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Zika May Be Spread by 35 Species of Mosquitoes

Zika may be spread by as many as 35 species of mosquitoes, including seven found in the United States, according to a predictive model created by University of Georgia ecologists…

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Humpback Whale Found Dead Along Banks of River

A humpback whale has been found dead along the banks of a river in southern New Jersey. Bob Schoelkopf, of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, told NJ.com Monday that the…

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Bull Dies After Escaping Queens Slaughterhouse

A bull that escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a wild chase through Queens streets has died. Police corralled the bull in a backyard Tuesday after a two-hour…

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NYC Quarantines 500 Cats, Fearing the Flu

Hundreds of homeless New York City cats have been quarantined after health officials discovered many infected with a strand of bird flu. About 386 cats that live in city shelters…

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Rusty Patched Bumblebee Declared Endangered

The rusty patched bumblebee has become the first bee species in the continental U.S. to be declared endangered after suffering a dramatic population decline over the past 20 years, federal…

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