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Gypsy moth caterpillars rain poop down on upstate NY

Caterpillars from a species that has exploded in population in upstate New York are gorging on tree leaves and showering excrement onto residential yards, according to residents from the region. The invasive bug is in the midst of a population boom and the creatures in larva stage are out in...
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Eyelid Bite Victim Under Fire by Chihuahua Owners After Lash Tech Incident

When Kelsey Salmon began posting videos about her eyelid being bitten off by an eyelash technician's Chihuahua on TikTok, the response was supportive. Now that her story has gained widespread media attention, Salmon is seeing the negative comments begin. She now claims Chihuahua owners are complaining to her, accusing her of giving the dog breed a bad name.
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14,000-year-old puppy found frozen with something strange in its stomach

The 14,400-year-old puppywas discovered frozen and had hairy tissues and a twig in its stomach which prompted researchers to question just what the prehistoric canine may have eaten. Feasting on one of the last remaining woolly rhino. Genetic analysts from Stockholm's Natural History Museum confirmed that the hair belonged to...
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The Story Of Kenya’s Tsavo Man-Eaters — The World’s Most Notorious Wild Lions

It’s March 1898 and British soldier, hunter, and author Lieutenant-Colonel John Henry Patterson has been sent to southeast Kenya’s wild Tsavo district to oversee the construction of a railway bridge over the Tsavo River. By day, the sound of drilling and blasting echoes around the rock cliffs, but at night, when the construction noise has stopped, and the laborers have retired to their mud and grass huts to sleep, the night silence is often shattered by piercing screams. Two male lions, lurking in the darkness, are picking off the workers one by one. These nocturnal hunters will soon be known as the Man-Eaters of Tsavo.
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Ugliest Dog Day 2021: Quotes About Our Loyal, Furry Friends

Ugliest Dog Day is marked annually on June 20 to honor the visually unfortunate furry friends, who are just as beautiful and loyal despite their physical challenges. On this day, grab your four-legged friend and give him an extra snuggle. If you don't have one, you can choose to adopt a physically challenged dog and give it a loving home. Here are few quotes to commemorate the love for the furry buddies, courtesy Good Reads:
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How the noble buffalo could save America from ecological devastation

On a blustery October afternoon at the Wolfcrow Bison Ranch in southern Alberta, Canada, Dan Fox and his ranch hand, Man Blackplume, tried to wrestle fence panels into place despite a 60 mph wind. The next day was weaning day — and the fence needed to be rock solid so the bison calves could be separated from their mothers.
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Biden's dog Champ has died, White House says

The White House on Saturday announced the death of Champ, one of President Joe Biden's dogs. Mr. Biden and first lady Jill Biden said in a statement that the 13-year-old German Shepherd "passed away peacefully at home." "He was our constant, cherished companion during the last 13 years and was...
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President Biden's Dog Champ Dies

Champ Biden, one of two German shepherds belonging to President Biden and his family has died, the president and first lady Jill Biden announced late Saturday morning. He was 13 years old. "Our hearts are heavy today," Biden and first lady Jill Biden wrote in a statement, adding that the...
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How to Keep Flies Away from Your Porch and Patio

Summer is officially here, which means warm weather, picnic spreads and weekends spent at the grill. However, it also means an increase in some of our not-so-favorite pests, particularly the ones that like to buzz around our snacks. It’s annoying to have to swat away bugs, especially when you’re eating—and...
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The Queen Has Launched a Collection of Dog Toys and Accessories for Her Fellow Dog-Lovers

If you exist in the middle of the Venn-Diagram of "obsessed with the royal family" and "obsessed with your pet," then sit down and get ready to spend your entire tax refund on the Queen's line of pet accessories. The line includes bandana and bows as well as pet cushions and pet blankets, dog togs, treat pouches, and more and is available to shop anywhere in the world through the Royal Collection Trust's online store (bless the internet).
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China’s efforts to save its wandering elephants are laudable, but let’s not forget its bloody conflicts with the giants

Wild elephants are awe-inspiring — even if they’re trying to kill you, as I discovered in 2004. At the time I was studying how poachers and loggers threaten native mammals in Africa’s Congo Basin. I was sneaking up on a herd of forest elephants when they suddenly charged, rushing at me like enraged, out-of-control bulldozers. With the angry animals hot on my heels, I barely escaped by diving into a tangle of vines, shuddering with fear but oddly enthralled by it all, too.