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Poodle Dashes Off, Stops New York Subway Line

It doesn’t take much to slow down the New York subway system. On Friday afternoon, one bundle of fur stopped train service on a transit line between Brooklyn and Manhattan.…

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Trenton to Use Lasers, Audio to Get Rid of Crows

New Jersey’s capital city is taking a high-tech approach to rid the city of an estimated 30,000 crows that are waking up residents and leaving droppings behind. The U.S. Agriculture…

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Mexico: Someone Tried to Mail a Tiger Cub

Mexican inspectors have found tigers in all sorts of situations: on leashes, in neighbors’ yards and wandering the streets. But the office for environmental protection announced a new twist Wednesday:…

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Pigeon Wreaks Havoc After Boarding Subway

Passengers were spooked by an unexpected passenger on a subway train in New York City — a rogue pigeon who had somehow flown underground and boarded the train. The incident…

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Rescued Long-Eared Owl Released in Central Park

Two workers for a company that normally treats birds as pests to be eradicated instead became saviors when they rescued a Long-eared owl that had struck a building in midtown…

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NYC’s Last Polar Bear Euthanized

New York City’s only polar bear was euthanized at the Bronx Zoo, where thousands of people have gone to see it for over two decades. Tundra, 26, was suffering from…

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