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PhysOrg
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: Researchers discover first-ever native malaria in the AmericasWhite-tailed deer in the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. Credit: Ellen
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: Researchers discover first-ever native malaria in the Americas
PhysOrg / Posted 9 hours ago
White-tailed deer in the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. Credit: Ellen Martinsen Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen, was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, looking for malaria that might infect birds—when she discovered... Read more
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Newswise
Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria Smithsonian and UVM researchers find first-ever native malaria in the Americas
Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria
Newswise / Posted 13 hours ago
Smithsonian and UVM researchers find first-ever native malaria in the Americas Newswise — Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, looking for malaria... Read more
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Daily Record
ICYMI: 5 big Morris stories Friday morningCatch up here on the latest Morris news from the Daily Record: Hazardous weath
ICYMI: 5 big Morris stories Friday morning
Daily Record / Posted 20 hours ago
Catch up here on the latest Morris news from the Daily Record: Hazardous weather expected for Friday morning commute http://dailyre.co/1X6xLfi Randolph mayor, Parsippany councilman want freeholder seats http://dailyre.co/1Kt6LEP Moving companies... Read more
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Canberra Times
Former Rudd and Gillard staffer turned personal trainer Patti Wilkins.gallery of entries received for this Spring's readers photocomp. To enter send
Former Rudd and Gillard staffer turned personal trainer Patti Wilkins.
Canberra Times / Posted 22 hours ago
gallery of entries received for this Spring's readers photocomp. To enter send a maximum of three photos to photocomp@canberratimes.com.au ... Snapped in the crowds at Uni Pub in Civic for Aussie comedy star Tom Gleeson's sold out show. ACT... Read more
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Daily Mail
Adorable moment panda cub gets snagged in tree after attempting climbAdorable moment Bei Bei the panda cub ventures outside for the first time at Th
Adorable moment panda cub gets snagged in tree after attempting climb
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
Adorable moment Bei Bei the panda cub ventures outside for the first time at The National Zoo and promptly gets snagged in a tree At just five-months he is already wowing crowds at The National Zoo In the first video Bei Bei ventures out under the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
January weather recapThe closest Crossroads residents got to experiencing the blizzard that blankete
January weather recap
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
The closest Crossroads residents got to experiencing the blizzard that blanketed the East Coast in snow was watching a video posted by the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. The 30-second clip shows a Panda named Tian... Read more
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ABC News
Panda Cub Takes First Steps OutsideIt was another milestone day in the life of one of America's favorite baby bear
Panda Cub Takes First Steps Outside
ABC News / Posted yesterday
It was another milestone day in the life of one of America's favorite baby bears: Bei Bei's first time outside. The Smithsonian National Zoo released this adorable video of the giant panda cub today. Bei Bei stuck close to mother Mei Xiang’s side as... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Bei Bei Went OutsideShortly after chewing solid foods for the first time in his life (sweet potato!
Bei Bei Went Outside
Washington City Paper / Posted yesterday
Shortly after chewing solid foods for the first time in his life (sweet potato!), giant panda cub Bei Bei has ventured to the outside world with mother Mei Xiang. Watch as the shy-seeming little guy climbs a tree—and turns around: Screenshot via... Read more
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The News & Observer
Pres. Obama to Muslim-Americans: 'You fit in here' | News & Observer VIDEO: The Duke Lemur Center is celebrating the birth of a
Pres. Obama to Muslim-Americans: 'You fit in here'
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer VIDEO: The Duke Lemur Center is celebrating the birth of a male born to a sifaka lemur named Gisela, the daughter of Zoboomafoo. The tiny lemur arrived during the winter storm that... Read more
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The News & Observer
Tips for preventing burns | News & Observer VIDEO: The Duke Lemur Center is celebrating the birth of a
Tips for preventing burns
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer VIDEO: The Duke Lemur Center is celebrating the birth of a male born to a sifaka lemur named Gisela, the daughter of Zoboomafoo. The tiny lemur arrived during the winter storm that brought the Triangle to... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
East Coast digs out from deadly snowstormNEW YORK – The massive winter storm that’s clobbered the East Coast is heading
East Coast digs out from deadly snowstorm
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK – The massive winter storm that’s clobbered the East Coast is heading out to the Atlantic, but the problems it caused aren’t over. Crews are scrambling to clear the roads before the work week starts. But while the sun and rising... Read more
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Canberra Times
Little Mermaid makes a splash in AquariumMikayla Williams will play Ariel in The Little Mermaid. Photo: Jamila Toderas
Little Mermaid makes a splash in Aquarium
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Mikayla Williams will play Ariel in The Little Mermaid. Photo: Jamila Toderas The thoughts of the fish could only be guessed at as Free Rain Theatre Company launched its forthcoming production of The Little Mermaid at the National Zoo and Aquarium... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Monster 17-Foot Snake Found Dead in California DumpA 17-foot-long albino Burmese python was found dead in a Southern California du
Monster 17-Foot Snake Found Dead in California Dump
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
A 17-foot-long albino Burmese python was found dead in a Southern California dump, animal services said Tuesday. Animal control officers in Riverside received a call from workers at the dump who said a huge snake was found in one of the loads. The... Read more
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Western Advocate
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Florida woman films herself after being shot in Burger King drive-thru | News & Observer Thirty years ago, on Jan. 28, the space shuttle Challenger
