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Queensland Times
Matt Monro showPERFORMER Michael Whittaker is calling on music-lovers to head back in time to
Matt Monro show
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
PERFORMER Michael Whittaker is calling on music-lovers to head back in time to a different era of music with his tribute show to the 20th century's Matt Monro. The show is a special review of each of Monro's big hits. Monro, otherwise known at The... Read more
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DW
The ivory trade - still fueling poaching 25 years after a global ban | Global Ideas |When the international ivory trade was banned in 1989, the African elephant's c
The ivory trade - still fueling poaching 25 years after a global ban | Global Ideas |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
When the international ivory trade was banned in 1989, the African elephant's collision course with extinction seemed to have been averted. Populations began to bounce back after a decade of slaughter that more than halved their numbers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woman Proves Navigation Is Profession for AllThere are still many professions that still remain the preserve of man despite
Woman Proves Navigation Is Profession for All
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
There are still many professions that still remain the preserve of man despite attempts to provide equal opportunities for all. However, if the male were scared of losing their professional dominion in some occupation, they could think of none other... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Warning on Iran updated to highlight riskThe State Department updated its travel warning on Iran on Jan. 29 "to reiterat
Warning on Iran updated to highlight risk
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
The State Department updated its travel warning on Iran on Jan. 29 "to reiterate and highlight the risk of arrest and detention of U.S. citizens, particularly dual national Iranian Americans, in Iran." The U.S. relies on the Swiss Embassy in Tehran... Read more
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Japan Today
Move sought for Japan's oldest elephant may be too late ‹ Japan TodayIn the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and raccoons, Jap
Move sought for Japan's oldest elephant may be too late ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 5 days ago
In the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and raccoons, Japan’s oldest elephant stands in a concrete pen about the size of half of a basketball court. She drinks sugar water from a bucket and munches on bananas with her last... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Black Civil War soldiers honored only in PennsylvaniaStrolling through a cemetery around a national holiday, when bright flags mark
Black Civil War soldiers honored only in Pennsylvania
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 6 days ago
Strolling through a cemetery around a national holiday, when bright flags mark each veteran's grave, it's easy to overlook the four letters carved into some: "U.S.C.I." They stand for United States Colored Infantry, and they mark the resting place... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SPCA’s accusations a publicity stunt, says BoswellChelsea Pieterse, The Witness Brian Boswell stands outside Opal the Orangutan’
SPCA’s accusations a publicity stunt, says Boswell
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Chelsea Pieterse, The Witness Brian Boswell stands outside Opal the Orangutan’s enclosure. (Ian Carbutt, The Witness) Pietermaritzburg - Natal Zoological Gardens owner Brian Boswell has described the NSPCA’s campaign for him to release Opal the... Read more
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Newsmax
Lions Found in Ethiopia Raise Hopes of Big Cats in the SudanLions found in Ethiopia recently have raised hope that the big cats have also s
Lions Found in Ethiopia Raise Hopes of Big Cats in the Sudan
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
Lions found in Ethiopia recently have raised hope that the big cats have also survived nearby in the Sudan after they were thought to have been killed off there. The Born Free Foundation website said on Monday that an expedition to a remote park in... Read more
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The Columbian
Petition seeks move for Japan’s oldest elephant, now 69TOKYO — In the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and racco
Petition seeks move for Japan’s oldest elephant, now 69
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
TOKYO — In the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and raccoons, Japan’s oldest elephant stands in a concrete pen about the size of half of a basketball court. She drinks sugar water from a bucket and munches on bananas with her... Read more
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redOrbit
A large, hidden population of lions has been found in a remote part of EthiopiaFebruary 2, 2016 by Brett Smith February started off with some great conserva
A large, hidden population of lions has been found in a remote part of Ethiopia
redOrbit / Posted 7 days ago
