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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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Get Kids Outside: Tracking

By Matt Miller, The Nature Conservancy My nephew Jacob excitedly called me over, with the impatience only an 11-year-old can muster. "You have to check this out," he exclaimed. He wasn't urging …

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Spunky Aardvark Cub Takes First Steps

A baby aardvark takes its first steps at Antwerpen zoo, the first of mother Curly’s offspring to survive. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "wJRW61iSiDCzdcWW", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}…

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A Race Against Time for Whales Stranded on New Zealand Beach

22 Pilot whales died after their pod beached in New Zealand. Rescuers are trying to save the 77 animals that are left, dousing them with water, waiting for high tide to take them back out to sea. …

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