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Sky Vets Perform Incredible Rescue To Save Wild Lioness (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

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By Brianna Elliott Warning: This video contains graphic images of a lion injured by a buffalo. Whether you love wild animals or just enjoy stories with happy endings, this incredibly powerful and inspirational video is for you. When officials in the Maasai Mara National Reserve in southwest Kenya received a call about an injured lioness, […]

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Animal Photos Of The Week: Baby Panda Goes For A Stroll

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By Nick Visser This week has been an interesting one in the weird, wild world of animal news: Thousands of dog lovers are gearing up for the inaugural Million Pit Bull March on Washington. Here are 8 surprising pets that actually might be illegal in your state. Animals feel pleasure — here’s why one man […]

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America's Exotic Pet Obsession Is Out Of Control (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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By Brianna Elliott Nearly two-thirds of Americans own at least one cat or dog, and that’s considered an accepted cultural practice. But exotic pet ownership is seen as much more controversial, and yet it’s estimated that millions of these wild animals are in private possession in the U.S., according to Born Free USA. “Wild Obsession: […]

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5 Dogs, Including Prize-Winning Chihuahua Puppy, Xena, Stolen

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By Sebastian Murdock LONDON (AP) — British police are appealing for help finding five stolen dogs, including a Chihuahua puppy that recently won a major prize at the prestigious Crufts competition. The thieves apparently broke into a house in the village of Lissett in central England and made off with the valuable dogs. The best […]

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WATCH: Adorable Cat Greets It's Owner Like A Dog

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By Sebastian Murdock Dogs are still better. Glad we got that out of the way. Still, there’s something to be said about this adorably goofy cat racing down the stairs to see her owner. A Youtube user in Japan posted a video of a female cat lovingly trotting down the stairs to greet her owner, […]

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Chile Forest Fire Leaves At Least 7 Dead, 500 Homes Destroyed

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By Eline Gordts SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A fire raging in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso has killed at least seven people and destroyed 500 homes, officials said Sunday. Thousands have been evacuated, including more than 200 female inmates at a prison. Firefighters struggled as high winds rained hot ash over the wooden houses […]

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U.N. Climate Panel Highlights Lack Of Action On Rising Temperatures

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By Benjamin Hart BERLIN (AP) — The U.N.’s expert panel on climate change on Sunday highlighted the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is being done to attain them. Emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases must drop by 40-70 percent by 2050 to keep the global temperature rise below […]

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One Squirrel Managed To Cause $300K In Damages To Building

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By Sebastian Murdock FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say a wayward squirrel caused about $300,000 in damage to an eastern Indiana community center set to open in June. Fort Wayne Parks Department officials say the squirrel got into the electrical equipment of the building in McMillen Park last week, causing a power surge that […]

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Your Weekly Travel Zen: Scotland

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By Lisa_Miller This week’s Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Danielle Petrie. With miles and miles of breathtaking scenery, from rolling hills to islands to gorgeous cities, Scotland is a place every traveler must visit. The epic landscapes will transport you immediately to a magically zen place. Where have you traveled for a […]