February 2, 2016 by Brett Smith February started off with some great conservation news, as researchers with the United Kingdom-based Born Free Foundation announced the... Read more
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Mashable
Japan's oldest elephant may never get to move to a grassy sanctuaryTOKYO — In the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and racco
Japan's oldest elephant may never get to move to a grassy sanctuary
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
TOKYO — In the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and raccoons, Japan's oldest elephant stands in a concrete pen about the size of half a basketball court. She drinks sugar water from a bucket and munches on bananas with her last... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Campaign for release of orangutan ‘not a publicity stunt’The NSPCA also denied that it had initiated the campaign and a petition to have
Campaign for release of orangutan ‘not a publicity stunt’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
The NSPCA also denied that it had initiated the campaign and a petition to have Opal the orangutan transferred to Monkey World in the UK to live out her last years‚ pointing out that it was the started by the Kloof and Highway SPCAs‚ which were... Read more
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express
Petition to move Japan's oldest elephant to sanctuary reaches 370,000 signatures EATING bananas with her last remaining tooth, Hanako the elephant is coming u
Petition to move Japan's oldest elephant to sanctuary reaches 370,000 signatures
express / Posted 8 days ago
EATING bananas with her last remaining tooth, Hanako the elephant is coming up to her 70th birthday facing the biggest controversy of her long life. Hanako the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Move sought for Japan's oldest elephant may be too lateTOKYO (AP) � In the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and
Move sought for Japan's oldest elephant may be too late
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
TOKYO (AP) � In the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and raccoons, Japan's oldest elephant stands in a concrete pen about the size of half of a basketball court. She drinks sugar water from a bucket and munches on bananas with... Read more
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ABC News
Move Sought for Japan's Oldest Elephant May Be Too LateIn the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and raccoons, Jap
Move Sought for Japan's Oldest Elephant May Be Too Late
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
In the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and raccoons, Japan's oldest elephant stands in a concrete pen about the size of half of a basketball court. She drinks sugar water from a bucket and munches on bananas with her last... Read more
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Quartz
An expedition in Ethiopia just turned up a huge, hidden population of lions - Quartz CAUGHT ON CAMERA In the last 20 years, the lion population in Afric
An expedition in Ethiopia just turned up a huge, hidden population of lions
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
- Quartz CAUGHT ON CAMERA In the last 20 years, the lion population in Africa has declined by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lost Lions Discovered in EthiopiaWildlife conservationists have confirmed for the first time that lions are livi
Lost Lions Discovered in Ethiopia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Wildlife conservationists have confirmed for the first time that lions are living in a remote national park in Ethiopia, following a recent expedition supported by Born Free. "The amazing discovery was made after an expedition into the heart of... Read more
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International Business Times
Oxford university team finds large lion population in Ethiopia, Sudan Conservationists are jubilant after the discovery of a massive group of lions i
Oxford university team finds large lion population in Ethiopia, Sudan
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
Conservationists are jubilant after the discovery of a massive group of lions in a remote Ethiopian national park, ending years of sharp decline in their numbers. The University of Oxford said up to 200 lions could be living in Ethiopia's Alatash... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Kid Rock says he's 'digging Trump' for presidentJust in time for the Iowa Caucus, Kid Rock is throwing his support behind 2016'
Kid Rock says he's 'digging Trump' for president
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
Just in time for the Iowa Caucus, Kid Rock is throwing his support behind 2016's most controversial presidential candidate. In 2012, Kid Rock campaigned for Michigan-born Mitt Romney, performing his track "Born Free," which became the Romney... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Our poisoned inheritanceMany who watched the developments of the early 1990s in South Africa tell us th
Our poisoned inheritance
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
