Manhattan Monster fascinates, and repels
Imagine the surprise of one New York woman when, upon strolling underneath the Brooklyn Bridge, she found the above beast lying belly up. The bloated, gnarled creature quickly became an international phenomenon, mostly because nobody could quite identify what the tabloids had taken to calling the "Manhattan Monster."
Mutilated and deformed, zoologists now think the monster is a raccoon on account of its five-toed paws, but one thing is certain: whatever it is, it sure is weird lookin'. Click ahead as MSN looks back at some of the oddest looking creatures found in the wild.
Before the advent of agriculture 10,000 years ago, humans got their food by hunting, gathering, and fishing. Scientists are turning to these ancient me... More Before the advent of agriculture 10,000 years ago, humans got their food by hunting, gathering, and fishing. Scientists are turning to these ancient methods of subsistence for insights into how we can feed our growing global population in years to come—without overwhelming the planet. In its September 2014 issue, National Geographic magazine explores the evolution of the human diet across a wide spectrum of cultures: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/evolution-of-diet/ By 2050 we'll need to feed two billion more people. Click here for a special eight-month series exploring how we can do that—without overwhelming the planet: http://food.nationalgeographic.com.
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