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  • Alligator snapping turtle study: is it endangered?

    July 1, 2015 3:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says federal protection may be needed for alligator snapping turtles: hard-biting, spike-shelled reptiles that can reach 200 pounds. They're among 10 reptiles and amphibians the service says need further study to decide whether they merit classification as endangered or threatened. Others... more »
  • Rare northern white rhino dies at California zoo

    December 15, 2014 12:31 PM

    SAN DIEGO - A northern white rhinoceros that was only one of six left in the world died Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, zoo officials said. Angalifu, who was about 44 years old, apparently died of old age. "Angalifu's death is a tremendous loss to... more »
  • Zoo calendar features animals from boy's mauling

    November 27, 2012 12:42 PM

    PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Zoo is featuring the animals that fatally mauled a 2-year-old boy earlier this year on the March page of its 2013 calendar. Zoo officials say the calendars featuring pictures of African painted dogs had already been printed and made available to patrons before the Nov. 4... more »

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