Many who watched the developments of the early 1990s in South Africa tell us that they expected the kind of debates we are having now; but not this soon. Why? My sense is that we expected the legitimacy of the negotiated settlement, Constitution and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Eight things you need to know this morningHealth ministry personnel fumigate against the Aedes aegypti mosquito in Hondur
Eight things you need to know this morning
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Health ministry personnel fumigate against the Aedes aegypti mosquito in Honduras. Photo / Getty 1. The World Health Organisation has declared the Zika virus a global emergency after a meeting in Geneva. The WHO believes Zika requires an urgent and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ethiopian lions rediscovered in AlatashAn Abyssinian lion—which was rescued from captivity—rests at a 'Born Free' game
Ethiopian lions rediscovered in Alatash
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
An Abyssinian lion—which was rescued from captivity—rests at a 'Born Free' game reserve in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Conservationists announced Monday the "amazing discovery" of a previously unknown lion population in a remote northwestern region of... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Researchers confirm lion population in remote Ethiopian parkJOHANNESBURG (AP) - Conservationists confirmed the existence of lions in a remo
Researchers confirm lion population in remote Ethiopian park
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Conservationists confirmed the existence of lions in a remote national park in Ethiopia, a rare piece of good news for a threatened species whose numbers have plunged in many parts of Africa, a wildlife charity said Monday. The... Read more
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ABC News
Researchers Confirm Lion Population in Remote Ethiopian ParkConservationists confirmed the existence of lions in a remote national park in
Researchers Confirm Lion Population in Remote Ethiopian Park
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
Conservationists confirmed the existence of lions in a remote national park in Ethiopia, a rare piece of good news for a threatened species whose numbers have plunged in many parts of Africa, a wildlife charity said Monday. The discovery was made in... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Researchers confirm lion population in remote Ethiopian parkJOHANNESBURG (AP) - Conservationists say they have confirmed the existence of l
Researchers confirm lion population in remote Ethiopian park
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 10 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Conservationists say they have confirmed the existence of lions in a remote national park in Ethiopia, a rare piece of good news for a threatened species whose numbers have plunged in many parts of Africa. Born Free, a charity... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ethiopian lions rediscovered in AlatashADDIS ABABA - Conservationists announced Monday the "amazing discovery" of a pr
Ethiopian lions rediscovered in Alatash
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
ADDIS ABABA - Conservationists announced Monday the "amazing discovery" of a previously unknown lion population in a remote northwestern region of Ethiopia, confirming local reports with camera trap photographs for the first time. An Abyssinian lion... Read more
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Boston Herald
Researchers confirm lion population in remote Ethiopian parkJOHANNESBURG — Conservationists say they have confirmed the existence of lions
Researchers confirm lion population in remote Ethiopian park
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
JOHANNESBURG — Conservationists say they have confirmed the existence of lions in a remote national park in Ethiopia, a rare piece of good news for a threatened species whose numbers have plunged in many parts of Africa. Born Free, a charity based... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Scientists celebrate as lions rediscovered in Ethiopian parkLions were spotted in the Alatash National Park on Ethiopia's border with Sudan
Scientists celebrate as lions rediscovered in Ethiopian park
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
Lions were spotted in the Alatash National Park on Ethiopia's border with Sudan, lion conservation group Born Free said. "The confirmation that lions persist in this area is exciting news," Born Free Foundation said in a statement. "With lion... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Black Civil War soldiers forgottenStrolling through a Blair County cemetery around a national holiday, when brigh
Black Civil War soldiers forgotten
Altoona Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Strolling through a Blair County cemetery around a national holiday, when bright flags mark each veteran's grave, it's easy to overlook the four letters carved into some: "U.S.C.I." Graves of black soldiers who served in the Civil War, such as this... Read more
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Daily Press
Saving a lost link to the pastWILLIAMSBURG — Some 150 years after free African-American blacksmith Alexander
Saving a lost link to the past
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
