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WBTV Charlotte
Special: Catawba College alumna studying ecology near nuclear sitesProvided to WBTV by Catawba College: Dr. Wendy Kuhne ’94 says you can tell a lo
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 hours ago
Provided to WBTV by Catawba College: Dr. Wendy Kuhne ’94 says you can tell a lot about the health and state of a forest by the diversity and number of woodpeckers living there. She should know, this radioecologist has spent her career assessing the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections liftedFILE - This April 18, 2008 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife sh
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 16 hours ago
FILE - This April 18, 2008 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows a grey wolf. A federal report says gray wolves killed a record number of livestock in Wyoming in 2016, and wildlife managers responded by killing a record number of... Read more
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Island Packet
How a little bird is keeping some Hilton Head residents off a big stretch of beachA federally protected shorebird is at the center of a dispute between some Port
Island Packet / Posted 16 hours ago
A federally protected shorebird is at the center of a dispute between some Port Royal Plantation residents and Hilton Head town officials over access to a large chunk of beach. More than nine acres of beach encompassing the north end of the... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Moffat County Commissioners secure additional $20K to fix Swinging Bridgeon Tuesday. The department will contribute $20,000 toward the projected $1.5 mi
Craig Daily Press / Posted 18 hours ago
on Tuesday. The department will contribute $20,000 toward the projected $1.5 million needed for repairs. Local, state and federal agencies have contributed funding for the project. A Right of Way with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will... Read more
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Al.com
Auburn scientists release 26 of North America's longest snakes into forestAs part of an ongoing species reintroduction effort, scientists at Auburn Unive
Al.com / Posted 20 hours ago
As part of an ongoing species reintroduction effort, scientists at Auburn University, along with numerous state and national partners, released 26 threatened Eastern indigo snakes into Conecuh National Forest on Friday. The release is part of an... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
We interrupt these facts for a Trump-stream media update. This just in . . .Coming soon to a Facebook feed near you: fake news for liberals, a series of ar
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 hours ago
Coming soon to a Facebook feed near you: fake news for liberals, a series of artisanal alternative facts hand-crafted by Russian hackers. A few samples: Trump’s tweets win Pulitzer for fiction Great literature now comes in 140-character packages.... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections liftedFILE - This April 18, 2008 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife sh
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 hours ago
FILE - This April 18, 2008 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows a grey wolf. A federal report says gray wolves killed a record number of livestock in Wyoming in 2016, and wildlife managers responded by killing a record number of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Park plans will harm St. Simons’ German Village, residents sayST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA. | A sign on Virginia Drive in a neighborhood settled bef
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA. | A sign on Virginia Drive in a neighborhood settled before the Revolutionary War urges, “Save German Village.” Jason Lee thought he had done that, but residents of German Village say Lee’s work acquiring and preserving 260... Read more
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Crosscut
First it was threatened, now could Hanford Reach expand?Some Tri-Citians are pondering whether more land could be added to the Hanford
Crosscut / Posted 2 days ago
Some Tri-Citians are pondering whether more land could be added to the Hanford Reach National Monument, now that the area has dodged a Trump administration bullet. The U.S. Department of Interior announced last week that the 303-square-mile Hanford... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
City, groups seek dam solutionBENTONVILLE -- Removing the Lake Bella Vista dam would improve water quality, r
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
BENTONVILLE -- Removing the Lake Bella Vista dam would improve water quality, restore the ecological system and cost less than rebuilding it, according to a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Melissa Lombardi spoke Monday with David... Read more
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Dover Post
National Parks Senior Pass price to increaseThe price of the America the Beautiful — National Parks and Federal Recreationa
Dover Post / Posted 2 days ago
The price of the America the Beautiful — National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase from $10 to $80, effective Aug. 28. Pass holders are given lifetime access to more than 2,000 sites and parks. The fee increase will... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
