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November 14, 2018 2:25 PM Lion cub rescued from Lamborghini on Paris avenue

The agency, 30 Million Friends, is suing the driver of the rented sports car, who was taken into custody after police found the cub in the car on Monday. Paris police confirmed the find and the arrest. The cub is the third recovered by 30 Million Friends in a month and the sixth feline in under a year. It is calling for beefed-up measures against the trafficking 6

November 13, 2018 7:10 PM Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire

A Cyrus representative tells The Associated Press that the couple’s “community and state are very special to them and they want to give back to the place that has created so many beautiful memories for themselves and others.” Cyrus and Hemsworth’s home was in Malibu. The statement says they “are very grateful to be safe along with their animals 6

November 11, 2018 11:21 PM Study: Carnivores’ return helps Yellowstone park streams

The idea that bringing back wolves and cougars would have cascading effects across Yellowstone’s ecosystem has long been of interest to researchers. Prior studies concentrated on the impacts to other animals and plants. Ripple and Beschta took that a step further to see what happens to the landscape itself. “This is the first time that we studied how the reintroduction 11

November 5, 2018 5:59 PM ‘This is what extinction looks like’: Mountain caribou in lower 48 states being sent to Canada

SPOKANE, WASH.— The six mountain caribou remaining in the lower 48 states will be relocated farther north into Canada, a move that ends decades of efforts to reintroduce the large animals into Idaho and Washington state. The Spokesman Review says biologists hope to breed the few survivors of the South Selkirk herd in captivity north of Revelstoke, British 11

November 4, 2018 3:02 PM In ‘SNL’s’ cold open, Fox News hosts offer some thoughts on the migrant caravan

After two weeks off the air, “Saturday Night Live” wasted no time diving back into politics. The show’s cold open focused on many of the claims being made about the caravan of Central Americans — what The Washington Post’s Michael E. Miller called “a sea of weary men, women and children, borne forward in waves by nothing more than their blistered, bleeding 14

October 24, 2018 10:56 PM Agriculture Ministry says natural anthrax killed 13 bison in northern B.C

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C.—Thirteen bison on a farm in northeastern B.C. died of naturally acquired anthrax, a bacteria that the provincial Agriculture Ministry says can remain dormant in certain soil conditions for many years. The ministry says in a statement that the animals are thought to have contracted the disease from exposure to dormant anthrax spores 18

October 15, 2018 5:21 PM Quebec study shows belugas increasingly infected with feline parasite

Stephane Lair of the Universite de Montreal’s faculty of veterinary medicine and one of the study authors says of 34 beluga whale carcasses examined between 2009 and 2012, 44 per cent were found to contain the parasite. He says marine animals have long been in contact with the feline-transmitted parasite, but the growth in the population of domestic 18

October 11, 2018 3:13 PM Tiny skull has big implications for understanding the largest dinosaurs

Sauropods were the biggest dinosaurs — and the biggest land animals — ever to stomp across the planet. Their long-necked group included apatosaurus, brontosaurus, camarasaurus and the even more massive titanosaurs, whose leg bones were longer than a person is tall. But each of their first steps on Earth were teensy. These great beasts came from little 26

September 19, 2018 6:31 PM Texas grandma kills 12-foot gator, says she's finally avenged her miniature horse

A Texas great-grandmother says she's finally gotten revenge on the massive alligator that ate her miniature horse a few years ago. It took just one shot for Judy Cochran to dispatch the 12-foot, 580-pound gator at her ranch Sunday in Goodrich, the Houston Chronicle reported. Goodrich is about an hour northeast of Houston. "We think this is the gator 15

August 3, 2018 7:00 PM More than 100 goats invade Idaho neighbourhood, chew on everything they could find

Goats do not belong on West Summerwind Dr., a quiet residential area in Boise, Idaho. But do not tell them that. Goats roam where they please, and around 7:15 a.m. Friday, bewildered homeowners awoke to find more than 100 of the animals casing the neighbourhood, looking for anything they could munch on. “I just saw dozens and dozens of goats chewing 28