WILLIAMSBURG — Some 150 years after free African-American blacksmith Alexander Dunlop erected them behind his home and shop, nobody knows exactly when the headstones marking the remains of his wife and father-in-law began to vanish. Judging by the... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Malema urges voters to warn ruling ANCnot appeal," said the former leader of the ANC's youth wing who fell out with p
Malema urges voters to warn ruling ANC
New Zimbabwe / Posted 14 days ago
not appeal," said the former leader of the ANC's youth wing who fell out with party leader Zuma, referring to the so-called "Born Free" generation with no memory of white-minority rule. ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe told a press briefing his... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Michaela Strachan's partner threatened by hunter for exposing sick tradeWildlife presenter Michaela Strachan has told how her partner faced terrifying
Michaela Strachan's partner threatened by hunter for exposing sick trade
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
Wildlife presenter Michaela Strachan has told how her partner faced terrifying death threats while investigating the cruel trophy hunting of lions in Africa. Nick Chevalier found himself in a dangerous confrontation when hunt operators turned on his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Photographers' Book Nominated for Design Indaba AwardThree young men travel 24 000 km to capture the country after two decades of de
Photographers' Book Nominated for Design Indaba Award
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Three young men travel 24 000 km to capture the country after two decades of democracy Three photographers travelled across South Africa in 2014 capturing the country after two decades of democracy, and the book that came about as a result of their... Read more
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iol.co.za
Grand coalition needed, says MalemaJohannesburg - Julius Malema, who seeks nationalisation of mines and land and t
Grand coalition needed, says Malema
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
Johannesburg - Julius Malema, who seeks nationalisation of mines and land and the curbing of white economic power, called on other opposition parties to unite with his Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to break the grip of the ruling party at municipal... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Juju calls for polls coalitionyoung people, those things do not appeal," said the former leader of the ANC's
Juju calls for polls coalition
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 days ago
young people, those things do not appeal," said the former leader of the ANC's youth wing, referring to the "Born Free", a generation with no memory of white minority rule. ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe told a press briefing... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
50 songs turning 50 in 2016Welcome to Part 1 in a four-part series looking back at songs hitting significa
50 songs turning 50 in 2016
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Welcome to Part 1 in a four-part series looking back at songs hitting significant milestones this year. First up: 50 tracks hitting the big 5-0 in 2016. Here are some of the biggest hits released in 1966, the sounds that take you right back to that... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Goals and Means: Some reflections on the 2015 #FeesMustFall ProtestsMany media houses concluded 2015 by declaring it the year of the student. In ma
Goals and Means: Some reflections on the 2015 #FeesMustFall Protests
Daily Maverick / Posted 17 days ago
Many media houses concluded 2015 by declaring it the year of the student. In many ways it was deserved. The students, through their protests in October and November, put affordable, quality higher education and the insourcing of vulnerable workers on... Read more
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PhysOrg
South Africa puts year-long ban on leopard huntingA leopard sneaks out from the bush at the Born Free Foundation on May 12, 2010
South Africa puts year-long ban on leopard hunting
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
A leopard sneaks out from the bush at the Born Free Foundation on May 12, 2010 in the Shamwari Game Reserve South Africa has imposed a year-long ban on leopard hunting in 2016 in a decision hailed Monday by conservation activists. "Provincial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bengo - Cica Runs Seminar On Human Rights and Conflicts ResolutionCaxito — At least thirty members of various evangelical congregations in Angola
Bengo - Cica Runs Seminar On Human Rights and Conflicts Resolution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Caxito — At least thirty members of various evangelical congregations in Angola, in Bengo province, participate in Caxito, at an upgrading training seminar for leaders of human rights and technical management and peaceful resolution of... Read more
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The Advocate
‘Free People of Color’ project by LSU honoredAn LSU Libraries project has made the Reference and User Services Association’s
‘Free People of Color’ project by LSU honored
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