National Parks Senior Pass price to increaseThe price of the America the Beautiful — National Parks and Federal Recreationa
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
The price of the America the Beautiful — National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase from $10 to $80, effective Aug. 28. Pass holders are given lifetime access to more than 2,000 sites and parks. The fee increase will... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Wolf and livestock deaths hit record high in WyomingCHEYENNE, Wyo. - A federal report says gray wolves killed a record number of li
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A federal report says gray wolves killed a record number of livestock in Wyoming last year, and wildlife managers responded by killing a record number of wolves that were responsible. The report released by the U.S. Fish and... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Report: wolf and livestock deaths hit record high in WyomingCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A federal report says gray wolves killed a record number
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A federal report says gray wolves killed a record number of livestock in Wyoming last year, and wildlife managers responded by killing a record number of wolves that were responsible. The report released by the U.S. Fish and... Read more
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ABC Montana
wolf and livestock deaths hit record high in WyomingCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A federal report says gray wolves killed a record number
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A federal report says gray wolves killed a record number of livestock in Wyoming last year, and wildlife managers responded by killing a record number of wolves that were responsible. The report released by the U.S. Fish and... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Group calls for release of Mexican gray wolves in New MexicoALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Environmentalists are asking that federal wildlife man
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Environmentalists are asking that federal wildlife managers release more captive Mexican gray wolves into the wild in New Mexico to help with recovery of the endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity outlined... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Group calls for release of Mexican gray wolves in New MexicoALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Environmentalists are asking that federal wildlife man
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Environmentalists are asking that federal wildlife managers release more captive Mexican gray wolves into the wild in New Mexico to help with recovery of the endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity outlined... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Volusia county chair stirs parking vs. development potDustin Wyatt @Dustin_WyattNJ ORMOND BEACH — Old buildings with boarded windows
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Dustin Wyatt @Dustin_WyattNJ ORMOND BEACH — Old buildings with boarded windows and doors stand on property Volusia County purchased more than two years ago with intentions to add off-beach parking. County officials say a new parking lot won't... Read more
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BC Local News
Not ‘man-eating beasts:’ Study suggests attacking polar bears young, hungrysea ice in front of a maternal den waiting for (mama bear) to come out with her
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
sea ice in front of a maternal den waiting for (mama bear) to come out with her cubs," he recalls. "A polar bear came up and sniffed the tent, right where my head was, when I was sleeping in the middle of the night and went on its merry... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
David Swanger: The dilemma of free roaming catsAt our annual homeowners’ meeting two years ago I presented research by The Smi
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
At our annual homeowners’ meeting two years ago I presented research by The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service showing that outdoor cats kill billions of birds annually. I proposed keeping cats indoors... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Everglades restoration project leader tells top scientists: Stay in your lanetold his agency's governing board that he's angry at scientists poking their no
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
told his agency's governing board that he's angry at scientists poking their noses into things that don't concern them and won't back off. "I regard that as simply a line in the sand," Antonacci told the governing board at the end of its West... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Eagle takes down Internet firm's drone in UnalaskaThe drones and animals are having more and more interactions in the Aleutian Is
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 5 days ago
The drones and animals are having more and more interactions in the Aleutian Islands, some friendlier than others. An eagle killed a flying drone last month in Unalaska. Scientists cover a lot of ground counting Steller sea lions with the airborne... Read more
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NBC Miami
Woman Arrested After Illegally Harvesting 40 Queen Conchin possession of 40 queen conch, a protected species in the state of Florida.
