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Offbeat  (tags: Gord Downie, Jeff Lemire, Chanie Wenjacks, residential school, escape, The Secret Path, death )

- 153 days ago -
Adapted from Gord Downies album and Jeff Lemires graphic novel, The Secret Path chronicles the heartbreaking story of Chanie Wenjacks residential school experience and subsequent death as he escapes and attempts to walk 600 km home to his family.
Bull Escapes New York Slaughterhouse
Offbeat  (tags: Escape, Animal, Slaughterhouse, NY, USA )

- 156 days ago -
A bull was seen running wildly through the streets of New York City, injuring a child who was treated in hospital.
The Great Escape Of Inky The Octopus
Offbeat  (tags: Inky, Octopus, New Zealand, Escape, unusual, wildlife, world )

- 710 days ago -
Staff believe the common New Zealand octopus fled its enclosure when the lid was left ajar and headed to freedom down a pipe that leads to the sea. Inky went home...a great story. Please note, comment, forward.
Owner To Be Charged After Boys Killed By Python
Offbeat  (tags: New Brunswick, python, escape, two boys )

- 1140 days ago -
Four-year-old Noah Barthe and his six-year-old brother Connor died from asphyxiation after a python escaped from its enclosure. ~a sad, strange happening.
Xander the Black Cat Escaped a Life as a Laboratory Animal
Offbeat  (tags: Beagle Freedom Program, rescued, Xander, black cat, escape, animal laboratory, goodnews )

- 1300 days ago -
His friends at the Beagle Freedom Program helped rescue him from the suffering of animal testing. I've always insisted that Beagles are the cats of the dog world -- so it stands to reason that when a sleek black cat was in need of a rescue plan to
Great Escape for Getaway Goat
Offbeat  (tags: goat, donkey, escape, freedom, cute, video )

- 1607 days ago -
A goat finds an unwitting partner in crime in a nearby donkey as it makes a leap for freedom.
Tiger Zoo Escape Creates Panic Among Tourists, Sightings
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, zoos, escape )

- 1754 days ago -
A Royal Bengal tiger at the Nandankanan Zoo made an escape Friday night, creating panic for tourists and staff as another night falls without any sighting of the wild animal.
Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? No, It's A Squid !
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, interesting, wildlife, squid, flying squid, escape, oceanic squid, Japanese researchers, Hokkaido University, picture, Usain Bolt )

- 1869 days ago -
A species of oceanic squid can fly more than 30 metre through the air at speeds faster than Usain Bolt if it wants to escape predators, Japanese researchers said Friday.
Kea's Escape From a Piggery to a Storybook Farm
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, piglets, escape, rescued )

- 2006 days ago -
One December morning, a tiny piglet, born at a piggery where she was slated to be raised for pork, squeezed beneath a gate and escaped into a neighbor's garage.
Gorilla Momentarily Escapes Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, escape, zoos )

- 2188 days ago -
Koga, a 400 pound gorilla locked up at the Buffalo Zoo, made a break for it when he noticed that the gate to his "habitat" was left open. In desperation, the gorilla, who has no previous history of aggression, lashed out at a zoo keeper and bit her hand
10 Essential Elements of a Home Fire Escape Plan
Offbeat  (tags: Home, Fire, Escape, Plan, Elements )

- 2404 days ago -
We all know, if we let ourselves think about it, that a fire in our home is possible and can be deadly, but what have we done to prepare for it?
Boo the Grizzly Escapes for Love - Again
Offbeat  (tags: Boo, grizzly bear, escape, mystery, whereabouts, love, wildlife sanctuary )

- 2480 days ago -
Boo the bear has done it again -escaped his enclosure at Kicking Horse resort near Golden, B.C. As was the case in his similarly bold breakout five years ago, resort officials believe the 295-kilogram grizzly's flight has been spurred by lust, even
Traffic Jams Worsened Tsunami Toll
Offbeat  (tags: tsunami, March 11, mega-quake, traffic jams, death toll, swallowed, escape, survivors, Tohoku Kanto Earthquake )

- 2517 days ago -
Traffic jams that formed after the devastating March 11 mega-quake increased the death toll in the Tohoku region by stranding hundreds of cars that ended up being swallowed up by the tsunami, survivors said Sunday.
The Last Token of a Husband's Love
Offbeat  (tags: love, husband's love, last gift, Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, tsunami, death, babies, escape, tears, White Day )

- 2560 days ago -
KESENNUMA, Miyagi - A White Day present she will never forget shines on Eriko Ohara's hand - a delicate ring that would prove to be her last gift from her husband Yoshinari.
Old Photos Reveal Tale of Japan and Jews of WWII
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Jews, World War II, photos, escape, travel paper, holocaust, Chiune Sughara, Tatsuo Osako, refugees )

- 2713 days ago -
The young man's monochrome portrait is at least 70 years old, the whites all faded to yellow, but is is still clear he had style. His hair is slicked down,eye arched, suit perfect with matching tie and handkerchief.

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