Lily, the Minnesota black bear, has been trying to hibernate – and gestate – which her daily activities were caught on tape 24/7. Although Lily is pretty private, you can hear the first sounds of her baby. Furthermore, a beast found by a golfer in Texas. The hairless animal, mysterious chupacabra had been found. This week, scientists actually discovered the breeding ground of the least-known bird species on the planet: the large-billed reed warbler.

Amazingly, a cache of about 20 of the tiny brown birds have settled in to the rugged and remote region of northeastern Afghanistan, which has managed to avoid the worst effects of the war, after the first spotting more than 100 years ago in India and the next recorded discovery wasn’t until 2006 in Thailand.

The Birth of Lily’s Black Bear Cub – Jan. 22, 2010: