The Water Bowl: Alexander Skarsgard Loves Watching Whales! Plus, SEAL Team 6’s Dog Name Revealed

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updated 05/18/2011 AT 11:00 AM ET

originally published 05/18/2011 AT 10:30 AM ET

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True Blood’s Alexander Skarsgard loves whale-watching so much that he took his interviewer out for a whale-watching trip. “Ever since he went whale-watching, he won’t stop talking about it. Everybody has to go! It’s a plague!” said his father, Stellan. –GQ

The name of the tracking dog who joined SEAL Team 6 in the rain on Osama bin Laden was called Cairo. –AP

Lizards in Australia called great desert skinks build tunneled homes for their families, researchers have found. Many generations of lizards live in the elaborate structures. –New York Times

A 77-year-old retired professor from California can attract 100,000 bees to his body and be covered in the insects without getting stung. –Mail Online

Bears, deer and other wildlife in Louisiana are fleeing rising floodwaters and attempting to reach higher ground. Individuals should not try to rescue the wildlife and instead let the animals find their way on their own. –