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Cat Shadow Survives 40 Days After Floods in Jamestown, Colorado - Video
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Caree
- 1439 days ago - 9news.com
In terms of key personalities in Jamestown, no personality was stronger than Joey Howlett's. He was the heart and soul of the community. Everyone loved him. Shadow is Joey's cat who amazingly showed up after 40 days when everyone thought she was lost in -
Seals and Polar Bear Escape From Zoo After Flash Flood
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CherAWAY
- 1949 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Heavy rains pounded northern Minnesota on Wednesday, forcing the evacuation of dozens of homes, causing mudslides and sinkholes, and swamping a zoo where several animals died and a polar bear briefly escaped, officials said
Unseen Fight To Save Tokyo From Floods
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Naoko
- 2198 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
With global warming and the ongoing concretization and asphalting of Tokyo exacerbating the "heat-island" effect, according to experts the city's chances are bigger than ever of being swamped either by typhoons or "guerrilla storms."
Roo Rescuer's Ordeal Brings Tears
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Simone
- 2401 days ago - smh.com.au
He was the man made famous when he was photographed carrying a kangaroo out of the swollen Bremer River at Ipswich, west of Brisbane, at the height of January's floods. But Ray Cole and his family have struggled with a series of devastating post-flood
Orphaned Baby Bats Are Rescued From Aussie Floods
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Simone
- 2468 days ago - all-creatures.org
Staff at the Australian Bat Clinic and Wildlife Trauma Centre have saved 130 orphaned baby bats so far in the wake of the floods that have ravaged Queensland in past weeks.
Floods Bring Crocodile Warning in Australia
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Trequl
- 2489 days ago - daily-sun.com
Flooding in Australia's tropical north has prompted a warning about crocodiles, with several of the reptiles spotted in swollen waterways, an official said Monday.
Floods Put the Barmah Brumbies Down for the Count
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Simone
- 2574 days ago - theage.com.au
PARKS Victoria staff have used the recent flood of the Barmah National Park, the biggest in 10 years, to count the wild horses living in the park before they are removed next year.
Heavy Rain, Mudslides Threaten Homes Across Western Japan
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Naoko
- 2657 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A seasonal rain front brought torrential rain into western Japan beginning in the early hours of July 14, setting records for rainfall around the region. Floods and mudslides have damaged homes and disrupted transportation services, and the Meteorogical
Iowa Town Nearly Wiped Off Map By Floods 'Fighting for Survival'
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humans, environment, safety, pictures, floods, survival )

Lady
- 2778 days ago - usatoday.com
The Iowa River runs fast and wide on the edge of this tiny town. It's seeping over its banks and lapping at tree trunks, creating anxiety among residents still recovering from a 2008 flood that engulfed the entire community.
Will Hippo on the Loose Be Captured or Killed?
Offbeat  (tags: montenergo zoo, floods, nikica, escaped hippo )

Simone
- 2838 days ago - animalwelfare.change.org
When heavy rains flooded a private zoo in Montenegro, the rising water in Nikica's pen allowed him to swim over the top of the cage and escape. Though considered one of the world's most dangerous species, the 2-ton hippo has been a peaceful resident
RSPCA Treats Floods as National Emergency
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CherAWAY
- 2894 days ago - rspca.org.uk
RSPCA treats floods as national emergency - teams up to help people, pets and livestock. We ask the public to make emergency calls only to its national helpline during this crisis
   

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