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Five Common Sharks Found Along the East Coast

Several varieties of sharks call the waters off the Eastern Seaboard home. They tend to swim north in the summer as the hot weather warms the waters off the coast.…

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Teen Bitten by Shark at South Carolina Island

Researchers say a teen appears to have suffered a shark bite on South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island. Linton Suttle tells The Island Packet that he was swimming Thursday near Sea…

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2 Dead Dolphins Wash Ashore on Long Island Beaches

A conservation group says two dead dolphins have washed ashore on eastern Long Island. The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society tells Newsday that the dolphins were found Friday afternoon on Southampton…

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Woman Bitten by Fox Who Ran Inside Her Home

The Putnam County sheriff’s officer says a woman was attacked by a gray fox in her suburban New York yard, and the animal chased her inside her home. According to…

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Ticks to Go Under NY Legislative Microscope

Two New York state senators say they want to know if the state is doing all it can to confront tick-borne illnesses. Republicans Sue Serino and Kemp Hannon say they…

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Son of Cecil the Lion Killed in Zimbabwean Hunt

Conservationists in Zimbabwe say the son of Cecil the lion, whose 2015 killing prompted an international outcry, has also been fatally shot during a hunt. A group named Friends of…

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