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Remarkable Story of Animal Communication (Video)

Do you believe you can talk to animals and they can talk back to you? Anna Breytenbach has dedicated her life to what she calls interspecies communication. She sends detailed messages to animal…

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Zoos: Sanctuaries or Prisons? (Illustration)

Are zoos good or bad? It's an eternally tricky question: while they can be invaluable in saving endangered species and educating the public, they do so at the expense of keeping wild animals locked aw…

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Feral Rabbits Overrun Canadian Town

By the end of the day Monday, 187 feral rabbits from Canmore, Alta., will have been snipped and clipped, avoiding their original fate of being euthanized. Odd News by NewsLook var nl_rand = …

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Saving Poland’s Lynx

Eradicated from much of Europe 150 years ago, lynx populations remain dotted across isolated forested regions. An estimated 200 of the solitary big cats live in Poland, where a group of veterinarians …

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A Young Girl Amidst Wild Animals

In 1959 my military father was posted to Bangkok, Thailand bringing along his wife and seven curious children. We were soon housed in a large, walled compound that was meant to keep the burglars o…

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Electrified Roads May Prevent Animal Collisions

Wildlife walking near Tassajara Creek in San Luis Obispo County, CA will be given a mild shock if they walk on four roads leading to a four lane highway. Electrified pads have been installed in road s…

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Wild Animal Ownership Banned in Ohio

As one of his last efforts, outgoing Governor of Ohio Ted Strickland has placed an emergency ban on the buying or selling of wild predators such as bears, wolves, primates, alligators, venomous snakes…

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Can Wild Horses Fight Global Warming?

According to Russian scientist Sergey Zimov, reintroducing wild horses to the icy Siberian landscape where they once roamed in droves, will begin to repair the ecological damage brought about by globa…

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Endangered Baby Oryx Born at National Zoo

A baby scimitar-horned oryx was successfully brought into the world at the National Zoo's conservation center. It weighed twenty pounds at birth. Steve Monfort, director of the Smithsonian Conserva…

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Unnatural States: The Ethics of Zoo Going

The Los Angeles Zoo, while well regarded and an exemplary urban zoo at that, has a dark history (as most long-standing zoos do) that lurks barely under the surface. A mile or so down the road from the…

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