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Texan Wildlife Ranch Welcomes Twin Reticulated Giraffes

There was double the excitement earlier this month when the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch in Texas welcomed twin Reticulated Giraffes!

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Why is the White Tiger White?

Scientists have finally understood the reason why some tigers are born white. According to a study appearing in Current Biology the anomaly is due to a single change in a known pigment gene.th

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Right Whale baby Survives Despite being Born in Cold Waters

North Atlantic Right Whales usually give birth in the warm waters of Florida and Georgia, but one mother who missed migration gave birth off the coast Massachusetts. While scientists worried that the baby whale would die in the cold water, against all odds the calf survived and both mother and baby have now been reunited with their pod.

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Endangered California Condors Threatened by Lead Poisoning

Lead poisoning, it has been revealed is the biggest killer of Endangered California condors. The peregrine fund, that also raises and frees the condors found that the poisonous metal was also affecting birds that are bred in captivity.

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Video Captures Stunning Footage of Rare Javan Leopard

The Javan leopard is one of the rarest animals on earth and to capture a clear image of the animal in the wild is an even more rare opportunity. Recently though a camera trap set to capture the wild cat in its forest home in Indonesia was able to provide to the world with some incredible footage.

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Two Brown Bears in Kosovo Rescued From Captivity

A pair of bears who have lived their life on display in captivity are now able to roam free.

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Scientist use Earthquake Monitoring Data to Track Whales

Fin Whales are the second largest animals in the world and yet the least understood. But scientists are now trying out ways to find out more about these sea mammals by using technology used to study earthquakes.gr

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Zoo Welcomes Bornean Orangutan Baby after 18 years

Devon’s Paignton Zoo keepers can’t stop admiring the cute little member of their zoo family who joined them less than a month ago. Born to mom orangutan, the newborn is the first orangutan birth in 18 years at the zoo. Resting in mom’s strong arms, the little ape is a girl, think the zoo officials. […]

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Sperm Whale’s new Diet – Plastic Toys and Mattresses!

While many would not be surprised to find a fish in the belly of a sperm whale, it would be quite shocking to find a child’s plastic toy. But this is exactly what researchers found inside sperm whale bellies, along with many other non-biodegradable plastic pollutants like balloons, mattresses and plastic bags!

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Chinese Fishermen Caught with Thousands of Pounds of Pangolin Meat

Twelve Chinese fishermen, who were initially caught in Philippines for fishing in the nation’s exclusive economic zone, shocked the world, when it was found that they were carrying thousands of pounds of pangolin meat with them. Pangolins have been a protected animal in international trade since 2002.

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Puerto Rico to Protect Leatherback Turtles

The governor of Puerto Rico has signed a new law on April 13th that aims to give additional protection to the world’s largest endangered turtle species, the Leatherback Turtles. The new law will help protect an area known as the Northeast Ecological Corridor, a U.S. nesting site.

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Stranded Sea Lion Pup Gets a Car Ride to Safety

It was not a co-passenger Mike Delahunt expected to be sitting in his car. But early Wednesday a seal lion pup made itself comfortable in his vehicle as the stunned driver found the ailing animal on his way to work.