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This New Device Could Save Thousands of Elephants From Being Hit By Trains in India
Offbeat  (tags: animals, elephants, trains, technology, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 199 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
A decade in the making, the device - developed by Professor Subrat Kar at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi - uses sensors, cameras, and lasers to detect the presence of elephants near the train tracks.
Journey Across Canada By Train
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, trains, travel, environment, photos, pictures )

Cher
- 249 days ago - nationalgeographic.com
Riding the rails from Toronto to Vancouver is a once-in-a-lifetime smorgasbord of scenery.
Missing Cat Finds His Way Home on a Train, Even Got Off at the Right Stop!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, trains, home )

Jeri
- 1366 days ago - lovemeow.com
This cat who had gone missing for two weeks surprised everyone when he found his way home on a train and even managed to get off at the right stop.
Chicago - Quincy Carry-on Pet Pilot Program
Offbeat  (tags: pet pilot, chicago quincy, trains, animals, culture, dogs, goodnews, news, off-beat, pets, safety, society )

Lone
- 1816 days ago - amtrak.com
If you're traveling between Chicago and Quincy on the Carl Sandburg Trains 381 and 382 or the Illinois Zephyr Trains 380 and 383, you can now take your pet along.
Railway Agrees to Fence Tracks in Amreli's Lion Areas
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, trains, lions, fences, overpasses )

Cher
- 1844 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The Western Railway (WR) has agreed to the proposal of Gujarat forest department to set up fences and underpasses along rail tracks running through lion abode in Amreli.
Indian Train Kills Elephants Trying to Protect Young
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, elephants, killed, trains )

Cher
- 3194 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Outrage from wildlife activists as speeding freight train strikes herd of elephants in West Bengal forest
Train Kills Female Grizzly Near Banff
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, grizzly bear, death, trains )

Cher
- 3313 days ago - calgaryherald.com
Death raises fears for bear population
Wild Elephants Protected From Speeding Trains in Assam
Offbeat  (tags: villagers, torches, protection, wild elephnats, trains )

Simone
- 3330 days ago - thaindian.com
Aspiring to protect wild elephants of the region from being hit by speeding trains, the people of Assam's Chakardoi village lit torches to stop or slow down the trains.
Rat Man Banned From Taking Live Animals on Trains
Offbeat  (tags: pet rat, carried on his shoulder, banned, trains, harrassment )

Simone
- 3382 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A man who carried a rat on his shoulder as he ''caused misery'' on the railway has been banned from taking live animals on trains.
MaximumEdge.Com News - Student's Project Sparks NY Subway Scare
Offbeat  (tags: news, off-beat, bizarre, unusual, society, humans, police, student science project, ny subway system, trains, sgs, sgsg, wppm.org, scogostology.com, secret33.com )

Ikey
- 4103 days ago - maximumedge.com
NEW YORK - A college student has apologized for causing a scare on a subway train when his science project short-circuited and started smoking in his backpack. Gregory Kats, 29, said the device was just a model of an elevator's inner workings. But it fr
   

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