Animals

First US Dog to Test Positive for Coronavirus Dies: Report

A Staten Island German shepherd that was the first dog in the United States to test positive for the coronavirus died this month, according to a new report.
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Dunkin' Introduces Donut Dog Toys for a Great Cause

In a collaboration with BARK and the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation, the chain has announced chewable Dunkin’ dog toys will be available for purchase starting next week.
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Red Lobster Employee Spots Rare Blue Lobster in Recent Delivery to Restaurant

An employee at a Red Lobster in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio spotted a rare blue lobster in a recent food delivery to the restaurant and saved its life when he called conservationists.
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Scientists Develop Facial Recognition Technology to Identify Birds

If you’ve ever struggled to identify a species of birds, facial recognition software is coming to the rescue. A new study aims to boost conservation efforts using AI on the feathered friends. Read on.
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You Can Now Sleep Next to a Walrus in an Underwater Hotel Room

Ever dream of sleeping next to a walrus? A resort in Belgium let’s you do just that. Pairi Daiza Resort in Brugelette has over 100 rooms with personal views into the zoo’s animal habitats, including a room that looks right into a walrus tank.
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Officials Warn of Spike in Puppy Scams During Pandemic

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Humane Society of the United States are urging the public to be wary of puppy scams as many people seek to purchase or adopt dogs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Woman Takes Selfie While Black Bear Sniffs Her Hair

A young hiker in Mexico definitely tested the limits in her life recently, when she found the courage to take a selfie with a bear just inches from her face.
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Chilling Video Shows Alligator Tip Over Boater After Charging Into Kayak

A kayaker drifting through the swampy waters of North Carolina had a terrifying run-in with a river-lurking alligator that charged into his boat and tipped him over.
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Chimpanzee Born at Detroit Zoo Successfully Unites With Adoptive Mom

Detroit Zoological Society animal care staff hand-reared a male chimpanzee born in early January before they successfully transitioned his care to an adoptive chimpanzee mom.
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Scientists Say These Tiny Critters Are Making ‘Snot Palaces’ in the Ocean

Would you like to live in a palace full of snot? Scientists have reported that they have found tiny critters that are making ‘snot palaces’ in the ocean.
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