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Hippo jumps from moving truck in Taiwan, locals report seeing ‘dinosaur’

Injured hippo

A hippopotamus that panicked while being transported by truck in Taiwan jumped from the vehicle, breaking a leg and causing confused residents to report spotting a dinosaur on the loose.

Posted: December 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Hippo jumps from moving truck in Taiwan, startling locals

An injured hippo lies on the ground after it jumped from a truck in Miaoli county, Taiwan, while being transported to a farm. AFP

A hippo that panicked while being transported by truck in Taiwan jumped from the vehicle, breaking a leg and causing confused residents to report spotting a dinosaur on the loose.

Posted: December 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan scrambles to contain bird flu outbreak

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Following the detection of a bird flu virus at a poultry farm in Nobeoka, Miyazaki Prefecture, the prefectural government and other relevant bodies were busy culling chickens or disinfecting chicken coops to contain the virus.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NY court rules: Chimps don’t have same rights as humans

Chimps Legal Rights

ALBANY, New York–A chimpanzee is not entitled to the rights of a human and does not have to be freed by its owner, a New York appeals court ruled Thursday. The three-judge Appellate Division panel was unanimous in denying “legal personhood” to Tommy, which lives alone in a cage. A trial-level court had previously denied […]

Posted: December 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Prince William recruits Angry Birds to protect wildlife

Prince-William

Prince William teamed up with the makers of Angry Birds to release a new game on Monday that will highlight the dangers of illegal poaching for animal species from elephants to anteaters.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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