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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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Orangutan Twins Born in Hong Kong

Hong Kong introduces to the public the first pair of locally born orangutan twins. The twins, born in July 2011, are named "Wan Wan" and "Wah Wah." Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "kt…

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Poland’s Abandoned Animals Taken in from the Cold

As Europe's cold snap continues, some are sparing a thought not just for people affected by the freeze, but for animals too. Images of a center for abandoned animals in Celestynow, Poland. World…

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Japan’s Snow Monkeys

Japanese macaques, or "snow monkeys," are iconic in snowy Japanese landscapes . David Levene monkeys around with the primates at Japans Jigokudani Monkey Park as they (the monkeys not Dave) take a dip…

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Risky Business? Measuring Alligator Bite Force

Scientists in Gosford near Sydney have taken the bull by the horns - or in this case, the alligator by the snout - in an effort to learn about the bite force and probable dining habits of prehistoric …

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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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South Africa Considers Legal Sale of Horns to Prevent Rhino Extinction

South Africa's government is considering a legal market for rhino horns to combat the booming illegal trade. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "taHSkjCd25XQjpvp", NewsLook = NewsLook ||…

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