounded in a police shoot-out and bitten by a snake,” Metro reports.

Cocaine was discovered in U.K. shrimp

Toxicologists must have been shrimply shocked by their discovery | © Elle Hughes / Unsplash

“Small amounts of cocaine, pesticides and other contaminants have been detected in U.K. freshwater shrimp,” KRWG Public Media reports.

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One Table, One World

People coming from different cultural backgrounds sharing seats at the table to dine, to laugh, to cook, to heal and most of all to share the stories of their unique journeys all over the world.

Christine Barba

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Writer, traveler & Culture Trip editor, focusing on global cultures & brain health. Words in VICE, Google Travel via EVG & more: http://www.christinebarba.com/

One Table, One World

People coming from different cultural backgrounds sharing seats at the table to dine, to laugh, to cook, to heal and most of all to share the stories of their unique journeys all over the world.

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