NBC Miami / Posted 5 days ago
in possession of 40 queen conch, a protected species in the state of Florida. John Martino, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, found Diana Candelario Fiscal-Gonzalez in possession of the queen conch after... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
2017 Application Period For Peregrine Falcon Trapping For Falconry Usage UnderwayThe 2017 application period for the trapping of a peregrine falcon to be used i
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
The 2017 application period for the trapping of a peregrine falcon to be used in falconry is underway, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced. The TWRA will award the one permit to the winner of a draw to be held on Wednesday, Aug.... Read more
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Sedalia Democrat
Outdoor recreation is an economic powerhouseThe battle for control over the usage of federally owned public land began almo
Sedalia Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
The battle for control over the usage of federally owned public land began almost immediately after President Ulysses S. Grant signed the legislation that established Yellowstone National Park. Despite the fact that additional legislation in the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
July 14, 2017Printed Letters: Repair and retain Affordable Care Act I am writing this let
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Printed Letters: Repair and retain Affordable Care Act I am writing this letter because I believe the Affordable Care Act works very well but does need a little bit of repair. The best way to do this is to fix its minor problems and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Beaumont man on probation for killing whooping cranes gets 11 months in prison for violating termsBEAUMONT — A 20-year-old man on probation after pleading guilty in 2016 to shoo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
BEAUMONT — A 20-year-old man on probation after pleading guilty in 2016 to shooting and killing two of the approximately 500 remaining free-ranging whooping cranes was sentenced Thursday to serve 11 months in federal prison for violating terms of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
No additional Asian carp found after discovery in Chicago waterwayCITY, Mich. — A two-week search turned up no additional Asian carp in a Chicago
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
CITY, Mich. — A two-week search turned up no additional Asian carp in a Chicago waterway where one of the invasive fish recently was found beyond an electric barrier network designed to prevent them from reaching the Great Lakes, officials... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Beaumont man on probation for killing whooping cranes gets 11 months in prison for violating termsBEAUMONT — A 20-year-old man on probation after pleading guilty in 2016 to shoo
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
BEAUMONT — A 20-year-old man on probation after pleading guilty in 2016 to shooting and killing two of the approximately 500 remaining free-ranging whooping cranes was sentenced Thursday to serve 11 months in federal prison for violating terms of... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
US Customs agents find cobras inside mail at JFK AirportNEW YORK - U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents received a slithery surpri
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK - U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents received a slithery surprise when they checked a mail container at Kennedy International Airport. The agency said Tuesday that officials seized five live king cobras and three geckos during an... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
July 13, 2017are told, “We’ll have to submit the bill to the insurance company.” Wow, can yo
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
are told, “We’ll have to submit the bill to the insurance company.” Wow, can you imagine shopping for any other goods or services this way? Bob Semro, a Colorado health policy analyst, brought this concept to my attention at a recent health care... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Go primitive on St. Vincent IslandBy Tony Young Special to the Times “St. Vincent Island is a wonderful place to
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 6 days ago
By Tony Young Special to the Times “St. Vincent Island is a wonderful place to take kids and other folks to show them what the real old Florida looked like,” Woody Eubanks, 38-year Bay County veteran fireman, said about the 12,490-acre national... Read more
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The Morning Call
Now we know why beloved Yellowstone grizzly bear Scarface was killedgrizzly was shot just north of Yellowstone National Park in November 2015, in a
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
grizzly was shot just north of Yellowstone National Park in November 2015, in a forested area popular with elk hunters and bears that devour the gut piles left behind. When state and federal authorities probing the death of this threatened... Read more
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MLive.com
$10 lifetime National Parks pass for seniors will increase to $80 next monththe first price increase for the pass since 1994. New annual senior passes wil
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
the first price increase for the pass since 1994. New annual senior passes will be sold for $20. National Parks leaders and other government sites have been trying to alert seniors to the big price hike, urging them to act quickly if they want... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Young, hungry: Study profiles polar bear attackssea ice in front of a maternal den waiting for (mama bear) to come out with her
The Sudbury Star / Posted 7 days ago
sea ice in front of a maternal den waiting for (mama bear) to come out with her cubs,” he recalls. “A polar bear came up and sniffed the tent, right where my head was, when I was sleeping in the middle of the night and went on its merry... Read more
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CBS Denver
Refuge Would Allow Visitors On Rocky Flats Site, But 'Donut Hole' To Remain RestrictedJEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Officials with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
CBS Denver / Posted 7 days ago
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Officials with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan to open the Rocky Flats Wildlife Refuge to visitors in 2018, but a large area in the middle of the site will remain off limits. The plan is for both wildlife and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
