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New monkey in New Orleans

Visitors to the New Orleans Audubon zoo will now be able to see rare baby colobus monkey.

Visitors to the New Orleans Audubon zoo will now be able to see rare baby colobus monkey.

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Iceland: Unicorn baffles locals

According to reports from Iceland, the unicorn might be more than just a mythical beast... though this one is a little sheepish.

According to reports from Iceland, the unicorn might be more than just a mythical beast... though this one is a little sheepish.

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Crawling crabs in Cuba

A Cuban beach comes alive with crabs. The crustaceans are on their annual migration at Matanzas on the caribbean island.

A Cuban beach comes alive with crabs. The crustaceans are on their annual migration at Matanzas on the caribbean island.

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White tiger cub cuteness

A pair of white tiger cubs born at a Chinese zoo in early April are healthy and thriving. The baby Bengalis were born on April 6.

A pair of white tiger cubs born at a Chinese zoo in early April are healthy and thriving. The baby Bengalis were born on April 6.

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Takara, the killer whale, gives birth to calf

The last killer whale to be born at SeaWorld was delivered on Wednesday, April 19, at the company’s San Antonio park.

The last killer whale to be born at SeaWorld was delivered on Wednesday, April 19, at the company’s San Antonio park.

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April the giraffe, mother and internet star

After weeks of suspense, April the giraffe finally gave birth to a baby boy on Saturday (April 15), delighting hundreds of thousands of people who have been monitoring a live cam feed from a New York

After weeks of suspense, April the giraffe finally gave birth to a baby boy on Saturday (April 15), delighting hundreds of thousands of people who have been monitoring a live cam feed from a New York

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'Pandamania' grips Dutch animal lovers

‘Pandamania’ has gripped the Netherlands after two arrived at Schipol airport on their way to a specially constructed enclosure at a Dutch zoo.

‘Pandamania’ has gripped the Netherlands after two arrived at Schipol airport on their way to a specially constructed enclosure at a Dutch zoo.

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Ice cream shop for dogs gets tails wagging in Mexico City

Dogs with a sweet tooth can now satisfy their cravings at a Mexico City ice cream shop which serves up frozen treats specifically made for animals.

Dogs with a sweet tooth can now satisfy their cravings at a Mexico City ice cream shop which serves up frozen treats specifically made for animals.

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Berlusconi features in vegetarian video campaign and 'saves' five lambs

Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has angered Italy’s meat industry by featuring in a campaign run by the Italian League in Defence of Animals, urging people to “choose a vegetarian…

Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has angered Italy’s meat industry by featuring in a campaign run by the Italian League in Defence of Animals, urging people to “choose a vegetarian…

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Giant panda mum breastfeeds cub in the wild

A sweet and tender moment was captured on camera when a giant panda mother was spotted breastfeeding her cub in a forest in China.

A sweet and tender moment was captured on camera when a giant panda mother was spotted breastfeeding her cub in a forest in China.

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Unique talent saves Pigcasso from the slaughterhouse

Pigcasso was originally bred to be slaughtered at a pig farm but was rescued at just four weeks old by Joanne Lefson, who was upset by the squalid conditions she was kept…

Pigcasso was originally bred to be slaughtered at a pig farm but was rescued at just four weeks old by Joanne Lefson, who was upset by the squalid conditions she was kept…

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Hero firefighter saves pup with mouth-to-snout

A team of firefighters in California are being hailed as heroes after performing mouth-to-muzzle resuscitation on a much-loved dog to bring it back from the dead.

A team of firefighters in California are being hailed as heroes after performing mouth-to-muzzle resuscitation on a much-loved dog to bring it back from the dead.

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What scheme is CATching on in Madrid?

By Jaime Velazquez in Madrid It’s an empty plot in the middle of brick-and-concrete affordable housing blocks in a working-class neighbourhood of Madrid.

By Jaime Velazquez in Madrid It’s an empty plot in the middle of brick-and-concrete affordable housing blocks in a working-class neighbourhood of Madrid.

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Tragic end for 'Piggy Bank' turtle in Thailand

The 25-year-old turtle died from blood poisoning related to surgery to remove coins from her stomach.

The 25-year-old turtle died from blood poisoning related to surgery to remove coins from her stomach.

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Hip hippo hooray!

Taronga Zoo’s baby pygmy hippopotamus – the first born in seven years – made its first public appearance in Sydney on Friday (March 17, 2017).

Taronga Zoo’s baby pygmy hippopotamus – the first born in seven years – made its first public appearance in Sydney on Friday (March 17, 2017).

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Pet fitness trackers are gaining rapid popularity

Wearable technology is no longer reserved for humans. Now pet owners can purchase fitness tracking collars for their cats and dogs to monitor many different aspects of their pets.

Wearable technology is no longer reserved for humans. Now pet owners can purchase fitness tracking collars for their cats and dogs to monitor many different aspects of their pets.

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Seven otter cubs born at Prague zoo

Prague Zoo has presented seven cubs of smooth-coated otters to visitors, which were born in January.

Prague Zoo has presented seven cubs of smooth-coated otters to visitors, which were born in January.

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Uproar in New Zealand after sniffer dog shot

Flights into and out of Auckland Airport are returning to schedule after the runaway animal was shot dead by police on the tarmac.

Flights into and out of Auckland Airport are returning to schedule after the runaway animal was shot dead by police on the tarmac.

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Runaway sniffer dog shot dead at New Zealand airport

A trainee security sniffer dog at New Zeland’s biggest airport has been shot, after it escaped its leash and ran onto the runway, grounding planes.

A trainee security sniffer dog at New Zeland’s biggest airport has been shot, after it escaped its leash and ran onto the runway, grounding planes.

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Turkey-Netherlands spat continues as Dutch cows sent back

As Turkish anger at the refusal by the Netherlands to let the Turkish foreign minister speak at a Rotterdam rally escalates, 40 Dutch Holstein cows have been sent back from…

As Turkish anger at the refusal by the Netherlands to let the Turkish foreign minister speak at a Rotterdam rally escalates, 40 Dutch Holstein cows have been sent back from…