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Famous Giant Tortoise 'Pepe the Missionary' Who Became One of the Most Photographed Animals on the Galapagos Dies Aged 60
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Marie
- 3 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A giant tortoise known as 'Pepe the missionary' after he spent time living with Franciscan missionaries on the Galapagos islands has died aged 60.
Sad News: Mickey the Lobster Dies After Parking Lot Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: Mickey, lobster, died, sad news )

Marie
- 145 days ago - m.thestar.com
"Sad news, Mickey the Lobster has died, he died in peace and quiet over night, but had 3 offers to fly out east. Thanks for the well wishes," the humane society announced on its Twitter account.
What Killed Polar Bear Knut?
Offbeat  (tags: Polar bear, Knut, Berlin zoo, died, killed, sad news, offbeat )

Marie
- 231 days ago - mnn.com
Knut's brain had severe inflammation due to encephalitis, but doctors are unsure what triggered the encephalitis in the first place.
I Love Lucy Actress Shirley Mitchell Dies At 94 (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: funny, I Love Lucy, actress, Shirley Mitchell, died, 7 classic scenes, video )

BarbCat
- 285 days ago - parade.com
Shirley Mitchell, the last surviving adult castmember of I Love Lucy, died earlier this week of heart failure at her home in Westwood, Calif. She was 94. Mitchell appeared in three episodes of the iconic CBS sitcom as Marion Strong, Lucy's outspoken
'Barefoot Gen' Author Dead at 73
Offbeat  (tags: world, war, Hiroshima, atomic bombing, died, Keiji Nakazawa, sufferings, story, comic, Hadashi no Gen, Barefoot Gen, anti-war, Japan, peace )

Naoko
- 607 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
HIROSHIMA - Keiji Nakazawa, author of "Hadashi no Gen" ("Barefoot Gen"), an iconic comic about the 1945 Hiroshima atomic bombing, has died of lung cancer at a hospotal in the city.
Reigning 'World's Ugliest Dog' Dies in California
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Naoko
- 892 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Yoda won the 2011 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma Marine Fair for her short tufts of hair, protruding tongue, and long, seemingly hairless legs. The Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix died in her sleep Saturday. She was 15.
Remembering a Significant Otter: She Helped Save Her Species
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Lindsey
- 902 days ago - animaltracks.today.msnbc.msn.com
Her name was Toola, and she died March 3, aged about 15 or 16. She was the first sea otter ever to raise pups that were successfully reintegrated to the wild. She also inspired legislation to protect sea otters, which are endangered.
Hero Pet Rabbit Saves Family From House Fire ... Then Dies of Smoke Inhalation
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Simone
- 1074 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A pet rabbit is being credited for saving its owners from a house fire in south eastern Alaska before it died of smoke inhalation. The rabbit woke up the homeowner in Anchorage, Alaska, early on Tuesday morning by scratching on her chest.
Newborn Died Due to Staff Shortage, Doctor Claims
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Agnes
- 1104 days ago - cbc.ca
A shortage of anesthesiologists at Victoria General Hospital may have contributed to the death of a newborn being delivered by caesarean section, a doctor claims.
Shot Soldier's Explosives Search Dog Died of Broken Heart‎
Offbeat  (tags: mystery, young soldier, killed, search dog, companion, bonding, died, broken heart )

Simone
- 1137 days ago - mirror.co.uk
A SOLDIER'S devoted search dog died from a broken heart just hours after his owner was killed by Taliban, an inquest heard yesterday.
Man Dies After Collapsing During Fukushima Plant Work
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, crisis-fighting, died, subcontractor, TEPCO )

Naoko
- 1199 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A worker at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant died Saturday after collapsing while carrying materials as part of crisis-fighting operations, the operator said.
World's Oldest Captive Orangutan Dies at Tokyo's Tama Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: orangutan, oldest, died, Tama Zoo, 59 years old, Molly, draw pictures )

Naoko
- 1213 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
The world's oldest orangutan in captivity, named Molly, died Saturday of old age at Tama Zoological Park in suburban Tokyo, the zoo said. Her estimated age was 59 years and four months.
Discarded Cigarette Behind Six Horse Deaths
Offbeat  (tags: horrific, driver, discarded cigarette, six thoroughbreds, died, horrific )

Simone
- 1223 days ago - horsetalk.co.nz
A cigarette tossed carelessly from a car is being blamed for a fire in a horse trailer which killed six two-year-old thoroughbreds.
GREEN CANOPY GOES!
Offbeat  (tags: Trees, diseases, died )

Tarequl
- 1259 days ago - daily-sun.com
As many as 12 trees have died because of some unknown diseases in the residential area of Telephone Shilpa Sangstha at Tongi. A rise in heavy metallic and acidic substances in the air, problems in topsoil and lack of proper environment are ...
Kangaroo Death at Clarion Hotel Party Probed By Authorities
Offbeat  (tags: dublin, ireland, investigation, outrage, party, kangaroo, mistreated, died )

Simone
- 1407 days ago - joe.ie
Gardai have launched an investigation into the reported death of a kangaroo at a 30th birthday party at the Clarion Hotel in Dublin over the weekend. The Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) is also probing the claims that a
 

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