Pets & Animals

Does Estrogen Impact Exercise? What Scientists Are Learning

44 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A study in mice raises intriguing questions about the ways that hormones influence the brain and motivate the body to move.
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Chicago ranked 'rattiest city' by Orkin pest control for 7th straight year

1 hour ago   |   ABC

We're No. 1! Orkin pest control ranked Chicago the most rat-infested city for the seventh year in a row.
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Owner of zebras that escaped in Maryland charged with animal cruelty

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

Two of the zebras that escaped in August are still on the loose. A third was found dead in a snare trap, but who set it is under investigation.
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Deer Dives Into a Crowd of Bicyclists in a Jaw-Dropping Video

9 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The animal itself went soaring, front hooves over hind legs, through the sky, past the other bikers.
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'Ron's Gone Wrong' tells the story of a boy and his best friend robot in our high-tech world

10 hours ago   |   ABC

The new animated family film, "Ron's Gone Wrong" tells a story about a unique friendship in a world powered by technology.
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Scientists come a step closer to being able to use animal organs for life-saving human transplants

Scientists come a step closer to being able to use animal organs for life-saving human transplants

13 hours ago   |   WYFF

Scientists temporarily attached a pig's kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving...
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A turkey shortage may be coming in time for Thanksgiving

14 hours ago   |   ABC

Analysts say demand for turkeys is up, supply is down and myriad complications may make it harder to get them onto your Thanksgiving table.
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Owner of Maryland's Runaway Zebras Is Charged With Animal Cruelty

14 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

Jerry Lee Holly, 76, was charged a month after one of the wayward zebras was found dead in an illegal snare trap in Upper Marlboro, Md.
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Halifax Humane Society in need of foster families as shelter stretched beyond capacity

Halifax Humane Society in need of foster families as shelter stretched beyond capacity

15 hours ago   |   WESH

Animal surrenders are up 17% this month, adoptions down 10 percent.
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Zebra owner in Prince George's County is charged with animal cruelty

16 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun   |   3 articles

Jerry Lee Holly, 76, of Upper Marlboro, the owner of a herd of zebras, was charged Tuesday with animal cruelty after three zebras escaped his Maryland farm, including one found...
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