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Pregnant Lion Saved from Syrian Zoo Gives Birth Just Hours After Rescue

This proud mamma lion may have been destined to bring her newborn cub into a war zone – but now, after traveling for over 375 miles, she and her child are safe. Dana is one of five lions who were rescued from a zoo in Aleppo earlier this week. For the last several years, the […]

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13 wild animals from war-torn Syria find refuge in Jerash animal shelter

By Muath Freij – Aug 13,2017 – Last updated at Aug 13,2017 JERASH — Thirteen animals from a Syrian zoo have found refuge in Jordan, thanks to the efforts of an international animal welfare organisation who moved them from neighbouring Syria on Friday. The rescue mission was conducted by the “Four Paws”, whose director of […]

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PETA Responds To Dog’s Death In United Airlines Cargo Hold

United Airlines came under fire once again this week as news broke that a 5-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Lulu died in the cargo hold on a flight from Houston to San Francisco. The family of the dog said the plane was held on the tarmac for two hours August 6, on which day […]

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Massive caves in southern Brazil are actually ancient ground sloth burrows

Usually, tunnels are made either by human engineers or flowing water. But near the town of Novo Hamburgo, Brazil, there are tunnels large enough to drive a car in that were dug by neither – instead, these are the work of ancient, giant sloths. Image credits Amilcar Adamy. The massive burrows are estimated to be […]

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Pilot Flies 750 Miles to Save a Dog That Was Given 24 Hours to Live

While dogs might be man’s best friend, this man is now definitely the best friend of Lisa the pup. Lisa, also known as Adrienne, is a 2-year-old dog who was rescued by the Granville County Animal Shelter in Oxford, North Carolina when she was found on the streets with a severe bladder prolapse. Because the […]

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OpEd: I watched Al Gore wade through Miami Beach floods on-screen — then the surreal happened

A very funny — and at the same time tragic — thing happened to me when I watched Al Gore’s new documentary about global warming, “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.” It was a rainy day, and I had tickets for a private screening of the documentary in Miami Beach for journalists, some of whom […]

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A 13 million year old skull could show us what our ancestors looked like

A complete skull of an ancient infant primate was found in northern Kenya “Alesi” is only about the size of a lemon, but could be a common ancestor of apes and humans dating back 13 million years. Fred Spoor In September of 2014, a cigarette break would lead to an incredibly important discovery of a […]

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Federal scientists’ report says climate change is dangerously real

It’s a stark assessment of the realities of the climate crisis, and it seems to have the Trump administration’s rhetoric and policies on climate change directly in its crosshairs. “The world has warmed … by about 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit (0.9 degrees Celsius) over the last 150 years … [and this] has triggered many other changes […]

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Ghana launches its first tiny, cube satellite into space

Ghana’s first satellite is now orbiting Earth. It’s a historic moment for the country at a time when several African countries are increasingly interested in space exploration. Just last year, the African Union passed an initiative to help coordinate the efforts of space agencies across the continent. The GhanaSat-1 was designed by a team of […]

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SeaWorld’s declining attendance leads latest earnings; stock drops

ORLANDO, Fla. — SeaWorld continues to face declining attendance numbers, with the company reporting Tuesday 353,000 fewer visitors in the first half of 2017 than during the same time last year. Some analysts called the company’s second-quarter earnings a disappointing surprise considering 2017 was expected to be a year of growth following several in which […]

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Teens saluted for promoting U.S.- Israel friendship

Story by Donald H. Harrison; Photos by Shor M. Masori SAN DIEGO –Twelve teens and their adult leaders who wound up a 10-day adventure Tuesday at the San Diego Zoo were awarded congressional certificates of recognition by U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) for promoting international goodwill. The students were participants in a joint program […]

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Controversy for Trump Over Golf and Gophhers

While Donald Trump can expect presidential treatment when he arrives at his Bedminster golf resort in New Jersey, not every visitor to his golf courses are treated nearly so warmly. Indeed, at Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, last week a firearm was out with the apparent target being a […]

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Cat Mayor of Alaskan Town Dies at 20

The beloved cat who came to represent the spirit of an Alaskan town has died at the venerable age of 20 years. The sad announcement came from Stubbs the cat’s adopted home of Nagley’s General Store in Talkeetna, owned by the Spone family, who asked for privacy in their time of mourning. “Stubbs lived for […]

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SeaWorld’s last killer whale calf dies at San Antonio park

ORLANDO, Fla. — Kyara, a 3-month-old killer whale born at SeaWorld San Antonio, died at the Texas theme park on Monday. The calf, born to 26-year-old Takara in April, was the final orca to be born in captivity at a SeaWorld park. Orlando-based SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment decided to stop breeding orcas amid animal rights […]

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