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Jaguars killed for fangs to supply growing Chinese medicine trade

Demand from Chinese workers raises demand for skin and body parts of endangered species Conservationists who have uncovered a growing illegal trade in jaguar fangs in South America are linking it to Chinese construction projects that could be threatening wildlife globally. Experts say major Chinese power plant, road and rail works in developing nations are key stimulants of illicit trade …

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Sees angry after Michael Phelps loses race to computer-generated shark

Mankinds recent setback came on Sunday after one of the greatest Olympian ever, Michael Phelps, lost a 100 m swimming hasten to a great white-hot shark Not for the first time in Earths history, humans ought to have found wanting. Mankinds latest setback came on Sunday after one of the greatest Olympian ever, Michael Phelps, lost a 100 m swimming …

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Rare Rothschild’s giraffe birth at Chester zoo on Boxing Day

Calf, which is yet to be sexed or called, is one of most threatened subspecies of giraffe, with fewer than 1,600 in wild A rare and endangered Rothschilds giraffe has been born at Chester zoo. Keepers said the 1.82 -metre( 6ft) calf, which is yet to be sexed or appointed, arrived to first-time father Tula and father Meru at about …

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Seal to be set free after promenade through Tasmanian township

The 200 kg mammal “mustve been” tranquillised after clambering on to a automobile in suburban Launceston A giant fur close that spent Boxing Day strolling suburban Tasmanias streets will be secreted back into the wild. Police, and ballparks and sildlife officers expended much of Monday morning trying to capture the seal, which took a stroll along the street in Newstead, …

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Seal to be set free after saunter through Tasmanian municipality

The 200 kg mammal “mustve been” tranquillised after clambering on to a automobile in suburban Launceston A monstrous skin seal that spent Boxing Day strolling suburban Tasmanias streets will be released back into the wild. Police, and commons and sildlife officers invested much of Monday morning trying to capture the seal, which took a stroll along the street in Newstead, …

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Jaguars killed for fangs to supply changing Chinese medication trade

Demand from Chinese workers causes demand for scalp and body parts of endangered species Conservationists who have uncovered a changing illegal trade in jaguar fangs in South America are joining it to Chinese construction projects that could be menacing wildlife globally. Experts say major Chinese power plant, street and runway works in developing nations are key stimulants of illicit trade …

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Gentleman Punches Kangaroo In The Face To Rescue His Dog

What a horrendous headline. But somehow this video of a human boxing a kangaroo extended uber-viral, ensuing in about five million views within the first two days. Maybe it is because of the backstory to it- or because of the catching headline. Or the Australian accent… “A group of hunters got together to facilitate a young cancer sufferer( terminal diagnosis) …

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Taronga zoo mentions it will not fire custodian filmed perforating kangaroo

Animal activist groups call for Greig Tonkins to be sacked over footage of him touching a kangaroo that assaulted his dog A zoo worker who pierced a kangaroo in a video considered millions of seasons will not be sacked despite calls for activity against him from animal activist groups. Taronga Western Plains zoo said there was no proposition Greig Tonkinss …

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Boy pierces a assume in Ontario and amble away with only scratches

Rick Nelson, who invested years as a featherweight fighter, was treading his puppy when a greenhorn appeared in his route followed closely by its 320 lb mother A 61 -year-old man from northern Ontario said he was lucky hanging in there with only scrapings after facing off against a 320 lb black bear with exclusively his fists and the skills …

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