Shock tape and sticks: Delhi residents battle thousands of terrorizing monkeys

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India’s rhesus monkeys are derelicts. They regularly steal food, alcohol, glasses,medical equipment, and clothes. They even break into cars.

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30 Seconds To Know: Can animals be gay?

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A homosexual penguin couple from New York’s Central Park Zoo are back in the news now that a book about their relationship has been banned in Singapore.

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Reality Bites: Why you can’t always blame sharks for attacking

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Researchers are finding out that some of the common conceptions about the interactions between sharks and humans are just plain wrong.

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'Free' and 'I need a home' written on abandoned dog

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An abandoned dog was found with the words “free” and “I need a home” written on it in permanent marker in a California community.

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Woman jumps barrier to feed cookies to zoo lions — again

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A woman alarmed other visitors Monday when she jumped a barrier into the lion exhibit at a Tennessee zoo and started singing to the lions while trying to feed them cookies, zoo officials and witnesses said.

And it might not have been the first time.

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Thousands of elephants killed for ivory in 2013

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More than 20,000 African elephants were killed for their ivory in 2013, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species said.

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Scientists find beautiful new species in Southeast Asia

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Conservationists document hundreds of new species in Southeast Asia’s Mekong Delta, including beautiful creatures from Myanmar.

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Vet and bomb-sniffing pal reunite after years apart

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Deano Miller welcomed Thor to the Seattle area on Thursday, the culmination of Miller’s long effort to adopt his bomb-sniffing buddy.

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Watch this mama bear save her baby from highway danger

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After her young cub wandered onto a busy highway in Canada, a mother bear grabs her baby (after looking both ways) and brings it to safety.

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Hero cat ‘throws’ first pitch at Bakersfield Blaze game

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The cat who saved a California toddler from a neighborhood dog threw out the ceremonial first pitch — well, sort of — at a minor league baseball game Tuesday.

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Poppy is crowned world’s oldest living cat at age 24

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The world’s oldest living cat is a 24-year-old feline with a hankering for KFC chicken and kebabs.

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Pet Treat Tragedy: Jerky kills more than 1,000 dogs

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Pet jerky treats have now been linked to 1,000 dog deaths, 5,600 animal illnesses and, for the first time, sickness in humans, the FDA says.

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Hero cat who saved boy will ‘throw’ first pitch at baseball game

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Sure, she can hit — but how’s her curveball?

Fans of Tara the hero cat will find out when she “throws” out the ceremonial first pitch at Tuesday’s home game of the Bakersfield Blaze, a minor league baseball team in California.

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Chinese panda sanctuary in search for ‘Panda Caretaker’

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Would you love nothing more than spending the next 365 days in the company of 200 pound furry black and white animals whose favorite food is bamboo?

If so, you may be in luck.

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Hero cat saves boy from dog attack

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This California toddler is certainly going to be a cat person for the rest of his life.

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