July 14, 2018 - 3:09 pm
By Gisela Crespo, CNN (CNN) -- A New Orleans zoo remained closed on Saturday after a jaguar escaped its habitat and killed six other animals. Audubon Zoo said the 3-year-old male jaguar, named Valero, was spotted outside his enclosure by a zoo employee around 7 a.m. Valero attacked four alpacas,...
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Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
July 11, 2018 - 5:05 pm
ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — A 9-year-old English bulldog has died just weeks after winning the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest. Owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, told NBC's "Today " that Zsa Zsa died in her sleep Tuesday. Brainard says the dog was staying with her father and he found she had...
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ANU Biogeochemistry Lab Manager Janet Hope holds a vial containing the world's oldest intact pigments.
Australian National University
July 10, 2018 - 8:35 pm
By Maya Eliahou and Saeed Ahmed (CNN) -- The color of bubble gum, flamingos and cotton candy -- bright pink -- is the world's oldest color, according to a recent study. Researchers discovered the ancient pink pigments in 1.1-billion-year-old rocks deep beneath the Sahara Desert in the Taoudeni...
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This Sunday, July 8, 2018 photo provided by the Missoula County Sheriff's Office shows a 5-month-old infant with dirt under their fingernails after authorities say the baby survived about nine hours being buried under sticks and debris in the woods.
Missoula County Sheriff's Office via AP
July 09, 2018 - 6:58 pm
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 5-month-old infant who miraculously survived more than nine hours being buried under a pile of sticks and debris in the woods of western Montana suffered only minor injuries despite wearing wet and soiled clothes in cold weather, authorities said Monday. The baby boy is...
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Thanks to a team of researchers and doctors, the alligator in Arizona known as "Mr. Stubbs" can move like a normal alligator now that he has a prosthetic tail. The tail took more than a year to develop.
July 08, 2018 - 9:06 am
By Kylee Cruz Scottsdale, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) -- You expect to find alligators in states like Florida, Louisiana and Alabama, but there’s an alligator in Arizona with a unique story. The alligator known as “Mr. Stubbs” came to the Phoenix Herpetological Society without a tail. He likely lost it to the...
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Pride of Lions
Sibuya Game Reserve via CNN
July 06, 2018 - 3:47 pm
By David Williams and Brent Swails, CNN (CNN) -- Suspected poachers sneaked onto a South African game reserve to hunt rhinos, but a pride of lions found them instead. A guide at the Sibuya Game Reserve spotted what appeared to be human remains on Tuesday near the group of lions, according to...
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Newlyweds Escape Falling Tree Branch
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July 05, 2018 - 9:04 pm
By Amanda Jackson, CNN (CNN) -- Shortly after saying "I do," a Wisconsin couple narrowly escaped being injured when a large tree branch fell on the picnic table where they were recording their wedding video. Cheyenne and Lucas Kopeschka were reflecting on their journey to become man and wife...
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Trump baby balloon
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July 05, 2018 - 11:40 am
By James Masters (CNN) -- A giant 'Trump Baby' balloon is set to be flown close to the UK Parliament during US President Donald Trump's visit to London next week after the Mayor of London gave the go-ahead, it was announced Thursday. Protests are expected across London when Trump arrives for his...
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Woman climbs on Statue of Liberty
July 04, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A protest against U.S. immigration policy forced the evacuation of the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July, with a group unfurling a banner from the pedestal and a woman holding police at bay for hours after she climbed the base and sat by the statue's robes. The woman and at...
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Chief Michael Combs
June 30, 2018 - 11:19 am
By Andreas Preuss, CNN (CNN) -- A police chief in Pennsylvania says he wants to track down the person who mailed in a payment for a 44-year-old parking ticket -- just to say "thank you." The mysterious envelop arrived last week in Minersville, west of Allentown, with a 1974 parking ticket and a $5...
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