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This Baby Squirrel Took A Bad Fall, So An Incredible Animal Rescue Gave Her A Wee Cast
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, squirrels )

Cher
- 11 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
This poor baby squirrel fell a really long way out of her nest and onto a sidewalk, where she got pretty banged up.
Spring Forward -- for Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, pictures, photos )

Cher
- 11 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
As the air and soil warm, animals also get more active, bringing life with a new season. At our wildlife care centers, that means babies, and lots of them.
New York Police Disband Muslim 'Eavesdropping' Unit
Offbeat  (tags: NYPD, eavesdrop, Muslims, terrorism, Demographics Unit, USA )

Ray
- 12 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The New York Police Department has disbanded a secret programme designed to eavesdrop on Muslims to identify potential terrorism threats.
Should Drug Firms Make Payments to Doctors?
Offbeat  (tags: Doctors, Drugs, Medication, Health, Drug Firms )

Ray
- 13 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Gifts and payments to US doctors from drug firms are seen by some as encouraging unnecessary prescriptions. Do such transfers make any difference and will President Obama's healthcare reform help, by forcing companies to disclose them?
Cannibal Mystery: New Evidence in Michael Rockefeller Disappearance
Offbeat  (tags: Michael Rockefeller, mystery, New evidence )

Ray
- 14 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The author of a new book on the disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in 1961 claims to have solved one of America's most enduring mysteries.
Judge Overturns Tough North Dakota Abortion Law
Offbeat  (tags: federal judge, Court, abortion law, North Dakota, USA )

Ray
- 15 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A US federal judge has overthrown a North Dakota law banning abortion after the foetus' heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks in some cases.
Grey Squirrel Tops Garden Wildlife Survey
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, grey squirrels )

Cher
- 15 hours ago - theguardian.com
RSPB results show introduced species is the most spotted in the UK's gardens, with few people seeing the indigenous red squirrel
Peak District National Park Celebrates Its 63rd Birthday
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, parks, celebration )

Cher
- 15 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
On April 17 1951 the Peak District is recognised as an area of national importance, becoming Britain's first ever National Park
Kenya's Government to Oversee Wildlife Authority Actions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, poaching, Kenya )

Cher
- 15 hours ago - cbc.ca
Government hopes to stop poaching of elephants and rhinos
130 Bears to Be Rescued in China, the Largest Number Ever
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bears, rescue )

Cher
- 16 hours ago - wildlifeextra.com
In an unprecedented move that will be the biggest bear rescue in the world a bear bile farm in China is to be converted into a bear sanctuary by Animals Asia who will then care for its 130 bears, after a plea by the farmer for help. In a bear bile farm
Who Are the 55 Bodies Buried at the Dozier School?
Offbeat  (tags: Florida, school, bodies, children, USA )

Ray
- 17 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Forensic anthropologists are disinterring the remains of children at a Florida reform school. Former students hope the dig will provide answers about alleged child abuse within the school's walls.
Real-Life Fox and Hound Get Their Own Song
Offbeat  (tags: Dog, fox, friendship, Norway, cute, song )

Marie
- 18 hours ago - mnn.com
When Torgeir Berge's dog, Tinni, struck up a friendship with a fox in a Norwegian forest, he saw an opportunity to educate people about the realities of the fur industry.
Endangered Arctic Fox Ambushes Tourist By Jumping on Her Head and Begging for Treats
Offbeat  (tags: Rare, endangered, Artic fox, wolves, sanctuary )

Marie
- 21 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Not everyone gets away with wearing an arctic fox on their head.
Aquarium Fined Over Illegal Wildlife Trafficking
Offbeat  (tags: idaho, fined, illegal, trafficking, wildlife, selling )

Marie
- 21 hours ago - attractionsmanagement.com
Idaho Aquarium in the US has been sentenced after pleading guilty to conspiring to harvest, transport and sell illegal wildlife.
Springtime for Bamboo
Offbeat  (tags: bamboo, eco-friendly, springtime, food, prolific )

Naoko
- 23 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
Few plants are as useful as bamboo. A member of the grass family, it is fast growing and very prolific given the right growing conditions, which makes it eco-friendly too.

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