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Archaeologists Uncover Two Ancient Mayan Cities Dating Back to 600-1000AD
Offbeat  (tags: Ancient, Mayan, cities, archaeologists, Mexico, rain forest, discovery )

Marie
- 2 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Archaeologists have found two ancient Mayan cities hidden in the jungle of southeastern Mexico, and the lead researcher says he believes there are 'dozens' more to be found in the region.
Good News! - New Mexico Plant Withdraws Animal Processing Application
Offbeat  (tags: Mexico, withdraws, horse, slaughter house, meat )

Marie
- 17 days ago - thehorse.com
plants. In 2007, Congress voted to strip the USDA of funding required to pay personnel conducting such inspections at the last two operational domestic equine processing plants. Federal funding bills continued to include language denying funding
Vaquita, the Mexican Porpoise, Nears Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Vaquita, sad news, Mexico, gulf coast, California, porpoise, endangered )

Marie
- 22 days ago - news.sciencemag.org
An international team of scientists says that the critically endangered vaquita, a species of porpoise (Phocoena sinus) found only in Mexico's Gulf of California, is fast approaching extinction and that all gillnet fishing in the animal's range.
Bengal Tiger Discovered Locked Up in Abandoned House in Mexico
Offbeat  (tags: Bengal tiger, Mexico, abandoned, house, cage )

Marie
- 33 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Police officers searching a property in Guerrero, Mexico, found the endangered big cat locked in a cage.
Lost Clarion Nightsnake Rediscovered in Mexico
Offbeat  (tags: Good news, Mexico, lost, clarion nightsnake, rediscovered )

Marie
- 98 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
This 18-inch Clarion Nightsnake was found on black lava rock habitat on the island of Clarion.
'Zonkey' (Zebra + Donkey) Was Born at Mexico Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: Zebra, donkey, primates, Mexico, Bronx zoo, video )

Marie
- 123 days ago - m.today.com
Video: Zebra + donkey = 'zonkey' at Mexico zoo and Baby gorillas born at Bronx zoo.
Broken Lives of Immigrants Deported From US to Mexico
Offbeat  (tags: immigrants, deported, Mexico, USA )

Ray
- 160 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Almost two million undocumented immigrants have been deported from the US since Barack Obama entered the White House, more than under any previous president.
Animals Given Blessings in Mexico City
Offbeat  (tags: Blessings, Mexico, protect, animals, offbeat )

Marie
- 218 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Pet-owners in Mexico City have attended an annual blessing ceremony for their animals, to protect them from danger and misfortune.
Couple Spend £9,000 Flying 17 Rescue Animals From New Mexico to Scotland to Save Them From Being Put Down
Offbeat  (tags: Scotland, loch ness, UK, Mexico, dogs, cats, rescued, offbeat )

Marie
- 224 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A kind-hearted couple splashed out over £9,000 to fly 17 rescue animals from New Mexico to their home in Scotland to save them from being put down.
Stray Dogs Kill Four People in Mexico City Park
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, Mexico )

Cher Away
- 594 days ago - dogster.com
The tragic events have opened debate on the city's problem with abandoned and unwanted dogs.
Bengal Tiger Survives Stem Cell Transplant in Mexico- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: mexico, operation, hurricane, bengal tiger injured, stem cell transplant )

Simone
- 1118 days ago - ncnewspress.com
A ten-year-old Bengal tiger is recovering after a successful stem cell transplant operation in Mexico to repair severe injuries sustained in a private zoo in Cancun. Held in deplorable conditions, the tiger had been injured by debris during a hurricane
Indigenous Craftswomen Take On Mexican Fashion World
Offbeat  (tags: mexico, crafts, embroidery, women, fashion, many colours, Otomi, indigenous people, income, fair pay, secure jobs, ethnic groups )

Naoko
- 1206 days ago - ipsnews.net
Reina Perez, an Otomi indigenous craftswomen in the central Mexican state of Queretaro, skillfully embroiders "grecas" or traditional design motifs in threads of many colours, on fabrics that will be used to make dresses, skirts and blouses.
Underwater Sculpture Park
Offbeat  (tags: reefs, artifical reefs, sculptures, tourists, Mexico, Cancu'n )

Pami
- 1325 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The reefs, which are already stressed by marine pollution, warming waters, and overfishing, can catch a break from the approximately 750,000 tourists who visit local reefs each year.
In Which Bulls Attempt to Get the Hell Up Out of Here
Offbeat  (tags: bulls, exploitated, rodeo bull, mexico, bulls killed, tortured, escapes, reports )

Simone
- 1373 days ago - aldf.org
Last week, a very large bull (various news reports have placed his weight between 1,300 and 1,600 pounds) "participating" in the Canadian Finals Rodeo in Edmonton, Canada made a break for it, bolting from Rexall Place Arena mid-event. While being video
Singer Murdered After Denying He Was Dead
Offbeat  (tags: Mexico, Mexican, singer, singers, death, narcocorridos, El Shaka, Sergio Vega, murder, murdered, crime, odd, off-beat, music, La Oreja )

Carol
- 1519 days ago - news.yahoo.com
MEXICO CITY, June 28 (Reuter) - Mexican singer Sergio Vega was murdered while on a national tour at the weekend, just hours after denying reports of his death, local media reported.
 

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