Florida woman films herself after being shot in Burger King drive-thru
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
| News & Observer Thirty years ago, on Jan. 28, the space shuttle Challenger launch was broadcast on national television. The shuttle exploded killing all 7 people on board,... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Monster 17-Foot Snake Found Dead in California DumpA 17-foot-long albino Burmese python was found dead in a Southern California du
Monster 17-Foot Snake Found Dead in California Dump
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
A 17-foot-long albino Burmese python was found dead in a Southern California dump, animal services said Tuesday. Animal control officers in Riverside received a call from workers at the dump who said a huge snake was found in one of the loads. The... Read more
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OregonLive.com
5 questions for new Oregon Zoo director Don MooreDon Moore, who starts later this month as director of the Oregon Zoo, is a scie
5 questions for new Oregon Zoo director Don Moore
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
Don Moore, who starts later this month as director of the Oregon Zoo, is a scientist who says he believes it's important to connect with kids. A senior scientist at the Smithsonian's National Zoo for the last nine years, Moore once wrote a book on... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Monster 17-Foot Snake Found Dead in California DumpA 17-foot-long albino Burmese python was found dead in a Southern California du
Monster 17-Foot Snake Found Dead in California Dump
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
A 17-foot-long albino Burmese python was found dead in a Southern California dump, animal services said Tuesday. Animal control officers in Riverside received a call from workers at the dump who said a huge snake was found in one of the loads. The... Read more
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NBC New York
Monster 17-Foot Snake Found Dead in California DumpA 17-foot-long albino Burmese python was found dead in a Southern California du
Monster 17-Foot Snake Found Dead in California Dump
NBC New York / Posted 3 days ago
A 17-foot-long albino Burmese python was found dead in a Southern California dump, animal services said Tuesday. Animal control officers in Riverside received a call from workers at the dump who said a huge snake was found in one of the loads. The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Isabel DaymanTelevision Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture
Isabel Dayman
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture Corrections & Clarifications Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog is the ABC's video journalist in Renmark,... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Cookies help create memoriesThe wait is finally over. Girl Scout Cookies are here. Area Girl Scouts celebr
Cookies help create memories
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
The wait is finally over. Girl Scout Cookies are here. Area Girl Scouts celebrated the arrival of cookie season, which started Sunday in Colorado, with a Cookie Rally Friday night through Saturday morning at the Knights of Columbus. Girls of all... Read more
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The News & Observer
FBI releases video of Oregon protester shooting | News & Observer A locked safe was found in the rubble during the demolition
FBI releases video of Oregon protester shooting
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
| News & Observer A locked safe was found in the rubble during the demolition of a mansion formerly owned by Columbian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Tian Tian, one of the pandas at the Smithsonian National... Read more
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NBC Miami
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit NortheastLast weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit Northeast
NBC Miami / Posted 8 days ago
Last weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. The agency gave the storm a rating of 7.66 on the Northeast... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit NortheastLast weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit Northeast
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
Last weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. The agency gave the storm a rating of 7.66 on the Northeast... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit NortheastLast weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit Northeast
NBC Connecticut / Posted 8 days ago
Last weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. The agency gave the storm a rating of 7.66 on the Northeast... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit NortheastLast weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit Northeast
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 8 days ago
Last weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. The agency gave the storm a rating of 7.66 on the Northeast... Read more
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NBC New York
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit NortheastLast weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit Northeast
NBC New York / Posted 8 days ago
Last weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. The agency gave the storm a rating of 7.66 on the Northeast... Read more
101 related stories
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NBC Los Angeles
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit NortheastLast weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit Northeast
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 8 days ago
Last weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. The agency gave the storm a rating of 7.66 on the Northeast... Read more
101 related stories
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NBC Chicago
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit NortheastLast weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit Northeast
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
Last weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. The agency gave the storm a rating of 7.66 on the Northeast... Read more
101 related stories
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NBC Washington
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit NortheastLast weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit Northeast
NBC Washington / Posted 8 days ago
Last weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. The agency gave the storm a rating of 7.66 on the Northeast... Read more
101 related stories
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NBC Bay Area
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit NortheastLast weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit Northeast
NBC Bay Area / Posted 8 days ago
