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2015/01/23 19:39
2015/01/23 19:39
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There’s a new meaning to hungry, hungry hippos: Scientists have documented one of the first instances of cannibalism in the hippopotamus. “I was completely amazed. It was something I had never heard...
2015/01/23 19:39
2015/01/23 19:39
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2015/01/22 02:17
2015/01/22 02:17
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IT MAY be the capital of Australia, but Canberra gets no special treatment when it comes to its reputation. Boring, dull and bland are often words you hear to describe the landlocked city but 2014...
2015/01/20 19:26
2015/01/20 19:26
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Some estimates suggest that, if current trends continue, half the world’s species may disappear by the end of this century.Credit DAVID HUGHES The town of El Valle de Antón, in central Panama, sits...
2015/01/19 13:28
2015/01/19 13:28
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Last year was the hottest on record, analyses by two major US agencies. Both Nasa and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the global average temperature in 2014 was more than 1.2...
2015/01/19 02:12
2015/01/19 02:12
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Canberra: our newly anointed capital of cool is the hot destination this summer The Canberra sports quiz for accommodation and tickets to the AFC Asian Cup 2015 is now closed. Canberra is built...
2015/01/19 00:16
2015/01/19 00:16
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Bathing under the gaze of a lion is disconcerting, to say the least. I am taking a bath when I notice a pair of eyes fixed on me. Less than a metre away, a giant head bangs against the window, huge...
2015/01/16 17:56
2015/01/16 17:56
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What you said about what we said last week A young actress wrestles with ego as she prepares to take the stage; a drone delivers tragedy to a Northwest neighborhood; a professor explains...
2015/01/16 10:15
2015/01/16 10:15
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No sooner does one new exhibit open at Symbio Wildlife Park than work on another begins. The cheetah exhibit at Symbio Wildlife Park will have a wide open grass area similar to this one at Canberra's...
2015/01/15 17:00
2015/01/15 17:00
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri congressman is asking the National Zoo director to help find a home for a bald eagle that's blind in its left eye. The eagle was rescued from LaClede County a month...
2015/01/15 14:48
2015/01/15 14:48
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A hotel is offering guests the chance to bathe next to bears, feed giraffes from their balcony and have dinner next to a family of lions. While some guests will wake up with views over a monkey...
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2015/01/14 19:36
2015/01/14 19:36
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Open mics are a gamble—there's usually a teenager with an angsty diary entry or a rocksteady cover of "Bad Romance" sprinkled in amid the good stuff. There's a time for anything-goes amateur art, but...
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2015/01/13 17:51
2015/01/13 17:51
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An expanded gorilla exhibit--and possibly more gorillas--are coming to the North Carolina Zoo later this year. Zoo officials announced Tuesday that construction will begin later this month and should...
2015/01/13 15:38
2015/01/13 15:38
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What would he think of us now? We’ve accomplished a lot, they’d probably agree, but given recent events, we certainly have a long way to go. “My favorite place that I visited in Washington, D.C.,...
2015/01/13 09:37
2015/01/13 09:37
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Occupation: Music/art teacher at Dana Elementary Family: husband/luthier Steve and two sons, Tom, 12 and Sam, 10 Hometown: Pickens, S.C. Walter is a former Teacher of the Year who was honored at...
2015/01/13 00:41
2015/01/13 00:41
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Canberra: our newly anointed capital of cool is the hot destination this summer Answer our question for week two of the sports quiz at the end of this article for your chance to win accommodation and...
2015/01/12 18:19
2015/01/12 18:19
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Veterinarian Samantha Sander, second from left, along with curators, vet techs and zookeepers, draws blood from Bozie the elephant at the Smithsonian National Zoo on Jan. 8, 2015. (Linda Davidson/The...
2015/01/09 13:38
2015/01/09 13:38
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As the year's first snow blanketed the city on January 6, the 16-month-old female spent much of the morning playing in the snow for the first time—footage that has garnered more than two million views...
2015/01/08 04:26
2015/01/08 04:26
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National Zoo and Aquarium 'determined to restore besmirched reputation of spotted hyena' Canberra's National Zoo and Aquarium says it is determined to restore the besmirched reputation of the spotted...
2015/01/08 01:36
2015/01/08 01:36
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Early on, putting together an issue like this feels a little like assigning a college essay. You tell everyone what to do and when to do it by, and then you sit back and pray a few people take it...
2015/01/07 17:34
2015/01/07 17:34
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Here are snow totals as posted by the National Weather Service: 000NOUS41 KLWX...
2015/01/23 19:39
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