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University Of Michigan Accused Of 'Negligence' Over Lab Animal Deaths, Missing Rabbit
Docs obtained by an anti-animal-testing group found that dozens of mice and thousands of fish died due to accidents.
Sheep Rescued After Being Found Soaking Wet, Tied To NYC Park Tree
The strange incident came after at least three animals escaped city slaughterhouses and were found roaming the streets.
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Sun Bears Can Mimic Facial Expressions The Same Way Humans And Gorillas Do
By Will Dunham, Reuters
Researchers found sun bears have an ability observed in only a handful of creatures.
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Dog Has Perfect Response When Reporter Asks How He Copes With Fame
Stanley the border collie gets it.
Koala Comically Refuses To Leave Man’s Car In Australia
A koala took a break from the heat in a man’s air conditioned car, and refused to leave!
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Dog Found Dead In Plane's Cargo Hold After Transatlantic Flight
An airline statement maintains the dog was loaded correctly into the hold, contradicting an earlier report from TMZ.
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For The First Day Of Spring, Here's An Adorable Lamb
This newborn cutie isn't baaasshful.
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It's A Boy! April The Giraffe Gives Birth Again
The newborn giraffe was on his feet within 45 minutes.
Happy-Go-Lucky Rescue Dog Has The Best Time Failing An Agility Course
Kratu, a dog who was rescued from a dangerous situation, doesn’t let his past — or a competition — stop him from having fun.
Woman Attacked By Zoo's Jaguar Apologizes For Crossing Barricade For Photo
She denied climbing over the barrier at Arizona's Wildlife World Zoo but said she was "in the wrong" for leaning over it.
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Man Escapes Whale's Mouth After Being Swept Inside While Snorkeling
"I instinctively held my breath, assuming that it would dive down again and spit me out somewhere."
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Critically Endangered (And Adorable) Leopards Born At Connecticut Zoo
One of the cubs has black fur with black rosettes, making her particularly rare.
Over 80 Hurt As Japanese Ferry Collides With Object Suspected To Be A Whale
As many as 13 passengers were seriously injured and the stern was cracked.
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Scientists May Have Discovered A New Orca Species
By Seth Borenstein, AP
Researchers spotted the mysterious killer whales off the coast of Chile.
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Chimpanzee Groups Have Unique Cultures, But People Could Be Destroying Them
Research finds that human activity may be contributing to the loss of cultural behaviors among chimps.
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Dog Breeder Arrested After More Than 700 Dogs Rescued From Horrific Conditions
Georgia Puppies was previously on the "Horrible Hundred" puppy mills list put together by the Humane Society of the United States.
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Lincoln The Goat Elected Mayor Of Small Vermont Town
She beat out cats, dogs and a gerbil named Crystal to become mayor of Fair Haven.
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Government Plans To Lift Gray Wolf Protections, And Wildlife Advocates Aren't Happy
By Matthew Brown and John Flesher, AP
“We’re going to fight this in any way possible," said Jamie Clark of Defenders of Wildlife.
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How To Save Rescued Puppies: Ship Them North
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Demand for pets from animal shelters in the South will likely skyrocket as more states ban retail pet sales.
A Cat Nicknamed 'Big Sexy' Is Finally Home After Vanishing During Photo Shoot
Buddy, aka Big Sexy, took off during a shoot for a calendar honoring New York City's firefighters and first responders.
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'Dinner Plate'-Sized Spider Seen Dragging Off Opossum For Furry Meal
University of Michigan biologists captured a video of a tarantula and a mouse opossum that's really freaking some people out.
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German Officials Seize Family's Pet Pug, Sell Her On eBay
Authorities in the town of Ahlen are defending their decision to take the dog.
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'Dog' Rescued From Icy River Turns Out To Be A Wolf
The Estonian canine was stuck in a maze of ice when construction workers saved him.
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At Least 6 Dolphins This Month Found Stranded On Southern California Beaches
Experts say heavy winter rains may be contributing to more beached marine mammals.
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Fabulously Fat Rat Rescued After Getting Stuck In Manhole Cover
An animal rescue group says the plus-size German rodent simply had too much "good food."
Like Humans, Dogs Have Personalities That Change Over Time, Study Finds
“When humans go through big changes in life, their personality traits can change. We found that this also happens with dogs."
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