US Supreme Court asked to step into endangered frog caseNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Libertarian organization is asking the U.S. Supreme Court
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Libertarian organization is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a declaration that Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only in Mississippi. The nonprofit Pacific Legal Foundation wants the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US Supreme Court asked to step into endangered frog caseNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Libertarian organization is asking the U.S. Supreme Court
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Libertarian organization is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a declaration that Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only in Mississippi. The nonprofit Pacific Legal Foundation wants the... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
US Supreme Court asked to step into endangered frog casestep into endangered frog case AP News | 07/12/17 02:07 PM NEW ORLEANS (AP) -
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
step into endangered frog case AP News | 07/12/17 02:07 PM NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A Libertarian organization is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a declaration that Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
US Supreme Court asked to step into endangered frog caseNEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Libertarian organization is asking the U.S. Supreme Court
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Libertarian organization is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a declaration that Louisiana timberland is critical habitat for an endangered frog found only in Mississippi. The nonprofit Pacific Legal Foundation wants the... Read more
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CBS News
King cobras found in package at airportNEW YORK -- U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at John F. Kenne
CBS News / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK -- U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport seized five live King Cobras during a mail inspection last month. CBS New York reports CBP officers inspected the express mail from Hong Kong on... Read more
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Newsmax
Monk Seal Bites Human in HawaiiAn endangered Hawaiian monk seal bit a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
An endangered Hawaiian monk seal bit a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee who was swimming at Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman Megan Nagel said Tuesday that the incident happened on July 6... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Monk seal bites, injures US wildlife staffer on Midway AtollHONOLULU (AP) - A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee has been bitten by an
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) - A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee has been bitten by an endangered Hawaiian monk seal while swimming at Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman Megan Nagel said Tuesday that... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Monk seal bites, injures US wildlife staffer on Midway AtollHONOLULU (AP) - A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee has been bitten by an
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) - A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee has been bitten by an endangered Hawaiian monk seal while swimming at Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman Megan Nagel said Tuesday that... Read more
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ABC Montana
Monk seal bites, injures US wildlife staffer on Midway AtollHONOLULU (AP) - A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee has been bitten by an
ABC Montana / Posted 7 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) - A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee has been bitten by an endangered Hawaiian monk seal while swimming at Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman Megan Nagel said Tuesday that... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
National Parks Senior Lifetime Pass To Jump From $10 to $80Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska is home to unique volcanoes and wil
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska is home to unique volcanoes and wildlife, including bears. The National Park Service's lifetime pass for seniors is set to increase from $10 to $80 on August 28 due to legislation that Congress passed last... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
21-old Gueydan man admits to shooting ducks from moving vehicleA 21-year-old Gueydan man has been sentenced to 45 days in prison for shooting
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
A 21-year-old Gueydan man has been sentenced to 45 days in prison for shooting a whooping crane and ducks. Lane Thomas Thibodeaux was sentenced Friday, U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced. Thibodeaux pleaded guilty to one count of taking... Read more
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FOX News
Family business bites Trumpsrule is that family loyalties make things too complicated. Having had addition
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
rule is that family loyalties make things too complicated. Having had additional insights to the way the Trump campaign and White House operate, we can say that there is surely truth in that. President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Jr., admitted... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
King Cobras and Geckos Seized at JFK AirportNearly a half a dozen king cobras and a handful of geckos were seized by border
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 7 days ago
Nearly a half a dozen king cobras and a handful of geckos were seized by border agents at Kennedy Airport, authorities said. The reptiles were detected by Customs and Border Protection officers scanning an express mail package from Hong Kong late... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
King Cobras and Geckos Seized at JFK AirportNearly a half a dozen king cobras and a handful of geckos were seized by border
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 7 days ago
Nearly a half a dozen king cobras and a handful of geckos were seized by border agents at Kennedy Airport, authorities said. The reptiles were detected by Customs and Border Protection officers scanning an express mail package from Hong Kong late... Read more
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