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Lions and Humans Battle in Namibia

Adult lions are at the top of the food chain and have no natural enemies, except human beings. But for lions of Namibia, that enemy has become a huge problem. African farmers kill hundreds of them eve…

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Edward Norton Calls for Antarctic Marine Reserve

Actor Ed Norton and a coalition of environmental groups are calling for the world's largest marine reserve to be declared in Antarctica's Ross Sea to prevent "industrial scale" fishing from ruining th…

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Rare Starfish Found on Peru’s Coast

Peruvian marine biologists discover three rare species of starfish in the Pacific Ocean. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "1mNFxKEsyzfdBUgP", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.embeds…

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Possible Cause for Bizarre Bird Migrations

Endangered whooping cranes flew 2,500 miles from Canada to Texas, where they usually spend the whole winter. Instead, they pecked around for a short time and flew back. Scientists believe it may be be…

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Lioness Gives Birth to Tigons in China

China states that a lioness there has given birth to two mixed lion-tiger cubs and a pure-bred lion cub all in the same litter, marking a world first. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = …

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Activists Clash with Japanese Whalers

Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd releases new footage of clashes at sea with Japanese whalers, including one of their members being knocked off a jet ski by a water cannon. Simon Hanna reports. Scie…

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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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Fruit Bat Population on Rise, Caves Needed

An overcrowded, record-breaking colony of fruit bats in the Philippines is causing conservationists to be concerned. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "NWRWd7zgA9GscF2C", NewsLook = New…

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Yao Ming Goes After Bear Bile Farms

A documentary screening event organized by animal welfare group Animals Asia Foundation in Beijing called for an end to bear bile farming, the practice of extracting bile from the gall bladders of liv…

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Dolphin Strandings Continue in Massachusetts

Rescue teams from the International Fund for Animal Welfare are trying to save 10 stranded dolphins. Last month 177 short-beaked common dolphins stranded on Cape Cod, that's five times what researcher…

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