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Concerns for Elderly as Apartments Face Demolition for Olympics
Offbeat  (tags: society, Japan, olympics, Tokyo, elderly, concern, demolition )

Naoko
- 313 days ago - mainichi.jp
For residents in an apartment complex near the National Stadium where 60 percent of the occupants are 65 or over, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics bring unwelcome news: their homes are set to be demolished by 2018 at the latest.
Sea Lion Worried About Little Girl ORIGINAL - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: sea lion, little girl, national zoo, washington, dc, sea lion, concern, little girl tripped, sweet )

BarbCat
- 487 days ago - youtube.com
This Sea Lion at the National Zoo in Washington DC was following this little girl for about 5 minutes and when she tripped he looked genuinely concerned. (Also, the little girl is holding a sea lion stuffed animal.)
Escaped Flamingo Avoids Capture, Outwits Zealous Zoo Workers
Offbeat  (tags: protection, wildlife, flamingo, Asahiyama Zoo, Hokkaido, Japan, escaped, risks, fear, concern, lake )

Naoko
- 751 days ago - yomiuri.co.jp
Staff in charge of animal breeding at the Asahiyama Zoo in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, are having many sleepless nights this summer due to concern for a greater flamingo that escaped from the zoo on July 18.
Horse Escapes Prompt Concerns About Zanesville Exotic Animal Farm
Offbeat  (tags: ohio wild animal, wild animals, gunned down, murdered, horses, loose, concern, sheriff )

Simone
- 845 days ago - 10tv.com
Law enforcement officials on Monday said that they were concerned about the recent escape of horses from an exotic animal farm. Horses escaped three days in a row at the farm, owned by Marian Thompson. Nearly 50 exotic animals were shot and killed
Medical Institutions, Shelters Reluctant to Accept Those Evacuated From Near Nuke Plant
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, radiation, fear, refused, shelters, medical institutions, shock, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, evacuated, treatment, concern )

Naoko
- 1264 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Some medical institutions are refusing to treat patients who have been evacuated from areas near a quake- and tsunami-hit nuclear power plant unless they show certificates that they have not been exposed to radiation.
Shame of Newborns Detained in Kenyan Hospitals
Offbeat  (tags: newborns, Kenya, mothers, poor, unable to pay, fee, bill, detained, KENGO, NNAK, nurse association, alarming, concern )

Naoko
- 1437 days ago - nation.co.ke
An alarming number of Kenya's newborn children are spending their first weeks on earth as virtual prisoners in our maternities because their mothers are too poor to pay for their delivery.
MISSING HELENA AND THE BABOONS
Offbeat  (tags: baboon family, united, missing baboon, concern, helena )

Simone
- 1669 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
Titan's Troop has now been living in the wilds of Malawi for 9 months, and to the best of our knowledge all seven monkeys continue to thrive. We now only visit our release troop 2 - 3 times a week to conduct a quick head count and try to monitor their
Mystery Surrounds Missing Killer Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: ontario, investigation, man killed, tiger, mystery, disappeared, welfare, concern )

Simone
- 1672 days ago - thestar.com
A Siberian tiger that killed its 66-year-old owner last month has disappeared from its Southwold township home.
Preschool Training Takes Off
Offbeat  (tags: preschool, gym, training, Kagoshima, handstands, education, Yokomine Method, concern )

Naoko
- 1723 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Chubby Haruku Takanabe was the last of his 14 classmates to master walking on his hands across the gym. But now he can stand on his head, turn cartwheels on one hand and vault over 110cm high box just like the rest of his fellow 5-year-olds.
   

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