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Elephant Brother’s Walkabout Across West Africa Brought Collaboration Across Three Countries

A pair of elephants went for a walkabout in West Africa for a month now, and they have shown no sign of stopping anytime soon. Powered by WPeMatico

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Trump Appointee Floated Plan to Move ‘Essential Worker’ Santas to Front of the Line for the COVID-19 Vaccine: Report

The Wall Street Journal has uncovered information that one of President Donald J. Trump’s HHS assistant secretaries, Michael Caputo, was plotting to deliver a super secret COVID-19 vaccine to Santa Claus performers – including Mrs. Claus and the elves – before the general public. The proposed $250 million campaign would have included performers agreeing to promote […]

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‘Vice Superspreader’ Pence Accused of ‘Criminal Disregard’ for Campaigning After 5 Advisors Test Positive

Vice President Mike Pence is under fire for continuing to campaign for re-election despite five of his close advisors, including his Chief of Staff, Marc Short, have tested positive for coronavirus over the past few days. ABC News reports “at least 5 individuals in the Vice President’s orbit have tested positive as of last night.” […]

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The Cutest Baby Zoo Animals | The Zoo

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‘We Are Not Going to Control the Pandemic’: Trump Top Aide Meadows Makes Damning Confession During CNN Interview

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows waved the white flag on Sunday morning, admitting the administration has all but given up on trying to “contain” the coronavirus pandemic, saying they are directing their efforts to “vaccines and therapeutics.” With “State of the Union” host Jake Tapper pointing cases of COVID-19 are on the rise, […]

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US Streams and Aquatic Ecosystems Disrupted by Insecticide Fipronil

Insecticides such as Fipronil in aquatic ecosystems such as streams are already recognized as a real worldwide concern. Unfortunately, just how much of these chemicals can be safely taken by these aquatic systems is not widely known. Powered by WPeMatico

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The lynx effect: Iberian cat claws its way back from brink of extinction

A 20-year project to reintroduce the species across the peninsula has seen their numbers rise to 855 Spotty of coat, tufty of ear, and teetering on the verge of extinction less than two decades ago, the Iberian lynx is continuing to claw its way back across Spain and Portugal. According to the latest survey, the […]

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WildEarth – Sunrise – 26 October 2020

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John Gray: ‘What can we learn from cats? Don’t live in an imagined future’

The philosopher’s new book attacks the idea that any ideology has the answers to life’s questions – but advice from cats might be his exception… What’s it like to be a cat? John Gray has spent a lifetime half-wondering. The philosopher – to his many fans the intellectual cat’s pyjamas, to his critics the least […]

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Man in critical condition after shark attack on Great Barrier Reef north of Townsville

Paramedics airlift man to hospital after being bitten on Britomart Reef, a popular speer-fishing location A man is in a critical condition after being attacked by a shark at the Great Barrier Reef. He was airlifted to Townsville University hospital after being bitten at Britomart Reef around 12.20pm on Sunday, Queensland Ambulance says. #Update – […]

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WildEarth – Sunset – 25 October 2020

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The Cute and Deadly Slow Loris: Deadly Flesh-Rotting Venom are Meant for Its Peers

The slow loris is the world’s only venomous primates, and scientists have always been curious why they have the flesh-rotting venom or how it is used. A new study provided the answer: slow lories mainly use their flesh-rotting venom to fight against each other. Powered by WPeMatico