July 31, 2011
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There are cats as far as the eye can see. Lynea Lattanzio is the only human living on her 12 acres of land in California, along with close to 800 cats and about 15 dogs.
July 30, 2011
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When Michael Fishbach set out for his day of boating around the beautiful waters of the Sea of Cortez, he probably didn’t think that it would be the day he and his friends would become wildlife heroes. As luck would have it, that’s exactly what happened.
July 29, 2011
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In 2007, orphaned baby elephant Chhouk was found wandering alone in the forests of Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia. Badly emaciated and separated from his mother, this endangered Asian elephant had lost his left front foot due to injuries sustained from a poacher’s snare.
July 28, 2011
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A sizeable chunk of high-end fashion designer Alexander McQueen’s estate has literally gone to the dogs. The fashion couturier, who sadly committed suicide last year, did not forget about his beloved English Bull Terriers, Minter, Juice and Callum when preparing his will.
July 27, 2011
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There were no Scooby snacks to eat – but at least they had each other for company.
July 26, 2011
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When Soupbone, the beloved dog of New Jersey-based lawyer Rachel Hirschfeld, developed cancer 10 years ago, Hirschfeld spent months finding the best doctors and creating a cancer treatment plan for her pet. “Then one day I thought, If I die, who will know how to give Soupbone the care he needs?”
July 25, 2011
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A beautiful, nearly 200-pound male leopard strayed into Prakash Nagar village on the outskirts of the densely populated city of Siliguri, West Bengal this week and mauled several villagers, including four guards, before being tranquilized and caught by forest officials.