Last weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. The agency gave the storm a rating of 7.66 on the Northeast... Read more
101 related stories
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NBC San Diego
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit NortheastLast weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit
Weekend Blizzard 4th Worst Snowstorm to Hit Northeast
NBC San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
Last weekend's crippling blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. The agency gave the storm a rating of 7.66 on the Northeast... Read more
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The News & Observer
Ronald Reagan addresses nation after Challenger tragedy | News & Observer Tian Tian, one of the pandas at the Smithsonian National Zo
Ronald Reagan addresses nation after Challenger tragedy
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
| News & Observer Tian Tian, one of the pandas at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., enjoyed the region's snowy Saturday rolling around in the more than foot of snow. A... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Garbage-Fighting Vultures of PeruAttention, people of Lima, Peru: The city’s vultures would like everyone to kno
The Garbage-Fighting Vultures of Peru
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
Attention, people of Lima, Peru: The city’s vultures would like everyone to know that in the battle between people and trash, the birds are siding with humans—and have always done so. In a dramatic video released this month, the carrion birds... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Have You Seen This? Excited panda can’t get enough snowPANDA-MONIUM — If you haven’t heard by now, the Midwest and parts of the East C
Have You Seen This? Excited panda can’t get enough snow
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
PANDA-MONIUM — If you haven’t heard by now, the Midwest and parts of the East Coast are getting snow this weekend, and lots of it. Even though this storm — dubbed Jonas — is dangerous and should be treated as such, that doesn’t mean there isn’t... Read more
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NBC Washington
Commuters Return to Work as Storm Cleanup ContinuesAs thousands of residential streets across the region remain impassible days af
Commuters Return to Work as Storm Cleanup Continues
NBC Washington / Posted 10 days ago
As thousands of residential streets across the region remain impassible days after record snowfall hit, many employees will commute to work again Wednesday and D.C. students will return to school. Federal offices will reopen Wednesday on a... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Giant panda frolics in snowThose who did not get stranded on roads woke up last Saturday to piles of snow.
Giant panda frolics in snow
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 10 days ago
Those who did not get stranded on roads woke up last Saturday to piles of snow. Many got a day off from work, including the pandas at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C., after it closed Friday due to severe weather. Luckily for the... Read more
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NBC Miami
Bei Bei Shy at National Zoo DebutBei Bei the giant panda cub was scheduled to meet hundreds of visitors Saturday
Bei Bei Shy at National Zoo Debut
NBC Miami / Posted 10 days ago
Bei Bei the giant panda cub was scheduled to meet hundreds of visitors Saturday, but that was a lot to ask of the little guy. On the first day that Bei Bei could be seen by the public, he spent much of his time napping and hiding in his... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Man in panda costume challenges Tian Tian to 'snow battle'Over the weekend, Tian Tian the giant panda delighted the Internet with his joy
Man in panda costume challenges Tian Tian to 'snow battle'
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 10 days ago
Over the weekend, Tian Tian the giant panda delighted the Internet with his joyous romp through the snowy habitat at the National Zoo. A man in Maryland decided to recreate the scene. On Instagram, Jeffrey Perez posted a video of himself in a panda... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Man in panda costume challenges Tian Tian to 'snow battle'Over the weekend, Tian Tian the giant panda delighted the Internet with his joy
Man in panda costume challenges Tian Tian to 'snow battle'
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Over the weekend, Tian Tian the giant panda delighted the Internet with his joyous romp through the snowy habitat at the National Zoo. A man in Maryland decided to recreate the scene. On Instagram, Jeffrey Perez posted a video of himself in a panda... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Man in panda costume challenges Tian Tian to 'snow battle'Over the weekend, Tian Tian the giant panda delighted the Internet with his joy
Man in panda costume challenges Tian Tian to 'snow battle'
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 10 days ago
Over the weekend, Tian Tian the giant panda delighted the Internet with his joyous romp through the snowy habitat at the National Zoo. A man in Maryland decided to recreate the scene. On Instagram, Jeffrey Perez posted a video of himself in a panda... Read more
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Investopedia
Spring-Break Vacations for Retirees: Bring the GrandkidsThe words “spring break” may conjure images of college students partying away t
Spring-Break Vacations for Retirees: Bring the Grandkids
Investopedia / Posted 10 days ago
The words “spring break” may conjure images of college students partying away their days and nights at the shore (remember?), but a spring holiday is a good idea at any age. It's an excellent time to shake off the winter doldrums, grab a dose of... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Man in panda costume challenges Tian Tian to 'snow battle'Over the weekend, Tian Tian the giant panda delighted the Internet with his joy
Man in panda costume challenges Tian Tian to 'snow battle'
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
Over the weekend, Tian Tian the giant panda delighted the Internet with his joyous romp through the snowy habitat at the National Zoo. A man in Maryland decided to recreate the scene. On Instagram, Jeffrey Perez posted a video of himself in a panda... Read more
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The Christian Post
Watch This Adorable Panda Play in the SnowThe 2016 blizzard has brought the East Coast and especially the nation's capita
Watch This Adorable Panda Play in the Snow
The Christian Post / Posted 10 days ago
The 2016 blizzard has brought the East Coast and especially the nation's capital a good deal of grief over the past several days. Consider this one of the few pluses. At the Smithsonian's National Zoo, one adorable panda discovered the several... Read more
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