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Employment and Support Allowance: Re-Tests Axed for Chronically Ill Claimants
Offbeat  (tags: Welfare Benefits, ESA, Long Term Illness, Government U-Turn, UK )

Ray
- 15 minutes ago - bbc.co.uk
Tens of thousands of people claiming the main benefit for long-term sickness will no longer face repeated medical assessments to keep their payments.
You Gotta Be Kitten Me: A Guide to Kitten Love and Care
Offbeat  (tags: awesome-pawsome tiny kittens, pets, pics )

Barb
- 12 hours ago - catster.com
These tiny cats have their own needs and attributes; here are 22 basics to help you.
TEST YOUR POACHING IQ
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, poaching, iq )

Barb
- 13 hours ago - awf.org
How much do you know about the fight against poaching? Take our quiz and test your knowledge.
The Daily Cute: International Raccoon Appreciation Day!
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, interesting, pictures )

Christeen
- 16 hours ago - parade.com
Happy raccoon appreciation day.
This Is What Happened To Thousands Of Endangered Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

Angie
- 18 hours ago - thedodo.com
The highly unique helmeted hornbills red beak is sold as "red ivory" on black markets in Asia, where it is carved into luxury decorations, and sells for even more than elephant ivory.
Last Frog Of His Kind Dies Alone
Offbeat  (tags: animals, extinct )

Angie
- 23 hours ago - thedodo.com
The world is short one more species this week. By 2009, the last female Rabbs fringe-limbed tree frog died in captivity, followed by another male in 2012. From that point forward, Toughie was all that was left.
Comp, Grammar or Private - Where Did These People Go to School? (Quiz)
Offbeat  (tags: Schools, Grammar, Private Establishment, Quiz )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
In the week when the government announced plans to expand grammar schools in England, we're asking - which of these famous people went to a comprehensive, a grammar school or a private establishment?
New Data Shows 'Staggering' Extent of Great Ape Trade
Offbeat  (tags: Animal Trade, Great Ape, New Data )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A new database suggests say there has been a dramatic under-reporting of the live, illegal trade in great apes.
Melton Mowbray Man Jailed for Throwing Dog From Window
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Man Jailed, RSPCA, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A man who committed a "horrific act" in throwing a nine-week-old puppy out of a upstairs window has been jailed.
 

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