An LSU Libraries project has made the Reference and User Services Association’s annual list of Best Historical Materials. “Free People of Color in Louisiana: Revealing an Unknown Past,” a collaborative digital project led by LSU Libraries, received... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra takes us to the moviesNottingham Philharmonic Orchestra is treating us to a trip to the movies with t
Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra takes us to the movies
Nottingham Post / Posted 22 days ago
Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra is treating us to a trip to the movies with their next event. The orchestra is hosting a family concert called A Night At The Movies, at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, from 7pm on Saturday, January 30. Special... Read more
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express
Dolphin campaigner Ric O'Barry speaks from behind bars about his detention in Japan AWARD-WINNING dolphin campaigner Ric O'Barry - star of the Oscar-winning docu
Dolphin campaigner Ric O'Barry speaks from behind bars about his detention in Japan
express / Posted 23 days ago
AWARD-WINNING dolphin campaigner Ric O'Barry - star of the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove - has spoken from behind bars about his detention in Japan. Ric... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Journalist Opens Its 2016 ChapterThis year we move from a weekly to a monthly edition, with a smaller mid-month
The Journalist Opens Its 2016 Chapter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
This year we move from a weekly to a monthly edition, with a smaller mid-month edition added. We will continue bringing you the important debates and stories that would otherwise go untold. I am honoured to start 2016 as the new editor of The... Read more
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Herald Sun
Inside the world’s saddest zooDepressed ... A photographer has captured shocking images of animals locked up
Inside the world’s saddest zoo
Herald Sun / Posted 23 days ago
Depressed ... A photographer has captured shocking images of animals locked up in Armenia ... Picture: Roger Allen THERE will be nothing for the inmates of the saddest zoo in the world to celebrate in 2016; just the passing of another year spent in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Inside the world’s saddest zooHorror pictures show starving animals at world’s saddest zoo in Armenia | Daily
Inside the world’s saddest zoo
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
Horror pictures show starving animals at world’s saddest zoo in Armenia | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Depressed ... A photographer has captured shocking... Read more
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Perth Now
Inside the world’s saddest zooDepressed ... A photographer has captured shocking images of animals locked up
Inside the world’s saddest zoo
Perth Now / Posted 23 days ago
Depressed ... A photographer has captured shocking images of animals locked up in Armenia ... Picture: Roger Allen THERE will be nothing for the inmates of the saddest zoo in the world to celebrate in 2016; just the passing of another year spent in... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Inside the world’s saddest zooDepressed ... A photographer has captured shocking images of animals locked up
Inside the world’s saddest zoo
Adelaide Now / Posted 23 days ago
Depressed ... A photographer has captured shocking images of animals locked up in Armenia ... Picture: Roger Allen THERE will be nothing for the inmates of the saddest zoo in the world to celebrate in 2016; just the passing of another year spent in... Read more
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News.com.au
Inside the world’s saddest zooDepressed ... A photographer has captured shocking images of animals locked up
Inside the world’s saddest zoo
News.com.au / Posted 23 days ago
Depressed ... A photographer has captured shocking images of animals locked up in Armenia ... Picture: Roger Allen THERE will be nothing for the inmates of the saddest zoo in the world to celebrate in 2016; just the passing of another year spent in... Read more
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chad
Movie Magic at Royal Concert Hall with NPOEnjoy a Night At The Movies with Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra’s latest fam
Movie Magic at Royal Concert Hall with NPO
chad / Posted 26 days ago
Enjoy a Night At The Movies with Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra’s latest family concert. This year’s event at the Royal Concert Hall takes place on Saturday, January 30, and celebrates the glitz and glamour of the silver screen. It features... Read more
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Evening Standard
Dolphin activists sing David Bowie classic outside Japanese embassyHundreds of protesters broke into a David Bowie classic when they gathered outs
Dolphin activists sing David Bowie classic outside Japanese embassy
Evening Standard / Posted 26 days ago
Hundreds of protesters broke into a David Bowie classic when they gathered outside the Japanese embassy to campaign against the killing of dolphins. Demonstrators held placards, banners and inflatable dolphins opposite the embassy in Piccadilly on... Read more
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